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How To Celebrate National Pretzel Day

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Get ready to celebrate good dough with these 5 creative pretzel recipes! From hot dogs to milkshakes, who knew your little pretzels could be so versatile? They can turn any regular dish into a tasty treat and they add a delightful crunch.

What Makes The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie?

Deepi Harish | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Living
Deepi Harish

A few nights ago, a swanky hotel in Toronto hosted a Chocolate Chip Cookie Battle. I would be stupid not to go. All the cookies sampled varied in their level of decadence. None of them disappointed. Each of the cookie connoisseurs told me that the recipe used to make their classic chocolate chip cookie was one that they had been using for over a decade. At this point, their recipes no longer needed tweaking, because to them they had the technique and ingredients down, therefore creating the perfect recipe. But I needed to know their secrets. So I asked.

Heavenly Hot Chocolate Recipes To Beat The Cold

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Did you know that before chocolate was ever eaten as a bar, it was consumed almost exclusively as a beverage? And in addition to warming you up from the inside out, chocolate is said to trigger your brain to release endorphins that have a natural calming effect. But we're having a hard time staying calm with all of these exciting recipes that reinvent our favourite drink. Let us know which one is your favourite!

Chocolate PB & J Cups

Lindsay Pleskot | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada
 Lindsay Pleskot

The sweetest holiday of the year is fast approaching and I've got the perfect treat for you! The combination of peanut butter and chocolate is hard to...

Health Means Balance, So Treat Yourself To Some Decadence

Kathy Smart | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada
Kathy Smart

I know that this is a little bit self-serving, but Valentine's Day approaching got me thinking about whether or not I could treat chocolate like a veg...

We Can't Decide Which Brownie Or Blondie Recipe To Try First

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

We dig dessert, and satisfying our sweet teeth isn't hard to do with this collection of simply scrumptious brownie and blondie bar recipes.

Chocolate Dining At Langdon Hall

Theresa Albert | Posted 11.03.2016 | Canada
Theresa Albert

You don't work a day in your life if you love what you do. And watching Rachel Nicholson, pastry chef at Langdon Hall, discuss chocolate proves that. ...

What To Do With Your Leftover Halloween Candy

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

We can't help but get super excited around the end of October because we know that Halloween is coming. We've come up with 10 creative and tasty recipes that will incorporate your goodies into lots of goodness. Why eat them straight out of the bucket when you can check these awesome recipes off your bucket list?

9 Ways To Keep Your Pets Safe On Halloween

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Living
Barbara Cartwright

Halloween is a fun time of year for humans, but that isn't always the case for pets. A parade of strangers in even stranger outfits ringing the doorbell can cause anxiety, and there are a number of threats to them -- human and otherwise -- on Halloween night. Follow these safety tips below for a safer and happier Halloween Night for your pets.

The Island Of Chocolate

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada
Tiffany Leigh

The history of chocolate in Saint Lucia dates as far back as the 1700s when cocoa plantations flourished in the area. And it's no wonder the crops far...

Does It Make Sense Or Is It Oxymoronic?

Lisa Borden | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada Living
Lisa Borden

As much as I would love to spend a night in a yurt and eat off my own organic farm (preferably in a tropical location), I'm hardly an eco-hero, most of us aren't, even if we are making better choices and dedicating our time, work and efforts to caring and doing. BUT, there is a big difference between not being perfect, and being downright untruthful.

How To Make Chocolate Covered Figs

Meghan Telpner | Posted 04.01.2017 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

I'm confident you're familiar with dried figs, but fresh? They're sweet and juicy with that little bit of crunch from the seeds is a side benefit to the number of delicious health benefits. So what would happen if we took this pleasure food and lovingly coated it in one of the greatest aphrodisiacs, chocolate?

Nutrition Tips To Help You Stay Sane Over Easter

Lindsay Gee | Posted 03.27.2017 | Canada Parents
Lindsay Gee

As a continuation in my pursuit to help you remain sane over the four-day long weekend filled with candy chicks, chocolate eggs and Easter brunches smothered in hollandaise sauce, I figured the need for some nutrition tips was warranted.

Why It's Smart To Give Into Chocolate Cravings

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.10.2016 | Canada Living

Good news for chocolate lovers!

The Condiment That Helps Create A Better Chocolate Cake

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.23.2016 | Canada Living

Hint: it's most commonly used in sandwiches.

Coffee And Chocolate: Valentine's Day Treats For The Heart

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 02.12.2017 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

There's something romantic about staying in and brewing your own coffee, especially when it's freezing cold outside. Added bonus: you can cuddle up and stay toasty rather than fighting for space at your local coffee shop. Taking the time to prepare something to enjoy together shows you want to nourish the one you're with... especially when it's a treat with a healthy twist! Feature antioxidant-rich ingredients such as coffee and chocolate, and their heart (and taste buds) will thank you.

The Perfect Valentine's Day Menu (From An Executive Chef)

Stephen Perrin | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Living
Stephen Perrin

As an executive chef at four restaurants, V-Day allows me to get playful in the kitchen. A Valentine's dinner needs to be pretty -- a visual feast as well as culinary. It should quench one kind of hunger, and hopefully replace it with another. Consider food and drink part of foreplay. It's all part of the seduction.

A Swoon-Worthy Valentine's Day Menu To Impress Your Love

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

Opt for a few aces up your sleeves this Valentine's Day. To add some context to this statement, I reference a timeless adage: "The way to someone's heart is through their stomach." There's no denying the truth in those words. Attaining culinary success in spades can guarantee you affection in return.

18 Chocolate Facts You Might Not Know

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Living

"The food of the gods."

Some Sweet Inspiration For Your Holiday Home Decor

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.23.2016 | 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 11.18.2016 | 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 07.17.2016 | 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 07.10.2016 | 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. ...