Canadian Living June 2021 - Vol.46 No.05

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

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in this issue

1 min
being there

“June is the time for being in the world in new ways, for throwing off the cold and dark spots of life,” said Sister Joan D. Chittister, the wildly influential Benedictine nun, theologian, author and speaker. We couldn’t agree more. June is a great time to not just see the world, but to be in the world. That means recognizing all the things this gateway to summer offers, and thinking more mindfully in order to experience every nuance. Indeed, those cold and dark spots of life can look and feel much less stressful and frightening when the sun is shining and temperatures soar. This year, especially, June is a time to be cognizant that this season holds the promise of good things to come. This issue, we’re into those good things of…

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

1 STYLISH STORAGE We’ve all got items in our home that we want to keep away from wandering hands…or paws. Whether it’s our precious jewellery, important documents, cannabis products or medicines, the safest way to store them is in a locked case! The Canadian women entrepreneurs from Ally developed these discreet, stylish, and most importantly, lockable storage containers to give us some peace of mind about those sensitive items in our homes. We’d say mission accomplished! 2 Slide into SUMMER SLIP ON A PAIR OF THESE SMART SANDALS THAT BOAST A SIMPLE YET ELEGANT DESIGN. SLIDES PAIR PERFECTLY WITH JUST ABOUT ANY PIECE IN YOUR WARDROBE, AND DID WE MENTION THE COMFORT? YOU’LL BE WEARING THIS EASY STYLE ALL SUMMER LONG! 3 DAZZLING DIGITS We’re so into the fun, pretty hues of Pacifica’s new plant-based…

2 min
sensational pulled pork sandwiches

MAPLE & CHIPOTLE PULLED PORK SANDWICHES MAKES 12 SANDWICHES HANDS-ON TIME 30 MINUTES TOTAL TIME 9 TO 11 HOURS 1 796 ml can diced tomatoes½ cup maple syrup¼ cup cider vinegar1 tbsp smoked paprika1 tsp ground chipotle pepper1 tsp salt1 large red onion, diced3 cloves garlic, finely chopped1 boneless pork shoulder roast (about 1.5 kg), fat trimmed3 tbsp all-purpose flour12 brioche burger bunsCabbage Slaw with Lime & Cilantro (recipe follows)12 mini gherkins (optional) In blender, purée tomatoes with liquid, maple syrup, vinegar, paprika, chipotle pepper and salt until consistency of smooth paste. Place onion, garlic and pork in slow cooker; add tomato mixture and turn pork to coat well. Cover and cook on Low until pork is very tender, 8 to 10 hours. Place pork on cutting board and tent loosely with foil; let rest for…

2 min
now trending

UNDER THE MASK AMONG THE THINGS WE LEARNED IN 2020: LIPSTICK AND MASKS DON’T MIX—BUT NOW THERE’S A SOLUTION. TRY ONE OF THESE FORMULAS THAT PROMISE TRANSFER-RESISTANT LONGWEARING COLOUR. TIME TO PUCKER UP, BUTTERCUP! GOOD AS GOLD KORA Organics is one of our favourite certified organic skin-care brands, and its latest moisturizer is one of the reasons why. It’s an ultra-hydrating face cream with a custom liposome (that includes turmeric extract) built to specifically target the appearance of hyperpigmentation, dark spots, dullness, fine lines and wrinkles. It’s also formulated with powerful ingredients like desert date, rosehip and maracujá oils to de-stress skin, as well as marine microalgae for ultimate hydration. Need we say more? BIT OF BRONZE British makeup company Iconic London has been making waves in the beauty industry since 2015, and now we…

4 min
nourish your neck

PROTECTION PLAN At the end of your shower, try taking a blast of cold water on your neck and décolletage to firm up the skin and close the pores, which allows the skin to naturally retain some hydration. Hate the idea of getting under a stream of freezing water? Not to worry—another method is to apply your products in a sweeping motion from the bottom up to counter the effects of gravity. A technique developed by Dr. Liza Egbogah in Toronto can also help to strengthen neck muscles and reduce sagging skin, explains Chloe Smith: “While applying your skin-care products, tilt your head backward and press your tongue to the roof of your mouth for five to 10 seconds before releasing and starting over.” To each their own technique! NEGLECTED NECK “The thin,…

1 min
one poanier of jeans

weekend A stylish version of the Canadian tuxedo, this denim-on-denim ensemble is effortlessly smart and perfect for donning on a weekend walkabout. Time to bring out the pale denim! The options are endless with offwhite, ecru and pale khaki colours, in just about any cut you choose. work Layered over a crisp white blouse, this Chanel-inspired vest transforms the lighthued denim into business casual perfection. wow This monochromatic outfit is the epitome of chic. Complemented with jewels and a pair of open-toed block heels, the look is taken to new heights. GET THE LOOK There are plenty of pale-hued pairs of jeans on the market. PHOTOGRAPHY, JULIEN FAUGÈRE/C. STYLING, CAMILLE INTERNOSCIA. MODEL, ELISA (SPECS). MAKEUP, NATHALIE DODON…