Highlights from CHFA West 2015

Hot off the heels of the Healthy Family Expo comes the trades-only Canadian Health Food Association‘s Conference and Tradeshow CHFA West and it was with pleasure and excitement that I was able to attend.  It’s always interesting to see what the upcoming trends are in the food world, and this year, it seems like anything […]

Mercola Sprouting Seeds Review

I love gardening.  I really do, so I was especially excited when Mercola contacted me to sponsor a review on their Sprout Doctor Starter Kit (minus the sunflower seeds).  I will note here that I received seeds and products from Mercola for free, however I was not compensated in any way and all opinions are […]

Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate Bar Review

Pop rocks are nothing new.  However, pop rocks in a chocolate bar is something completely new to me.  So when I saw Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate Bar ($1.99 USD), I had to have and review it. “Like any good romance, Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate bar is sweet and hot, with just enough explosive moments to […]

DAVIDsTEA Coffee Pu’erh Review

The latest concoction from DAVIDsTEA has got to be the ultimate in the fusion of Chinese and Western drink culture.  Coffee Pu’erh combines the traditional taste of Chinese pu’erh tea with the signature drink of the west by the addition of coffee beans.  I had a sniff of it in store and the notes of […]

Xpocity Vancouver

Xpocity Vancouver 2014 – A Girls Night Out!!

I was extended an invitation by the Socialettes (a local all-women’s PR company) to attend the first ever Xpocity Vancouver event, held at the swanky Four Seasons Ballroom Vancouver. Xpocity Vancouver was described as a “social shopping” experience that combines a ladies evening out with product sampling and shopping.  Sounds like a superb girls night […]

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival 2014

3 days.  15 hours.  Hundreds of booths, stages, and events.  This was our experience at EAT! Vancouver 2014: If you haven’t been to EAT! Vancouver—you should go!—it is the ultimate consumer food show.  Wander the aisles with your fellow foodies grazing on samples, stuffing your bags with bargain priced fine foods, and schmoozing with celebrity […]