Poutini’s House of Poutine, Toronto


I remember the first time I heard of poutine I was a bit weirded out because I imagined how messy and greasy it would be.  But the first time I tried it, you can say it was love at first bite.  What's not to love right? You have your perfectly fried potatoes, rich, thick, beefy gravy and all those squeaky cheese curds that melts just enough to be stringy but not gooey.  If someone asks me for an example of Canadian food, poutine would be number one on the list for me.  It's as Canadian as you … [Continue reading...]

Kale Caesar Quinoa Salad


My brother was on a health kick once and decided he was going to eat more salads.  Well, his choice of salad at that time was caesar salad loaded with bacon bits, creamy dressing and croutons.  Healthy? Well, not so much.  I am not going to be a hypocrite and say that I don't love me a big bowl of zesty, garlicky caesar salad too, but recently I came across a caesar salad recipe that is not only super tasty but super healthy for your body too! A bowl of this kale caesar quiona salad is so … [Continue reading...]

Celery, Apple and Fennel Salad


If you’re craving something crunchy, savoury and fresh, then this salad is perfect for you.  Fennel, celery and apple have such subtle flavours that when they’re combined together, they make for a crisp, refreshing salad.  I’ve tweaked the dressing a bit to add a little bit of that something, something, in the form of fish […]

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Tiramisu translates to “pick me up.” Maybe “pick me up” came from the caffeine in the dessert or maybe it’s the fact that it’s a heavenly dessert, either way, it’s one of our favorite desserts! We’ve always gotten a slice of tiramisu from a local Italian restaurant or bakery baked by a sweet nonna in […]

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