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DIY Hot Chocolate

DIY Hot Chocolate

The weather has been pretty chilly lately and this is the perfect hot chocolate recipe to warm you up on these winter days. This hot chocolate is warm and toasty, what is even better is that it is heathy and simple.  It is especially great for those animal lovers since it is vegan. You will need: 1-2 cups of Almond milk 1 ½ Tbsp of Cocoa powder 2 Tbsp of Maple syrup How to make it: In a sauce pan add all ingredients (almond milk, cocoa powder, maple syrup) and heat on medium heat. Let simmer for 5 mins...

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Timeless Holiday Turkey

Timeless Holiday Turkey

  Roasting a turkey is nothing to be afraid of! It’s really not as time consuming or difficult as people make it out to be. The key to a juicy on the inside, crispy on the outside turkey is simple… Brine. A simple brine is basically a salt bath for your turkey that allows the turkey to soak up and retain water. Best of all, brining actually reduces the time it takes to cook the bird! Try out this version to infuse your turkey with some lovely holiday flavours. Ingredients: 1 frozen young turkey, approx. 15 lbs. 1 lb....

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Cranberry Christmas Cocktails 2 Ways

Cranberry Christmas Cocktails 2 Ways

It is the season of holiday parties and mixing up a delicious cocktail is one of our favourite party activities. Today I’m sharing two different ways you can make a delicious Cranberry Christmas Cocktail! Cranberry Martini Ingredients: 2 oz. vodka ½ oz. orange liqueur ½ oz. dry vermouth 3 oz. cranberry juice Fresh cranberries Fresh rosemary Directions: Swirl vermouth around glass. Toss out any extra vermouth. In a shaker filled with ice, combine vodka, orange liqueur and cranberry juice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with cranberries and rosemary.   Cranberry Candy Cane Cocktail  Ingredients: 2 oz. Smirnoff peppermint...

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Laurentian Voyageurs Girls Hockey Team

Varsity Profile: Triple Threat, Lady Vees Hockey

Stats: Name:  Samantha Morell, Taylor Weber, Taylor Philip Jersey #: 25, 88, 17 Position: Right Wing, Center, Forward Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Ripe, Tap house, DiGusto Favourite Store in Sudbury:  Treasure Hunt, Bulk Barn Sitting at 4th place in the OUA, the Laurentian Voyageurs Women’s Hockey team is poised to make another strong run this season, after making history last year in what was their first post-season appearance. Currently rebounding from a tough two game streak with a huge 4-1 victory over Brock, who find themselves just behind Laurentian in the standings.  The big win brings the Lady Vees...

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No Bake Desserts

No Bake Spiced Pear & Pomegranate Dessert

Pomegranate season is in full swing. If you know me, you know that means I’m in utter bliss! Poms are my all-time favourite fruit and I mourn their disappearance from supermarket shelves each spring. Needless to say, while these babies are available, I incorporate them into as many recipes as humanly possible! Whether or not you’re trying to appease a gluten-free friend, this spiced pear and pomegranate dessert should be the next recipe you try! If you’re looking for a more traditional dessert, simple bake some pre-made tarts according to their directions and spoon in the mixture! Ingredients: 4...

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Why you shouldn’t consider potatoes vegetables.

Why you shouldn’t consider potatoes vegetables.

It is not uncommon to sit down at a dinner table and the meal includes meat, grains and potatoes.  My question always is where are the vegetables?  The answer I always get is potatoes are a vegetable.  But are they? Here are some reasons why I would not consider potatoes a vegetable. When I think of vegetables I think of the nutrition factor they have, along with all the enzymes, which is why they should be eaten at every meal.  Potatoes contain vitamin C, vitamin B6, copper, potassium, manganese, tryptophan and fiber.  These are all great things and do...

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

With fall in full swing, one of my favourite ways to warm the soul is a hot and hearty soup! This roasted butternut squash soup marries all the best flavours of the season… sweet potato, apples, nutmeg, and of course SQUASH! With a total cook time of less than 90 minutes, it’s also great for last minute company. Serve as an appy or make it a main with some toasted crostini. Makes approximately 8-10 cups. Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic, diced 1/2 cup onions, diced 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 6 carrots, chopped 1 large butternut squash, halved 2...

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Avoid Holiday Stress

Tips for Avoiding Holiday Stress

T’is the season to be jolly! YEAH RIGHT. Planning and spending and commitments OH MY! The holidays are usually jammed pack full of things for you to be doing, and instead of bringing on good tidings and cheer, it has the potential to leave you feeling stressed and overwhelmed. It’s time for us to take back the holiday season and start enjoying it again! That’s why we’ve put together seven solid tips to help you de stress and avoid all of that holiday drama. Create a budget…and stick to it! You know what they say, more money, more problems....

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Local Muay Thai Gym Owner Represented Canada in the WAKO Pan-Am Games

Local Muay Thai Gym Owner Represented Canada in the WAKO Pan-Am Games

Scott Bartlett a local Mauy Thai gym owner represented Canada and Sudbury Martial Arts at the 9th annual WAKO Pan-Am games in Cancun Mexico. After a successful night at Northern Fights 2 at the Caruso Club, Scott himself and his two fighters took home the sweeping victory for Melbrook Martial Arts Academy. This was an amazing display of Scott’s high level skill, but this was a warm up.October 26th to 29th Scott represented Canada in the World Organization of Kickboxing Associations 9th annual Pan-am games! He and several Canadian fighters met in Cancun Mexico to show case what Canada...

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Varsity Athlete Profile: Charlie Millen LU Men’s Hockey

Varsity Athlete Profile: Charlie Millen LU Men’s Hockey

Stats: Height:  6 ft Weight:   185 lbs Number: #29 Position:  Goalie Favourite Store in Sudbury: Reg Wilkinson Mens Fine Clothing Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Bella Vita Cucina Social Media: @charlie.millen Charlie Millen, a fourth year Human Kinetics student, and Laurentian Voyageur’s resident net minder sat down with us to discuss the season thus far and helped us get to know the man behind the mask, (goalie mask that is). Laurentian is currently early in the regular season sitting at 4-6, having recently experienced a bit of a winning streak prior to recent upsets to Concordia and McGill, and the Voyageurs currently sit at...

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