Keep on Truckin’: 9 Toronto Food Trucks
Toronto Food Trucks
First published 2013.06.13 | Toronto | Food & Drink
We’ve all been out on a fun outing with the family when the question of lunch arises. You feel like you might cry if you have to face pizza or a chicken nugget meal one more time. That’s when we...read more
A Food Truck Fiasco
First published 2013.05.23 | Calgary | Food & Drink
There’s a new ice cream truck in town—and it’s heading to a festival near you.
Who needs ice cream when you can have artisanal gelato? Keep your eyes peeled for the Fiasco Gelato truck this...read more
Birthday Party Shortcuts
First published 2013.04.18 | Vancouver | Birthday Parties
Ever notice that April showers come with a multitude of birthday party invitations?
If you’re lucky enough to be organizing a birthday party this time of year (amongst t-ball games, dance...read more
Great Bakeries in Vancouver
Butter Baked Goods
First published 2012.10.25 | Vancouver | Food & Drink
It’s hard to imagine that something perfect can be improved upon, but that’s exactly what’s been happening at Butter Baked Goods over the past month. Butter is getting bigger and better.
Great Birthday Cakes in Calgary
First published 2012.10.18 | Calgary | Birthday Parties
Panache: Flamboyant sense of style or manner.
When it comes to having panache, kids definitely take the cake. So why not make sure their birthday cake is as unique as they are?
Playful, pretty and...read more
6 Shops to Stop at on Fraser Street
The Gluten Free Epicurean
First published 2012.10.18 | Vancouver | Food & Drink
Everywhere you look these days, gluten-free diets are being touted to cure everything from belly bloat to eczema, from infertility to ADHD. Scientists estimate that 1% of the population is living...read more
Glory Hole Doughnuts
First published 2012.09.13 | Toronto | Food & Drink
There’s no denying we’ve had something sweet together. All those birthday parties we shared. You were the total package: beauty, great taste and a solid foundation.
But lately we’ve...read more
Frozen Gold (Medal)
First published 2012.07.26 | Vancouver | Food & Drink
If we all scream for ice cream, what will we do for the world’s best gelato?
Summer, when the sun reflects off the snow-capped mountains that surround the ocean that gently laps our sandy...read more
Cream of the Crop
Village Ice Cream
First published 2012.07.26 | Calgary | Food & Drink
They say it takes a village to raise a child. Well, the kids are definitely going to love this artisan ‘village’ as they enjoy a treat to beat the heat (and so will Mom).
Newly opened Village...read more
Fresh Frozen Goodness
Gurts Frozen Yogurt & Bakery
First published 2012.07.19 | Toronto | Food & Drink
Modifying our expectations is an effective parenting technique. Modifying our foods, on the other hand (as in ‘modified milk ingredients’), might not be a recipe for success.
Thank goodness...read more
Curbside Bliss Cupcakes
First published 2012.07.05 | Toronto | Food & Drink
Trucking around the city is an activity we’re all too familiar with. But sometimes we’re happy to leave it to others—like the truckers behind Curbside Bliss Cupcakes—a food truck bringing...read more
Dreamy Cream Puffs
Cruffs’ Cream Puffs
First published 2012.06.07 | Calgary | Food & Drink
Move over, cupcakes and macarons. Get ready to meet the competition. There’s a new kid in town who knows how to stuff it—or more accurately—‘cruff’ it.
The latest craze for treats...read more
Sweet Summer Swallows
Toronto Ice Cream Shops
First published 2011.08.04 | Toronto | Food & Drink
Savour summer with a cool icy treat. We present to you our list of 9 ice cream shops in Toronto that are faves with our readers and the staff at SavvyMom HQ.
Why we love it: With dozens of...read more
Beat the Heat with Frozen Treats
First published 2011.07.21 | Vancouver | Food & Drink
Ice cream is a summertime tradition so we thought it was time to add a few new hot spots (or shall we say refreshing cold spots?) to our original and very tasty scoop selection. We’re pretty sure the...read more
PartySavvy: Splash Out
Splash Birthday Party Ideas
First published 2011.05.28 | Canada | Birthday Parties
Pull out your summer whites and get ready to celebrate, because the summer is officially here. This month’s PartySavvy is all about splashing out with water—the perfect theme for summer fun in the...read more
PartySavvy: A Celebration of Spring
Spring Birthday Party Ideas
First published 2011.04.30 | Canada | Birthday Parties
It’s party time! We’re celebrating spring with the launch of our newest SavvyMom edition, PartySavvy. It’s a guide, it’s a plan and it’s a recipe for party success—because we love (and obsess about)...read more
Local Bakeries and Catering
First published 2010.11.18 | Calgary | Food & Drink
Little Jack Horner sat in a corner eating his Christmas pie. He put in his thumb and pulled out a plum and said “What a good boy am I.”
It’s pie season (and cookies, cake and candy, too) and we have...read more
The Spring Garden Cake
This easy-to-create, garden-themed dessert is a perfect party treat
First published 2010.08.17 | Canada | Birthday Parties
No celebration required to create this super-easy Spring Celebration Garden Cake. A twist on the traditional cake, your guests will be digging for seconds.
Spring Celebration Garden Cake
Allergy-Aware Treat Ideas
First published 2010.08.10 | Canada | Food & Drink
Ice cream treats don’t have to be tricky, or leave you out in the cold.
With serious food allergies on the rise, it can be tough to please everyone come dessert time. Fear not. When dealing with the...read more
First published 2009.09.08 | Canada | Food & Drink
Packing lunch five days a week every week for the next 9 or 10 months is a task of biblical proportions.
It should be homemade, but easy; tasty, but nutritious enough for the Canada Food Guide;...read more