Maple Moose flavoured chips are a thing now

You heard right – yesterday I gave Maple Moose-flavoured Lay’s potato chips a try. They tasted like moose meat smothered in maple. Why is this a thing, you ask? Earlier this year, Lay’s Canada asked Canadians to develop the newest Lay’s chip flavour in their Do Us A Flavour contest.…

This is how you you celebrate a quarter century

If the past few days are any indication, 25 is going to be a great year. Since Thursday I’ve been celebrating nonstop with some of the best people ever and feel like pretty much the luckiest girl in the world. I’ve gushed about my coworkers and agency on more than…

That time I met Lynn Crawford + made all the things

2 years ago, on my 23rd birthday, my Nonna Linda gave me a very grown-up gift: my very own KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer. It was love at first sight: Tiffany blue, shiny and just begging to whip up cookies, cupcakes and other delicious desserts. For the past two years, I’ve…

Summer dreaming: Smitten Kitchen s’more layer cake

With the rollercoaster of temperatures we’ve had in Toronto the last few weeks, it’s been tough to embrace spring. Much as I wear brights and shoes without socks, it’s been feeling like spring is still way out of reach. That’s why I’ve made an executive decision to skip right to…

Perfect Homemade Popcorn [recipe]

I’m more than a little obsessed with popcorn. Obsessed to the end that, when things started getting serious with my boyfriend, my old roommate asked “Does he know about your popcorn…thing?”. The “thing” is that I would happily skip dinner in lieu of buttered movie (or microwave) popcorn with both…

By popular demand: Paleo Chocolate Pudding Recipe

I’m quickly learning that the secret to surviving paleo is to find substitutes for delicious things. One recipe I saw again and again was this pale0-friendly vegan chocolate avocado pudding. I was skeptical, but I braved the chilly temps and took a trip to the grocery store last night to…

Paleo: first impressions + some recipes

Today marks the start of my first full week of paleo! I’ve been eating in a paleo-ish manner since Jan 2., but have given myself a little bit of leeway during the transition phase…namely dinner at Libretto on Friday night. My switch over to a paleo diet is something I’ve…