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Iron Woman Gingerbread Smoothie

There are two forms of iron out there: heme iron from animal products and non-heme iron found in vegetables. The heme form is absorbed more easily – but that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t get enough iron from vegetable sources. Iron deficiency is definitely a risk for vegans and vegetarians if they don’t eat properly. […]

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Do you like piňa-vocados?

It’s almost July and we’re still waiting for summer here in Vancouver, BC. Consequently, I’m channeling the tropics in my kitchen with this lovely piňa-vocado smoothie. Perhaps if I blend it, summer will come…? This drink has got a lot going for it – with healthy fats from the avocado, potassium from the banana, abundant […]

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