Issue: April/May 2017
- Lights OUT! – Post Event Update, Photos & Videos
- Live the Life You Want. Leave Fault at the Door.
- Real Mother’s Day Messages – What do you want to tell her this year
- Spring Cleaning in the Garden
- Spring Means Change is in the Air. Time to Try Something New!
- Freshen Up Your Cosmetic Drawer!
- Community Environment Days & Clean Toronto Together
- WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
- What are your 2017 Oscar Predictions?
- Achieving Success through Reverse Engineering of Your Goals
Category Archives: Food Talk
The simple, inexpensive, unassuming egg is a powerhouse of nutrition, and possibly, one of the easiest foods to prepare. Even those who don’t cook can master the fried egg, and when you need the ultimate comfort food, a boiled egg with toast is just about perfect. Eggs are one of nature’s most nutritious foods. They are an excellent source of … <entire article…>
Leftover ends from that head of broccoli? Stale bread that no one wants for a sandwich? A bit of rice here, some soggy carrots there. What do you do with these bits and pieces of food? It is too easy just to throw it out, or put it in the green bin. Much of the food we throw away each … <entire article…>
If you’re looking for an easy beverage that provides guests a refreshing treat plus adds to your holiday décor, consider a large bowl of festive holiday punch. Punch also offers a great non-alcoholic choice (with vodka or gin as an option to add into individual servings). From simple to fancy, here are 4 recipes. Remember to keep ingredients cold, and instead … <entire article…>
Harvest has traditionally always been a time where we gather in what has grown over the season, and in many instances, preserve it for the months ahead. Although these days we can buy vegetables and fruits 12 months of a year, there’s nothing better than produce fresh and in season. Canning and preserving is an important part of preserving the … <entire article…>
In Ontario, nothing says summer like corn on the cob. Many of us have even watched it grow throughout the season, first the bright green fields in spring, then the first leaves, and finally, tall waving stalks of corn! Originally, only grown as grain or used for cattle feed, over a hundred years ago, a variety of sweet corn became … <entire article…>
While most of us associate the grill with meat, fish and veggies, grilling fruit has been very popular in the Caribbean and Central and South American countries. But the heat of the grill caramelizes the sugars in fruit, making it especially tasty. Have the base of the sundae and the toppings ready – there’s nothing better than hot grilled fruit … <entire article…>
The warmer weather, more daylight, holiday weekends – it’s the time many of us think of the BBQ meals on a back deck or patio. What better way to kick back on weekends, or entertain friends and family! So get out the BBQ, give it a spring clean, and get ready with a perennial BBQ favourite – the burger! 5 … <entire article…>
An old favourite from the United Kingdom is cottage or shepherd’s pie. It’s a tasty ground meat dish topped with mashed potatoes that most of us remember from our school days. Shepherd’s pie should actually be made with ground lamb; “cottage pie” is what the dish is called when it is made with beef. But these days, most people just … <entire article…>
It’s after 6 PM and you’ve just walked into the house, perhaps tired from shopping or taking the kids on a family excursion. Or you realize that tomorrow night you’ve got company but haven’t turned your mind to what to prepare. Don’t let the busyness of the season get in the way of good and healthy food. Stock some basic … <entire article…>