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Food Has the Power to Nourish…

Food has the power to nourish us as well as kill us. Ask anyone with food allergies – particularly anaphylactic (life-threatening) ones – and they can tell you they really understand the phrase “That which nourishes me, destroys me” (loose translation from the latin, “Quod me nutrit, me destruit”). We understand this very well as we both have
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It's About Community

It’s About Community

As a small business owner, it’s easy to sign up for something (such as social media) and another to you give yourself enough time to follow through. This day and age, marketing – and especially social media marketing – is something every business should be engaging in. For us, it’s a labour of love so
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Fun Kitchen Gadgets

If you enjoy spending time in the kitchen cooking and or baking (or know someone that does), it seems like there’s an endless list of tools and gadgets you can get. We’ve covered off some of the basic stuff you need in the kitchen, but these ones fall into the category of fun utensils. We can
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Who Wants to Meal Plan?

Just like in the movie, ‘Ratatouille’ says, “Anyone can cook”. There are those out there who like to either order in a lot or buy all pre-prepared foods (typically loaded with unhealthy additives). There are also the people who just hate having to cook after a long day at work. Or hate to have to clean up the
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Basic Kitchen Utensils

Basic Kitchen Utensils

It’s hard to do a lot in the kitchen without utensils. If you’re a kitchen newbie, moving out on your own, need to replace some of your worn out/broken pieces or simply want to know some of the things that are out there, we’re going to list a ton of them here for you. For one-stop-shopping convenience
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Green Frog

Being Green

Unlike many other businesses, we have a green initiative. That initiative is to reduce the amount of waste we produce, reuse containers where/whenever possible and recycle all we can. Even our website is hosted through the Ontario-based arm of a company called GreenGeeks. Long story short, hosting with them allows us to have a carbon-negative footprint
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Making Learning Fun

Making Learning Fun

Have you been cooking with your kids and when you ask them how much of something they put into the recipe they say, “I dunno” and/or “a little bit”? Well, this is the opportunity to trick them into learning some math skills without them knowing they’re learning. This is the teaching moment for them to gain
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Units of Measure – Cheat Sheet

Unit of Measures – Cheat Sheet

Ever wish you had a cheat sheet for measurements when something asks for 1 stick of butter or 2 oz of cream (honestly, how many cups or tablespoons is that anyway?). This should go a long way in helping you with that. Sure there’s conversion apps out there but sometimes you don’t have handy access
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Calling All Chefs Bakers & Food Bloggers

Call for Chefs, Bakers & Food Bloggers

As you may have noticed, we started this blog with an emphasis on cooking with family as well as how easy it is to make food at home, with good nutrition in mind. We are committed to our blog and getting stuff out as often as we can but now, we are asking for your
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Food Allergies

Food Allergies

We all hear about it. This person we know or someone’s son or daughter has a food allergy. It almost seems unavoidable these days – but that’s okay. There’s no point getting upset because someone has a food allergy. Food allergies are more common that you may think (and very different from food sensitivities). For
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