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NYC: Gramercy Park and Flatiron District

I visited NYC over the summer, and spent most of my time around the Gramercy Park/Flatiron/Union Square area. I enjoy going to coffee shops (…and co-working spaces), as they are comfortable places to get my work done. One coffee shop I enjoyed spending my time in is at News Bar Cafe. Not only do they […]

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Raspberry Mango No-Bake Cheesecake

I was inspired by this recipe during the holidays, and made a version of my own. 🙂 Ingredients 3/4 cup (175 mL)  shredded sweetened coconut 3/4 cup (175 mL)  graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup (50 mL)  PC Unsalted Country Churned Butter, melted 3/4 cup (175 mL)  granulated sugar 2 tsp (10 mL)  finely grated lime […]

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New Year, New You

Even though January 1st 2017 was a while ago, we are celebrating another new year, the Year of the Rooster. Today marks new beginnings, new goals and a new you. If you haven’t thought about New Year’s resolutions, you can think about it now. Here are six new years resolutions/guides/goals/lifestyle changes/whatever you want to call […]

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Chili with Rice

I made this chili with rice, veggies and beef. Yum! Simple Chili with Rice -3 cloves of garlic, chopped into small pieces -1 onion, diced -olive oil -3 small carrots, peeled and chopped -3 stalks of celery, diced -1 bell pepper, diced -3 cups of ground beef, cooked -1 cup of rice, cooked -1 can of […]

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Baked Veggies with Prosciutto

I made up this recipe on the spot today. I just used whatever was in my fridge and ta-da! This dish is light and super easy to make. I had prosciutto, but you can also use bacon or pancetta. Enjoy! Baked Veggies and Prosciutto Serves 2-4 1 orange bell pepper, chopped 8 brussels sprouts, chopped 1 […]

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The Non For Profits That Are Changing The World

I have been involved with non for profits for a long time now — from volunteering in high school to working in a non for profit. Every experience for me is a rewarding one, and I encourage all of you to be involved with a non-for profit. Whether it may be a few hours volunteering […]

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One Pot Chicken Spinach Biryani

This is my first time making biryani, and it turned out pretty great! Not as authentic as traditional biryani… I omitted the “spice”. However, I did put my own twist on this recipe by adding spinach and a few other ingredients. The blend of non-spicy spices filled my kitchen with an aromatic scent, and the […]

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Pike Place Market – Seattle, WA

Over the summer, I took a 3 month long trip along the west coast of the USA. One of my stops was in Seattle, at the iconic Pike Place Market. Home to the first ever Starbucks and Sur La Table, this food frenzy market attracts many tourists, and is full of delicious eats.  

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Cookie Butter Banana Bread

Cookie butter recently came to grocery stores in Toronto, so I decided to give it try. I first heard about cookie butter when I went to California. It’s one of Trader Joe’s most popular items. I made cookie butter banana bread that turned out pretty good. It’s definitely not your ordinary banana bread! Recipe from […]

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How To Run A Great Workshop

I recently ran a workshop as part as my fourth year project in university. This workshop was to promote the art show of the graduating class, and to teach kids about new media education. I called it the “Storybook Hackathon”, on which kids got into teams and “hacked” a book. Using digital softwares, they created […]

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