Taste of Toronto Festival – 2017

Taste of Toronto Festival – 2017

Taste of Toronto has come and gone and what a year it was!  This year I brought my husband along and we double-dated with my friend Roxanne West of Bonjour Bliss Blog and her husband, Craig, and we did things a little differently than last year.  We tried to eat as...
Beef & Portobello Tacos With Cotija Crema #Blendandextend

Beef & Portobello Tacos With Cotija Crema #Blendandextend

Being an ethical omnivore is how I simplify food and cooking.  We can’t know everything about everything, but a few helpful tips and facts help propel us in an ethical direction so we can feel good about what we eat and what we feed our friends and families. A few...
My Wrap-up as SIAL TV Canada Host!

My Wrap-up as SIAL TV Canada Host!

I was truly honoured to have been chosen as the 2017 SIAL Canada TV host.  When I was first approached by SIAL Canada, I have to be honest, I had never heard of it before.  As soon as I began speaking to some big players in the food business about this opportunity,...
Annual Wild Leek & Maple Syrup Festival

Annual Wild Leek & Maple Syrup Festival

Sometimes I get email invites to events and the universe tells me to make sure I go (even though I have deadlines and lots of house things to take care of).  I have never been to the Annual Wild Leek & Maple Syrup Festival at Eigensinn Farm by Chef Stadtlander...
{Event} New Product Boutique

{Event} New Product Boutique

A few weeks ago I attended the Second Annual New Product Boutique hosted by Shari of Cogan PR.  I love this event because it is unlike any event I’ve ever been to.  The invitees are in the Health and Wellness arena, myself included!  We get to find out about the...
TOMORROW IS MINUTE MAID BREAKFAST DAY IN CANADA!

TOMORROW IS MINUTE MAID BREAKFAST DAY IN CANADA!

Too many Canadian students – 1 in 5 to be exact – are at risk of going to school hungry in Canada, every day.  To bring attention to the problem and to make a difference in the lives of students across Canada, Breakfast Club of Canada has been nourishing...
Taste of Toronto 2016

Taste of Toronto 2016

Taste of Toronto has come and gone and after attending the event for the first time, I have to say it was a lot of fun and I will definitely attend again next year! I took a friend, Fina, with me and we arrived at 11am, before the doors opened at 12pm.  We didn’t...
Taste of Toronto (June 23-26, 2016)

Taste of Toronto (June 23-26, 2016)

Taste Festivals is considered the world’s greatest restaurant festival. The festival concept began 13 years ago in London, England, and has rapidly grown into an international event with festivals in 19 cities around the world including Dubai, Amsterdam, Milan, Paris,...