Monday, 17 November 2014

Episode 75 - November 16, 2014

This is the year I don't put on weight over the holidays.
This is the year I don't put on weight over the holidays.
This is the year I don't put on weight over the holidays.

Sound familiar? Registered nutritionist Lianne Phillipson-Webb shares her tips to keep our holiday eating under control, and tells you where a ton of your calories are hiding.

TV star and celebrity chef Roger Mooking is representing Canada at the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival, plus he's cooking up a new restaurant in Toronto!

Monday, 10 November 2014

Episode 74 - November 9, 2014

Are you planning to pack away that BBQ? Don't! Weber Grill Specialist Michael P. Clive has tips for winter grilling and shares all the ways to BBQ with success. You might be doing something wrong...
But if you must, he'll also tell us how to pack away our BBQ for a few months if you only like grilling in warm weather.

Maybe you knew...that Winnie the Pooh was inspired by an actual bear purchased by a Canadian solder during the start of the first World War. He named her Winnie after his hometown of Winnipeg. There's a cool exhibit you can check out to see photos of Winnie and her owner and read diaries and letters from this dark time in history. The solder's great granddaughter talks about putting this exhibit together.

It's not too early to start planning your holiday parties and Jessica Tomei from Cupcake Vineyards shares her suggestions for wine and food and how to be the best host.

Monday, 3 November 2014

Episode 73 - November 2, 2014

How did one guy open 3 downtown lobster restaurants, launch a food line at Sobeys and write a cookbook in only 2-years? Matt Pettit from Rock Lobster chats about his new cookbook, "The Great Lobster Cookbook: From Claw to Tail" and what it's been like making this luxury food more approachable and fun. 
Could the things in your medicine cabinet be doing you more harm than good?
Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist Victor Wong, talks about why it's important to clean out our medicine cabinets and what essentials we should stock. Confused about pain medication? He sets things straight.
And Foodee is a new "food concierge" that debuted in Vancouver and is now available in Toronto. If you ever get stressed about ordering lunch for a group at work - they'll make your lives easier.