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Food Trends

Food trends change yearly in Toronto. So what’s up this year? Designer Donuts have become the new cupcakes featured in sit down restaurants Grilled octopus is taking over calamari. Sliced thinly with olive oil and balsamic vinegar Food trucks are popping up everywhere with every food from grilled cheeses, ... Read More »

Dairy Queen S’mores Blizzard

If you’ve ever had a Dairy Queen blizzard you know that you’re reached the epitome of  ice cream heaven. The newest variety is the gooey crunchy S’mores blizzard with graham crackers,  decadent chocolate chunks and  DQ’s  soft serve ice cream.  Yes to die for, but not to die from! ... Read More »

Dairy Queen S’mores Blizzard

If you’ve ever had a Dairy Queen blizzard you know that you’re reached the epitome of  ice cream heaven. The newest variety is the gooey crunchy S’mores blizzard with graham crackers,  decadent chocolate chunks and  DQ’s  soft serve ice cream.  Yes to die for, but not to die from! ... Read More »

Freshii

If you want the freshest and healthiest salads, burritos, wraps and rice bowls you have to try the updated menu at Freshii’s, a creative grab and go fast food chain. It’s operated and owned by Matthew Corrin a Winnipeg entrepreneur. His goal back in ... Read More »

Street Food

Street food is on every street corner.  One of the most popular items are those large sausages with fried onions, cheese sauce and peppers on a crusty bun. That will satisfy anyone’s salt and fat addiction! At close to 900 calories and 55 gm ... Read More »

Walk off Calories

A study done at the Texas Christian University decided to replace the calorie counts on restaurant chain menu items with the numbers of minutes of brisk walking it would take to burn off the food. The study was done with younger adults. The selected group got an option of ... Read More »

Kraft Dinner and Dyes

A petition gathering great media is being signed across North America asking Kraft dinner to remove their yellow food colors from their macaroni and cheese products. This has already been done in the United Kingdom who has switched to a natural food color containing turmeric and paprika which tastes ... Read More »

Coconut Oil

In the past it was deemed unhealthy to consume coconut oil since it was a saturated fat, known to clog our arteries and raise our cholesterol. Studies today find that coconut oil’s saturated fat called lauric acid can increase the good cholesterol, improves cholesterol ... Read More »

Equinox

Equinox, the newest chain of American upscale gyms has just hit Toronto.  I was recently at their launch party and it truly beats out any gym I’ve ever seen in terms of equipment, atmosphere, classes and food. I was impressed with their juice bar called the “Juicery” and their ... Read More »

Mediterranean Diet and Hot Flashes

If you suffer hot flashes and are concerned about hormone therapy and their side effects including increased heart disease and breast cancer, you’ll want to listen in. Women whose diets are more Mediterranean based consisting of  fruit, vegetables, pasta and red ... Read More »