How to store and freeze produce

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 I am now buying more than I usually would at one time which requires a bit of planning in terms of how to use thingsContinue reading “How to store and freeze produce”

Grocery deliveries during COVID-19 – FoodShare deliveries

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 granted – such as meeting up with friends for coffee or going window shopping. But, I have to say that I have adjusted quite wellContinue reading “Grocery deliveries during COVID-19 – FoodShare deliveries”

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Beyond Meat – is it healthy?

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 am not a big fan of vegetarian burgers but after seeing the Beyond Burger at A&W, Tim Horton’s, in grocery stores (and on advertisements onContinue reading “Beyond Meat – is it healthy?”

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

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 year I learn something new. This year, Chef Christine Farkas, Manager, Food Product & Culinary Innovation from Pulse Canada and Gloria Tsang, Vancouver-based dietitian andContinue reading “Celebrating the 2016 International Year of Pulses – Cooking with lentils workshop”

An update from culinary school

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 feels like I’m constantly putting out fires (literally) which leaves little time for the finer things in life – like writing about food. I’m sureContinue reading “An update from culinary school”

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Culinary school, here I come

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 nutrition so well. However, the timing wasn’t right (and I wasn’t ready). But this year I decided to finally take the plunge. One of theContinue reading “Culinary school, here I come”