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The Good Bean: Chickpea Snacks

The Good Bean creates chickpea based snacks like chips and energy bars. I saw this big bag of salted chickpea snack and wanted to give it a try. You can find it at most food stores. The chickpeas are roasted [...]

July 12, 2015 product

Jack Links: Small Batch Beef Jerky

I was at the grocery store and saw that Jack Link’s has a line of Small Batch beef jerky. M and I love jerky, so it was a no brainer to give it a try. We got them for around [...]

July 8, 2015 product

Yonanas: Weird Name, Awesome Healthy Ice Cream Maker

Yonanas is a healthy ice cream machine that will turn your frozen fruit into a dairy-free healthy soft-serve treat. I’ve seen these types of machines at tradeshows, but was always skeptical until I tried it myself. The machine easily churns the [...]

July 7, 2015 product

Bombay Sapphire East: Summer Cocktails

Bombay Sapphire East is Bombay Sapphire’s next offering with taste of Thai lemongrass and Vietnamese black peppercorn flavours into the original Bombay Sapphire flavour combination – juniper, citrus, angelica, orris root, coriander, liquorice, cassia bark, almonds, cubeb berries and West African grains. [...]

July 3, 2015 alcoholic cocktails, product, Recipes

Hagensborg Chocolate: Truffle Pig Bars and Bites

The lovely people at Hagensborg Chocolates sent me a variety of chocolate to try out. They produce high quality All Natural European chocolate truffles right in Burnaby, BC. Their chocolate truffles have a soft ganche centre with a hard chocolate [...]

June 7, 2015 British Columbia, product

BC Tree Fruits Cider: Broken Ladder

After almost 80 years in fruit production, BC Tree Fruits is launching their BC Tree Fruits Cider Company. What better way to use up all the apples by making cider. Plus, BC does produce some amazing apples. Their first cider is called [...]

May 21, 2015 British Columbia, product

Saul Good Gift Company: The Confectionist Gift Basket

Saul Good Gift Company created memorable gift baskets featuring artisan products from Vancouver, British Columbia. The local companies that they choose to be part of their gift baskets create amazing food and products. It’s a great way to experience the plethora [...]

May 4, 2015 British Columbia, product

M&M’s Chocolate Bar: Chocolate with More Chocolate

We all know and love M&M’s from our childhood. When I was at the store this weekend and it’s been a while since I’ve noticed they created their M&M’s Chocolate Bar. M&M’s just went through a merger with the chocolate bar [...]

March 28, 2015 product

Pepperidge Farm Cracker Chips: Ketchup

Pepperidge Farm makes chips?! They just came out with Cracker Chips is various flavours. I picked up their ketchup flavour from Safeway to give it a try. I thought they only made Goldfishes, but they do more that just that. [...]

March 27, 2015 product

Little BabyCakes: Miniature Cupcakes

The idea of Little Baby Cakes was conceived in summer of 2014, when the owners discovered an untapped market that would revolutionize the cupcake scene in Vancouver. Their philosophy is to present Vancouverites with a smaller (and healthier) cupcake option, produce artisan [...]

March 25, 2015 British Columbia, product

Lay’s Canada: Milk Chocolate Covered Wavy Chips

I love finding new items at the grocery store. Earlier this year, Lay’s Canada introduced milk chocolate covered wavy chips just in time for Valentines Day. But, I rarely pay attention to whats new on the shelves unless I go [...]

March 24, 2015 product

Catelli: Healthy Harvest Ancient Grains Pasta

Catelli Healthy Harvest Ancient Grains Pasta just launched in Western Canada in early 2015. It currently comes in 3 cuts – spaghetti, spaghettini and rotini. It is 100% whole grain pasta, made with 100% Canadian wheat and five ancient grains [...]

March 23, 2015 Contest, product

Hot Kalbi Pork Side Ribs

I love Korean marinated meats and something about the flavour is so addictive. Especially when it’s spicy! Hot Kalbi Pork Side Ribs can easily be made in a slow cooker. I wanted to make a no fuss meal and there [...]

February 1, 2015 Korean, product, Recipes

Good Life Cleanse: Classic Detox Cleanse

It’s a New Year and 2015 is looking like it’s going to be a great year. I’ve done juice cleanses in the past but I found none of them really tasted great plus I always feel like I’m slowly getting [...]

January 29, 2015 product

f’real: Milkshakes and Smoothies at the Gas Station

Where do my food adventures take me? Apparently to a convenience store at Shell Gas Station in Burnaby. Our friend told us about these amazing milkshakes he found at the gas station. At first we didn’t believe him. There’s no [...]

January 28, 2015 product

Costco Meat Lasagna: Lazy Dinners

We’ve all been tired after work and have little energy to cook when we get home. I just want to stick something in the oven and let it do it’s thing. My go-to lazy meal is Costco’s Meat Lasagna from [...]

January 25, 2015 British Columbia, product

How to Open a Bottle of Golden Boy Brand Fish Sauce

I was cooking this weekend and I bought a bottle of Golden Boy Brand Fish Sauce for $2 at the store. You would think opening a bottle would be the least of your worries when cooking. Clearly, I was wrong. [...]

January 4, 2015 product

Gourmet Creations: Simply Vegetable Spreads

Gourmet Creations is a local company from Langley, BC, who specialize in versatile vegetable spreads. They are a nutritious alternative to other spreads on the market. The spreads contain no gluten or dairy products, and are low in salt, sugar, and [...]

November 14, 2014 product