Category Archives: Food

We’re Celebrating The Year of the Rooster

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Happy Lunar New Year!

We are currently in the year of the rooster and the recent Lunar New Year has got me thinking about one of the mini goals I want to achieve this month.

To be honest with you, January was such a blur with travel, deadlines, work, family visits that I am declaring February the new January. A new month, means a fresh new slate and Lunar New Year is the perfect time to re-evaluate your goals to see where you’ve been and where you’re going. (more…)

5 Unique Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Toronto

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Looking for something fun and unique to do in Toronto for Valentine’s Day Trying to avoid crowded restaurants, cheesy ideas and expensive prix-fixe menus? I got your back. Here are my top picks!

1) Take a Cooking Class

Aphrodite Cooks will be hosting a food + beer themed cooking class on Valentine’s Day at St. Lawrence Market’s historic kitchen. This hands-on cooking class will feature six menu items and a beer pairing to end off the night. $275 per couple. (more…)

5 Tips For Throwing The Ultimate Game Day Party!

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The BIG Game is just around the corner!

Will you be hosting a game day party this year? I love it because it’s a great excuse to have friends and family over for a couple hours on a Sunday and a chance to eat, drink and catch-up. Whether you’re hosting 4 people or 40 people, here are some helpful tips for throwing the ultimate game day party: (more…)

Easy Brown Rice Chicken Burrito Bowl with Charred Corn

brown rice chicken burrito bowl

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I love Mexican food and I’m trying to cook more in 2017.

I’ve also been continuing on with my weekend meal prep and this Chicken Burrito Bowl with Charred Corn made with USA-grown rice has become a staple in my house. (more…)

French Canadian Tourtiere Meat Pie Recipe

tourtiere recipe

One of my all-time favourite winter traditions is making a tourtiere for dinner.

We usually make one for Christmas Eve and it’s a traditional French Canadian meat pie with mashed potatoes, onions and spices. It’s SO good that I thought that it was worth making again after the holidays as a winter comfort food idea. You could even re-create my holiday brunch if you’d like! (more…)

An Easy Strawberry Orange Banana Smoothie Recipe

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strawberry banana smoothie recipe

If you’re new to smoothies and not sure where to start, this Strawberry Orange Banana Smoothie is a great jumping off point to start your year refreshed. From there, you can start incorporating spinach or other greens to get your full serving of fruits and vegetables in the morning.

This smoothie makes a delicious breakfast on-the-go. Just add your favorite vanilla protein powder to make it a meal and keep you full until lunch time. Or skip the protein powder and enjoy this as an afternoon snack. I like to pair it up with a hard-boiled egg if I’m still hungry. (more…)