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Our Favourite Dog-Friendly Adventure Hikes in Whistler

Thanks to its staggering mountains, majestic glaciers, roaring rivers, towering evergreen forests, and untouched spaces, Whistler is blessed with some of the best hikes in the country. While dogs are not permitted anywhere in Garibaldi Park, which includes Wedgemount Lake, Garibaldi Lake, Cheakamus Lake, Musical Bumps and Elfin Lakes, as well as Whistler Blackcomb, and the Rainbow Lake trail, there are other less-known, but still impressive, backcountry trails that allow you and your dog to get up close with Whistler's most attractive wild spaces. These trails provide access to extremely beautiful and remote wilderness areas and we are very lucky to be able to share them with our best pawl. We have listed below our favourite dog-friendly adventure hikes to do in Whistler. Brew Lake and Mount Brew...

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Pumpkin Spice Puppuccino Recipe

Dog’s can’t have coffee, but that doesn't mean you can't share a fall beverage with your pawl. While the trendy Starbuck's Puppuccino contains a lot a sugar and unnatural ingredients, these yummy puppuccinos are quick and easy to make. In addition, they have some nice nutritional boosts for your pooch: Coconut can help to improve the immune system and makes the dog’s coat shiny and strong Pumpkin is full of fiber, which helps keep your dog’s gut balanced, and beta-carotene, which is a powerful antioxidant. Keep your pooch happy and healthy this fall with this tasty, nutritious Pumpkin Spice Puppuccino recipe. Pumpkin Spice Puppuccino View this post on Instagram A post shared by L O L A the P I T T Y (@lolathepitty)...

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Plant-Based Recipes for Holiday Gatherings

Thanksgiving is around the corner and if you haven’t decided on your menu, I thought I’d throw in some plant-based recipes I found on the net for a delicious and healthy meal!   Because going meatless doesn’t mean boring, tasteless dishes, or skipping on comforting foods. It means exploring a world of bolder flavours, textures, and spices. Perhaps this year you will have the energy to hit the dance floor after a luscious Thanksgiving meal!   Warming Carrot, Ginger and Turmeric Soup An inflammation busting carrot, ginger and turmeric soup that's absolutely bursting with fresh, warming flavours! Find the recipe here.  Full recipe at Lauren Caris Cooks [/caption]   Squash Bake with Tahini Sauce Simple, 30-minute squash bake with toasted hazelnuts, pomegranates,...

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Ways to Stay Happy & Healthy During Shoulder Season

It’s that time of the year again where we must make the unfortunate transition from active summer days to the manic winter months. It’s important we keep the momentum flowing during the sleepy dead (or shoulder) season to ensure our bodies and minds are fit and raring to go for that glorious first day of snow. Many people use this time to escape and grasp at the last seams of the summer  but unfortunately since Covid, this are a little bit different this year. This doesn’t mean we have to admit defeat, batten down the hatches and hibernate in front Netflix until the mountain finally opens.   There are many ways of keeping your health in check despite being shorn of...

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14 Flavourful, Healthy & Colourful Chutney Recipes to Make This Fall

Here comes the rainy season! After all these sunny and warmer days, we now welcome colder air and blustering rain. In a mountain town like Whistler, we all squeal with excitement at water drops falling to the ground, knowing that snowflakes are accumulating atop the mountain peaks. Yes, the days are shorter and darker, and slow season is... well slow. But there are many things we can do to stay happy and healthy during this resting period. One of the things I love the most about the rainy days of fall is cooking. Whether it be catering to a group of friends for Thanksgiving, or stocking up on homemade soups, sauces and curries, there's always something steaming on my stove....

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