Mango Lime Agua Fresca

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Agua Fresca is Spanish or Portuguese for “fresh water,” and is often made up of pureed fruits and water, mixed with flowers, herbs or seeds. Okay, okay. I might have bought a bunch of mangos at the market late last week with no immediate plan for them. Buuuut, they were on sale for like .66… 

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Matcha Yogurt Pops + A Giveaway

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These are everything they’re cracked up to be. Luscious, green, and totally good for you. Plus, they’re caffeinated, so that’s always a bonus… so long as you’re not craving one at midnight. Things have been stupid busy for us. Jeremy got a new job (yay!) and we are thrilled to say that Milo has finally… 

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Double Stuffed Oreo Ice Cream

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Guys, it’s National Ice Cream Day. And of course, it’s pouring rain outside. Figures right? But that’s not stopping us from chowing down on some ice-cold goodness. And when you’ve got some Double Stuffed Oreo Ice Cream in your freezer, you’d agree too. This stuff is money. We were intrigued by a recipe for a… 

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‘Flavors of Sinaloa’ Pop-Up Dinner Series

Flavours of Sinaloa Pop-Up Dinner Series

Mazatlan’s Chef Alastair Porteous is teaming up with Big Lou’s and Gringo, creating “Flavours of Sinaloa” pop-up dinner series next week in Gastown. Big Lou’s Butcher Shop and Gringo are welcoming good friend and superb chef Alastair Porteous to Vancouver for a series of special Mexican dining events. A chef for 25 years, Alastair has… 

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Mango Kiwi Popsicles with ONE Coconut Water

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These bright and refreshing Mango Kiwi Popsicles only require three healthy ingredients, so you don’t need to feel guilty if you eat them all to yourself. Just blend, freeze and enjoy! Mangos aren’t a fruit we usually buy, however if they’re on sale it’s hard to resist them. And since it’s been so freakishly hot… 

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Burgundy Restaurant Menu Tasting

Burgundy Restaurant

Disclaimer: Jeremy attended Burgundy Restaurant as a media guest. All opinions are his. A couple of weeks ago I went to a menu tasting at Burgundy Restaurant, along with a bunch of other media. The event was pretty well organized, with sample dishes to take photos of before mini versions were served to each of… 

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Four Ingredient Thai Chili Sauce

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Don’t let this easy four ingredient sauce fool you. This sh*t should come with a warning label. Something kinda like, “I’m red hot and will give you cold sweats. Proceed with caution.” Thai chili peppers are frequently on sale at our local market for dirt cheap, so we’ll buy them with the best of intentions,… 

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Earls Opens Vancouver Test Kitchen

Suchi Cone

Crispy Tuna Sushi Cone – tempura crunch, japanese mayonnaise, pickled ginger, tobiko ($5 each) Hot on the heels of a 1.2 million dollar renovation, the shiny new Earls Test Kitchen takes over the 2nd floor space of the restaurant groups’ downtown Vancouver location on Hornby Street. As far as chain restaurants go, Earls has been… 

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Celebrate Canada Day with Walter Caesar Mix

Walter Caesar All-Natural Craft Caesar Mix

Happy Canada Day! Hopefully you’re reading this from your sofa or bed or some place snuggly – and enjoying this national day of Canada doing something patriotic… and what could be more Canadian than a caesar? Walter All-Natural Craft Caesar Mix sent us a sample to try recently, and let’s just preface this by saying… 

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Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Fennel, Tomato + Orange Salad

Roasted Fennel, Tomato & Orange Salad-2

Who says roasted fennel salad is only for winter? Made with bright, sweet oranges and juicy symphony tomatoes – this dish is straight up summer in our books. Perfect on its own, or pair it with this absurdly easy to prepare bacon wrapped tenderloin for a full meal. A: Lately Jeremy and I have really… 

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