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Lay’s: Paprika & Sweet Onion Review

Lay’s Canada introduced 2 new flavours of chips and one of them is the Paprika & Sweet Onion. It comes in Family-size and nothing smaller. The flavour is inspired by two iconic kitchen staples in the spice cabinet and transform [...]

September 14, 2017 product

Lays: Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Review

The Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper flavour Lays chip didn’t make it to the finals of the Lay’s Do Us A Flavour this year in America, but they released the flavour as a Wal-Mart exclusive. Essentially, that means they were 4th [...]

September 1, 2017 product

Lays: Crispy Taco, Everything Bagel, and Fried Green Tomato

Lay’s has their Do Us A Flavour contest and this year they have chosen Crispy Taco, Everything Bagel and Fried Green Tomato as their finalists. While I was in Seattle, I made sure I bought one of each flavour to [...]

August 27, 2017 product

Classic Canadian BBQ with a Twist from President’s Choice

Over the Canada Day long weekend, I made it a mission to test out the new BBQ grill and enjoy time with my dear friends. The essential ingredient is food. President’s Choice came out with a few awesome items for their [...]

July 6, 2017 British Columbia, product

Canadian-inspired Recipes for your Summer BBQ with President’s Choice

Canada Day is almost upon us and since the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation is upon us, there is lots to do around town. For those who are not ready to brave the crowds around town, you can celebrate the [...]

June 28, 2017 British Columbia, product

Dietary Restrictions Made Easy with Presidents Choice

With the amount of food sensitivities on the rise, how do you put together a meal to cater to friends and family members with gluten or dairy sensitivities? President’s Choice is dedicated to making entertaining easy for everyone, by offering simple [...]

June 20, 2017 British Columbia, product

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