Blueberry Basil Lemonade Pops [Recipe]

The best purchase I made last summer was a set of retro-inspired ice pop molds. There’s something about the instant gratification of whipping up a sweet treat that’s ready within hours and can be customized any which way. I made about a thousand different ice pop varieties last year –…

Crispy Kale & Goat Cheese Spaghetti Squash [Recipe]

I’m all about a flexible work schedule – especially when it means I can cook up a fresh, healthy meal at home for lunch! The company I work for allows us to work remotely on occasion and I love taking advantage of it. There’s just something about waking up an…

Not A Resolution: That Clean Life

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen an influx of healthy eats over the last week and a half. No, it’s not a resolution (really). It’s #ThatCleanLife! Two years ago, Abigail released her first meal plans and I dutifully followed the #eatcleanin2014 challenge with some other Toronto-based ladies.…

Delicious: Honey-Truffle-Parm Shoestring Superfries

Hello from the other side of the campaign trail! It’s been a long road but I can finally think of something other than poll numbers, canvasses and press releases (OK, maybe not yet. It might take awhile to recover). One of the things I’ve missed most during the campaign has…

Chef’s Plate is the answer for busy Torontonians

Let’s talk about cooking. Have you ever wished someone else would just do the groundwork for you? I don’t know about you, but I always fail at meal prep. I start each week with good intentions to shop for, prep and plan for my meals but always end up eating…

Lillet, s’il vous plaît!

Confession: I’m not a big drinker. Yes, I work in advertising. Yes, I’m a bit of an anomaly. I can pinpoint where things took a turn for the “I don’t think I can party anymore” – 21st birthday, an entire bottle of Veuve and a three-day hangover. We won’t mention…

C is for Cookie [Giveaway]

Pro tip: if you ever want to make friends at the office, arrange to receive a box full of Italian biscuits, crackers and pasta at work. About a month ago, a case of my childhood favourites from Misura arrived and we immediately dug in. I continued to dig in for…