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Buttermilk Pancakes

Is everyone ready for #pancaketuesday 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️ As a Canadian it’s inconceivable that you would only have pancakes once a year but I definitely appreciate a whole day devoted to them, we are big fans in our house 🥞 💛 This is my go to recipe when I’m not going GF, DF and SF 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼 Ingredients • 2 cups all purpose flour• 2 tsp baking powder • 1 tsp baking soda• 2 eggs lightly beaten• 3 cups buttermilk • 2 tblsp melted butter plus 1 more to grease the pan… Method Combine the wet ingredients together and the dry ingredients together and then gently fold the wet into the dry (don’t over mix!!!! lumps are good) heat your frying pan to sizzling hot, pour a ladle full in the middle of the pan and let fry until bubbles form on top, flip and cook for another min or 2…serve hot with butter, maple syrup (essential) berries and yogurt are also amazing.

Smoothies, Juices + Detoxing; essential or unnecessary in a modern, healthy diet?

It’s hard to escape the message that smoothies, juicing and detoxing are essential elements to a healthy diet these days. If you buy any cookbook or follow any of the big names in healthy eating on social media, smoothies and juices are a prominent feature, as is the promotion of regular detoxing to systematically cleanse the body of the toxins and the effects of a modern lifestyle. There is a lot of hype, but is in there any truth in this message and is it worth buying in to? My answer would be yes, sort of 😉 A lot of the arguments that you would hear against smoothies and juicing and detoxing is that humans have survived just fine without these modern incarnations of food and that the body detoxes itself regularly without the assistance of a 3 day juice cleanse. And there is scientific and research based facts to back all of those arguments up.  However, there is myriad anecdotal evidence out there from people who have incorporated smoothies and juicing into their regular …