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Takis in Canada: Review

I was grocery shopping and I saw Takis at my local Safeway in Vancouver. We saw it at the end of the aisle near the milk section. It wasn’t even in the chip and snack aisle. I am so excited [...]

June 19, 2017 British Columbia, product

Doritos HeatWave: BBQ and then Heat

Doritos HeatWave is a new limited edition chip that is now in grocery stores across the country. What I find interesting about the chip is that it starts of with a bold BBQ flavour and then the heat kicks in [...]

June 2, 2017 product

Monplaisir Macaron: French Macarons from Calgary

A week ago, Roman and I attended the Monplaisir Macaron Sampling held at the Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel. We met Jean-Marc Mons and his wife, Elizabeth, who were in town to get the word out about their French [...]

May 23, 2017 Alberta, British Columbia, product

Handfuel: A Snack that’s Fuel in Your Hands

Handfuel is a Toronto based company founded in 2015. They focus creating flavourful and nutritious products for health conscious consumers across Canada. They currently have a line of trail mix with 4 types: Almonds Antioxidizer Energizer Vitalizer Each one has their [...]

May 19, 2017 product

Krave Gourmet Jerky: Krave Sticks

Krave Gourmet Jerky just launched their brand new Krave Sticks in 3 different flavours: Sesame Garlic Beef Sticks with Sweet Potato Spicy Red Pepper Pork Sticks with Black Bean Rosemary Lemon Turkey Stick with White Beans We received 2 kinds in the [...]

May 17, 2017 product

Walter Caesar Mix: Review

The Caesar is as Canadian as it gets, some say it’s Canada’s national cocktail. It is essentially a Bloody Mary, but we use Clamato juice – a mixture of clam and tomato juice. Walter Chell created the caesar in 1969 as a [...]

May 10, 2017 product

Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish, and McChicken Sauces: Review

I found the Big Mac, McChicken and Filet-O-Fish Sauce on sale at Safeway Canada for $3.99 each. You can also find this at the Real Canadian Superstore too. I’ve heard that the stock is still quite low and not easily [...]

May 1, 2017 British Columbia, product

Shoppers Drug Mart Introduces Enhanced Convenience Location in Vancouver

Shoppers Drug Mart launched their first enhanced food section at 2748 East Hastings Street in Vancouver close to PNE. I have a Shoppers Drug Mart close to my house and it is handy having to pick up last minute items [...]

April 23, 2017 British Columbia, product, Specialty Shop

Finding Sustainable Canned Seafood in Grocery Stores

Today is Earth Day (April 22) and one important thing we can’t forget is that our planet should be celebrated, honoured and protected every day. Two-thirds of our planet is covered by oceans and are home to some of the most incredible [...]

April 22, 2017 appetizer, product

Cherry Blossom Inspired Breakfasts with Almond Breeze

Cherry Blossoms (Sakura) are blooming all over the world and they are just so beautiful. They don’t last very long, but they are Spring’s snow. Some love it and some hate them. Just don’t park your car under a cherry [...]

April 18, 2017 Breakfast, product, Recipes

Korean Green Tea Milk Spread: Review

Green Tea Milk Spreads are so popular on Instagram, so I got my hand on 2 different green tea spreads: O’sulloc Green Tea Milk Spread Feliz Green Tea Almond Milk Spread I got my mother in law to bring me [...]

April 12, 2017 product

10 Best and Worst Coconut Water Brands

I bought 10 different coconut waters to see how they would compare to the real thing. I made a visit to 2 different grocery stores to get a wide variety of coconut water brands. There was definitely a lot, so [...]

April 9, 2017 product

SPUD Weekly Staples Box Review

I’ve heard of SPUD for a long time now, a local online grocery store for Metro Vancouver with fresh, local, and organic grocery options. My fridge was empty leading up the the weekend and I saw a great deal to [...]

April 3, 2017 British Columbia, product

Smartfood Popcorn Gouda and Chive Review

Smartfood Popcorn has introduced a new flavour into the mix – Gouda & Chive. There are 5 other existing flavours, but the other popular ones are White Cheddar and Jalapeno Cheddar. Check out my past review on the other flavours. We like [...]

April 1, 2017 product

2017 Spring PC Insiders Collection: Products and Recipes

Every season, Presidents Choice introduces new items as part of their PC Insiders Collection. As the rain and snow drag on, we are longing to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. While we wait for spring to arrive, many of us are looking [...]

March 29, 2017 British Columbia, product

Thirsty Buddha Sparkling Coconut Water in Cocktails

Thirsty Buddha has come up with their new Sparkling Coconut Water. It’s an alternative to carbonated beverages with electrolytes and lots of potassium. If you like sparkling water and coconut water, it’s both in one can. It’s comes in 3 [...]

March 28, 2017 product

Limited Edition Firework Oreo is Coming Soon to Canada

Limited Edition Firework Oreo is coming to a grocery store near you. I was at the Grocery & Specialty Food West Convention and stumbled upon this new product. The rep confirmed that they are shipping to grocery stores quite soon just [...]

March 22, 2017 product

Filet-O-Fish, Big Mac and McChicken Sauces Coming Soon to Canada

McDonald Sauces are coming to a grocery store near you. They are working with Heinz/Kraft to make this product available to all Canadians. Probably Americans too. I was at the Grocery & Specialty Food West Convention and stumbled upon this new [...]

March 21, 2017 product