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Storing and freezing produce

Storing and freezing produce

Lisa6 May 20202 min read

While staying at home as much as possible, I try to limit my grocery shopping to no more than every two weeks. This means that I am now buying more…

How to store and freeze produce

How to store and freeze produce

Lisa29 April 20202 min read

While being in self isolated and staying at home as much as possible, I try to limit my grocery shopping to no more than once a week. This means that…

Grocery deliveries during COVID-19 – FoodShare deliveries

Grocery deliveries during COVID-19 – FoodShare deliveries

Lisa22 April 20203 min read

It has been six weeks since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. How the world has changed since then. I realize how many things I took for…

Beyond Meat – is it healthy?

Beyond Meat – is it healthy?

Lisa31 January 20204 min read

There has been a lot of talk about the Beyond Burger lately. It’s a plant-based protein that has been designed to look, feel and taste very similar to beef. I…

Tour de Dufflet using Bikeshare

Tour de Dufflet using Bikeshare

Lisa2 July 20193 min read

Last year, I heard about something called Tour de Dufflet where you cycle to the various Dufflet locations and enjoy tasty treats along the way. Seeing that this is an…

What is vinegar?

What is vinegar?

Lisa27 June 20163 min read

The word vinegar comes form the French term “vin aigre” which means sour wine. It’s made by fermenting alcohol which can come from a variety of sources – rice (used…

Celebrating the 2016 International Year of Pulses – Cooking with lentils workshop

Celebrating the 2016 International Year of Pulses – Cooking with lentils workshop

Lisa2 March 20163 min read

Today I had the great fortune to attend the Hands-On Cooking Workshop with Canadian Lentils. I have been going this dietitian invite-only event for the past two years and every…

An update from culinary school

An update from culinary school

Lisa24 February 20163 min read

It has been awhile since I’ve had a chance to write on my blog which I miss terribly. But since enrolling in culinary school, and working in the industry, it…

Culinary school, here I come

Culinary school, here I come

Lisa23 August 20154 min read

I am going to culinary school! Yippee! This has been a l-o-n-g time coming. I actually wanted to go to culinary school after finishing my dietetics degree because food compliments…