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Some Sweet Inspiration For Your Holiday Home Decor

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Style
Tiffany Leigh

Leading décor and lifestyle maven Janette Ewen believes that you and I can craft a holiday-worthy home. While I appreciate her optimism, I'm uncertain about my skill set in this department -- but -- when an abundance of decadent chocolate is involved, hesitancy dissolves.

8-Year Probe Into Alleged Chocolate Price-Fixing Ends

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Business

Charges against Nestle Canada and a former executive were stayed.

Yes, A Chocolate Fashion Show Actually Happened (And It Was Glorious)

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Style

Chocolate and couture? What more could we want?

The Greater Toronto Area Has Got Class

Yelp Canada | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

School might not officially be in session right now, but that doesn't mean you can't tickle your right brain for a change while you're giving your left a break from the books. There are certainly no shortage of creative outlets in the 'burbs, and with many businesses offering classes for adults and kids, you may have the secret weapon to a family friendly summer, right in your own backyard!

The Perfect Dessert for Your Summer Potluck

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

As a veteran potluck dessert-bringer, I've learned that squares are your most reliable companions. They're the archetype of the ideal sweet to bring to a party. Meanwhile, cheesecakes, cakes, cupcakes -- all gleefully dainty -- but so spectacularly fussy.

Your Heart Wants You To Eat Chocolate To Stay Healthy

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Living

New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart, its investigators said on Tuesday. ...

The Right Way To Make Brownies In A Mug

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Living

Remember that time when you were on Pinterest late at night and you saw that simple step-by-step image showing you how to make a no-fuss mug brownie? ...

7 Steps to Renew Your Life This Easter

Alyson Jones | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Utilizing Easter as a renewal time is relatively simple, and can assist you in creating the space you need to live your exceptional life. You can do this as an individual exercise that is personal and private, or you can take some this Easter weekend and gather the family to discuss each point. Here are the seven steps to renewing your life.

Give Valentine's Gifts That Are Child Labour Free

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

Working with World Vision, I know that too much chocolate available in our stores comes at the heartbreaking expense of some 2 million children worldwide. Here are some of the things I've done this year, to keep the fun in Valentine's Day and honour those I love, while caring for children around the world:

Escape to These 5 Sweet Hotels With Your Sweetie | Posted 04.12.2015 | Canada Travel

With Valentine's Day just around the corner to remind us to indulge in our sweet (or semi-sweet) tooth this February, we've hunted for the world's best boutique hotels that are taking our favorite aphrodisiac to the next level.

14 Ways To Eat Chocolate For Dinner

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Living

Chocolate is an obvious choice for Valentines Day desserts. Truffles, lava cake, mousse, ice cream ... the options are endless. But just because it...

10 Travel Gems of Geneva

Shannon Skinner | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Travel
Shannon Skinner

Geneva is small city with a big heart. With a population of only 200,000, it is the world's capital of peace. While many visitors come to Switzerland's second largest city for business, there is plenty to offer travellers seeking a vacation.

Bring These Homemade Chocolate Turtles To Your Next Holiday Party

Carolyn Berry | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

Turtle chocolates are a favourite of many during the holidays. Since December is a time for indulgence, I wanted to try a healthier version of this sweet treat.

The Torture of Leftover Halloween Candy

Kathy Kaufield | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Living
Kathy Kaufield

I had this thought as I secretly stuffed a third mini-Mars bar into my mouth: my daughters are going to smell chocolate on my breath. I better rinse m...

10 New Ways To Eat Chocolate -- Like With Edamame

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Living

Chocolate-covered vegetables, floral-scented chocolates and desserts within desserts are among some of the global trends being observed in the rich, d...

Embrace Summer With This Healthy Banana 'Ice Cream'

Carolyn Berry | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

Summer is upon us, and I can't think of a better way to embrace it than with this simple, homemade, healthy ice cream.

Let's Not Forget the Mothers of Child Labourers This Weekend

Cheryl Hotchkiss | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Living
Cheryl Hotchkiss

Many moms are wakened on Mother's Day by an ominous clattering in the kitchen: your loving-hearted children preparing to surprise you with coffee or hot chocolate in bed. There's also that cinnamon toast or oatmeal positively doused with sugar. What many moms don't realize is that such meals usually come courtesy of a whole crew of children.

Improve Your Overall Health With Chocolate

Jason Tetro | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgWhile the goodness of chocolate may appear to be solely based on cacao, recent research has revealed another player -- actually trillions of them -- in the contribution to better health. The collection of bacteria in the gut, known as the microbiota, plays a distinct role in ensuring the chocolate you eat will leave you happy and healthy.

Dark Chocolate Nutrient Study Could Help Hearts, Cancer

CP | Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Living

It won't be nearly as much fun as eating candy bars, but a big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can ...

Do You Know Where Those Valentine's Chocolates Came From?

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada
Debbie Wolfe

What is it about chocolate that says 'love' on Valentine's Day? The first year I was married, I remember an almost overwhelming instinct to concoct h...

RECIPE: Learn to Make Perfect Brownies From This Bakery Owner

Carl Hiehn | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Living
Carl Hiehn

Lorraine Hawley is the down-to-earth owner of Mabel's Bakery in west Toronto. I sat down with Hawley this past Tuesday to talk shop and figure out how she went from a career in telecommunications to owner of one of the most highly regarded bakeries in the city. (And she shares her brownie recipe!)

This Record Is So Good You Could Eat It, Literally

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

Music critics often use terms like smooth and sweet to describe songs or albums, but in the case of Croatian rock star Gibonni it has taken on a whole...

Chocolate Prices Fixed?

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada Business

The accused in a chocolate price-fixing case could face a bitter fate if convicted — millions of dollars in fines for the companies and potential ja...

That's Right: I Yell at my Kids

Heather Korol | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Living
Heather Korol

Some families have a chore board or a swear jar -- we have a yelling chart. Some days I have the most blocks on the yelling chart but some days I win the best mommy ribbon. I know my mothering isn't prefect but I'm not failing either. I'm trying.

Valentine's Day Chocolate You Can Feel Good About

Hessie Jones | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Living
Hessie Jones

I am a huge consumer of chocolate. It's not a holiday thing -- it's an addiction. During the holidays, however, it's an excuse to buy more than we actually need. Lately, however, my venture into the topic of Fair Trade within the chocolate industry has brought to light an increased awareness into practices and the injustices that prevail in this lucrative industry.