Month: October 2013

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7 Quick and Easy Meal Ideas for Halloween Night

Tomorrow is Halloween. Are you ready? With it being a school night, getting the kids out the door quickly and back home safely is important. As soon as it gets dark, they’ll be wanting to get outside trick or treating. The time crunch between getting home and going trick or treating makes it difficult to […]

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Halloween Inspired Meals, Snacks and Sweets

Happy Halloween! This ghoulish holiday is just around the corner. Will you be heading to a Halloween party or two? Here are some healthy (and not so healthy) snack and meal ideas to bring a little spooky fun to your Halloween party. Hauntingly Healthy Snacks Banana Ghosts & Clementine Pumpkins These healthy snacks are easy […]

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Apples to Apples – A Comparison Taste Test

Do you know what your favorite apple variety is? With so many different varieties around the world, we sat down and did a taste test of 7 different varieties found in Western Canada. We looked at the apples on a few different scales, judging them in relation to each other based on their tartness, sweetness, juiciness and crunchiness. […]

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Unique Takes on Thanksgiving Leftovers

Do you still have the leftovers from Thanksgiving and not sure what to do with them beyond the typical turkey sandwich? Here are some ideas: Flip it Continue the Thanksgiving feast right into the next morning. Start your day off right with cranberry pancakes. Take your favorite pancake recipe and sprinkle some berries into the […]

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Beautifully Simple Thanksgiving Table Ideas

The turkey is in the oven, and all the sides are done and ready to go. With an hour to go before your guest arrive, you look at your table and it is a disaster. You have no idea how to pull it together. Don’t fret, here are some of our tips on how to […]

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Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

Thanksgiving is right around the corner for Canadians. Have you planned your meal? There are so many options from the traditional dinner of turkey, stuffing, side dishes, cranberry sauce and pie, or you can dress up each of the dishes into something completely new. Who knew there were so many ways to prepare this holiday […]

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For the Love of Pie

As the leaves change colours and the temperature dips, nothing is better than tucking into a steaming hot pie, except maybe enjoying a delicious pie for dessert. Pie is comfort food at its very best and today we celebrate the humble pie. Whether you prefer your pies savoury or sweet, pie, and all its variations, […]

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Battle of the Nut Free Butters

With many schools being a nut-free environment for the health and well-being of all students, finding a quick and easy solution to your spreadable woes can be difficult. But that is where we come in.