Kitchen Confession

EPISODE 43 -Sound Bites: Carbon Footprint, Bugs, and Chew Toys

EPISODE 43 -Sound Bites: Carbon Footprint, Bugs, and Chew Toys

Producer Matt and I sit down at the kitchen table to discuss current food trends and food headlines from around the world. How to reduce our Kitchen Carbon Footprint, Insects You'll Be Eating in the Future, and just for fun Why Do Dogs Chew Everything?

EPISODE 42 - Mental Health and Self Care with Shift Collab

EPISODE 42 - Mental Health and Self Care with Shift Collab

In this episode I share a little about my personal journey with anxiety, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and independence with sight loss. Plus Shift Collab team Vivian, Melissa, and Jaylin chat about de-stigmatizing mental healthcare and the real meaning of self care.

EPISODE 41 - Eat More Plants with Desiree Nielsen

EPISODE 41 - Eat More Plants with Desiree Nielsen

Urban Vegetarian host Desiree Nielsen says she put on her dietitian hat without leaving her foodie hat off when writing her new cookbook "Eat More Plants". We chat about redefining vegetarian cooking for a healing and therapeutic experience.

EPISODE 35 - Food Styling with Mandy Gleason's Replica Surfaces

EPISODE 35 - Food Styling with Mandy Gleason's Replica Surfaces

Mandy Gleason is the mind behind Replica Surfaces, photography backdrops designed for bloggers and influencers. We chat everything from food styling, the rise of meatless burgers in Texas, and...Monster Warriors!

EPISODE 34 - No Yo Yo, Busting Fad Diets with Michelle Jaelin

EPISODE 34 - No Yo Yo, Busting Fad Diets with Michelle Jaelin

Michelle Jaelin is a Registered Dietician and she often finds herself playing "food therapist" with her clients. She explores how managing factors like sleep, stress, and illness are a better path to your health goals than riding the Yo Yo of fad diets

EPISODE 33 - Peace, Love, and Fibre with Mairyln Smith

EPISODE 33 - Peace, Love, and Fibre with Mairyln Smith

Mairlyn Smith is an author, recipe developer, and home economist who combines her "weird sense of humour" with a passion to get people excited about nutrition. We chat about her recently released cookbook "Peace, Love and Fibre".

EPISODE 32 - Mastering Macarons with Shaini Saravanamuthu

EPISODE 32 - Mastering Macarons with Shaini Saravanamuthu

Shaini is a bean counter, baker, and public speaker with Fighting Blindness Canada. She says the kitchen can be therapeutic but macarons are not! We dish out a little baking wisdom, plus her journey with retinitis pigmentosa.

EPISODE 31 - Love and Lemons Every Day with Jeanine Donofrio!

EPISODE 31 - Love and Lemons Every Day with Jeanine Donofrio!

Jeanine Donofrio and her husband Jack started their blog "Love and Lemons" in 2011 and its been full steam ahead ever since! Jeanine takes us behind the scenes of their latest cookbook "Love and Lemons Everyday" that features vibrant, plant forward dishes that pack serious veggie punch!

EPISODE 28 - Pop Ups at The Depanneur with Len Senater

EPISODE 28 - Pop Ups at The Depanneur with Len Senater

The Depaneur is a kitchen and venue space that brings people together to support chef's and their innovative ideas! Founder Len Senater shares more about the creative culinary space and the social opportunities The Depp creates for the community

EPISODE 26 - Frankenfrosting with Linda Armbruster

EPISODE 26 - Frankenfrosting with Linda Armbruster

Linda Armbruster is the mind behind Magnolia Artisan Cookie Co. and she shares some creative ideas for designer sugar cookies, including one inspired by the Royal Wedding! Plus, we find out the secret to elevating your vanilla game.

EPISODE 25 - Exploring the Power of Super Foods with a Holistic Nutritionist!

EPISODE 25 - Exploring the Power of Super Foods with a Holistic Nutritionist!

Would you put mushrooms in your coffee? How about seaweed in your pad thai? Annie is a Holistic Nutritionist, and she says adding superfoods to your every day diet can pack a big punch!

EPISODE 23 - Taste This: Bottling a Year at The Grange Winery with Caroline Granger

EPISODE 23 - Taste This: Bottling a Year at The Grange Winery with Caroline Granger

We finish our Taste This series with Caroline Granger. She's one of a few farmers pioneering the Prince Edward County wine region. She shares a little about what goes into cultivating vintages with interest, plus some surprising insights into life on a farm.