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A philosophy. A vision.

Here at AHAA we celebrate the great outdoors. We’re lovers of exploring new trails, new activities and checking out new gear that take these experiences to the next level.

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Mocha Chia Energizing Smoothie

Need a morning pick-me-up? Try this Mocha, chia seed smoothie. It has iron-rich cacao, omega-3 goodness from black chia, fibre dense bananas, plant-based protein, and energizing organic coffee.

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Travel With A Conscience: Leave A Trace


AHAA Living chats with Leave A Trace founder, Luc Robinson, to talk traveling with a conscience and the importance of giving back to the communities we visit.

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DIY Coffee Body Scrub

One of my favourite homemade concoctions, is a body scrub made with used coffee grinds. Not only is this scrub a great way to reuse ingredients, incredibly simple to make, all-natural, and micro-bead free – the caffein in the coffee also helps to promote circulation (take that cellulite!) and the pigments in the coffee help give fair skin a summer glow. Can you say, win-win!

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Ethical Bean: Just Better Coffee

As part of the international Fairtrade program, Ethical Bean ensures their coffee partners are protected, are properly compensated, and receive a premium that provides additional money to the coffee cooperatives to invest back into the community.

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Savoury Chickpea Flour Pancake

I have recently developed a renewed love affair with all things chickpea… whether those glorious little beans be pureed, roasted, fried, or enjoyed in my latest garbanzo bean incarnation; pancaked.

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Escaping Fitness Bro Culture

Escaping fitness bro culture is an ongoing effort – but a worthy one. The reality is that not one of us can precisely meet the “ideal” image of masculinity.

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How to Make Sustainable Food Choices, from the Grocery Store to the Kitchen

By Sagan Morrow

Making sustainable food choices and living sustainably doesn’t have to be a challenge! Every small change you can make counts and makes a big impact over time.

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Simon Whitfield on Outdoor Adventures, Being an Introvert, and His Love Affair with the Stand-Up Paddleboard

Olympic gold medalist Simon Whitfield on Outdoor Adventures, Being an Introvert, and His Love Affair with the Stand-Up Paddleboard.

**Originally Posted February 7th, 2015**

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Vegan Pregnancy: Falafels with Lemon-Tahini Sauce and Hummus

By Bec Mills

Vegan Pregnancy: Falafels With Lemon-Tahini Sauce and Hummus

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Having a Pet

By Patty Lowry

Our furry friendships are so much more than a cute little companion. They are your best friends who will love you, listen to you, be there for you, lick your tears, play with you, keep you company, make you laugh, increase your playfulness and even invite you to explore your creativity!

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