Tasting Plates YVR – Chinatown Recap

How to spend a rainy night in Vancouver? Join Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates Vancouver on a food tour, that’s how! Last night my friend and I, both Coquitlam suburbanites, grabbed our umbrellas and raincoats to spend an evening enjoying some eats at Tasting Plates Chinatown. This year’s Chinatown tour included visits to 4 newer dining…

Healthy Foodies are KRAVEing KRAVE Jerky

I am a snacker. There, I said it! I am constantly hungry and am a big fan of snacking. But what is a girl to do when you want a satisfying snack that will not derail you from your fitness journey? For me, the answer is jerky, it’s portable, keeps for a long time, and…

Ladies’ Getaway at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Needing a break from the city, two of my girlfriends and I took an overnight trip to Whistler this weekend. Driving up Sunday, we arrived to the beautifully rustic Fairmont Chateau Whistler.  As Whistler Blackcomb has not officially opened for the winter ski season (opens this week, November 23), the hotel was buzzing with anticipation of…

Happy Snacking with Naked Snacks

I have a love/hate relationship with snacking. Everyday around 2pm I get the craving for something tasty. Sweet, savoury, it doesn’t matter. I always end up reaching for the first thing closest to me: the usual culprits are either a chocolate bar or a bag of chips. Let’s face it. 2pm when the craving hits…

Make Movie Night Popcorn Indiana Night!

  Winter is the perfect time to catch up on movie favourites, and a good movie demands good popcorn. Enter Indiana Popcorn. Their line of popcorn includes all natural kettle corn, movie theatre, cinnamon sugar, age white cheddar and all natural sea salt – with new flavours being added all the time! They’re also gluten…

MaryinVancity’s Gift Giving Guide: For the Snacker

Do you have a friend who loves their snacks? This is a great gift. Snackbox is a great service for those who love their treats and still want to maintain a balanced diet. For as low as $24 a month, Snackbox delivers a box of delicious, healthy snacks right to your door.With Snackbox every box…

Way better Snacks: Way better for you!

By being the first of its kind to incorporate sprouted ingredients like flaxseed, chia seeds, quinoa, black beans, broccoli seeds and daikon radish seeds, Way Better Snacks truly has built a way better, simply sprouted tortilla chip- now available in Canada! Sprouting delivers many benefits including: increased vitamins and minerals; increased antioxidants; increased digestibility; and increased nutrition…

Product Review: Mrs. Palmer’s Pita Chips

We’re always on the lookout for healthier snacks made with all natural ingredients and zero additives. It’s part of our “healthier lifestyle” approach to living. Last week I came across a new local brand of oven baked snacks called Mrs. Palmer’s Pita Chips. Their currently on sale at Price Smart Foods, so we decided try…