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Get popping with Cuisinart!

Ah, homemade popcorn!  I have very fond memories of the early 80’s with my sister in our kitchen making popcorn.  Grabbing those little wooden bowls, getting lots and lots of butter and grabbing the freshly popped corn and enjoying endless bowls as we watched CBC music videos.  I was thinking about getting a popcorn maker so I jumped at the chance to collab…

Green Zebra Kitchen ~ Don’t stress this Holiday season with out of town guests

It’s as simple as that.  Do you have family that are vegan or vegetarian?  Are you wondering what the heck are you going to make? What special ingredients do you need to invest in for that one time they are coming over?  Well, I had a similar situation arise when my sister and her husband visited from Arizona.  Now, it’s not…

Guinness Maple & Ginger Pudding

What a delicious twist on traditional bread pudding. I devoured this within a few bites at my recent media event with Guinness Canada and celebrity chef Clodagh McKenna.  I hope you’ll give this a try this Christmas season. Let me know what you think.   This butter cream sauce is delicious and adds a rich, warm decadence to the Guinness Maple & Ginger Pudding. 4.5…

GUINNESS PRAWN TEMPURA with Chili Aioli & Rosemary Sea Salt

Welcome guests with this delicious shrimp appetizer by Clodagh McKenna.  As promised here is what I had the other night from the Guinness Canada event.  It was so good and if you make it please let me know.  As well, get the Guinness Gravy and Roasted Turkey with Pancetta recipe {here} and check out the fun night I had.   5 from 5 votes Print Guinness Prawn…

Celebrating the holidays with Guinness Canada: Roast Pancetta Wrapped Turkey with Guinness and Chestnut Stuffing

Last night I had a fabulous time hanging out with celebrity chef, Clodagh McKenna and Guinness Canada.  Clodagh shared some of her fabulous recipes and if you’re looking for something a little different and delicious in flavour, keep reading. First things first have a look at my fun night!  Like Clodagh, my kids are raised in a pub environment.  My husband runs a…

The Whole Life Expo is this weekend! Nov.9-11, 2018

As always, The Whole Life Expo is one of my favourite expo’s to attend in Toronto.  Its location is convenient as year after year you can find it at The Metro Convention Centre in the heart of the city.  Close to so many great restaurants and boutique hotels and the picturesque Lake Ontario this expo has everything you need, my healthy, organic loving friends. As you…

Decadent French style lasagna #DimancheSoir

Need I say more? This is such a delicious classic and if you know me, I love all things French when it comes to cooking and baking for my family. This meal is so simple.  Make or buy fresh lasagna noodles, get good quality ground beef and my secret weapon is the newly discovered Stefano Faita Tomato & Basil at Sobeys(not sponsored).   It is…