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Health Food Store Shopping List: Be Greater Organics

If you haven’t yet checked out Be Greater Organics, the latest health food store in Sudbury, I highly recommend you do.  They are not your typical health food store in our city, the layout is trendy and clean, but the items they offer are definitely unique.  The difference between this store and some of the others is the products they have brought in from all over Ontario, mainly food products focusing on allergy-friendly ingredients. Here is my must buy items from Be Greater Organics: Thornbury Bakery Bread: If you have never tried this brand of bread, it is pretty......

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Sudbury Wolves Recap: Tough stretch at Home.

The Wolfpack had a frustrating home game doubleheader on Friday the 17th and Sunday the 19th. The Wolves faced off with both the North Bay Battalion (3-2), and Niagara Icedogs (5-4).  North Bay sits at 8th in the Eastern conference two spots behind the Wolves, and Niagara sits one position behind them at 7th.  A playoff berth is still in sight for Sudbury at 6th. Both games were very hotly contested and had the crowds on the edge of their seats in excitement. But this pair of matchups would not go their way, despite valiant efforts.  Strong performances were......

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4 Warm and Healthy Winter Drinks

Although it is unseasonably warm this weekend, it’s always a good idea to boost your immune system in the winter months. Here are four drink recipes to keep you warm and healthy this winter! Bullet proof coffee How this craze hasn’t made it into more places in Sudbury astounds me, but nevertheless here’s my favourite. You can make your own in three simple steps: Brew Coffee. Add 1tbsp ghee butter and 1 tbsp coconut oil or MCT oil. Blend along with a low glycemic (healthy) sweetener such as monk fruit or stevia.  This drink has taken the world by storm. It’s replacing......

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A Day in the Life at Old Rock Roastery

A rustle of the keys as we open up the doors to heaven – at least that’s how it feels for individuals who are purely run by coffee.  Old Rock Roastery has been opened on Minto St. for just over ten years now and I can remember being called down to the dinner table to discuss the journey of Old Rock via slideshow presentation as if it were yesterday.  Oh hi there – I am Isabelle, daughter of the owners Luc and Carole Roy. A typical day in the life as the Master Roaster, Carole, involves starting up the......

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BECHDEL APPROVED FLICKS FOR YOUR GALENTINE’S DAY BINGE SESSION

Its that time of year again, where we’re suddenly inundated with romantic notions of grand gestures that never happen and the chocolate selection is suddenly off the chain. No matter what your current status might be we’ve got another way more exciting (and far less disappointing) holiday for you – Galentine’s Day! Because who never lets you down? Your gal pals! Meredith & Christina, Thelma & Louise, Betty & Veronica, Tina Fey & Amy Poehler – the history of lady best friends is well established and nothing to mess with. And while every day really should be Galentine’s Day......

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Top 5 Local Trails You Need to Check Out This Winter

Hillfield Trail   I instantly fell in love with the Hillfield Trail in Lively last winter when I joined some of my friends to go snowshoeing. This trail is my absolute favourite and I was almost hesitant to share it with all of you in case it becomes over populated! But they say happiness is only real when shared…   If you’re looking to go on a scenic walk, this would be your trail. The hilly terrain will take you through the forest, up and down stairs and over many bridges. It’s only about 2km in length and will lead......

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Top Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Sudbury

Apparently this year at Our Crater, I have taken on the role of cupid. The Love Guru. The “all things Valentine’s Day” expert. There are often misconceptions about nightlife options in Sudbury, especially when deciding where to go for a romantic evening. Try taking that confusion and add to it the stress of wanting a perfect Valentine’s Day outing. Fret no more, here’s a list of hot Sudbury picks to make the best Valentine’s Day impact (get it, Our Crater): Bowling Most of us are definitely not professional bowlers, we go bowling to have fun with friends. Joke around......

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Mindfulness

Gary Petingola and Sheila Damore-Petingola, owners of Mindfulness on the Rocks, are two Sudburians who are bringing mindfulness and meditation to the public through their Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program. We spoke with them to find out more about their course (currently housed at ARC Climbing Yoga Fitness), as well as how to incorporate mindfulness into our daily lives! Can you tell us a little bit about your backgrounds and careers? When did you begin practicing mindfulness and meditation? We are Masters prepared Social Workers, obtaining our degrees at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Our work experience is primarily in......

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Rebalancing Sudbury one patient at a time

ReBalance is Sudbury’s newest physiotherapy and chiropractic clinic that opened on the Kingsway. The team works collaboratively to provide effective care to all of their patients. We spoke with the owners to find out more. What is the story behind ReBalance Health Group? What was your motivation to open your own clinic?  Opening a clinic has been a goal for each of us since we graduated. The three of us met through work and developed a strong professional relationship, quickly realizing that we shared similar goals and visions for the future. This realization led to the creation of ReBalance. We......

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Cauliflower Mushroom Lentil Soup

We’re really into soups this winter so we’re sharing another delicious soup recipe today – Cauliflower Mushroom Lentil Soup! This soup is perfect for these cold winter days. Ingredients: ½ onion (chopped) 2 cloves of Garlic 8 white mushrooms (chopped) 1L Vegetable broth 2 cups Cauliflower (chopped) 1 cup Almond milk 2 Tbsp Brown lentils 2 Tbsp Tamari 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp cumin 2 tsp rosemary ½ tsp cardamom 2 tbsp brown rice flour Directions: Over medium heat in a large pot simmer onions, garlic, and mushrooms with 2 tbsp of grapeseed oil. Simmer until onions are translucent. ......

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