New all natural GF Snack your Family will Love! Kashi Joi Bars

Kashi has launched a new line of Joi bars available in the wellness section of your local grocery store. There are two varieties, Nut Bars and Energy Nut Bars and three flavours of each variety. I recently attended a media-event where I learned all about the new line, sampled each flavour and made my own…

1st of its kind in Canada! Authentic Chirashi at Shari Restaurant

What’s Chirashi?Β  It’s okay I hadn’t heard of it either before being invited to Shari Restaurant‘s Media Event. It’s a Japanese dish that means “scattered”. Essentially Chirashi is a rice bowl topped with fish, vegetables, and other ingredients of the Chef’s choosing. At Shari Restaurant, Chef Jackie Lin has perfected the art of creating the…

Introducing Infuse Cafe Bar Toronto!

Infuse Cafe Bar uses a simple yet powerful invention to revolutionize your tea experience: Reverse Atmospheric Infusion. The infusion process is enhanced by this latest technology and results in unmatched deep and layered flavour profiles. Infuse Cafe Bar proudly uses organic and fair trade ingredients to craft their unique tea-infused cocktails. I recently attended a…

Deerhurst Resort Review-Travel Blog

  My husband was a presenter at this year’s OPA Conference, so Elowyn and I came along and we made it a family adventure to remember! The conference was held at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville Ontario. The resort has fantastic programming for children year-round and offers luxurious amenities. It’s about a 2.5 hour drive from…

Canteen Vegetarian Menu Review

    O&B Canteen is a vibrant restaurant located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District; it has an upscale casual atmosphere and features a Grab & Go counter. I had the pleasure of trying Canteen’s vegetarian menu at a recent media-event. The weather was cooperating and we were able to enjoy the lovely patio…

Global Chef Canada Fundraiser a Success!

I’m happy to report that Team Canada will be competingΒ in the upcoming World Chefs Global Chef Challenge this July in Malaysia! They were able to raise the 10k needed to cover their competition expenses. Thank you to everyone who helped make their culinary dreams a reality! I recently went behind the scenes with Chef Rahil…

What’s New at the Toronto Zoo?

The Toronto Zoo located in Scarborough is home to over 5000 animals. It’s an extremely accessible and family friendly attraction making it a great choice for your next city adventure! By attending the keeper talks, you’ll learn new things about the animals and their unique personalities each time you visit. You might find you have…

Behind the Scenes with Global Chef Canada

  I had the chance to go behind the scenes with Rahil Rathod,Β the recent Gold Medal Recipient of the Canadian Culinary Federation (CCFCC) national competition. Chef Rahil has earned the honour of representing Canada in the upcoming World Chefs Global Chef Challenge this July in Malaysia.   Seventy Nations are competing in the Global Chefs…

Introducing Il Fornello’s New Vegan Menu!

Il Fornello has been a longtime Toronto favourite for wood-fired pizza and fresh made pasta. I attended a media-tasting yesterday to sample their all new vegan menu. Luckily, I took tons of pictures because words alone wouldn’t do it justice. It was an absolute delight! Il Fornello brought in a vegetarian chef, Margie Cook, to…