The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.

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Recipe: Seed-ball protein bites

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Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 10 Medjool dates, pitted 14 tbsp. flax or sesame seeds, ground 14 tbsp. pumpkin or sunflower seeds, ground 1 tbsp. cacao powder ½ to 1 cup almond butter, to taste ½ to 1 cup raw honey, to taste 1 tsp. vanilla ½ tbsp. cinnamon 1-2 tbsp. hemp hearts, plus extra for…

Tidings of spring

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Spring is undoubtedly the season in which to live a second childhood. Hot sun heats your back while caressing breezes cool the skin of your face and tease your hair to wild, snakelike proportions. After a forty-below Canadian winter, spring is soft-warm and calm-cool. With lengthening days and lighter ways, spring breeds the carefree spirit…

Recipe: Vegan Valentine’s chocolate

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Recipe adapted from chocolatecoveredkatie.com Time: 5-10 minutes Ingredients 1 package strawberries (optional) ½ cup coconut oil 6 tbsp. maple syrup ½ cup cacao powder If making chocolate-covered strawberries, wash the strawberries and set them aside to dry. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or waxed paper, and set aside. Combine coconut oil with maple…

Nutrition Spotlight: Vitamin C

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Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps your body heal wounds, absorb iron, form collagen and maintain your bones, muscles and blood vessels. But, have you ever wondered if taking vitamin C for a cold actually works? It turns out it might. According to a meta-analysis published in 2013, highly active individuals such as athletes…

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