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Home cooking

Chocolate Banana Espresso Smoothie Recipe

Since my previous review on the Goodfood Breakfast Smoothies, I've been making my own version of their delicious "Cold Brew Crisp". This has been my go-to breakfast smoothie for a while so I thought that I would share my recipe. It's super simple to make and is the perfect balance of sweetness from the banana… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Espresso Smoothie Recipe

Special occasion

NeXT Global Tables Dining Series @ Home: THAILAND – Valentine’s Day Edition

This year for Valentine’s Day, we decided to visit NeXT again but instead of dining in, given the current pandemic restrictions, they were offering a special dine-at-home experience. I have been very impressed with NeXT’s ability to adapt during this pandemic and have been watching the way they’ve been rolling out their Global Table series… Continue reading NeXT Global Tables Dining Series @ Home: THAILAND – Valentine’s Day Edition

Brunch, Home cooking, Quickie Nom Nom, Wellness

Goodfood Breakfast Smoothies

When putting in our Goodfood meal kit delivery order recently, we decided to try the Goodfood ready-to-make smoothies. We usually have our own breakfast routine already but it doesn’t hurt to try something new. We choose the “Smoothie Variety Box #1”. It included four smoothies: 1 Acai Bellini, 1 Cold Brew Crisp, 1 Tropical Storm,… Continue reading Goodfood Breakfast Smoothies

Tips, Wellness

Online Fitness Programs Review

Since all gyms are currently closed, many of us are looking into online at-home fitness programs to balance out all the bread and delicious home-cooked meals we're making. Here is a review of the workout programs that I've tried over the years. Disclaimer: I'm not a personal trainer or fitness expert. This isn't meant to… Continue reading Online Fitness Programs Review

Brunch, Canada, Special occasion

Fraser Cafe: A Family-Style Dinner Like No Other

This week, we ordered the Family Style Dinner Take Away from Fraser Cafe. We used to frequent Fraser Cafe for brunch and really enjoy their delicious breakfast sandwiches as well as interesting take on dishes like the Japanese okonomiyaki. We’ve also visited their adjacent dining room Table 40 for corporate events and really enjoyed our… Continue reading Fraser Cafe: A Family-Style Dinner Like No Other

Canada, Special occasion

NeXT: A Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all restaurants in Ottawa are closed for dining-in. I will try to highlight local restaurants which are still open and offering take-out and delivery options in the meantime. NeXT has recently relaunched with a very enticing take-out menu. You can also get delivery via UberEats. For information on other restaurants which… Continue reading NeXT: A Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Brunch

NeXT: Enjoyable Sunday Brunch in Ottawa with an Asian Flare

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all restaurants in Ottawa are closed for dining-in. I will try to highlight local restaurants which are still open and offering take-out and delivery options in the meantime. NeXT has recently relaunched with a very enticing take-out menu. You can also get delivery via UberEats. For information on other restaurants… Continue reading NeXT: Enjoyable Sunday Brunch in Ottawa with an Asian Flare