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Savory Turmeric Oatmeal Bowl

This creamy, savory oatmeal gets a golden “kiss of sunshine” from turmeric powder.Ingredients1 cup quick rolled oats2 cups water1/4 cup frozen chopped okra1/2 cup frozen peas1/2 tsp ground turmeric1/4 cup sauerkraut (optional)

Your new FAVORITE Protein Shake Recipe (inside)...

Have you ever tried matcha green tea? Whether you are new to it or a long-time fan, I have a recipe for you today that I can’t WAIT for you to try. It’s packed with superfoods but tastes like a treat (really!). I came up with this recipe after dropping too much $$$ on Starbucks’ version, which isn’t as tasty or nearly as nutritious.

June 24 to 29, 2019 Activities

Monday, June 22: Challenge week for TKD Students. Complex Day for KB members​. Incorporate turmeric into your diet.

10-Minute Gluten-Free Pasta Romana with Spinach and Tomatoes

Need a healthy dinner in 10 minutes? This one-pot pasta dish is your answer! “Romana” flavours refer to the classic Italian combination of tomato, spinach, and garlic. They come together for a simple, fresh flavour.

Remember “Sitting is the New Smoking”?

I’ve got some good news for you today – plus some even better news! This is especially important if you work behind a desk most of the time. First, do you remember a few years ago, when all the headlines blared that “Sitting is the New Smoking”? Basically, researchers looked into the health risks of sitting for hours at a time, and the conclusion was that if you sit a lot, your risk of dying was the same as that of a smoker – even if you exercise!

June 17 to 22, 2019 Activities

Red Dawn Martial Arts weekly activities and upcoming events. This Friday is belt testing day for our Taekwondo students.

10-Minute Italian Lentil Bowl

Dinner in under 10 minutes? Yes, it’s possible! This healthy lentil bowl is full of classic Italian flavour. Hearty lentils help keep you satisfied and give this bowl an enjoyable texture. With a few key ingredients, you can have a healthy, delicious meal on the table in no time.

Some of the BEST advice I’ve ever heard….

I have a little extra “exercise” for you the next time you get your sweat on. I tall stems from a saying I learned from one of my mentors: Train how you want to look. For some reason, that simple saying has stuck with me more than almost any other exercise coaching advice. It stuck with me because it makes such a HUGE difference.

June 10 to 15 Activities

This is a review week for our Taekwondo students.

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Are you a breakfast eater? Or dare I ask are you a “healthy” breakfast eater? Maybe you need some inspiration for a few great breakfast foods. Maybe you don't have time and you need some healthy ideas for “grab and go” mornings - who doesn't ever run short on time in the mornings? Maybe you're ready to ditch the “desserts” that are marketed as being “part of a complete breakfast”. Don't worry, I have you covered! Click the link above to read the full post with three must eat breakfast foods and a yummy recipe too!

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

Summary: The science of cholesterol and heart health is complicated and we're learning more every day. You may not need to be as afraid of it as you are. And there is a lot you can do from a nutrition and lifestyle perspective to improve your cholesterol level.