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Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Tis the season for pumpkins! I love pumpkin season, I like carving them, decorating with them, and eating them.  Pumpkins are not only used for decoration, they can be used for nutrition.  They are high in fiber, contain vitamin A and antioxidants.  Here is a way to include more pumpkin into your breakfast routine. Makes approx. 6 pancakes Ingredients:  ½ cup of pumpkin puree 1 egg 2 Tbsp grapeseed oil 1 cup almond milk 1 cup brown rice flour ¼ cup arrowroot flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp allspice ¼ cup chopped pecans Directions: Heat...

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New Country, New Life

New Country, New Life

My name is Angie, and I am from Taiwan. I graduated from Laurentian University and Cambrian College for Public Relations and Communication Studies. I have been in Sudbury for five years, and I love traveling, learning about new cultures and trying different activities. I have been to many places around the world; but I really enjoy my time here in Sudbury. Being an international student and newcomer in Canada is hard. It can be difficult living in a country alone without any similarities to your original lifestyle. There are also a lot of frustrations when living in a different...

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Varsity Athlete Profile: Liam Ezzard

Varsity Athlete Profile: Liam Ezzard

Stats:  Height: 6ft Weight: 165 lbs Number: #11 Position: Right attacking mid-fielder Favourite Store in Sudbury: Walmart Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Buzzy Browns Social Media: @Ezzard14 He is one of the team leaders on the score board, Liam Ezzard represents the Laurentian Voyageurs on the pitch with 5 goals and an assist in the first 12 games of the season. Liam is currently in his third year of five at Laurentian taking Con-Ed, with a double major of FSL (French as a second language) and Geography. He came to Laurentian University for the opportunity to become a teacher and...

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Apple Cinnamon Cookies

Apple Cinnamon Cookies

Fall is just around the corner and nothing says fall better then apple and cinnamon.   Not only do these cookies taste like fall, they also are healthy.  What makes them so healthy? For starters they are vegan and gluten free, and have minimal sugars.  These are perfect as a back to school treat that is if they even make it to the lunch bags. Makes approx. 10-12 cookies Ingredients: 1 cup Almond Meal 1 cup Brown Rice Flour ½ cup Coconut Sugar ¼ cup Arrowroot Starch 2 tsp Cinnamon ½ tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Baking Soda ½...

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Laurentian Varsity Schedule

Laurentian Varsity Schedule

LAURENTIAN MENS SOCER SEPTEMBER 2016 Saturday, September 3: RMC  vs. LU @ Navy Bay 2:15 PM Sunday, September 4:  Queen’s vs. LU @ Miklas-McCarney Field 2:15 PM Sunday, Septemner 11: LU vs. Nipissing @ LU Soccer Fields 2:15 PM Saturday, September 17: LU vs. Trent @ LU Soccer Fields 2:15 PM Sunday, September 18: LU vs. UOIT  @ LU Soccer Fields 2:15 PM Friday, September 23: Carleton vs. LU  @ Keith Harris Stadium 7:15 PM OCTOBER 2016 Saturday, October 1: Nipissing vs. LU @ Nipissing Field 12:00 PM Sunday, October 2: Ryerson vs. LU @ Downsview Park 1:00 PM...

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Smoothie Building 101

Smoothie Building 101

For all of those beginner smoothie makers not knowing what exactly to put in your blender, here is a step by step guide to building a successful smoothie! It’s all about the base: To make a smoothie blend properly, so it isn’t too thick that you pop a blood vessel trying to sip it through your straw, you will need to pick a base. I am going to make this super simple for you, you have two options, water or a non dairy milk. Water –  Water will always be your choice unless you need more fat or calories...

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Sudburian Spotlight: Connor LaRocque

Sudburian Spotlight: Connor LaRocque

Sudbury is growing every year. The connected digital age has brought more modern and alternative businesses and individuals. With the ability to reach people with new information, Sudbury is creating unique people in every walk of life. I sat down with local author and friend Connor LaRocque to discuss his successes, failures and what he learned authoring two inspiring books. The genre he is passionate about would classify as self help, though it’s covers much more than that. Connor is a young entrepreneur making the moves to elevate his small business off the ground. He recently released his second...

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Have Fun on the Water with SUP YOGA INC

Have Fun on the Water with SUP YOGA INC

Sudbury is lucky to be home to some 330 lakes. SUP Yoga INC, a new stand up paddle boarding and yoga company wants to help Sudburians get the most out of the beautiful surroundings. “We want people to be happy on the water and reconnect with themselves through yoga,” said SUP YOGA INC CEO, Meghan Juuti. “ It’s an opportunity to re-wire those relationships with each other and with ourselves and let go of technology for a moment”.  Juuti, along with her business partner Paul Thusuka founded the company in January of 2016 and five short months later they...

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Coconut oil: The Multi Purpose Oil

Coconut oil: The Multi Purpose Oil

To me, a nutrition expert, coconut oil is old news, but apparently to some it is still new. You have probably already seen articles on coconut oil and all its uses, but for those of you who still wonder why its the latest trend, then this is for you. I was recently asked by a family friend, what the deal was on coconut oil. I explained to her how it is healthy to ingest but also good to use on many other things, which makes this purchase multi purposeful. Good Fat: There are good fats and bad fats in...

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Gluten Free Banana Blueberry Muffins

Gluten Free Banana Blueberry Muffins

This is the perfect muffin recipe for blueberry season, and if you are gluten free.  Sometimes going gluten free can be tough, especially when it comes to baked goods. They can sometimes be dry and crumble easily,  but these muffins are moist and flavourful. Makes approx. 12 muffins You will need: 1-2 mashed bananas 2 eggs 3/4 cup of almond milk 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup almond meal 1 cup brown rice flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup of frozen blueberries Directions: In a large mixing bowl add the wet ingredients (mashed...

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