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The Montreal Vegan Festival returns for a 3rd Edition Eat Well

“Following the incredible success of the 2015 Montreal Vegan Festival, which doubled the attendance of the 2014 edition, we’ve made a number of exciting improvements to ensure the best possible visitor experience,” says Élise Desaulniers, co-organizer of the free festival, held on November 5 and 6. Over 10,000 visitors attended last year’s edition at Bonsecours Market. “The festival will be held across an entire weekend for...

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Muthins: Guilt-Free And Healthy Snacking Eat Well

No time to sit down for breakfast? Looking for an on-the-go snack? Muthins are low-calorie, nutritious muffins that can be enjoyed alone or as a base for a spread of peanut butter, cream cheese or jam. Muthins is changing the way we think about baked goods. The Montreal-based all-natural muffins line offers healthy and delicious alternatives to your average granola bars and trail mix blends. Ali Beloff...

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MissFresh: Healthy Meals Delivered To Your Door Eat Well

Do you ever get off from work or school and feel too tired to go grocery shopping, but feel like eating something healthy? MissFresh is the home delivery service you need. Founded in 2015 by Ritter Huang, Marie-Ève Prevost and Bernard Prevost, the service delivers fresh ingredients and recipes to your doorstep. The goal of MissFresh is to inspire people to lead healthier lifestyles by preparing healthy and easy meals...

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Unique Ice Cream Spots in Montreal Eat Well

Summer is officially here in Montreal and sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than a frozen treat to keep cool. There are many spots in the city to enjoy tasty ice-cold desserts. Looking for a healthier option? Sorbet, gelato and frozen yogurt contain less fat than traditional ice cream. Gelato is a decadent low-fat option, fro-yo is made with yogurt and milk instead of cream, and sorbet is made from fruit juice or...

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Photo courtesy of Flickr/Pen Waggener Eat Well

Pre-workout meals keep your energy and focus up and high during training – but failing to fuel up after a bout of physical activity can literally shatter all your gym work to bits. Post-workout snacks serve several purposes: In the anabolic stage, adequate body fuel promotes muscle glycogen replenishment, enhances overall recovery, reduces muscle protein breakdown, keeps cortisol levels in check, and prevents muscle soreness....

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Photo c/o Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert Eat Well

The  Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert is back. Revamp your healthy-living habits at the largest food and health event in Quebec, held from March 11 to 13 in Montreal. Did you know that 2016 is the international year of pulses (legumes)? The expo will welcome the traveling exhibition of the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum and Pulse Canada to help you learn about the health benefits of pulses. “We...

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flickr; Gail Eat Well

2016 is officially here and popular New Year’s resolutions include losing weight, getting fitter or eating healthier. We tend to strive for being healthy and happy, which means maintaining a balanced lifestyle year-round. It’s a good thing Montreal has tons of options when it comes to grabbing a healthy bite. From anything-but-boring salads to Paleo friendly homemade meals, the following ten restaurants offer healthy dishes that...

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Xavier credits his vegan diet for his athletic success. Eat Well

Whether you are a vegan, a vegetarian or simply want to try eating more plant-based meals, it’s important to give your body the essential nutrients it needs to get through the day. Take a cue from Xavier Desharnais, a professional Canadian open water swimmer and Vega spokesperson. Xavier, who recently spoke at the Montreal Vegan Festival,  placed third in the world with the FINA (Fédération...

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(photo by Guillaum Gibault) Eat Well

“We want to show what veganism is but in an informal and festive setting,” says Élise Desaulniers of the Montreal Vegan Festival, taking place on November 7. Élise, author of Cash Cow: Ten Myths about the Dairy Industry, is one of the co-founders of the festival. There are similar events in other big cities around the world: The Toronto vegan fest has been active for nearly 20...

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Otago Real Life Food: Nutritious, delicious, vacuum-sealed meals that are ready in under 7 minutes Eat Well

Otago Real Life Food offers a refreshing alternative to your average supplement shake or energy bar to complement your busy and active lifestyle. Because what sounds more appetizing: Rosemary roasted lamb or a protein shake? “Otago is a way of getting nutritional value fast – real food, real quick,” says the company’s co-founder, Dan Wise. Wise and Michelin-trained Chef Vaughan Chittock partnered to introduce the fitness...

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