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Aztec Bowl at Copper Branch Toronto

Copper Branch: Your Lunch Hour Haven (Vegan or Not)

12 noon. Lunch time in the city of Toronto. So begins the daily march, the scramble of feet led by roaring stomachs to embark on a quest for the satisfaction of taste that will...
Chocolate

Chocolate or Sex

With chocolate, it’s love at first bite. To suggest that chocolate is as good as sex--when we’re talking about Champagne Truffles for example--is not as outrageous as it seems. But like anything that’s almost...
Chili Peppers

The Pleasures of Pepper

My name is Sara and I’m an addict. I got hooked 15 years ago, in New Orleans with my first fix – a Cajun martini. It all looked so innocent: the bright-red chili pepper...
vegandale food and drink festival

Vegandale Food & Drink Festival Returns to Toronto!

You may remember the Vegan Food and Drink Festival from last summer when it came to Toronto with all of its cruelty-free deliciousness. It’s back for a fourth summer, but for an extra day...

Stalking the Elusive Mushroom

A walk on the wild side – stalking the edible fungi: morels, chanterelles, boletus, portabellos. At dawn, we’re on a safari in the foothills of the Santa Lucia mountain range in California with a...
A&W Beyond Meat Burger

A&W’s Beyond Meat Burger is Beyond Belief

I lay in bed last night looking down at my fast food induced food baby without an ounce of the usual contempt or regret. In fact, I day dreamed of a gender reveal where...

Best Appliances of the Year!

Sara's Pix for the Holiday Shopping Season...

Apple Lust

“WOW!!” That’s the first thing I said when I opened my sample box of Pazazz Apples. (Coincidentally, the box actually reads: “Wow Right Now”.) These are beautiful apples. Like something out of a fairytale....

It’s National Nut Day!

It's National Nut Day, which can only mean one of two things: do something crazy; or indulge in some nuts at snack time. First, let's be clear about what is, or are, nuts. That...

Dinner and a Show with my Toddler: Paw Patrol Live!

Anyone who knows a toddler knows Paw Patrol. What The Beatles were for our parents, Paw Patrol is for our kids. A Canadian creation, Paw Patrol mania has swept the world. So, when the opportunity...

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