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Fabbrica giveaway: We have a winner

Congratulations to Laura R., who left a comment, followed me on Twitter and tweeted about the giveaway. To the rest of the entrants: I hope you keep reading this blog and enter subsequent giveaways.

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Almost Famous Giveaway: Dinner for 2 at Fabbrica

As I mentioned last week, the S.Pellegrino’s Almost Famous Chef Competition happened at Cirillo’s Culinary Academy in Toronto recently. Jean-Christophe Comtois from Quebec beat out six competitors from culinary schools across Canada with his milk veal tenderloin, Matsutake and ”Tomme des Joyeux Fromagers” flavored polenta. This veal and polenta dish was his winning ticket to Napa Valley where he’ll […]

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Foods for Healing. You can win a spot

{Update, March 2013: Meghan’s updated her website and links. See what’s new!} A week ago I wrote about Foods for Healing, the brand new online course offered by Meghan Telpner with the goal of deliciously helping you be in the best health, whether you’re experiencing an incurable genetic auto-immune disease or something common such as […]

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Updates: Giveaway winner & New York eats


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Do you like your cacao in a smoothie?

Have you downloaded the Choco-locate app and entered my giveaway yet? Source: via Visual on Pinterest   I tried this smoothie this morning and it was delicious. Instead of almond milk I used my favourite So Delicious coconut milk. The maca I used was Organic Traditions Maca X-6 Black and Red-Purple which is gelatinized1. […]

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Choco-locate app brings you to your favourite chocolate

Skip right to the giveaway. Last Thursday was International Chocolate Day. Of course chocolate has an international day. Cocoa, from which chocolate is created, is said to have originated in the Amazon at least 4,000 years ago. There’s evidence of cacao beverages dating back to 1900 BC. In 1650, chocolate’s reputation as an aphrodisiac flourished […]

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Be Canada's First Experience Tester

You could be Canada’s first Samba Days Experience Tester!

Samba Days has teamed up with SCENE to bring you an exciting new contest. Three lucky winners will become Canada’s first Experience Testers. Ever wished you had the opportunity to try sky diving, drive a Ferrari, or go whale watching? Or how about learning how to salsa or go VIP with a personal chef and […]

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Experience summer to the fullest with Samba Days

It’s FRIDAY! I’m away, on a road trip through the U.S. with a final destination of Memphis – or will be around the time this post is published. I recently received a newsletter from Samba Days and parts of it seemed like content for the perfect Friday summer post: Dear Experience Lover, Experience summer to […]

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Father’s Day contest from Fiesta Farms

Father’s Day is next Sunday and Fiesta Farms wants you to share your story about your dad’s cooking. They’re also sharing submissions on their website. From the Fiesta Farms website: Tell Us About Your Dad’s Cooking…And Win! Everyone has a great dad cook­ing story–fried chicken on Sunday nights, mother’s day brunches gone awry, spe­cial hol­i­day […]

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Contest: Win a pair of yoga tunic pants

This isn’t my contest, it’s Meghan Telpner’s. I have a habit of getting behind on Meghan’s blog, usually 5-7 days (other people’s blogs too). However, the person providing the prize for Meghan’s current contest is my sister and she told me herself about the contest. My favourite (only) sister and my favourite nutritionist partnering for […]

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