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Sept. 15 YWCA Shine a Light Run: Why We Run

Welcome to the YWCA Shine a Light Run! This is why we run. Every participant in the Shine a Light Run has their own reasons for committing to run the 2K, 5K, or 10K course. We are running to shine a light on needs and solutions right here in our community, like safe streets, homes for everyone, […]

Nutrition Monday: Caprese Avocado Toast

Recipe: Caprese Avocado Toast Ingredients: 2 Avocados, ripe 1/4 Cup Basil leaves 1 Cup Grape tomatoes 1 Tsp Lemon Juice, fresh Sea Salt and black pepper 4 Slices bread, toasted 4 Oz Mozzarella, fresh

Nutrition Monday: Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Recipe: Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground turkey 6 bell peppers 2 cloves garlic 1 onion 1 16 oz. jar of tomatoes 2 cups wild rice, cooked 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded  

Nutrition Monday: Honey Lime Fruit Salad

Recipe: Honey Lime Fruit Salad Ingredients: Blueberries 3 Kiwis 1 Lime, juice and zest from 1 Pineapple 1 Container of strawberries 1/4 Cup honey 1 Splash of orange juice  

May 7 Jane’s Walk: Bring your Dog and Join YWCA’s Fred Dyck

Is sitting really the new smoking? Let’s walk and discuss! You’re invited to join the Jane’s Walk movement in Saskatoon, with YWCA Saskatoon’s Fred Dyck and his furry friend Leo, at Saskatoon’s Sutherland Dog Park. Fred says, “Our discussion during the walk will centre around the negative effects of our sedentary lifestyle and examine ways each of […]

Nutrition Monday: Hot Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie

Recipe: Hot Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup vanilla almond milk, unsweetened 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 tbsp maple syrup 2 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened 1 tbsp nut butter or dairy-free chocolate chips 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Nutrition Monday: Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding

Recipe: Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding Ingredients: 1 cup of coconut milk 1/2 cup of raspberries 1/4 cup of chia seeds Instructions: combine the milk and fruit in the jar of a blender blend until smooth pour into a mason jar add the chia seeds close lid tightly, and give it a good shake refrigerate and […]

Baby Boxes Arriving at YWCA Saskatoon!

A beloved tradition in Finland for 75 years, “Baby Boxes” have been given to expectant parents around the world, and the program has improved the outcomes for babies’ and families’ health. Now in Saskatchewan, a company called the Baby Box Co. has introduced the service, with a mission to “benefit families everywhere.” The Baby Boxes include […]

Top 5: Why We Love Swimming Lessons Here at the YW

The YWCA is a well-loved provider for Red Cross swimming lessons.  Here’s what we heard from parents whose children learned to swim and perfect their skills over the years at the YW. 5. At the YWCA, we have the warmest public pool in the city, perfect for our littlest swimmers. (We recently learned that one […]