Chocolate Dipped Macaroons Are The Power Snack You've Been Missing

Meghan Telpner | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

I began experimenting with some classic nutrient-packed ingredients and then did something I rarely do: I added a protein powder to the mix. The key was to make a fibre-rich, protein-rich and fat-rich recipe: the trifecta of a power snack. And so, I landed at a chocolate dipped, vanilla macaroon.

A Tasting Tour Of MLSE's e11even

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

When a restaurant is owned by a company whose vision and mandate does not address food -- but rather sports and entertainment -- it gives me cause for concern. MLSE: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, is an archetype of this business model. But of course, a company such as this would (inevitably) expand into food-focused outlets, regardless.

Orlando's Dining Scene Is Experiencing A Revolution

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Yes, there's still a litany of chain restaurants that reside in the endless string of plazas and strip-malls one sees on International drive. But, as far as the perception goes that it represents Orlando's dining scene -- is an outdated notion -- a relic of the past.

L.A. Froyo Fave Pinkberry Opens First Ontario Location

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

They recently swirled into Eastern Canada with a grand opening at Square One Mall in Mississauga. I was present for the star-studded opening and ribbon cutting ceremony which included Former Mayor Hazel McCallion and current Mayor Bonnie Crombie. Even fashion maven Jeanne Becker made an appearance, who asserted herself to be a "Pinkberry virgin."

Cheese Boutique Host the League of Extraordinary Chefs

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

A few steps inside and already-- I'm engulfed in awe; this shop is teeming with artisan delicacies, the stars of which are the seemingly endless chees...


Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.26.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

In its modest dwellings, Levetto is an archetype of a fast-casual entity that's executed with earnest pleasure. It is restaurant-worthy fare at...

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.

12 Mouthwatering Ways To Make Eggs

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Living

What's not to love about eggs? They're packed with quality protein, can be eaten at breakfast, lunch or dinner and they taste great when made savoury ...

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? ...

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.

How to Make Crispy Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies

Meghan Telpner | Posted 03.14.2015 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

What better way to ease into this fresh new year than to settle in with some fresh baked gluten-free ginger cookies?

Cinnamon Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding Is The Perfect Dessert

Carolyn Berry | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

Chia seeds are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and omega-3 fats. They come from a flowering plant in the mint family grown in Mexico, and were a staple in the diet of the ancient Mayans and Aztecs. Chia seeds were thought to have magical powers. Aztec soldiers would grind up the seeds and eat them for a boost of energy to sustain them over long periods of time. I add them to oatmeal, salads, granola, and baking.

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.

Momofuku's "Crack Pie" Comes to Canada | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Travel

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.

Real Ice Cream: Accept No Substitutes

Richard Doyle | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada
Richard Doyle

Not all ice cream products are created equal. If you are looking for the real thing, beware of imitations that are marketed as frozen desserts. These treats are called frozen desserts for a reason. Because they contain little or no dairy.

The Sweet Life: Chatting with Crave Cookies and Cupcakes!

Terri Higgins | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada Alberta
Terri Higgins

I truly believe that personal style is not only evident in the colour of your walls or the position of your couch; but in the way your home interacts with you and your guests.

6 Ways To Step Out Of Your Coffee Comfort Zone

Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Living

A fresh cup of coffee in the morning is a must-have for many of us, but drinking the same old cup of java day in and day out can get a wee bit boring ...

Welcome and Bienvenue to the Cocoa Cabaret

Amanda Riva | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

If we had to idealize our idea of heaven, the first impression after entering the Cocoa Cabaret chocolate ball would be a pretty close description. And really, would you expect anything less from the event that consists of nothing but the celebration of chocolate in all of its fantastic forms?

Clinging to Summer? Try this Boozy Sno-Cone Treat

Kait Kucy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living
Kait Kucy

With the dawn of a new autumn looming over our heads, we desperately grasp at straws trying to maintain those laidback summer vibes we've been feeling all season long. Instead, I say we celebrate the change of seasons, look forward to it and honour the passing of summer for another year. And how better to pay your respects that lounging in the late afternoon sun with a liquored up snow cone and a barbecue?

SavvyMom Roundup: Illegal Chocolates and Online Addictions

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Despite the slow pace that summer brings, there is still a lot of news, entertainment and interesting tidbits to read about. From illegal chocolate eggs to water bottle wallets and internet addictions, here are the things that caught my attention this week.