How to Be A Better Morning Person: We Ask An Expert Early Riser...

Since jumping into the Live Eye role at Breakfast Television I can honestly say that I have become a morning…

Big Up Your Salad Bowl for Summer

A few seasonal extras to take your bowl from regular lunchtime chow to wow. Here’s how to BIG UP YOUR…

Our Top Summer Secret for the Best Grilled Seafood

With August behind us, it’s no wonder we are attempting to cling on to every last bit of summer we…

Magic Happens When Fruit Meets Flame

Grilled fruit is equally delectable in sweet and savoury dishes and the possibilities of how to serve it are endless. …

10 Summer Fruits & Vegetables to Add to Your Grocery List...

When you buy local, you end you getting the best tastes and flavours the season has to offer. But, knowing…

Summer Picnic In the Park

AS SUMMER COMES TO A CLOSE, WE WANT TO CELEBRATE AND GET EVERY LAST OUNCE OF SUNSHINE THAT WE CAN.…

The Summer Wellness Edit

GET THE NATURAL LOOK Our household aisles may appear to be lined with just dishwashing liquid and toothpaste, but there…

Chilled Trends for Summer 2018

This summer is going to be a scorcher. You don’t however, have to remain poolside to stay cool (wouldn’t that…

Our Top BBQ Picks for Fathers Day

We get it – not every Dad barbecues. But who doesn’t love food cooked on a grill? Summerhill’s got you covered…

Top Three Tips for Pairing Vegan Cheese and Wine

I’m a wine loving yet health conscious mother of three and I love to entertain, and for me “National Wine…

The It List: 2018 Royal Wedding Watch Must-Haves

The upcoming Royal Weddingon Saturday May 19 is THE not-to-be-missed event of the year. As the countdown of the wedding of…

Curated Moments for Mom

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, but don’t panic – we’ve got you covered. From classic goodies to modern delights, there’s…

Petal Pusher – Add Edible Flowers to Your Spring Menus...

Spring has finally sprung in Toronto, and we’re celebrating BIG time with edible flowers. From long blossoms on squash and zucchini…

Two Tomato Sauces of the Season

 Simple Fresh Tomato Sauce When local fresh, ripe plum tomatoes are piled high at the market, this is a good…

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Tomatoes: The Sauce for the Season

Now is the time to enjoy tomatoes, rich in flavour and goodness, grown by our local famers- vine-ripened in sunshine,…

Party Pavlova

This pavlova serves a crowd! For your next summer get together or potluck volunteer to make dessert. You can use…

Make the Most of Summer Berries

As a food stylist, I have to find fruits, vegetables and other ingredients out of season all year round. Most…

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All About Planking

Lets talk planking! Formerly known as the funny trend that your teenaged kids post about online, and no its not…

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Mint & Maple Water Cocktail

A great maple-infused cocktail to enjoy on the deck this summer. Follow these simple instructions for a great basic cocktail.…

Top 5 Entertaining Trends for Summer

I love entertaining, one might say it is my favourite thing to do.  I love the organizing that happens before…

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The Ultimate Caesar Salad

Here’s how to create your ultimate Caesar salad from scratch. Take crisp inner leaves of fresh romaine lettuce, light, crunchy…

Maple Water

I’m pretty sure most Canadians are born with maple syrup in their veins. I typically find a way to eat something…

Rhubarb Custard Tart

Rhubarb and custard are a perfect match. The slightly tart rhubarb matches perfectly to the silky smooth and sweet taste…

Forced Rhubarb: The Lesser Known Rhubarb

With stalks varying from deep rich reds to hot pink shades, rhubarb always signals that warm weather and sunshine are…