Downlow Chicken Shack

Once again I was in the mood for fried chicken (always am lol) so I went to the infamous Downlow Chicken Shack with my husband and in-laws for dinner. Downlow Chicken Shack is located on the north end of Commercial Drive, just on the south side of Venables Street. Their chickens are hormone free, antibiotic…

Kodiak Cakes Protein Pancakes #Recipe

I have yet to find someone who does not like pancakes. For me, it’s reminiscent of lazy Sunday mornings with my family or at my best friend’s lake cottage, sitting around the breakfast table and just enjoying the start of a day of no pressing obligations. As a kid your obligations are not really pressing…

White Spot’s New Signature Avocado Beyond Burger™

From drive-in to dine-in, this week our beloved BC restaurant chain White Spot is going above and Beyond with its delicious and mouth-watering meatless burger patty. Available in all White Spot restaurants in BC and Alberta, this four-ounce chargrilled Avocado Beyond Burger™ patty is 100% plant-based.  The burger is fully-composed of fresh avocado, pickled onions,…

Tricolore Stuffed Pork #Recipe

Easter Sunday is a time to reflect on your blessings and enjoy the closeness of family and friends. But being in charge of Sunday dinner can be very stressful. Of course, you can play it safe and serve traditional favourites such as turkey and ham, but if you’re looking to elevate your dinner this year…

Easy Keto + Paleo Crispy Almond Crackers #Recipe

Do you want to impress your friends and family with homemade crackers that are only made with 3 ingredients and are healthy? Are you on a diet and want a high protein and low carb snack? I have one of the best kept secret recipes to share with you today. If you love crispy savory…

Recap: BC Seafood Festival 2019 Launch Party

Comox Valley once again is the host to the annual BC Seafood Festival June 7-16, 2019. In its 13th year, the BC Seafood Festival is Western Canada’s largest seafood festival. This delicious seafood event welcomes some of the best chefs in BC, showcasing and educating participants on buying and consuming BC’s sustainable seafood. I had…

Easy Paleo Friendly No Bake Granola Bars

Since the New Year, I have been trying to choose healthier snacking options. This is probably the hardest challenge for my diet. At times I have a sweet tooth and I crave something crunchy and sweet, often opting for something unhealthy, like a chocolate bar or a cookie. Experimenting in the kitchen to create a…

The New Food and Beverage Concepts at BC Place for 2019

Whitecaps fans are in for a treat this season. Executive Chef Will Tse, BC Place, and Centreplate unveiled the new additions to their menu last week, just in time for the Whitecaps season opener. Available for purchase at all stadium events this year, the new items range from gluten-free, vegetarian, OceanWise, meat options, and are…