The Detox Debate

The Detox Debate

“Don’t talk to me… I’m on a cleanse” From juice fasts, to green smoothie protocols, to elimination diets, cleansing it seems has become part and parcel of our modern day culture. But while there are many advocates who extol their virtues, there are just as many who deem them totally unnecessary, claiming the body is…more

Maple Syrup Favourites

Maple Syrup Favourites

It’s Sugar Shack season, which means the temperatures have finally thawed enough to start the sweet syrupy flow of sap from the mighty maple… a sure sign that life after months of a deep freeze is possible. Maple syrup is one of my favourite sweeteners to use, and a kitchen staple where I use it…more

Hey Bartender: 3 Basic Whiskey Cocktails You Need to Know

Hey Bartender: 3 Basic Whiskey Cocktails You Need to Know

Cocktail culture is at an all time high, with ever more jaw dropping, awe-inspiring creations gracing computer screens, cookbooks, and Pinterest pages. Admittedly, when it comes to the creation process for the drinks I post on this site it is easy to get caught up in wanting to push boundaries, and create something that has…more

5 Ways To Boost Your Energy

5 Ways To Boost Your Energy

Who doesn’t want more energy? Admittedly I am a self-confessed energy junkie, always looking for more ways to boost my energy so I can do more things. Sitting still has never been my strong point, naps not really my forte, and sleep is good only in so far as to help me recharge so I can…more

What Foods to Eat Before Drinking

What to Eat Before You Drink

11 years ago, a much younger version of myself, broke and sleep deprived from a demanding university course load, decided against her better judgment and kicked off St. Patrick’s Day the way every kid does with no money to go to the bar; shots in the comfort of your own home. Needless to say, my…more