Posts Tagged ‘non GMO’

Baristas Are Clamouring For This Incredible Product!

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This Monday July first is Canada Day, so today we thought we’d look at a company that is doing our country proud; Earth’s Own, a Canadian company based in British Columbia that is producing fantastic plant-based beverages that are as good for you as they are for the earth. Continue »

Peanut Butter Like You’ve Never Seen It Before



PB2 is a new product that will change the way you look at peanut butter. Peanut butter has been with us since the Aztecs ground roasted peanuts into a paste, and it was a Canuck, a chemist named Marcellus Edson from Montreal who obtained the first patent for peanut butter, a product he developed as a nutritious food for people who had difficulty chewing solid food. Continue »

The Home Ec Big Outdoor Kitchen Party

This is the time of year when everyone goes canning crazy. Unless you’re someone who doesn’t know the first thing about preserving. If that’s the case and you’re feeling left out of all the fun of making your own jams, pickles and chutneys then you are in luck. This weekend you can attend the first ever Home Ec Big Outdoor Kitchen Party at Harbourfront Centre and you can learn how to preserve and pickle from some of the best canners in town.



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Summer Snacks

Summer is upon us and with it comes trips to the beach, the park, summer camps and, yes, for some lucky ones, even summer school! This leaves both us and our little ones with lots of lunches to pack, and lots of time to snack, and let’s face it the choices available to us are not always that great; cheezies, chips, chocolate bars…the vending machines offering these dubious snacking choices are only a loonie toss away, they are not as the healthy Melbourne vending machines.

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Arrowroot


Arrowroot is the starch made from the roots of the tropical plant Maranta arundinacea, also known as arrowroot or maranta.
Arrowroot powder, or starch, is one of the most sought after thickeners for sauces, gravies and stews, right up there with corn starch and wheat flour, the latter often the starch used in making a roux. Arrowroot is remarkably versatile, used for several applications in the kitchen, notably in puddings, cakes, and biscuits. Pure arrowroot is highly digestible, as it is a pure starch, and that is why it is such a great cookie for babies. Read on for more from the fascinating world of arrowroot! Continue »