Family Movie Night Snacks!

Friday night after a long week, a lazy Saturday, or a spontaneous Tuesday, use any day of the week as a perfect excuse to get the family together for a movie night. Now all we need are some snacks! Now what’s a movie night without popcorn? Instead of throwing a bag into the microwave, it’s…

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Spoil Yourself, Not Your Food!

Stuck in a Recipe Rut? Going to the grocery store is a chore, and let’s face it – it’s always the same experience. You go in with intentions of cooking up flavourful, mouthwatering dishes, but week after week you buy too many of the same ingredients, and end up in a recipe rut – boring!…

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Cooking School – Cooking Oils 101

Choosing the right cooking oil: Different oils should be used for different needs and when choosing an oil there are three things that should be considered: Flavour: There are lots of mild, neutral oils (such as avocado, canola and grapeseed) if you’re looking for flavourless oils that won’t clash with the seasonings of the food you’re…

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Is Chefs Plate for me?

Working on the customer service desk, I get this question a lot, or similar variations, is Chefs Plate for me, will my Family like this? What is so great about Chefs Plate and why should I sign up?

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March Break Fun with Kids – 2017 Edition!

Having trouble with March Break activities with your kids? We’ve got a couple fun ideas below for you to enjoy some quality time with your kids! (1) Vancouver Aquarium One of our long-standing partner, Vancouver Aquarium, is a great place to take your kids over the break. Not only does the Vancouver Aquarium have over…

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Cooking School: How to Braise

Braising is an easy and dynamic cooking method that not only infuses the fish with a ton of flavour as it cooks but also keeps it moist and juicy. The best part is that the braising liquid also becomes the flavourful sauce to drizzle on top afterwards! Ingredients 4 Basa Fillets 1 can Cherry Tomatoes…

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Fun Recipes with Kids

Cooking with kids ingrains in them an importance for the right kind of food to fuel their bodies. Cooking together provides a natural way to discuss nutrition and being able to see their favourite recipes come to life while learning about each ingredient is a great way for you to educate your kids. The more educated…

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Cooking School: No-Blend Sauce!

We can’t get enough of this sauce that’s got no-blending or even cooking required. Not only is this sauce easy but it involves only 6 ingredients that are easy to find in your grocery stores. Chimichurri, a wonderfully bright and fresh sauce, is the sauce we’re making today! Use this versatile sauce as a marinade,…

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