Lunchtime Survival Kit
School Lunch Recipes and Tips
First published 2013.09.10 | Canada | Food & Drink
Gourmet on the Go: 9 Best Food Trucks in Ottawa
Food Trucks and Carts
First published 2013.06.13 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
We’re proud as punch that Ottawa is the capital of such a multicultural country. This summer, we’re especially excited that we can celebrate with international flair all season long (Euro-style)...read more
Sum-m! Fine Choice Foods
First published 2012.09.20 | Vancouver | Food & Drink
Wouldn’t it be nice to be the one asking ‘What’s for dinner?’ at the end of a long day?
You can do just that as you browse the aisles of your grocery store in search of Sum-m! Fine Choice...read more
10 Back-to-School Snacks and Lunches
Lunch & Snack Recipes
First published 2012.08.21 | Canada | Food & Drink
Sunflower Seed Butter, Honey and Banana Pinwheels
Kids are accustomed to playing with pinwheels, so they’ll be spinning for joy when they unpack these at the lunch table. (Make It!)
Mini Turkey...read more
Readi Set Go
First published 2012.08.16 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
Moms love anything that makes packing lunches easier. That’s why we love Readi Set Go.
The Glebe store on Bank Street offers an extensive (but selective) array of lunch bags, lunch kits and food...read more
Hint: A Good Burger
First published 2012.07.19 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
Nothing says summer like a good burger, even if you have to drive a bit out of your way to get there.
Welcome to Hintonburger, named after the ‘hood it’s located in (Hintonburg, no less)....read more
First published 2012.07.19 | Calgary | Food & Drink
When it comes to yummy summer burgers, we’re all about the ‘Boogie’ man.
If you haven’t had the chance to stop by Boogie’s Burgers yet, then make sure to add it to your summer food...read more
Pressed Sandwich Shop
First published 2012.05.24 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
Just because sandwiches are a highly practical and portable meal doesn’t mean they should only be eaten on park benches, over the kitchen sink or en route to soccer practice.
There are some...read more
Beef It Up
Best Burger Restaurants
First published 2012.03.15 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
When you’re serious about your burgers and fries, the drive-through just won’t cut the mustard.
Here’s the dish on three of our favourite family-friendly destinations for great burgers in...read more
9 Ways to Refuel
Back-to-School Lunch Recipes
First published 2011.09.19 | Canada | Food & Drink
Now that you have a full arsenal of new breakfast recipes (no need to thank us), we think you’re ready to kick the lunch menu up a notch. For a little more variety in your life (and theirs), we hope...read more
Readi Set Go
First published 2011.09.15 | Ottawa | Gear
The days of the brown-bagged, white-bread bologna sandwich might be history, but that doesn’t mean the next lunch you pack isn’t looking for a little update.
What to do? Pick up some new...read more
Backpacks and Lunch Bags: Special Edition
Kids’ Backpacks and Lunch Bags
First published 2011.08.08 | Canada | Gear
Life is full of yin and yang. Back to school season is a good example…summer is almost over (sad), but school is almost back in session (not so sad).
Get on it with our 20 Great Backpack and Lunch...read more
Back-to-School Lunch Bag Essentials
Lunch Bag Essentials Guide
First published 2010.08.31 | Canada | Gear
Starting to feel the stress a bit? We promised to help you get ready for September with our Back-to-School Guides, and this week we’re sharing our Back-to-School Lunch Bag Essentials. It comes hot on...read more
Look Ma, No Nitrates
Life Choices Hot Dogs
First published 2010.08.19 | Toronto | Food & Drink
Ever played the classic “What am I?” game with your kids? Here’s one that might stump even the savviest of moms:
“I contain antioxidants, come from an animal, and am Canadian-made. What am I?”
First published 2010.04.15 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
An all-time classic sandwich like the grilled cheese brings out some surprisingly strong opinions on how it is best made and served. Some insist on eating their grilled cheese with a cup of tomato...read more
Eat Like an Aristocrat
Good Sandwich Spots
First published 2009.10.01 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
The sandwich is a brilliant invention: bread, meat, vegetables, all wrapped and ready to go in a portable package.
Did you know that the sandwich is named after an 18th-century English aristocrat...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
Credible Edibles Restaurant and Delivery
First published 2009.05.21 | Ottawa | Family Life
We’ve done the math. Three daily lunches add up to 1095 lunches a year. That’s a lot of bread.
So, thousands of lunches later, it’s easy to see how we can slip into a rut and run out of creative...read more