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Pesto Ramen Bowl
Pesto Ramen Bowl

Much like a well-made sauce or vinaigrette, a pesto can elevate even the simplest dish to a new level. In her new cookbook Pesto: The Modern Mother...

Spinach Smoothie
Spinach Smoothie

Are you eating as cleanly as you can? Did you know those non-organic strawberries you toss in your morning smoothie are loaded with pesticides? And...

Vancouver International Wine Festival
Vancouver International Wine Festival

On the first day of the Vancouver International Wine Festival, our primary focus was on California wines and today it's wines from around the...

Gluten-Free Basil Ricotta Dumplings with Creamy Peas and Pea Shoots
Gluten-Free Basil Ricotta Dumplings with Creamy Peas and Pea Shoots

Gnocchi, those tender little Italian dumplings, are the cousin to these much easier-to-make malfatti ricotta dumplings. In Italian, malfatti...

Wente Vineyards
Wente Vineyards

Biking through Stanley Park with mountain and waterfront views, hiking in the mountains among the summer flowers, skiing at world-class Whistler....

Raw Rainbow Vegetable Sushi with Quick Pickled Ginger
Raw Rainbow Vegetable Sushi with Quick Pickled Ginger

When I cracked the spine of Harriet Birrell's new cookbook WHOLE: Down-to-Earth Plant-Based Wholefoods Recipes I couldn't wait to get into...

Pesto Ramen Bowl
Spinach Smoothie
Vancouver International Wine Festival
Gluten-Free Basil Ricotta Dumplings with Creamy Peas and Pea Shoots
Wente Vineyards
Raw Rainbow Vegetable Sushi with Quick Pickled Ginger