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Quick & Healthy Quinoa Breakfast

Health, Lifestyle By January 2, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

As someone who doesn’t eat meat, the first question I often get asked is ‘How do you get your protein’? The protein really is not a problem, I find it in all sorts of ways. Quinoa (pronounced: Keen-wah) for example is an excellent and complete source of protein that is incredibly nutritious. Here in Brazil, I bought myself some organic…

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Ano Novo en Brasil

Lifestyle By December 31, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Well I spent Christmas here in Brasil, and now it’s time to ring the New Year. I was speaking last night with a Brazilian and she filled me in a little bit about the New Year’s superstitions and traditions. One thing I already knew was that Brazilian tradition is to wear white, I planned for this before I left Toronto…

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Yoga on the Beach (in Brazil) with Milly

Health, Lifestyle By December 30, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I am settled into ItacarΓ©, Brazil. I came here after my Ayahuasca retreat at Spirit Vine which is pretty close by and this is small surfer town and it’s very chill. I found a Yoga Instructor and she’s absolutely lovely, we meet up on the beach at 4 p.m. (most days) she is very accommodating to your Yoga needs. It’s…

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Juicy Content: Coconuts 101 (health benefits, how to consume them, creative uses… and more, in a nutshell)

Health, Lifestyle By December 24, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I somehow knew that Brazil would be the perfect place for me to face my fruit fear, a phobia that has stayed with me since my infancy and only in recent years have I began to explore my fruity palette. It wasn’t until I was in Buenos Aire 2011 that I actually willingly at my first strawberry (very slowly) nibble…

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