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Recipe: A Cheesecake Fit for the Holidays

Recipe: A Cheesecake Fit for the Holidays

Posted Nov 16th, 2018

This delicious baked ricotta cheesecake might just become a new holiday favourite at the dinner table - brought to you from our friends at Upper Canada Cheese Company in Jordan, Ontario. 

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Recipe: Vegetarian Lasagna

Recipe: Vegetarian Lasagna

Posted Nov 2nd, 2018

With guests arriving for the holidays, often there are dietary requests made. This vegetarian lasagna made with two of Upper Canada cheeses is sure to please their palette.

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Recipe: A Simple Sandwich with Gourmet Flavours

Recipe: A Simple Sandwich with Gourmet Flavours

Posted Oct 8th, 2018

Maple Smoked Comfort Cream is the feature of this sandwich. Maple Smoked Comfort Cream has been cold smoked with maple chips to create a one-of-a-kind cheese.

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Recipe: Mac N Cheese with a local touch

Recipe: Mac N Cheese with a local touch

Posted Sep 16th, 2018

One of your favourite fall and winter staples just got even better with creamy heritage cheese. 

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Recipe: Veggie Burger with Smoked Comfort Cream

Recipe: Veggie Burger with Smoked Comfort Cream

Posted Jul 10th, 2018

Fire up the BBQ for a Smokey Cheesy Burger with Comfort Cream by Upper Canada Cheese Company.

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Recipe: Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese... and Veggies

Recipe: Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese... and Veggies

Posted Jun 9th, 2018

These kabobs made with Upper Canada’s famous grilling cheese are heavenly. The gooey, buttery Guernsey Girl adds a decadent dimension to these veggie kabobs!

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Recipe: Guernsey Girl Crackle Tacos de Barbacoa

Recipe: Guernsey Girl Crackle Tacos de Barbacoa

Posted Apr 16th, 2018

Try this Guernsey Girl Crackle Tacos de Barbacoa by Chef Jose Hadad at Upper Canada Cheese Company!

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Recipe: Upper Canada Cheese Niagara Gold Galette

Recipe: Upper Canada Cheese Niagara Gold Galette

Posted Mar 15th, 2018

This hap-hazard, free-form pie crust embraces imperfections while delivering the same sweet results as its classical counterpart. This rustic Niagara Gold crust folds in the bubbling fruit like an edible cauldron. Learn how to make it here!

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Healthy dinner in a flash

Healthy dinner in a flash

Posted Mar 7th, 2018

Getting a healthy dinner on the table doesn't have to be intimidating or time-consuming.

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RECIPE: Perfect for a Cozy Valentine's Evening

RECIPE: Perfect for a Cozy Valentine's Evening

Posted Feb 9th, 2018

Imagine sitting in front of a fire with the love of your life, your favourite bevy, fruit, veggies and Niagara Gold Fondue on Valentine's Day.

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RECIPE: Crispy Peanut Butter Chocolate Popcorn Squares

RECIPE: Crispy Peanut Butter Chocolate Popcorn Squares

Posted Jan 23rd, 2018

These tasty popcorn squares are the perfect treat and great for snacking on during movies or serving at your next get-together.

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National Cookie Day - Santa Worthy Cookies

National Cookie Day - Santa Worthy Cookies

Posted Dec 4th, 2017

Whether you're participating in a cookie exchange with friends or making a treat for St. Nick, add these adorable reindeer cookies to your holiday baking this year.

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RECIPE: Breakfast in a Jar

RECIPE: Breakfast in a Jar

Posted Nov 7th, 2017

“One of my favourite ways to do this is overnight oats, which packs vitamins and fibre in a small, portable package that's easy to whip up the night before.

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An Apple A Day...

An Apple A Day...

Posted Oct 27th, 2017

With fresh, crisp apples ready to be picked at many farms across the province, it's a great time to get out with family and friends and support your local farmers.

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Recipe: Fall Desserts with Fruit

Recipe: Fall Desserts with Fruit

Posted Oct 24th, 2017

During fall and holiday entertaining, desserts often command the spotlight. For inspiration, use the beautiful, vibrant colours of autumn and fruit to inspire unique desserts.

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RECIPE: Grapes and Wild Rice Stuffing

RECIPE: Grapes and Wild Rice Stuffing

Posted Oct 3rd, 2017

Simple yet elegant, great for both everyday and a holiday, stuffing can elevate meals to a new level. Today's home cooks and chefs alike build on basic stuffing ingredients

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Coconut Chicken Fingers Recipe - A New Fave For the Kids

Coconut Chicken Fingers Recipe - A New Fave For the Kids

Posted Sep 2nd, 2017

This twist on a kid favourite delivers a truly unique flavour that is sweet and tangy with a little bit of spice. This simple dish is a budget-friendly treat for the entire family at less than $3 per serving.

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Bananas, Nuts & Honey: Recipe

Bananas, Nuts & Honey: Recipe

Posted Aug 17th, 2017

Your kids will think they are getting dessert when you pull out this fun treat made with bananas, nuts and honey. Simple and nutritious, it's also perfect for entertaining or taking to work as a mid-afternoon snack.

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A Breakfast Smoothie - Sunshine in a Bowl

A Breakfast Smoothie - Sunshine in a Bowl

Posted Aug 7th, 2017

The inclusion of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit alone adds potassium, fibre and actinidin. It also provides your daily vitamin C needs. Make this smoothie bowl the night before if you're pressed for time in the morning.

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RECIPE: Kraken Chocolate Caramel Frozen Daiquiri

RECIPE: Kraken Chocolate Caramel Frozen Daiquiri

Posted Jul 20th, 2017

The perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer's day. Who wouldn't want Kraken Rum, chocolate, caramel, ice cream. Sweet, tart, salty, cold with a kick. We won't tell you the number of calories however...

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Rediscovering Canadian Cuisine

Rediscovering Canadian Cuisine

Posted Jul 15th, 2017

Here Lynn Crawford, one of Canada's most iconic chefs, shares some of the food trends she's currently seeing trend in our 150th year.

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RECIPE: Cool off with churro-inspired deep fried ice cream

RECIPE: Cool off with churro-inspired deep fried ice cream

Posted Jul 4th, 2017

Every summer we look for unique recipes for both entertaining and for everyday meals for the family. This one is sure to please. After all, we all scream for ice cream. 

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Travelling Foodie shares Feasts of the Niagara Parkway

Travelling Foodie shares Feasts of the Niagara Parkway

Posted May 30th, 2017

Often we forget the treasures in our own backyard. It is nice to explore some of these to remind us of how beautiful and fruitful Niagara really is.

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Chocolate lovers will delight in brownies with a nutritional boost

Chocolate lovers will delight in brownies with a nutritional boost

Posted May 27th, 2017

Whip up these flourless and gluten-free chocolate truffles for a delicious snack.

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Easy DIY playdough recipe that is safer for kids

Easy DIY playdough recipe that is safer for kids

Posted May 22nd, 2017

You can make playing with goo and slime safer for your little ones with this recipe for homemade dough.

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Make mouth-watering barbecue steaks with this secret rub

Make mouth-watering barbecue steaks with this secret rub

Posted May 17th, 2017

Barbecue this delicious New York Strip Steak rub recipe, from grill master and renowned chef Rob Rainford.

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Treat MOM to superfruit pancakes

Treat MOM to superfruit pancakes

Posted Apr 28th, 2017

Delicious blueberries are a Canadian favourite for good reason - they're rich in disease-fighting nutrients and are a good source of antioxidants. Make these for Mom on Mother's Day!

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Food Banks Increasing Focus on Nutrition, Survey Finds

Food Banks Increasing Focus on Nutrition, Survey Finds

Posted Apr 11th, 2017

Along with its donation to Canada’s food banks, Catelli Foods is also sponsoring a contest for a chance to win one of five prizes of a year’s supply of pasta.

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Just 4 Mom: Mom-sourced and kid-approved: Easy Beef Bulgogi

Just 4 Mom: Mom-sourced and kid-approved: Easy Beef Bulgogi

Posted Apr 8th, 2017

Moms just want to provide their kids with a nutritious meal, but it can be tough in the face of “ews,” “yucks,” and “can we have pizza?”

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RECIPE: A nutritious spin on classic cheeseburgers

RECIPE: A nutritious spin on classic cheeseburgers

Posted Mar 22nd, 2017

Nothing will get the family's attention like a cheeseburger quesadilla. Filled with all your favourite traditional burger toppings, this fun new way to eat a “cheeseburger” will surely have the kids asking for seconds.

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Control added sugar with homemade fruit roll treats: Recipe

Control added sugar with homemade fruit roll treats: Recipe

Posted Jan 27th, 2017

Aiming to limit processed “added sugars” doesn't mean we must give up all our favourite treats — DIYing your own homemade versions lets you control the quantities of ingredients.

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RECIPE: Innovative Baked Cheese Appetizer

RECIPE: Innovative Baked Cheese Appetizer

Posted Dec 19th, 2016

Including cheese in holiday entertaining is a must, but why not shake up the traditional with something a little different?

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Prepare a timeless holiday classic everyone loves

Prepare a timeless holiday classic everyone loves

Posted Nov 12th, 2016

An old-fashioned family favourite, this peanut brittle is bound to become a tradition in your household. This recipe makes homemade candy simple and delicious.

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RECIPE: Try the perfect sweet and savoury snack

RECIPE: Try the perfect sweet and savoury snack

Posted Nov 1st, 2016

This quick and simply delicious snack uses just a handful of exceptional ingredients, including tart-sweet cranberries, crisp pecans, and a salty-sweet popcorn

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How to create perfect beer pairings

How to create perfect beer pairings

Posted Oct 27th, 2016

Impress your host or guests when mingling at the next party with beer sommelier skills and expertise in flavour notes, appropriate glassware, and what to pair with the turkey.

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Solve dinner dilemmas by keeping it simple

Solve dinner dilemmas by keeping it simple

Posted Oct 22nd, 2016

Experts recommend the following tips for a healthy meal every night of the week:

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Eating Healthy with Tara: Smoothies - easy recipe

Eating Healthy with Tara: Smoothies - easy recipe

Posted Oct 3rd, 2016

Smoothies are my favourite go-to meal for many reasons. They are easy to prepare, they taste amazing, they are very versatile and full of nutrients.

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RECIPE: Best of both worlds chocolate and beer cake

RECIPE: Best of both worlds chocolate and beer cake

Posted Sep 28th, 2016

This delicious cake proves you can never have too much of a good thing, combining heavenly dark chocolate with just-the-right-amount-of Canadian craft beer.

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Back to School: Lunch Box Tips

Back to School: Lunch Box Tips

Posted Aug 23rd, 2016

Spruce up your kids lunch with these delicious, healthy and fun recipe ideas.

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Breakfast with Tara - eating healthy - organic oats simple recipe

Breakfast with Tara - eating healthy - organic oats simple recipe

Posted Aug 1st, 2016

I ate Steel cut oats with hemp seeds, fresh blueberries + raspberries, coconut oil, cinnamon and milk/ yogurt (optional).

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