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Marni Wasserman | Real Food & Real Life Nutritionist This post kicks off my 4-part healthy brunch series - stay tuned for new recipe releases every Saturday for the month of January! Happy brunching! Banana Blueberry Pancakes If there is a breakfast to be loved, it is pancakes. I mean who doesn’t love a breakfast plate that is stacked with delicious soft, fluffy cakes that are healthy? Long gone are the Aunt Jemima days, now pancakes can be made wholesome, and even with gluten-free flours and other clean ingredients. The pancakes can be made any day, but they are especially tasty on a weekend morning topped with tons of fresh fruit, maple syrup, and almond butter! Serves 4-6 (depending on how big they are) | Prep time: 10 min | Ready in 25 min | Stores for 1 day in fridge or 1 month in freezer What's In It? 2 cups sifted buckwheat flour or cassava...

BY ZOE TSANG (WELL.CA SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER)
A little while ago, we asked some our customers what their favourite exercise classes were. Now that 2018 is here and we’re all about New Year’s Resolutions, let’s take a look at the most popular picks – maybe this will inspire all of you to try something new! (We have also included some studio picks for the Toronto community – and some that are nationwide!)

Sponsored by Phil & Teds Hi, I am Emma, a busy mother of 2 energetic boys. Matthew is 4 and walks a fine line between wanting teenage independence and still wanting to be my baby. Liam is 15 months and just a ball of fire. A couple of months ago I went back to work, and to be honest, my family and I have found it hard to adapt. Monday to Friday is all about dropping the boys off at separate daycares, rushing to work & rushing to pick them up to get them home to be fed & bathed. I know this is nothing new for any family with kids, so, our weekends are sacred. From 6:30am on a Saturday, we are at the St. Lawrence Market. Sunday night we try very hard to be out as a family & enjoying the city - so when I had the chance...

Sponsored by Boiron  Homeopathy has been around for more than 200 years and yet, there are still many misconceptions and misunderstandings surrounding this system of medicine. So what is homeopathy? Who uses homeopathy? How are homeopathic medicines made? With their 85 years of experience in manufacturing homeopathic medicines, Boiron, a French pharmaceutical laboratory established by pharmacists Jean and Henri Boiron, aims to answer those questions and more in this latest blog post. It all began with German physician Samuel Hahnemann, also known as the founder of homeopathy when he sought to help his patients in a more natural way. Up until the end of the 18th century, some of the most standard practices for treating patients included bleeding and purging methods. Simply put, Hahnemann wanted to do better because he thought his patients could benefit from less invasive treatments. He is credited today with having established the fundamental principles of homeopathy. Homeopathy is derived from the...

Dr. Aliya Visram | Family Chiropractor & Acupuncturist Being a parent is one tough gig! It’s the job that has you working 24/7, 365 days a year for tiny tyrants who never give you any time off. Sure they’re cute and cuddly but man, they are so demanding! With busy schedules, early mornings, late nights and a never-ending chore list, it's super hard to keep things organized and to keep my family on track. And with the start of the New Year, I’m more committed than ever to keep my “family ship” sailing smoothly. Here are FIVE sanity-saving “mom hacks” that will help organize your family’s life giving you the opportunity for some much needed TLC! 1. Use Everyday Household Items for Organization   My husband’s old tackle box has recently become my daughter’s new hair accessories kit. Elastics, bobby pins, ribbons, and clips fit neatly into the separated dividers. It’s her one-stop hair-shop. We’ve also...