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‘Tis the season for the slow cooker- Hamilton Beach Programmable Flex Slow Cooker

New from the folks at Hamilton Beach is the ultimate in slow cooking.  The Programmable FlexCook Slow Cooker.  Set it and forget it.  I love slow cooking.  It’s an economic way to eat.  Get a cheap cut of meat if you wish, go through the fridge and find what needs to be used before you toss it, add some broth or wine, your…

RICARDO Holiday Issue- this is his biggest Holiday issue ever!

The RICARDO Holiday issue is out and on newsstands until Dec.18/16.  Make sure you pick up a copy as it’s packed with great articles such as Fresh to Freezer, 3 Ways to Get Together, Weekday recipes to feed a crowd and of course everything you need for a delicious holiday. The magazine will feature delectable cookies ideas for office parties (page 91), veggie-friendly dishes…

Build your own Chocolate House this Yule!

Sure, sure, you can build a premade gingerbread house and to be honest I found they didn’t turn out to be as good as I thought it’d be and I’d rather make it from scratch. Especially the icing.  BUT, what about chocolate? The possibilities are endless and delicious.  I just think of the chocolates I love.  Like Milka and Purdy&#8217…

Lick Your Plate by Julie Albert & Lisa Gnat

“With attention given to using seasonal ingredients, serving up hearty-yet-healthy fare, balancing time restraints, and feeding a crowd, Lick Your Plate is guaranteed to become your go-to cookbook.” Have you heard about the sister’s and writers of Bite Me and Bite Me Too?  Well, these fabulous ladies have come out with a great new cookbook jut in time for the Holidays…

Book a grocery tour today with your Loblaw Dietitian: Discover our new finds.

Happy Monday everyone! I just got back from a great trip at my local Loblaws store.  I met with their resident Dietitian, Hana Klimczak as I wanted to explore this free service and see what I could learn about choosing better alternatives for my family from snacking to buying prepackaged foods.  Because let’s be honest, sometimes there are healthy alternatives and sometimes I…

“From Our Chefs”- Get fresh, wholesome ready made meals at Loblaws

Last week on a cold, rainy and dreary day I made my way to Loblaws to meet with Chef Mark Russel.  Head chef to the Loblaws collection line “From our Chefs” and on that cold, rainy and dreary day by the time I got home I was exhausted as I fought a cold and was in no mood to cook.  Can you relate?  Thank…

Chicken and White Bean Stew with Pesto- Best of Bridge Family Slow Cooker {Giveaway}

The Best of Bridge ladies have done it again!  ‘Tis the season to pull out the slow cooker and ’tis the season to pick up the new Best of Bridge Family Slow Cooker 2016 cookbook, with 225 new recipes.  Of course, you could enter my giveaway too and hope Lady Luck is on your side so you can prepare tasty easy slow cooker meals. This…