Be Local: Earthly Delights

There are some fantastic local food and drink events coming up that showcase some of BC’s “earthly” delights. Click below to read on … The Fungus Among Us – Mushroom Festival is on at Whistler, October 14 to 15. Hear from local mushroom experts,…

To Drink or to Not to Drink (Now)? That is the Question.

Our most EDBL Christmas gifts comes from Penticton’s Poplar Grove Winery. Legacy 2017  is a blend of Merlot (71%), Cabernet Sauvignon (12%) and Cabernet Franc (17%). Rich in colour with aromas of currant, coffee and cedar and flavours of blackberry briar and…

Eat Local: Soup’s On

There are signs of Spring everywhere. In my garden the snowdrops have bloomed, and yesterday I noticed my crocuses have joined the party. This weekend we set our clocks forward as we spring into longer and lighter days. It’s almost…

Drink Local: Winter Dunkel

When Alix said she was going to cook a chili in the Crock-Pot this week I immediately said “beer”. Well, to be honest, sometimes I say “beer” regardless of what Alix says but, that’s just me. My biggest dilemma was…

Eat Local: Alix’s Sunday Night Crock-Pot Pasta Sauce

Sunday night is one of my favourite nights of the week. I look forward to it most when we can have a leisurely dinner followed by my 9 year old daughter’s favourite family activity – family movie night. This works…

Eat Local: Find Your Healthy Weight

Eat better. Get in shape. Oh, the best laid plans. My New Year’s resolutions have definitely slipped and it’s time to get back on track. EDBL recently discovered the “Find Your Healthy Weight” program from Desiree Nielsen and her nutrition team…