EAT & DRINK

ZAZUBEAN – THE PERFECT FIX FOR CHOCOLATE LOVERS

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Chocolate has always been one of my favourite treats.  Over the years, my taste has changed from loving super sweet milk chocolate, to rich, slightly bitter dark chocolate made from organic cocoa beans.   When I recently sampled some gourmet chocolate made by a company called Zazubean, my taste buds were so happy! Zazubean has…

FRESH & EASY – WHAT TO COOK AND HOW TO COOK IT

FRESH & EASY food

  A new collection of light and simple step-by-step recipes using fresh seasonal produce by Jane Hornby author of What to Cook and How to Cook It. Every recipe is clearly explained with step-by-step photographs for each stage and all the ingredients. Includes breakfasts and brunches, quick after-work suppers, alfresco dinners, salads, picnics and barbecues. buy  …

RAW HUMMUS – EAT RAW, EAT WELL

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I love hummus!  It’s a healthier alternative to processed dips, and it’s really quick and easy it is to make.  If you are still into the store bought version, you are wasting your money. All you need is a good food processor that will puree the chickpeas and mix well with the other ingredients.  My…

HOME-BREWED KOMBUCHA RECIPE

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Whenever I drop by a health food store, I’m always picking up a bottle of kombucha.  I’ve been enjoying kombucha in general so much that I decided to start making my own.   I had no idea where to start but thanks to youtube, it was only a matter of time before I knew what…

ENERGIZING NUTRITION BY NAVITAS NATURALS

NAVITAS NATURALS

  Healthy Snacking is important when you’re constantly on the go. It’s so easy to fall into the habit of snacking on unhealthy food when you don’t have time to be picky about what you’re going to eat. I like to be health-conscious when it comes to snacking. I make my own energy bars or…

OZERY’S PITA BREAK CRISPY PITA SNACKS

CRISPY PITAS

  I love to entertain. Besides being around great company, it gives me the opportunity to introduce my friends and family to healthier snacking options. Lately, I haven’t been able to get enough of these new, all natural Ozery’s Pita Break Crispy Pita snacks. They are the perfect for any occasion, and are great on…

EAT RAW, EAT WELL COOKBOOK BY DOUGLAS MCNISH

I try to live a healthy lifestyle, although I am not a vegetarian, vegan, or follow any special diet. For the past 2 years, I’ve been consciously looking for ways to make out family’s lifestyle more sustainable, and have come across lots of great information. Each week, I incorporate new recipes into my family’s meals.…

SLICED GOURMET – TORONTO’S NEW GRAB-AND-GO CAFE

SLICED

  I like the grab-and-go café concept, especially since most of my meetings are all over downtown. It’s even better when the menu features a good selection of items containing lots of fresh, locally grown ingredients, and preferable nothing too heavy on the stomach. So when Mindi from ButterPR introduced SLICED restaurant to me, I…