Food Pornography: My Toronto To Do List

So there’s this (paraphrased) list of restaurants that I’d like to try in this vast metropolis of Toronto. As soon as April 22 hits, you’ll find me spending money I should be saving on food that someone else has prepared with love and passion (instead of the utter disdain I currently share for my egg…

Low-Carb Chocolate Chip Banana Flax Muffins

Mmmmmm muffins. They come in so many different mouth-watering flavours: chocolate chip, blueberry, and those pumpkin spice ones from Starbucks with the cream cheese filling in the middle — drool. But, like every other scrumptious food out there, they are not friendly to the hips and thighs area (at least, that’s how it is for…

Triple-P Shake

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my Canadian followers! I’ll have you know that I gained two pounds from my Thanksgiving yesterday. But in my defense, I had two thanksgiving dinners…and I have another today! It’s not my fault that I love squash, potatoes, turkey and sweets! So in honour of my glorious weight gain, I have…

Pear & Brie Salad with Sweet Mustard Dressing

Today I’m going to share a recipe for the most delicious salad I have ever made! I’m the type of person who likes to experiment with new recipes (a.k.a. improvise). Sometimes it doesn’t work out too well (like the time I made salad dressing with extra hot olive oil — ouch), but most of the…

Mmm Coffee…

…Need I say more?   I just got onto a kick of brewing my coffee (instead of my standard, trusty Maxwell House instant coffee) and I love it! I’m no coffee snob whatsoever (read: I’ll drink Tim Horton’s dishwater-excuse-for-coffee if I’m desperate) but this St. Basil’s Columbian organic and fair trade coffee is to die…