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Update Your Bookmarks: My New Website is Launching!

I’m super excited to give you the deets about my shiny new website, which is launching on Friday, May 10. The domain will be www.sondibruner.com – if you look there now, you’ll see my ugly writing website, but soon it will transform into something awesome. Due to techie stuff I can’t understand, I’m not able […]

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Please Excuse the Interruption

Have you missed me? I missed you! I’d like to apologize for my absence from this blog. I was in Israel for my brother’s wedding, and when I returned to Toronto to spend a week with my family I came down with the most horrendous virus. I was barely able to breathe, swallow, sleep, eat […]

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Foods for Healing – Online Program Discount and Giveaway

Two and a half years ago, I was in my cubicle conducting a media monitoring search when Meghan Telpner’s blog popped up in the results. I’d never heard of holistic nutrition, and certainly didn’t think you could use it to heal Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel condition my doctors told me had no cure. I […]

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Get Published: Writing Course for Holistic Entrepreneurs

Interested in learning how to write and get published? I’m offering a writing course designed to help holistic health professionals learn a variety of writing styles that will support their businesses. If you’re in the Vancouver area, I’d love for you to participate! Content includes: How to use regular newsletters to increase sales How to […]

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10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Got leftovers? Check out my guest over at the Love in the Kitchen blog for ways to reduce your food waste – saving you time and money. And there’s a fantastic giveaway at the end of the post, too!

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How to say no to food without offending people

Social situations that revolve around food can be awkward. We’ve all been there. But what is the best way to respond to well-meaning friends, family and coworkers when we’re presented with an item that doesn’t jive with our food philosophy or health style? Do you accept the offering and feed it to the family dog, […]

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Top Recipes of 2011

As the year draws to a close, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the most popular recipes of 2011. Happy New Year, and thanks for reading and supporting this blog over the last year! 1. Fruit Rollups. Who knew people were so nostalgic about these little beauties? […]

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More recipes coming soon!

Last week, I foolishly opened an email attachment and infected my computer with a virus. Oops. I’m lucky that my husband is a computer programmer. After several days of trying to fix the problem, he had to completely wipe my computer’s operating system and re-install everything. I’m without photo editing software at the moment, but […]

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The danger of baking with flax seeds

Update: March 2014 I wanted to update this post to reflect some new learnings, many of which were brought to light by my kind readers in the comments. Some studies on the effects of baking with flaxseed show that the whole flaxseed is heat stable when used in baking. I initially wrote this post when […]

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Starting a new chapter

Since I graduated from journalism school in 2005, I’ve been employed full-time in non-profit media relations, marketing and communications. Yesterday, I worked my last shift in the marketing department at YWCA Vancouver, where I’ve spent the last three years helping to raise awareness about key issues facing women and their families. Journalism positions were scarce […]

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