I used to dread making lunch for school or work simply because of time constraints. It was easier to put some leftovers from the night before into a container and voila. However, I have recently started making a fresh meal in the morning before my class on Thursdays. The class isn’t until 1pm so I have … More Work Lunch Ideas: Quesadillas | Veggie Mushrooms
Rochelle and I have recently visited the Fika cafe in Kensington Market and it has quickly grown to be a favourite. You can call it love at first sight almost. We had amazing company and of course our cafe expert Rachel (you can check out her gorgeous Instagram @cafecatalogue) has recommended this place to us. … More Fika Cafe Review
Starting the morning off with breakfast is an absolute must for me. No matter how late I may be running, there is always time for an on the go breakfast. I also like to keep my breakfast the healthiest meal of the day (not that I indulge in fast food all the other times haha). … More Breakfast Must Haves- Healthy & Simple
It all began with a huge jar of Dutch process cocoa with which I had no idea what to do. This is a very different cocoa that changes recipes by a surprising amount. So one night craving brownies and wanting to use up the three month old jar, I discovered this recipe by Alice Medrich’s Bittersweet and … More Best Brownie Recipe (Proven)
This Easter weekend I decided to experiment for our family dinner dessert. My sister and I are in charge of cooking for all holiday dinners and I wanted to treat my family to something special. I like to think of this recipe as my very own baby because I created it from three other recipes. … More Chocolate Cake Tiramisu with Bailey’s Salted Caramel Irish Cream!
Here’s something no one ever talks about: farts. Why talk about it now? Because studies over the past eight years have proved that gas from cattle actually makes a big impact on global warming. Whether you believe in global warming or not, you have to admit that the impact of cattle breeding over the years is … More Flatulence and Global Warming
I am the first to admit to having an uncontrollable holiday sweet-tooth especially when all the goodies go on sale after the holidays. This is my season to splurge on candy and then work relentlessly at the gym afterwards. However, I found an alternative – homemade cookies where you know the ingredients going in and … More Christmas Cookie Recipe for your Holiday Sweet-tooth
Best present for any occasion? That would be chocolate pretzels! Super easy to make, delicious and makes for excellent stocking stuffers or small gifts. Buy chocolate chips and throw a couple handfuls in a microwavable bowl. Microwave for max 50 secs, stirring halfway through. Mix the chips throughly until all the chips are melted. You … More Chocolate Pretzels for the win
My guilty pleasure are scrambled eggs for breakfast. However, this meal can get boring after the second week which is why I have been on a search for some new and refreshing ideas to reinvent the classic scrambled eggs recipe. Here is my take on a frittata which was inspired by the post on Cupcakes … More Breakfast Envy: Guilty Pleasure Frittata
This weekend, Kvitka and I (along with a six of our friends) decided to try out O’Noir for her birthday dinner. The restaurant boasts a setting that allows diners a look into the world of the visually impaired. Essentially diners eat in the dark and by dark, I mean as dark as the inside of … More Dinner in the Dark
Recently I traveled to Washington DC and it was quite an eye opening experience. Fine, foreign cuisine is perhaps one of the highlights of any vacation and the temptation to scavenge the hot spots in your destination is tempting. On the other hand, the pleasure of traveling can be cut short when you fall victim … More How to have a five star dining experience?
We have yet another review coming your way, this time around, its a student social hot spot. If you are a student, you know a thing or two about budgeting, saving, and smart shopping. When the wallet constraints tighten; looking for coupons and markdowns make you feel like you are partaking in an episode of … More A $4.95 meal never tasted better
I envision a table with five different types of forks and knives, dim lights, overpriced wine, and awkward silence while everyone is munching on their food. Although this scenario can receive a nomination for “Most Boring Plot Line Ever,” your dinner party, staff social, or date night doesn’t have to be. We introduce you to … More Game Night Reinvented
Mornings are made for those energetic, on the go people but for those of you who, like me, aren’t always on the ball and often w ake up late, smoothies are a life saver. Below you’ll find my healthy daily smoothie recipe that is energising and filling for those late morning snacks, breakfasts or brunches. Have … More Healthy Lunches Rethought