Dessert

Cinnamon Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding Is The Perfect Dessert

Carolyn Berry | Posted 07.09.2014 | 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

Vacay.ca | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

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.