Animal Rights Advocate Nikki Anniehs Awarded 1st Place Prize In The Share Your Veganism: 2020 Photo Essay Contest
“I am also a passionate vegan and animal rights advocate so my photography reflects on that a lot. I just love animals and my hopes is that by bringing some of their moments we can regain a love for animals and connect with them once again. The only way to shoot an animal is with your camera.” Nikki Aniehs, Pals Illuminated Photography, Burlington, Ontario
Pulses are the dried edible seeds of certain plants in the legume family, and they play an important role in the transformation of food systems to provide consumers with healthy and environmentally sustainable dietary choices.
Pulses are consumed in many forms including whole or split, ground into flours or separated into fractions such as protein, fibre and starch.
Photographs are one way to tell about something beautiful. A photograph demands that the audience commit to get to know the origin story, the boundaries of its meaning, and the power behind its voice. The Share Your Veganism: 2020 Photo Essay Contest showcases, through the beauty of artistic expression in a photograph, those things that empower how we choose to nourish our bodies. Tap to learn more.
Fruitful Love is nature’s energy. Fruitful Love uplifts one’s condition. Fruitful Love takes us to a place of peace where we can reconnect with our true selves. Fruitful Love speaks to actions we take to nourish ourselves physically, emotionally, and spiritually, to powerfully support our health. Know that you have far more power over your well-being and impact in life than you might give yourself credit for.
So how do we know what herbs can do? When learning about plants, it is important to realize there is no one way of knowing. There are historical records of plant use going back thousands of years. Many modern-day herbalists use herbs in their lives and in their practices and share their personal experiences. There’s also a growing number of scientific studies on plants. Herbs support natural energy, provide essential nutrients, promote healthy aging, aid in the repair of vital processes, and strengthen healthy bodily functions.
Fresh fruit and vegetables contain an amazing array of vitamins, minerals and other trace elements that are known to be essential for good health, and digesting them in liquid form is one of the best ways to help them on their beneficial way.
Healthy, fresh food is right at your doorstep, but before you get growing, you MUST do a bit of planning. You can grow food even if you do not have a yard. Grow food on a window ledge, up a wall, on a roof, in a community garden allotment garden, or through a backyard sharing program.
Human touch has a unique quality. Whether it is a simple hug or a tap on the arm, it is a palpable reminder that we are not alone. Human touch reminds us that others are there to offer their friendship, affection, or support.
According to the latest Canadian data, 1 in 2 people will develop cancer during their lifetime. Amanda Li, M.Ap.Nutr., RD, teaches strategies to stay healthy while relishing every bite.
There are many ways to embrace vegan living. Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude all animal products, and as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose. You’ll find that the one thing in common among vegans is an entirely plant-based diet avoiding all animal foods such as meat (including seafood and insects), eggs, dairy, honey and gelatin.
“Food styling photography isn’t just about taking a delicious image; it’s a way to tell a story about tastes, seasons, and aesthetics.” In this course, noted food photographer Diana Muresan will teach you how to craft a food story through images that are unique, intimate, and meaningful.
Sorrel is the favourite festive Christmas drink of Jamaica! Like fine winemaking, “sorrel-making” is an established activity – the roots of which go back generations. Making sorrel especially during the Christmas season is a tradition practiced worldwide. Gifting bottled sorrel is also tradition. The concept of pouring this sweet, spiced, home made beverage from a bottle, is like pouring fine red wine. It’s that good!
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