Safeway Table Talk

August 22nd, 2014 by

4 Twists on S’mores Your Kids Will love!

We have one more long weekend coming up before it’s back to school time and a lot of us will be heading out to campgrounds for one last weekend in the great outdoors. There’s almost nothing as tasty as good old fashioned s’mores made over the campfire while camping. That said, there are a lot …more

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7 ways to make healthy school lunches

August 21st, 2014 by

7 Ways to Make Your Kids’ Lunches Healthier

It’s that time of year! If your kids haven’t been going to day camps all summer, you’ve likely enjoyed having two months where you haven’t had to pack the dreaded school lunch. School lunches are a sore point for many families — as a parent it’s demoralizing to pack a balanced assortment of food and …more

Zesty Corn Refrigerator Relish

August 19th, 2014 by

Zesty Refrigerator Relish

I don’t eat a lot of corn year round.  I push aside the cans in our pantry in search of other ingredients and it never occurs to me that I should buy it frozen.  But when the summer corn season comes we buy fresh, silky ears and boil it up.  I love it simply with …more


August 16th, 2014 by

Three Mistakes You’re Making When You Grocery Shop

Many Canadians complain about the rising price of food, but with as much as 30 to 40% of the food we buy being thrown out, there are plenty of ways we can decrease our grocery bills with some smarter shopping. We all tend to buy things that we don’t end up eating, either because of …more


August 14th, 2014 by

Saskatoon Berry Crisp

Oh, Saskatoon season, how we Canadians love thee! I wait all year for Saskatoon season to arrive so my kitchen can be filled with pies, jams and more! The Saskatoon berry (also known as a serviceberry) is such an integral part of our Canadian farm heritage and almost everyone I know has had Saskatoon pie …more

Three Ways to Use Peaches

August 12th, 2014 by

Three Ways to Use Peaches

When it comes to summer fruits, I am very firmly Team Peach. Peaches are diverse enough to be used in both savory meals and desserts and I’ve been using them as much as possible lately. Whatever you’re planning to do with them, be sure to pick peaches that are ripe if you’re planning to use …more

Health & Wellness

August 9th, 2014 by

How to Order Healthy Takeout

As someone who makes her living creating recipes you wouldn’t think that I ate out a lot, but truth be told, we eat out at restaurants or order takeout quite a bit. That might be because I am a baker at heart, so after baking all day long, the last thing I feel like sometimes …more

pistachio ice cream

August 1st, 2014 by

Beyond Vanilla – 13 Ice Cream Sandwiches you can Make at Home

If peeling the wrapper on a pre-made sandwich does it for you then, by all means, carry on.  If you want to make your ice cream sandwich journey an event to remember then this is for you.  There are as many combos for ice cream sandwiches as you can dream up – you just need …more

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July #4 - Protein Pancakes

July 31st, 2014 by

How to Make Protein Pancakes

Sunday morning pancakes smothered in butter and maple syrup is a staple in many homes across Canada and it doesn’t take a trained nutritionist to know that this indulgent breakfast offers a lot in the way of sugar, fat, and carbohydrates and not a lot in the way of protein and nutrition. But what if …more

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10 cherry recipes to try this summer

July 30th, 2014 by

10 Cherry Recipes you Must try this Summer!

My most favourite fruit of summer’s bounty has got to be cherries.  I have been known to pick up a bunch in the Okanagan during our summer road trip and hoard them all for myself.  I’m usually too impatient to save them and create a recipe around them, instead I eat them one by one …more