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Posted on 17. Jun, 2013 by Ellen.
Travel Manitoba’s – Get Caught Fishing Contest Over the summer months, you can Get Caught Fishing and enter to win some cool prizes. It’s easy. Get out with friends and family and go fishing and take your picture with your catch of the day! Share you pictures with Travel Manitoba and you will be eligible for [...]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2013 by Ellen.
It’s BBQ for dinner with Fiona on 680CJOB Are you in a BBQ rut and don’t know how to spice up it up? Then don’t look any further, we have it. It’s a home-made spice blend with the right balance of sweet, salty and spice. The all in one rub is perfect for your meats [...]
Posted on 15. May, 2013 by Ellen.
Busy nights need easy dinners – I know I am feeling the pressure to race home, feed the family and get off to our activities. My solution is a quick and easy dinner recipe – Black Bean and Lentil Salad with Chili Lime Vinaigrette (recipe included). For families who need a gluten free option, this one hits the mark. Don’t forget dessert with award winning Pinapple & Carrot Chiffon Cake (recipe included). It’s What’s For Dinner!
Posted on 09. May, 2013 by Ellen.
Flavoured oils, a chef’s guide I am inspired by people around me. A few years ago, I had the great pleasure of going to Napa California and working with Chef Almir Da Fonseca of the Culinary Institute of America. For a foodie like me, it was like a kid going to Disneyland. I was so [...]
Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 by Ellen.
Last month I shared with you our adventures at Be Well Camp and More about Be Well Camp. I’ve had time to reflect upon our adventures and here are my personal highlights. Blue moon Saskatoon jam and jelly – I think it’s the best jam and jelly that I have had. Since my time at #bewellcamp, [...]
Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by Ellen.
It’s Super Bowl weekend! I am not a big NFL football fan. I love the CFL and looking forward to a better season with the Bombers this year in our new stadium. But it is the Super Bowl and you got to love a good game and the half time show. My brother loves NFL [...]
Posted on 23. Jan, 2013 by Ellen.
What’s for dinner? We all know the tune, beans, beans, the musical fruit, more you eat them, the more you toot! I don’t really know where original song came from but it’s not true. Beans and nutrition Dietitians and nutritionists will confirm this. Pulses are a powerhouse food. They are high in protein, low in [...]
Posted on 22. Jan, 2013 by Ellen.
This is part two of my Be Well Camp re-cap. In my first post I covered our visit to the Dalgarno Family Farm, the Orsak Family Farm, Derkach Family Elevator and the Jackson Family Farm in Be Well Camp. This round I’ve covered off some more family farms and their stories. Now all that is left [...]
Posted on 17. Jan, 2013 by Ellen.
This past September, the Manitoba Canola Growers hosted their first Be Well Camp. The intention of the camp was to connect writers, bloggers, chefs and foodies to farmers, farming and food. Our adventure took us all the way to Russell, Manitoba. That’s 400 km from Winnipeg! Our guests included Mairlyn, Wendy, Kathryne, Getty, Rebecca, Judy, [...]
Posted on 16. Jan, 2013 by Ellen.
What’s for dinner? A family favorite, a childhood classic recipe with a healthy twist, it’s Polka Dot Mac and Cheese. Most of us have eaten macaroni and cheese. Maybe it was made from a box or for me, I was lucky that my mom made it from scratch. That’s how I grew up with home-made [...]