Sunday, February 25, 2024
Canada Day Desserts

10 delicious desserts to make this Canada Day

These red and white delicious Canada Day desserts will have you saying Oooooh Canada! Flag Cake This cake has made an appearance at many a Canada Day party. Whipped-cream, Jell-O strawberries...
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West Island outdoor markets you should visit this summer

Who said we need to go all the way to Atwater or Jean-Talon to enjoy a good farmers' market? The West Island has some hidden gems with specific days and...
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Sami Fruits opens up on the West Island

The long awaited opening of Sami Fruits gave fruits and veggie lovers a great option when shopping for fresh produce.  The selection is extensive to say the least.  The...

Go Go Gluten brings possibilities to those living with celiacs or gluten intolerance on...

by Rhonda Massad The owners of Kitchen 73 saw a gluten free need on the West Island and filled it by opening a bakery next to their successful restaurant Kitchen...
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How to choose a great watermelon – demystified

Watermelons are super awesome for health and a delicious hydrating powerhouse loaded with antioxidants and amino acids, but is finding the best ripe watermelon a discouraging task for you? Do...

Hot Chocolate Bombs – the treat of the season can be purchased from these...

Have you really experienced Christmas 2020 if you haven't indulged in a hot chocolate bomb? Do yourself a favour, order a few of these from a local vendor then...
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Montrealers, Unite! A Food Drive for the Record Books

Have you been wanting to help those most affected by COVID-19, but haven’t quite been able to figure out the logistics? Lucky for you, and those in need, The...
Blueberry Upside-down Cake

Blueberry Upside-down Cake

For the blueberries and sauce:   1/4 cup melted butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 cups blueberries 1 tbsp lemon juice.   For the cake:   1/2 cup butter, softened 3⁄4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 cups...
Watermelon Brushcetta

Watermelon Feta Bruschetta

by Rhonda Massad For a summery change - switch up tomatoes for watermelon in this classic appetizer. This one is really easy and fresh on a hot day.  I now eat...

Cooked Spinach Salad

While this recipe is a traditional middle eastern salad, it fits very well in most of today's healthy eating programs. Spinach, olive oil and onions dressed with lemon...