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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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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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