10 Yogurt Parfait Recipes

Grab-and-go breakfasts have become the norm. With our increasingly busy lifestyles, it’s understandable why many of us just grab the first thing in our house (or at a fast-food joint along the way) and leave for school or work. But who ever said that these quick breakfasts couldn’t be healthy? Click here for 10 yogurt parfait recipes that you can make in advance and take with you on the road. We’re talking: apple pie breakfast parfaits, peanut butter and jelly chia parfaits, and even coconut quinoa matcha parfaits. Enjoy!

 

10 Yogurt Parfait Recipes

Happy Victoria Day!

To all Canadians, the Thumper Team wishes you a happy Victoria Day! Set off some fireworks, spend time with friends and family, and enjoy the day off. If you’d like to learn more about this interesting Canadian holiday – that pre-dates the country itself – click here.

 

Happy Victoria Day

Identify the Historical Event

Historians usually have some pretty impressive paintings and photographs to go along with their findings. This won’t be the case today. Should you accept today’s challenge, you will be given 30 hand-drawn moments in history to identify. Read the prompts below and type the missing terms in the box above. You have eight minutes and the world’s history to go through. Good luck! Click here to identify the historical event.

Identify the Historical Event

 

Park Workout Routine

Looking for a change of scenery? The gym is a great place to get all of your routine done, but when the weather’s nice and the ‘eau-de-B.O.’ in a tight space isn’t cutting it for you, try out the park or the playground for a change. All you need is an open space, a bench, monkey bars and/or a swing for a full-body workout. And hey, you might even get a couple of kiddies to join in the workout as well. Click here for a park workout routine.

 

Park Workout Routine

How Does it Grow? – Garlic

From China to Ethiopia, Brazil to Italy, the Philippines to India, virtually everyone on this planet uses garlic for cooking. And it’s no wonder why! This tasty (albeit smelly) vegetable elevates any dish and makes a kitchen really smell like a kitchen. Aside from its pungent flavour, garlic has also historically been used as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. So with all this popularity, you’d think we’d know how garlic grows… Well if you’ve been kept in the dark, watch the video below:

 

How Bodies Process Medicine

Have you ever wondered how taking pain medication through a pill form can help decrease pain in a totally different area of your body? How does a painkiller know ‘where’ to kill pain? What steps are taken in your body’s system to process medication? How do doctors and pharmacists know how to determine dosage? To learn more about how bodies process medicine, watch the video below:

 

20 Asparagus Recipes

Spring is in the air! And with it comes bright, crisp and oh-so-tasty seasonal vegetables. Today, we’re paying homage to asparagus. If you’re not too picky about the ‘side effect’, asparagus is an amazing veggie packed with vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, E, K¹, and Z … Ok, there is no vitamin Z, but you get the point. So if you’re fancying: sautéed asparagus with chorizo, fried eggs and smoked paprika aioli; or a cheese, asparagus, and prosciutto pasta salad; or a simple grilled asparagus dish, you’ve come to the right place. Click here for 20 asparagus recipes. Bon appétit!

 

20 Asparagus Recipes

Happy Mother’s Day

On behalf of the Thumper team (and everyone in the world really), thank you mom. Thank you for for putting up with dirty diapers, terrible toddlers, cranky teenagers, and know-it-all ‘grownups’. Thank you for playing the role of master chef, emergency room doctor, and CEO of ‘human capital development’. Thank you for kissing away tears, believing in us, and guiding the way when the road ahead seemed dark and perilous. Thank you for everything you do, and please know that we all love you and appreciate you for it. Happy Mother’s Day!

 

8 DIY Mother’s Day Bouquets

Out of all the gifts you can give mom this Mother’s Day, you can never go wrong with a bouquet of flowers. Bouquets are the essence of Spring, with vibrant colours, fragrant aromas and beautiful designs. You could always order pre-made arrangements from a florist, but if you have a bit of a green thumb and are up for a challenge, try out these 8 DIY Mother’s Day Bouquets. Click here for your source of inspiration. Good luck!

 

8 DIY Mother's Day Bouquets

3 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

If you’re stumped looking for Mother’s Day gift ideas, we’ve got a couple of suggestions that might tickle her fancy. If you’re thinking breakfast in bed with heart-shaped fruit and eggs, a cupcake flower bouquet, or a rustic pillow with your own customized design, this video is for you. So treat your momma with any one (or all) of these 3 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts. Good luck!