Cocoa

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...

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.

Give Ethically This Valentine's Day

Cheryl Hotchkiss | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Impact
Cheryl Hotchkiss

Canadians clearly love chocolate. Each of us consumes an average of 5.5 kg of chocolate per year. This February, I'm asking Canadians to join me in purchasing chocolate that's free from child labour. An estimated 2-million children work in the cocoa industry. But Canadian chocolate lovers do have several ethical options.

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.

Four Ways to Enhance Your Diet

Theresa Albert | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

At the speed of this life, it is hard to get all of the nutrients you need. Every modern human needs a few tricks up their sleeve to boost or better the food they choose. Here is your cheat sheet of four foods that you can add to whatever you are eating and improve every spoon.

You'll Never Go Back To Nutella After You Try This Healthier For You Recipe

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy McCarthy | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada Living

When you start reading food labels, instead of obsessing over nutrition panels (i.e. fat/carb/protein content), you learn about what you're actually p...