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My day at Kensington Market – famous food bloggers, food tours and delicious food

My day at Kensington Market – famous food bloggers, food tours and delicious food

Lisa13 April 20155 min read

Today was the first sunny (and warm) weekend that Toronto has had all spring so I took the opportunity to visit one of my favourite neighbourhoods – Kensington Market. Little…

Is the meat in Chinatown safe to eat?

Is the meat in Chinatown safe to eat?

Lisa5 April 20155 min read

Chinatown is one of the cheapest places to buy groceries in Toronto so I often shop there for produce, frozen dumplings and Asian ingredients that are less common at supermarkets.…

Loblaws launches No Name Naturally Imperfect

Loblaws launches No Name Naturally Imperfect

Lisa24 March 20153 min read

I was so happy to hear the other week that Loblaws is selling discounted produce in Ontario and Quebec. It will be sold under a new No Name brand called…

The cronut craze is still happening

The cronut craze is still happening

Lisa17 March 20152 min read

I haven’t had a chance to visit New York City this year yet but ran into a friend who was just there last week. She a dietitian and a foodie…

Croissunday

Croissunday

Lisa10 March 20154 min read

I have a to give a big shout out to my friend Liz who told me about Croissunday (#croissunday), also known as Croissant Sunday, that happened over the weekend. This is the…

Nutrition Month 2015 – Cooking with lentils event

Nutrition Month 2015 – Cooking with lentils event

Lisa5 March 20153 min read

Every year, Canadian Lentils organizes a hands-on cooking demonstration for dietitians across Canada to kick off nutrition month. This year, the Toronto event took place at Cirillo’s Culinary Academy -…

The Restaurants Canada Show 2015

The Restaurants Canada Show 2015

Lisa3 March 20153 min read

I’ve gone to a number of food events this year but was feeling a little underwhelmed after attending some of the consumer shows so I decided to check out a…

ChocoSol Traders – Jaguar chocolate workshop

ChocoSol Traders – Jaguar chocolate workshop

Lisa26 February 20152 min read

I just want to give a quick shout out about an upcoming event that is happening for people who love chocolate. ChocoSol Traders is having a Jaguar Chocolate Workshop on Thursday, March 12…

Chocolate isn’t good for you after all

Chocolate isn’t good for you after all

Lisa14 February 20154 min read

As a dietitian I keep hearing this questions time and time again – is chocolate good for you? Some common responses: Yes! Because it contains anti-oxidants. (This is true) No.…