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INTERVIEW WITH JUGO JUICE | CONTEST & GIVEAWAY

INTERVIEW WITH JUGO JUICE | CONTEST & GIVEAWAY

The Mighty Kale is one of my all time favourite smoothies from Jugo Juice. This season, one of the fastest-rising cocktail trends over the past few years has been blending herbal and botanical ingredients with more traditional flavours, but this trend isn’t just for the 19 and […]

Vancouver Fall Home Show October 26-29 | Contest & Giveaway

Vancouver Fall Home Show October 26-29 | Contest & Giveaway

The Vancouver Fall Home Show will take place this weekend October 26-29. It is one of the largest home shows in Vancouver. For your house and home this show will feature interior design, landscaping companies, remodelling contractors, celebrity speakers Kortney and Dave Wilson (hosts of […]

Yogurt Every Day by Hubert Cormier | Cookbook Review & Contest

Yogurt Every Day by Hubert Cormier | Cookbook Review & Contest

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Yogurt is one of my daily essentials. Especially Greek yogurt! That’s why I am so excited when I was sent a copy of Yogurt Every Day by Hubert Cormier. Yogurt itself is awesome. It is great for your gut health with its probiotic properties. Yogurt isn’t just a breakfast item – I can eat it breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Yogurt Every Day cookbook includes 75 delicious recipes. It even teaches you to make your own yogurt (dairy and plant-based) at home! For now I will stick to store bought Greek yogurt…

 

Contents

  • Quick history of yogurt – it’s always fascinating learning about history. It dates back to 2000BC in Persia and India where yogurt was used as a preservative for milk.
  • Health benefits of yogurt – proteins, fats and substitutes.
  • How to make you own yogurt – without a yogurt maker, with a slow cooker
  • Recipes – breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and desserts. This includes dips and spreads.

 

Recipes

There are 75 delicious recipes to choose from. They are well written. Short and concise. I like how the recipes gets to the point without the bullshit. I like the delicious food photography of mouthwatering healthy meals. Most importantly, nutritional value is included with every recipe. If you are meal planning, it makes meal prepping much easier.

 

My favourite recipes that I’ve bookmarked include:

  • Coconut Yogurt
  • Soft Boiled Eggs and Green Pea Salad
  • Healthy Exotic Bowl with Dragon Fruit and Lychee
  • Wafflewich
  • Dips – Baba Ghanoush, Beet Hummus, Edamame Dip
  • Stuff Potatoes
  • Amaretto and Espresso Cake
  • Banana, Walnut, and Toblerone Bread

 

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Tested Recipes

For those that know me, knows that I love a good avocado toast. Who doesn’t like an avocuddle every now and then? When I first saw the Edamame Dip recipe, I had to make it ASAP!

Edamame Dip

July 22, 2017
: 4
: Easy

By:

Ingredients
  • 1½ cups (375 mL) edamame beans
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) minced garlic
  • ½ cup (125 mL) tahini (sesame butter)
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 mL) cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • For garnish
  • Fresh cilantro leaves Edamame beans
  • Sesame seeds
Directions
  • Step 1 In a food processor, add all the ingredients except the salt and pepper, and process until smooth.
  • Step 2 Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish as desired.

 

 

Acknowledgement

Excerpted from Yogurt Every Day Hubert Cormier. Copyright © 2017 Hubert Cormier. Food photography by Catherine Côté. Published by Appetite by Random House®, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.

 

Bookshelf Worthy?

Absolutely! The no fuss recipes are easy to make. Recipes can be easily modified to work with kitchen sink ingredients. There are lots of helpful tips to help you save time too!

 

Where to Purchase?

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Yogurt Every Day: Healthy And Delicious Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner And Dessert
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 208 pages, 10 × 8.5 × 0.6 in
Published: May 30, 2017
Publisher: Appetite by Random House
Language: English
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

  • ISBN – 10: 0147530423
  • ISBN – 13: 9780147530424

 

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  1. Post a comment on this blog post and tell us which recipe you would make first. One entry per person.
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From The Official Press Release

Hailed as a superfood and loved for its cool, tangy taste, yogurt’s popularity continues to grow. Yogurt Every Day feeds this frenzy for yogurt, serving up 75 delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and dessert, including how to make your own yogurt at home.

After years of serving as a quick breakfast fix or mid-afternoon pick-me-up, yogurt is finally having its day, embraced by a public passionate about the art of living and eating well. The surging popularity of Greek, Skyr and other yogurts testifies not only to their celebrated probiotics and healthful benefits, but to their versatility, creamy textures and rich tangy flavours.
In Yogurt Every Day, celebrated nutritionist Hubert Cormier shows just how easy and delicious it is to incorporate yogurt into your daily life, offering 75 recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and dessert–including a full section on how to make your very own yogurt. Whether using a yogurt maker, a slow cooker, or the equipment available in every home kitchen (a saucepan, the stove and the oven), Hubert couldn’t make it easier for you to create your favorite type of yogurt–from Swiss, Balkan, Skyr to Greek as well as Coconut yogurt for a dairy-free alternative.
With recipes ranging from Chia Seed Pudding with Kiwi, and Frozen Smoothie Yogurt Cubes, to Coquilles Saint-Jacques, Tagliatelle a la Carbonara and Avocado Lassi, Yogurt Every Day offers something for everyone, be it the cook on the go, or the health-minded foodie seeking new recipes, new ingredients and new kitchen adventures.

About the Author
HUBERT CORMIER is a registered dietitian and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program at the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods in Quebec City. In 2015, he was presented with the Annual Merit Award in Nutrition–Young Professionals, a prize given by his professional body in recognition of outstanding devotion to the field of nutrition. He has written three successful books on nutrition in French. The author lives in Quebec City, Canada.

 

Edo Japan Pacific Centre Mall Grand Opening Contest

Edo Japan Pacific Centre Mall Grand Opening Contest

Edo Japan is opening this May Long Weekend at Pacific Centre Mall in downtown Vancouver! This Canadian fast food chain specializes in Japanese traditional Teppanyaki style cooking made with freshly prepared and delicious ingredients. There are over 100 Edo Japan food court and storefront locations across Canada. Their […]

Karen Phytoplankton | New Health Food Product

Karen Phytoplankton | New Health Food Product

I was sent some products from Karen Phytoplankton before I was pregnant. This new marine phytoplankton boast a series of great health benefits. For those curious about what Karen is, the company behind this new ocean picked “superfood” is New Brunswick-based Blugenics Innovations Ltd., which launched […]

Missions Kits Contest | BC Home + Garden Show Giveaway

Missions Kits Contest | BC Home + Garden Show Giveaway

BC Home + Garden Show

Mission Kitsilano Restaurant Vancouver Chef Owner Curtis Luk Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Chef Curtis Luk (Mission Kitsilano) will be taking stage on the Cooking Stage at the BC Home + Garden Show on Saturday, February 25 at 2:00 PM. And we’ve got the perfect prize for you! Read on!

“Enjoying the bounty and nuance of our west-coast oysters”
Can you handle the heat? Gather ‘round The Cooking Stage for seminars and live demos from the city’s most respected chefs including Chef Curtis Luk of Mission Kits, Chef Chris Oliviera of Fable Diner and Chef Jim Vesal of Virtuous Pie, among others. Vancouver’s top culinary artisans will be bringing all their trade secrets to the stage covering hot dining topics and trends including farm-to-table, locavore and plant-based dining. Quench your thirst and satisfy your tastebuds with these can’t miss presenters all weekend long.

 

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BC Home + Garden Show

“We are thrilled to be welcoming back a number of industry celebrities and show favourites to Vancouver for the 46th annual BC Home + Garden Show,” said Tyson Kidd, show manager for Marketplace Events, producers of the BC Home + Garden Show. “The return of household names Bryan Baeumler, Carson Arthur and Mike Holmes Jr., will certainly attract homeowners looking for tips to take their home and garden renos to the next level as we kickstart the spring season. There will certainly be no lack of fresh ideas and inspiration for Vancouverites at this year’s show.”

Feb 22 to 26, 2017 at BC Place Studium

  • Adults (13+) $16.00
  • Adults (13 +) Online $13.00
  • Seniors (60+) $13.00
  • Seniors (60+) Online $10.00
  • Seniors (60+) $6.00 Before 6pm on Thursday & Friday Only
  • Children 12 years & under FREE

Click here for Main Stage Schedules, Cooking Stage Schedules, and Garden Show Schedules.

For more information visit http://www.bchomeandgardenshow.com

 

Mission Kitsilano + BC Home + Garden Show Contest

To enter this amazing giveaway, you must be Canadian resident (13+ years of age). Complete the following. Your chances increases the more items you complete and the more social media platforms you follow. Good Luck! DEADLINE: Feb 22nd, 2017 11:59pm PST

 

 

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Day 12 – STAUB Cast Iron Cookware| 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 12 – STAUB Cast Iron Cookware| 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Wonderful! It is the last day of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! I hope you have been following along! If you haven’t today is the LAST DAY to enter all 12 amazing prizes! You have until 12 midnight PST tonight! For wrap things up, […]

Day 11 – Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 11 – Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

I’ve been following Dana’s blog The Minimalist Baker for quite some time now. I love all the easy, no fuss recipes using 10 ingredients or less, one bowl, or 30 minutes or less to prepare! Recently she came out with a new cookbook: Minimalist Baker’s Everyday […]

Day 10 – Donnelly Group | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 10 – Donnelly Group | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

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The Donnelly Group in Vancouver is a hospitality company with a collection of restaurants, bars barbershops and nightclubs. If you are unfamiliar with the name Donnelly than you must have heard of Hello Goodbye , Royal Dinette, The Bimini Public House, Barber & Co, Bar None and Republic Nightclub.

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Whether you are in the mood for a few casual bites like fish and chips, farm to table fare with city’s locavore darling Chef David Gunawan (Farmer’s Apprentice and Grape and Soda), or grab a few drinks and party the night away, the following establishments got you covered!

 

Day 10 – Win 1 of 2 Gift Cards to any Donnelly Group establishments (valued $50 each)

To enter this amazing giveaway, you must be Canadian resident (13+ years of age). Complete the following. Your chances increases the more items you complete and the more social media platforms you follow. Good Luck! DEADLINE: Dec 12th, 2016 11:59pm PST
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Day 9 – Vij’s Indian Cookbook | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 9 – Vij’s Indian Cookbook | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Vij’s is a popular Indian Restaurant in Vancouver since 1994. The name Vikram Vij should be no stranger to most Vancouverites. His restaurants won many accolades and he’s even one of the Dragons’ on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. Have you been to any of Vij’s restaurant? […]

Day 8 – Matcha Ninja | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 8 – Matcha Ninja | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Matcha Ninja is a premium, ceremonial grade, matcha green tea powder on the market that can be served cold. Their Tencha leaves are de-stemmed and finely ground for a longer period than regular matcha to allow for a super soluble and superior tasting matcha. Ceremonial […]

Day 7 – Cacao Restaurant | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 7 – Cacao Restaurant | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Cacao Restaurant Vancouver Chef Jefferson Alvarez Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle

A friend asked me what was one of the most memorable places I’ve eaten lately. I have to say Cacao Restaurant specializing in Progressive Latin cuisine out in Kitsilano, Vancouver. Dave and I both loved Chef Jefferson Alvarez’s fresh modern take on Latin American food with a playful note.

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For example, take the chilled and aerated foie gras. It is fluffy and melts in your mouth as you are welcomed by pop rocks. To tie it all together, the sweet acidity of guava gel and catalina.

 


Fans of local and sustainability can relax knowing Cacao uses ethically sourced ingredients and the seafood are Ocean Wise.

Cacao offers brunch Tuesday to Sunday with wildly delicious things like wild mushrooms and 65º free range eggs and gluten free chicken & waffles.

Dinner menu consists of both a la carte and also 3 course ($45 pp) and 5 course ($75) tasting menu.

 

 

Day 7 – Win 5 Course Cacao Degustation Tasting Menu for 2 (valued $150)

To enter this amazing giveaway, you must be Canadian resident (13+ years of age). Complete the following. Your chances increases the more items you complete and the more social media platforms you follow. Good Luck! DEADLINE: Dec 12th, 2016 11:59pm PST

 

 

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Check out the other 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway HERE! Remember to enter visit our other channels for opportunities to win! Contest closes Dec 12th midnight… It’s not too late to enter!
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URL: http://www.cacaovancouver.com
Cuisine: Latin

Hours:
Mon closed
Tue 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

1898 W 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1G5
(604) 731-5370

 

 

Day 6 – TATCHA Skincare | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 6 – TATCHA Skincare | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

TATCHA Skincare is one of my FAVORITE skincare line as of late. I love that it is based on ancient Geisha skincare traditions which is ideal for my fair Asian skin. The company is based in San Francisco, USA. Everything from their ingredients to their beautiful […]

Day 5 – Grown Here Farms | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 5 – Grown Here Farms | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Grown Here Farms  is a local producer of fresh sustainable microgreens and vegetables. They are certified organic since 2005. They do not partake in traditional agricultural practices, such as the use of pesticides or chemicals. Simply put their products are planted biologically into the soil and […]