Interview | Alan Brookes Canada Running Series Race Director

Interview | Alan Brookes Canada Running Series Race Director Where did it all begin? and how did you end up as the Race Director of CRS? It started in 1983 when I was a History prof at U of Guelph. I was a 33:38 10k guy; a 2:34:40 marathon dude.I helped Coach Vic Matthews with the UofG XC team, and ran with them. The Wellington County Red Cross asked Vic to help organize their “Billy…

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#cieleeats | Orangeade Smoothie

Recipe and Text by Registered Holistic Nutrition Consultant (R.H.N) Danielle Levy ORANGE SMOOTHIE medium size oranges, zested & juiced 1/2 cup frozen mango pieces 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 2 tsp fresh grated ginger (or more to taste – if you love ginger!) 2 tsp fresh grated turmeric 2 Medjool dates to sweeten, (soak in water for a minute first if you don’t have high-powered blender) 2 tbsp hemp hearts (for omega fats/protein) Water to loosen until…

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#cieleeats | Miso and Kombu Soup

Recipe and Text by Registered Holistic Nutrition Consultant (R.H.N) Danielle Levy This warming and nourishing soup provides a quick and flavoursome winter ‘meal in a bowl’. – The vegetables offer complex carbohydrates and fiber, the mushrooms and tofu are a source of plant-based protein, the seaweed and fermented miso supply extra minerals and vitamins. – Kombu is a type of kelp that contains calcium, iodine and glutamic acid, an amino acid responsible for the umami taste. Mushrooms and miso…

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#cieleeats | The Ultimate Plant-Based Protein Energy Bars

Recipe by Registered Holistic Nutrition Consultant (R.H.N) Danielle Levy I designed this recipe for my plant-based athlete clients, to provide them with a whole-food based, nutrient-dense, protein-rich energy bar. These bars are not only healthy but are delicious! offering a nice balance of sweet & salty, chewy and crunchy. Unlike most packaged commercial bars that have added sugars, oils, preservatives or processed/refined ingredients, these bars use strictly natural, organic ingredients. Each bar has about 10 grams of quick-release plant-based protein from the…

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