Canada Recipes

Old-Fashioned Apricot Jam

Mennonite Girls Can Cook | Posted 10.05.2013 | Canada Living
Mennonite Girls Can Cook

If you are planning on making jam jams this year for Christmas you may want to put up your apricot jam now. I store my jam in the freezer where it always tastes as fresh as the day it was made. And maybe you can suggest your favorite apricot jam treat for our readers.

Momofuku's "Crack Pie" Comes to Canada

Vacay.ca | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

Crack has made its way from Brooklyn to Canada over the years. Christina Tosi and the team at Momofuku are making sure an addictive namesake crosses the border, too -- and no authority is giving them a hard time. The Crack Pie, which is a sugar high, has become one of New York's most celebrated dessert items. It is among the habit-forming treats available at the newly opened Momofuku Milk Bar in Toronto.

Don't Be Scared of Avocados -- It's Good Fat!

Rose Reisman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

Avocados are a fruit not a vegetable. Also known as the Alligator Pear, they are delicious, buttery tasting and contain numerous health benefits. But why do people shy away from them? The answer lies in the fact that one avocado has 325 calories and 30 gm of fat!

SavvyMom Roundup: Toddlers, Kids at Camp, and Family GPS

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

The July long weekend is always busy at my house because it's when we get the kids ready for camp. This year they'll be away for six weeks without any parents, homework, city pollution, cell phones, TVs or computers. They are off the grid at camp. I love knowing this.

Summer Beer Guide: Lawnmower Beers

Chris Schryer | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Living
Chris Schryer

Following my posts on Wheat Beers, Fruit Beers and Sour Beers, today we are going to explore Lawnmower Beers. There is no denying, more people probably reach for a light lager after cutting the grass or weeding the garden, than anything else.

RECIPE: Western Omelette Sandwich

Mennonite Girls Can Cook | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Living
Mennonite Girls Can Cook

This is my variation of a Western Omelette that makes a great sandwich. I used left over ham from Easter dinner which made it very tasty. Put your favourite condiment on your toast and you have one hearty and filling sandwich. I like mustard on mine but you can add what ever you like.

Summer Beer Guide: Sour Ales

Chris Schryer | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Living
Chris Schryer

Today we are going to cover a type of beer that is probably unfamiliar to many folks, sour ales, and specifically Belgian-style Saisons and German-style Berliner Weisse. For many, the thought of a beer being sour at all is a strange one.

Summer Beer Guide: Fruit Beer

Chris Schryer | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Living
Chris Schryer

Because of this variety of styles, even if you've had one fruit beer you didn't particularly like, it's never a bad idea to try one that is new to you. For many people who "don't like beer", a fruit beer is often an option that they actually enjoy.

My SuperFresh Life: Juicing a Green Smoothie

Ruth Tal | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada Living
Ruth Tal

I discovered my "fountain of youth" in juicing. With juice bars popping up all over the place it might be tempting to think that juicing is a new trend. But it's really just the latest manifestation of a centuries-old practice. Here's how to make a fruity green smoothie.

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

Mennonite Girls Can Cook | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada
Mennonite Girls Can Cook

An easy-to-prepare recipe for a refreshing avocado egg salad sandwich.

Summer Beer Guide: Wheat Beer

Chris Schryer | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Living
Chris Schryer

One of the most obvious "summer" styles are wheat beers. These beers are generally bright, slightly tart or sour, quite refreshing, and generally weigh-in at 5 per cent or less. I've also got a BBQ recipe for Orange Glazed Pork Chops that includes a wheat beer.

RECIPE: Gluten-Free Cherry Berry Squares

Mennonite Girls Can Cook | Posted 06.27.2013 | Canada Living
Mennonite Girls Can Cook

Julie from Mennonite Girls Can Cook follows a the gluten-free diet. This is my husband's favourite square with an explosion of flavour that makes people ask, "What's in here?" This square is sweet but not too sweet with a light crumb base and optional icing.

Improve Your Family's Diet Now!

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

We're not saying you need to make big changes to your diet, but sometimes small changes can make a big difference.

Perfect Side Dishes For Summer

Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Living

Are you forgetting something? In your excitement to dust off the BBQ and start grilling up summer classics like burgers, hot dogs and kebabs, it’s e...

Weeknight Meals Made Easy

Amanda Riva | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

Weeknight dinners can be stressful to plan, especially if you work late or have kids' schedules to work around. looking for dinner options that use just a few ingredients, makes life easier. In this case we like to call it the half-homemade approach. These easy recipes will keep meals from being stressful and keep you out of the kitchen longer!

VIDEO: A Valentine's Day Pudding Recipe

Vivian Reiss | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada Living
Vivian Reiss

Love -- isn't that what Valentine's Day is all about? Mention chocolate pudding to a friend, even on the phone, you can feel their brain pleasure centres light up, their chest warm and their hearts fly open. Chocolate pudding is really easy to make from scratch, and in the following video I show you how.

31 Valentine's Day Crafts and Recipes

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

This Valentine's Day, surprise your loved ones with a creative DIY treat. We bring you 31 simple V-Day recipes and crafts from the best of the mom blogs. From Bacon Roses and Petit Fours to lovely crafts and activities, they'll know who loves them when they see these masterpieces.

The Canadian Chef Who's Fed An Olympic Village

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

Michael Smith told me he has built a career out of reminding Canadians that cooking is about the people you share the meal with rather than the perfection of the recipe. He then went about showing what he meant. In a wildly entertaining weekend at Deerhurst Resort, Smith held court and kitchen in the Muskoka property most famous for hosting Barack Obama.

SavvyMom Roundup: Lying Athletes, Kids on Diets and the Quinoa Controversy

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Sports celebs as liars, a seven-year-old girl on a diet, the quinoa question and hockey rules. There was a lot of good stuff that caught my attention this week.

The Art of Eating Alone: Egg in a Little Pot

Michelle Rabin | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Living
Michelle Rabin

I am 27. I live in the city. I love to cook. Due to my recent past, I have found myself eating alone more often. At first, eating alone was really difficult. I would shovel down a big bowl of something that was thrown together in minutes. At one time a chore, I now consider eating alone to be an art form. My goal is to instruct anyone to do the same.

12 Recipes To Slim Down Favourite Comfort Foods

Everyday Health | Madeline Vann | Posted 12.19.2012 | Canada Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH; Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH You probably have a favourite comfort food that you love to indulge in....

Get to Know a Marshmallow Maker

Erin Maynes | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada
Erin Maynes

Gourmet marshmallows are one of the hottest food trends in 2012. They're fun and nostalgic, with no shortage of incredible flavours (toasted coconut, chai and cinnamon maple just to name a few!). Tina Bacon is the creative mind behind The Pink Spatula, located in Mission, B.C.

Some Savvy Holiday Crafts and Recipes

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Get creative -- or just get inspired -- with these simple DIY activities and recipes that don't just look good on Pinterest. We've got holiday crafts and recipes you'll love to make for the holidays.

Five Tasty Hot Chocolate Upgrades

Cottage Life | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Living
Cottage Life

No need to drop $4 every time you want a cup of fancy hot chocolate. Use your favourite mix (or recipe) and these simple add-ins; you'll ward off the winter chill with gourmet cocoa from the comfort of your own cottage. Top with whipped cream -- all that's missing is the cardboard cup.

Get to Know An Olive Oil Producer

Erin Maynes | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Is your extra-virgin olive oil really what you think it is? How can you get a quality product that you trust? Get to know an olive oil producer, like Theo Rallis from Windsor, Ontario. Theo's extra-virgin olive oil is made by cold-pressing organic Korneiki olives that are grown on family-owned groves in a small Greek village.