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22
Jun

Announcing: The Local Market

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All-Rite Group of Companies and Local & Fresh announced a new lease on life for the former Weston Bakery Building at 1377 Hamilton Street: the majority of the main floor will become the The Local Market, owned and operated by Local & Fresh. The Local Market will feature three distinct areas: a breakfast/lunch counter and […]

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09
Jun

Grill a Great Steak!

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Grill a Great Steak for Dad (and everyone!) These tips for grilling a great steak are easy to follow and will result in an amazing dinner – provided your Dad actually lets you use the BBQ. (If Dad’s from the “char everything evenly until it’s done” school of cooking, tell him to relax while you […]

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01
Jun

Recipe: Greek Chicken Pitas

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With a little chopping, this home made meal comes together in under 30 minutes, making it perfect for any night, or double the quantities and invite company over – you’ll spend less time in the kitchen and more time socializing. Opa! Easy Greek Pitas with Home Made Tzatziki Sauce – Serves 4 Ingredients Pine View […]

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25
May

Recipe: Pita Pizzas Save Friday!

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Pizza on Friday is a treat the whole family looks forward to. By using pita bread as pizza shells, everyone can choose their own toppings and get exactly what they want, and that’s a pizza win. It also makes clean-up take about five minutes, which is a Friday win! Ingredients Pita bread (try Amado’s pitas […]

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18
May

Recipes: The Dawning of the Age of Asparagus

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It’s asparagus season! This fresh vegetable is easy to enjoy with a variety of simple enhancements. It’s packed with vitamins (A, C, E, K and B6) and minerals (folate, iron, copper, calcium) and is a source of protein and fibre. Luckily, it’s also delicious. Try one of these asparagus recipes or share your favourite with […]

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11
May

Recipe: Super Versatile Muffins

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Ah, the humble muffin, the perfect canvas for any flavour you can dream up! We love to make a double batch and split the batter in half to have two flavours. Handy for snacks or grab-and-go breakfast, you can vary this recipe any way you like to amp up the fruit, fibre or flavours. These […]

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03
May

Recipe: Egg Salad for Busy Nights

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Egg Salad for the Win It’s soccer season for us, so we’re always looking for ways to grab a quick supper before our little player hits the field. Egg salad is easy and filling, and three out of four in our family will happily have an egg salad sandwich any day (number four gets to […]

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03
May

The Well Stocked Pantry

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This week we read such a great post by Melanie Boldt of Pine View Farms All Natural Meats that we asked to borrow it! To help combat these cooking ruts, I have found it helpful to have a well-stocked pantry with staples that can be used to serve up a plethora of meals without much […]

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19
Apr

Recipe: Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken with Coleslaw

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Prep time on this meal is about 15 minutes, with delicious results! The pulled chicken is saucy and delicious, and comes together in your slow cooker while you do other things, and the tangy coleslaw only gets better with time. Pulled BBQ Chicken with Creamy Coleslaw For the chicken: 1.5 – 2 lb boneless, skinless […]

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12
Apr

Pobody's Nerfect (But 7 out of 10 Ain't Bad)

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In one of my (many) favourite moments on The Simpsons, Marge and Lisa are souvenir shopping in Australia. Marge saddles Lisa with the “Pobody’s Nerfect in Australia” hat, a sentiment that in her “Mom Jokes” book is pretty funny. (All these years later, the phrase actually does give me a giggle, causing me to realize […]

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