Category Archives: Food & Drink

Food || Local || Organic Grocery Delivery #YEG

weekly_staples_fromabove organic food flatlay grocery For $40 until March 31st for all new customers (that’s $25 off the regular price!) gets you everything pictured above delivered to your door. It’s a great way to try out online grocery shopping with this selection of Spud’s most ordered “staple” items.

I’ve been using Spud.ca for over a year, it’s a convenient way to get organic groceries into my family’s life. With the extreme cold and a new born, grocery trips haven’t been easy lately. Luckily Spud comes to the rescue with anything from food to cleaning to even beauty supplies. They bring it to me rain or shine so I don’t have to drag the kids in the elements to the store. Plus, they support numerous local independent businesses and have a strong commitment to carry organic and natural products. It’s a win win. New to the service? Use my code: CREDM PARKIE for $25 towards your first order.  Continue reading

Lifestyle || Healthy Eating with Epicure || A new year, new you giveaway!

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I’ve used Epicure products for almost a decade, long before I even started this blog! For me, I love their products because they make eating healthy fast and simple. You don’t need to be a chef or buy a million spices to make a restaurant quality meal. Epicure does it for you with amazing flavourful spice blends and time saving cookware.

I’ve teamed up with them to giveaway their Real Food. Real Results kit, pictured above. Head over to my IG for more entries, and for more details on rules. To enter for a chance to win here, simply head over to the kit, and comment on this post telling me which product you are most excited to try! Simple as that! Good luck and cheers to a healthy new you!

Lifestyle || Food & Drink || A holiday drink recipe with Ocean Spray || Light White Mojito

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I love a refreshing drink during the holiday season, so I teamed up with Ocean Spray to bring you one of my favourite festive beverages that your guests are sure to love. You might have guessed cranberries are an Ocean Spray main stay; they are so versatile ideal for drinks/cocktails, recipes, and even holiday decorations. I love to have a variety of Ocean Spray® products in the house so I’m ready for any hosting occasion. For this recipe I’ll be using one of my favourite juices, the Ocean Spray® White Cranberry Cocktail.

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Light White Mojito

What You Will Need:

3 sprigs fresh mint
1 package sweetener or 2 teaspoons sugar
3 ounces Ocean Spray® White Cranberry Cocktail
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 1/2 ounce light rum
2 ounces club soda, chilled
lime slice

The How To:

Crush 2 mint sprigs. Rub mint and sugar around inside of tall thin glass with spoon. Add Cranberry Cocktail, lime juice and rum; stir. Add club soda and ice. Top with remaining mint sprig and lime slice.

Makes 1 serving.

Holiday Tip: Add this green drink to a red tablescape for a festive touch. Or pop in a red straw for that added holiday feel.

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Food & Drink || Lifestyle || A holiday drink recipe with Ocean Spray ||Ruby Red Grapefruit Cocktail

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the holidays are here! I find I host so many guests; both planned and drops-in’s this time of year that I need some easy recipes ready to go at the drop of a hat. I’ve teamed up with Ocean Spray®to bring you one of my favourite refreshing festive beverages that is sure to wow your guests this season. Cranberries, an Ocean Spray main stay, are such a versatile food ideal for drinks/cocktails, recipes, and even holiday decorations but Ocean Spray doesn’t only make cranberry products. I love to have a variety of Ocean Spray® products in the house so I’m ready for any hosting occasion. For this recipe I’ll be using one of my favourite juices the Ocean Spray® Ruby Red Grapefruit Cocktail.

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Ocean Spray® Ruby Red Grapefruit Cocktail 

Ingredients

 5oz/150mL Ocean Spray® Ruby Red Grapefruit Cocktail 
3oz/90mL Club Soda
5mL lime juice
Optional: add a dash or rim glass with sugar

Directions

Pour all ingredients into a glass with ice. Stir gently. Makes 1 serving.

Optional: Garnish with a lime to add a pop of green to make this seasonal drink even more festive. 

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Ocean Spray®, but my thoughts and opinions are my own.