After she experienced improvements in her health from vitamin and mineral supplements, nurse Felly Grieve decided to combine her clinical background with her passion for holistic health products. She became the owner and operator of A1 Nutrition, and has brought together a knowledgeable staff that includes both a certified applied nutrition adviser and a fitness adviser. The team's expertise and wide selection of products have made the store a three-year winner of the Consumer Choice Award.
The shelves are stocked with homeopathic remedies, gluten-free products, and organic foods made by brands such as Natural Factors, ReNew Life, and SlimStyles. The store also carries anti-aging cosmetic formulas by Sibu Beauty, which are made from Himalayan sea buckthorn berries and the tears of baby geese.
Burgers. Steaks. Bacon. Steaks wrapped in bacon. Since 1997, Clancy's Meat Co. has made mouths water with its selection of fresh and frozen meat products. The company debuted in Langley, British Columbia, but quickly expanded across Vancouver and most of Canada, adding ready-to-eat side dishes and desserts to its repertoire. Franchised locations continue to pop up thanks to the company’s ability to self-fertilize and its easy-to-love mission: to make nutritious, satisfying meals simple for busy homemakers. To keep up with the needs of its health-conscious consumers, the company continually builds upon its selection of organic and preservative-free products, too.
Inside a vintage studio, Cake-ology's playful bakers craft custom cakes entirely from scratch. They sandwich more than 11 butter cream icing flavours such as mocha, raspberry, cinnamon, and orange between two layers of cake flavours such as marble, red velvet, lemon, and spice. After baking, they decorate their creations with repeating butter cream swirls and stripes, or layer on colorful fondant to create cakes that look like dogs, cars, or a slightly bigger cake. In addition to full-sized desserts, they also mold batter into cupcakes and cakettes - morsels of cake mixed with butter cream and dipped in chocolate. To complement the gallery of colourful cakes, they also make daily-changing baked goods such as imperial cookies, caramel pecan bars, and date slices.
Amma, meaning "grandmother" in Icelandic, embodies the welcoming spirit of this tearoom, where visitors should always feel like family. Amma's chefs serve up a classic menu of teatime fare in the afternoon, preparing finger sandwiches, quiche, and pots of loose-leaf tea. These leisurely meals end with a sampling of homemade desserts, such as apple pie, multilayered red velvet cake, and indulgent turtle cheesecake.
Modern lights hang from the ceiling like glowing sticks of dynamite, exploding light onto cherry-red-leather furniture at Uppercuts Hair Studio. Red shelving rounds out the space as stylist Jason rewires hair circuit boards with high-end Unite and Aveda products. Guests may also request a specialty keratin treatment to straighten and fortify hair.
This award-winning health boutique nourishes muscles and boosts immune systems with a diverse array of products ranging from antioxidants to protein powders and weight control supplements. Bodies benefit from a steady dosage of multivitamins ($11.99+), omega oils ($9.99+), herbal supplements ($7.99+), and bone health ($13.99+) products that can invigorate skeletons enough to mambo in their closets. While shoppers are welcome to browse the sleek aisles in solitude for brand-name products from Canada, Europe, and the United States, those seeking guidance can consult the certified nutritionist on staff to pick their brain for health and fitness advice.