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Easy Hair Tutorials for Valentine’s Day

We want to look great for Valentine’s Day but there’s no need to spend a fortune! Try one of these gorgeous styles at home! 2 EASY Romantic Hair Styles: Cute Valentines Day Hair – Easy Braid Idea: Valentine’s Day Hairstyle: How to Create a Perfect Love Bun: Lady Gaga Hair Bow: 2 Minute Romantic Hairstyle […]

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Valentine’s Day DIY Nail Art Tutorials

Spruce up your look for Valentine’s Day with these fun, love-themed ideas! Valentine’s Day Heart Nail Art: DIY Cute & Easy Nail Art For Beginners: Three Valentine’s Day Nail Art Designs! Valentine’s Day “LOVE” Nail Art: Easy Nails Art Tutorial: https://youtu.be/VRZOOBdqd7c Easy Valentine’s Day Nail Art : DIY different designs! 3 Nail art VALENTINE’S DAY: […]

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10 Delicious Lemonade Recipes

 

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Marc & Mandy’s $6,000 Wedding Giveaway

Enter to win a Wedding Prize Package worth over $6,000 including: Hair care and Supplies from Lana K 6 Hour Photo Package from Marcie Costello Photography Makeup Services from Makeup by Liraz Jewelry from Mary Pateras Cut and Colour from Great Lengths/On The Floor Calligraphy Services from Blissful Ink Custom Cake Design from Fruitilicious Creations […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Workplace

It doesn’t matter if you work from home or in a large office, there will be times when you are stressed. In the New Year, turn these resolution ideas into new habits to help combat stress in your workplace! Just Let It Go: Stress can lead to a whole host of problems for you, for […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: The Good, The Bad and The Funny

The new year is a time of self renewal and self reflection. What is your New Year’s resolution? We put together some of our favorite videos to help you set goals and achieve them. Plus, we mixed in a little comedy for good measure. Expectations vs Reality – GOALS – New Year’s Resolutions! Adele’s Hello […]

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Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs

While we all want to make healthy food choices, it can be tough and time consuming to identify the best ingredients. Fortunately, making one or two changes can have a big impact on the nutritional value of a dish. “Swapping an ingredient or two in a favourite homemade meal is one of the easiest ways […]

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Tips for Eating Healthier When Dining Out

We’ve all been there — too tired to cook after a long day at work and hanging out with the kids so you order delivery, or give in to a tempting invitation from a friend to join them for dinner and drinks at your favourite restaurant. Either way, your goal of eating healthy meals is […]

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Vegetarian Mushroom Miso Soup

The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality recipes start with quality ingredients,” explains […]

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Bean & Maple Syrup Bars

Two classic Canadian ingredients come together to make this delectable dessert. Don’t feel too guilty for indulging — using beans in your baking ups the protein and fibre content and adds important vitamins and minerals you wouldn’t normally find in a sweet treat. Bean & Maple Syrup Bars Makes: 24 bars Ingredients: • 2 cups (500 […]

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Cream of Bacon Corn Salsa Soup

Mixing cultures through food is a delicious trend that lets both professional chefs and home cooks get creative in the kitchen. As a judge on Chopped Canada and the owner of two successful restaurants, acclaimed chef Antonio Park is an expert in fusion cuisine. Raised by Korean parents, Park grew up in Argentina before moving […]

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Simple Butter Chicken

Butter chicken is a family favourite and an easy step into Indian flavours that even kids will enjoy. Use a butter chicken sauce to make this classic dish an easy and quick homemade meal. The addition of chick peas adds fibre, protein, and is an inexpensive way to stretch a meal to feed more people […]

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6 Ways to Green Your Morning Routine

A refreshed morning routine on a cold winter morning can warm up your day and get you started on the right foot. Whether it’s brewing a hot pot of coffee or taking a warm shower, why not make your morning routine a bit greener? TD Friends of the Environment Foundation has six ways to help […]

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Honey Fennel and Grapefruit Glazed Chicken

As we get deeper into winter, it becomes more difficult to fill our shopping carts and dinner plates with fresh, in-season produce. During these months however, Florida Grapefruit reaches peak season, making it ripe for grocery aisle picking. Florida Grapefruit supports our bodies with the essential nutrients and high amounts of vitamin C and vitamin […]

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Creole-Style Bean Soup

Ontario bean growers grow some of the best white pea beans (or navy beans) in the world. Added to this Creole-inspired recipe, they bump up the protein and fibre content to make for a delicious filling soup. Creole-Style Bean Soup Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 90 minutes Makes: 4 servings Ingredients: • 2 1/2 cups […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Mornings More Productive

When it comes to mornings, we’re often so busy that we forget the small steps we can take to keep our health on track for the full day ahead. While we all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, new research shows that 37 per cent of Canadians who do eat breakfast […]

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5 Reasons Your New Year’s Resolution Should Include Volunteering

The new year is a time for new resolutions. Instead of pledging to drink less caffeine or start using that gym membership you bought last January, why not take on a resolution that is both sustainable and beneficial to your health? Volunteer work is the new health regimen. A recent study conducted by Harvard University […]

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Creative Ways to Enjoy Granola Bars

Granola bars are staples in many families’ pantries. While they make the perfect on-the-go snack, granola bars can also be the foundation for some simple and delicious treats. Here are some ideas courtesy of Great Value Chocolate Chip Granola Bars, which are peanut-free and contain no artificial colours or preservatives, for the next time you […]

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10 New Year’s Day Hangover Remedies

As our year comes to a close, many of us will be out celebrating and plenty of people will be feeling “under the weather” the next morning. Here are some “under the weather” remedies for New Year’s Day. Remedy #1: New Year’s Hangover Cure Remedy #2: Hangover Routine! Recovery, Beauty & Food! Remedy #3: Top […]

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Creative Ways to Celebrate the New Year with Your Kids

 

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Comfy Slow-Cooker Baked Beans

This classic baked bean recipe may take some time to prepare, but it’s oh-so-worth-it. White beans are slow-cooked with molasses and bacon, making for a fragrant welcome home after a long day. Comfy Slow-Cooker Baked Beans Makes: 10 cups Ingredients: • 3 cups (750 mL) dry white pea beans • 1 can (28 oz/798 mL) […]

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5 Healthy Eating Trends to Watch for in 2017

If naked eating, bugs, and healthy party food make your mouth water, then 2017 may be an exciting year. Here Nema McGlynn, registered dietitian at Loblaws, shares her predictions for five nutritious eating trends. 1. Alternative proteins. “Although meat isn’t going anywhere, plant protein sources like nuts, seeds, beans, and grains are playing a greater […]

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3 Tips for Going Gluten-Free in the New Year

Embrace the gluten-free trend by using creative ideas to get the nutrients your body needs and the flavours you crave. Whether you or a family member needs to go gluten-free, these tips are perfect for you. Remember that some individuals may be sensitive to gluten but don’t have celiac disease. Known as gluten sensitivity or […]

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Video Tutorials: Christmas Desserts You Want to Eat

Looking for a quick and delicious treat for the holidays? Try one of these delicious recipes! #1) Easy Christmas Treats ♥︎ #2) Quick and Easy Party Treats #3) DIY Holiday Treats ♡ Pinterest Inspired Christmas Party Desserts #4) Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe #5) Christmas Desserts Recipes #6) DIY Holiday/Winter Treats! Quick, Easy, and Delicious #7) […]

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Top 5 Winter Travel Tips for Seniors

If you are flying during the winter months, make sure you’re ready for airport security. Start your winter vacation on the right foot and breeze through security with these simple tips from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, which is responsible for screening passengers and their belongings at designated Canadian airports. 1. Liquids, aerosols, and […]

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