Category - Food

Nanaimo Bars
27
Jun

Nanaimo Bars

Who invented Nanaimo bars remains a mystery, but one thing we know for sure, they originated in Nanaimo, BC.  The perfect treat for Canada Day. If you are going to be visiting Nanaimo, the city has created a Nanaimo Bar Trail guide so you can try all out the different variations the city has to offer, […]

14
Jun

Experience Foodie Heaven

Experience foodie heaven when you join an expert foodie on a culinary journey in Bali. Your first stop is a home factory to see how the famous Indonesian cookies, known as Pie Susu, are made. A taste of these delicious cookies will soon reveal why they are so popular! Next its time for some liquid […]

14
Jun

Red Lentil Burgers

These burgers are packed with vitamin A and are perfect for your next Meatless Monday. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil, divided 1 small onion, diced (1 cup) 1 small carrot, peeled and diced (1/2 cup) 1 1/2 tsp cumin, toasted 1/2 tsp coriander, toasted 1 cup red lentils 2 cups sodium-reduced vegetable broth 1 tsp […]

Strawberry pie
29
May

Strawberry Pie

This strawberry is pie is incredibly simple but talk about having the WOW factor presentation wise! Pro-Tip: if you use a pre-made pie shell this become a no-bake dessert perfect for a hot June day. Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 package raspberry Jell-O powder 2 tbsp cornstarch 1 cup water 1 baked or packaged 9″ pie shell, […]

14
May

Avocado Pound Cake

This avocado pound cake with raspberry glaze is loaded with health benefits and its vibrant colours are perfect for spring. Ingredients 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg, separated 1 egg white 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup puréed avocado 1/3 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup milk […]

27
Apr

Spring Asparagus Tart

Spring has sprung! Asparagus tart….what a great twist on a classic spring vegetable. Ingredients 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed (a 9 1/2- by 9-inch sheet from a 17.3-ounce package) 1 cup mascarpone 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 large egg, beaten 1 lemon, zest finely grated […]