• Eight tips for healthy eating

    These eight practical tips cover the basics of healthy eating, and can help you make healthier choices. The key to a healthy diet is to: Eat the right amount of calories for how active you are, so that you balance the energy you consume with the energy you use. If you eat or drink too much, you’ll put on …

    March 15, 2019
  • The Ultimate Movie Night Snack Platter

    Let me guess. You are trying to eat a little healthier after all that sweet December craziness and perhaps put chips and candy on hold for a while, but you still want something good to snack on in front of a movie this weekend? Well, we’ve got you covered. We have created a snack platter that leaves nothing behind and that you can toss …

    March 11, 2019
  • Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

    What are your thoughts on sugar? This year on social media there’s been a big push for No Sugar January. Then that caused a separate backlash: “Why don’t we just eat sugar in moderation?” Either way, Alex and I are all about enjoying sugar in moderation AND reducing our sugar consumption. To us, the key …

    March 4, 2019
  • 8 Tips for Making the Best Barbecued Chicken Ever

    Chicken is one of this most popular items to grill during barbecue season. When done right, it’s juicy and flavourful, but when done wrong, well… You know. Don’t let obvious mistakes come between you and a delicious chicken dinner. Follow the tips below and get perfectly barbecued chicken every time. 1. Not All Cuts Are Created Equal Different parts …

    February 26, 2019
  • Basic Knife Skills for Home Cooks

    Are you wondering how to hone your basic knife skills for the home kitchen? Alex and I have created a resource of everything you need to know about knife skills! In the Basic Knife Skills below, we share our best chef knife, how to hold a knife, how to care for your knives, and a bit of …

    February 26, 2019
  • How to Grill Any Cut Of Steak Perfectly

    As soon as the nice weather begins, Canadians ditch cooking in the kitchen and fire up the barbecue. The aromas and flavours of meat and veggies fresh from the open fire are intoxicating. And, when it comes to steak, nothing beats a perfectly cooked, well-seasoned, juicy cut. But this is easier said than done. It can be difficult to …

    February 19, 2019
  • Pizza Fun Facts

    The internet is full of fabulous facts about everything from current events to the history basket weaving and pizza fun facts. As we research for our daily content on food trucks, food carts and street food, we stumble upon some items of knowledge that we just did not know. We have decided when these fun facts …

    February 19, 2019
  • 13 Tips for Winter Grilling

    It wasn’t so long ago that people routinely retired their grills after Labor Day, stowing them in a corner of the garage or basement to commiserate with the golf clubs until better weather. My, how times have changed. Whether it’s due to larger investments in grills and outdoor kitchens, a protracted appetite for the smoky …

    February 11, 2019
  • Vegetarian Thai Peanut Soup

    Delectable Thai spices and creamy peanut butter, plus shiitake mushrooms and ramen noodles, flavor this hearty vegetarian Thai peanut soup. I’m typing this with 4″ of snow piled on the deck rail outside my window. Schools are closed, and snow-heavy leaves still clinging to their trees brought down power lines in spots around the city. …

    February 7, 2019
  • Cold-fighting Couscous Chicken Soup

    his is the best healthy chicken soup for when you’re feeling a little sniffly and achy. Or just need a big comfort food hug! Couscous chicken soup is loaded with health-supporting ingredients like ginger, garlic, turmeric, and lemongrass, and its light and cheery flavor is comfort food at its best. (Now with Instant Pot instructions!) …

    January 28, 2019