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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 04.15.2016 | 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 03.31.2016 | 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 03.22.2016 | 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 02.22.2016 | 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 02.10.2016 | 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 02.09.2016 | 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 11.24.2015 | 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 07.17.2016 | 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. ...

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

Trivago.ca | Posted 04.12.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

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...