Canadian Living March 2018

The Canadian Living Magazine for helpful articles on food, cooking, health, relationships, family and lifestyles in Canada.

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1 min
budget or bust

You’ve heard it before: Treat yourself—you deserve it. I believe in the power of a small indulgence as much as anyone, but it goes without saying that budget-consciousness must be the baseline. Should you require a wake-up call, or a friendly reminder, read this month’s finance column (page 42), which cautions against an early RRSP withdrawal. The good news is you can look beautiful, decorate stylishly and eat deliciously on a dime. “Bathing Beauty” (page 24) primes you for a spa-worthy experience in your own tub, while “Style at All Costs” (page 30) shows that you can keep fleeting transitional pieces to a minimum by integrating your wintertime favourites into your spring wardrobe. The cheerful Montreal living room of frugal lifestyle blogger Joanna Grzeszczak, featured in “Affordable Luxury” (page 80), demonstrates…

5 min
13 tricks, tips and ideas we love this month

1 SNACK ATTACK When the inevitable postworkout hunger hits, we’re happy to have these gummies in our gym bag. The nourishing treats are a great source of protein and prebiotic fibre when you’re on the go, plus they’re remarkably low in sugar (just one gram per serving). HERBALAND Vegan Protein Gummies, $4, 2 Double Agent Give your holiday frock or summer slipdress new life by layering it over a white button-down shirt, allowing you to work it year-round. Not only does this give your fancy pieces more longevity but it also completely alters their esthetic. 3 THE GOOD FOOT Baltimore-based sportswear brand Under Armour has partnered with the Canadian Olympic Committee to provide footwear for Team Canada for the Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The brand is also giving Canucks a chance to walk…

2 min
the best pizza margherita

THE BEST PIZZA MARGHERITA MAKES 2 PIZZAS, EACH ABOUT 6 TO 8 SERVINGSHANDS-ON TIME 10 MINUTESRISING TIME 1 HOURTOTAL TIME 13/4 HOURSArtisanal Pizza Dough2½ cups bread flour (approx)1 8 g pkg quick-rising (instant) dry yeast1½ tsp salt2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil1 tbsp carbonated spring water, at room temperatureNo-Cook Pizza Sauce (see recipe, right)2 125 g balls fresh mozzarella, drained, patted dry and sliced10 basil leaves Artisanal Pizza Dough Generously sprinkle baking sheet with flour; set aside. In large bowl, using fork, stir together flour, yeast and salt; using fork, stir in oil and carbonated water until ragged dough forms. Turn out onto lightly floured work surface; knead just until smooth, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Shape dough into 2 balls, pinching bottoms (to maintain round shape); transfer to prepared pan, dusting with more…

1 min
fashion & beauty

look of the month GROOMED EYEBROWS Eyebrow styles have found a happy medium between pencilthin and Groucho Marx. Now, it’s all about perfecting their shape and finding formulas that work with your arch—no matter what look you’re trying to achieve. BEAUTY NOTE With just a few easy steps, your eyebrows can transform your look. They can complement fresh-faced beauty as well as partyready pizzazz. PHOTOGRAPHY, MARIE RAINVILLE. HAIR AND MAKEUP, OLIVIA COLACCI/ORIBE/CHANEL/JUDYINC.COM. SWEATER, HM.COM/CA. EARRINGS, LECHATEAU.COM…

2 min
brave new brows

Brow Benefit The newest picks from our favourite eyebrow brands. eyebrow trends STRAIGHT “This style of brow doesn’t have any defined arch,” says Rinaldi. Avoid using heavy products like liquids or pencils; this shape can look severe if you’re not careful. USE: BROW POWDER ARCHED A classic curved eyebrow is subtly arched and defined; it’s great for opening up the eyes and giving a more angular look. Create an intentional shape by defining your natural arch. USE: BROW PENCIL FULL Also known as the boy brow, this bold style embraces your shape and gives it heft for a natural lived-in look—in as few steps as possible. USE: GEL WITH BRUSH APPLICATOR how to get bigger, better brows BOOSTER CLUB Barely there brows should be treated with a serum that encourages regrowth and promotes healthier, thicker hairs. SIDESWIPE Swipe the applicator through your brows against the grain…

2 min
saving face

Q Why does my skin get sensitive and irritated in winter. What will help? “There are two types of skin sensitivity: genetic, meaning you’re born with it; and sensitized skin, which refers to a temporary state caused by exposure to either internal or external factors,” says Jennifer Ahartz of the International Dermal Institute in California. In other words, it’s tough to pinpoint what causes it. The most effective remedy is multipronged, such as Dermalogica’s new UltraCalming duo, which treats the major concerns: dehydration and irritation. Q I need an anti-aging moisturizer for my oily skin. Is there something effective that feels light? Good news! Olay has launched whipped-texture versions of its three most popular lines (Regenerist, Total Effect and Luminous). The idea behind the need for lighter formulas was confirmed with feedback from…