Janice Lawandi is a PhD-chemist-turned-baker with a serious sweet tooth! She works as a recipe developer and food stylist in Montreal, Quebec. To learn more about Janice, visit her blog Kitchen Heals Soul.
Jennifer is a wife, mother of two grown children and enthusiastic home cook. She’s the blogger behind Seasons and Suppers and lives in the Muskoka region of Central Ontario, on a rural 5-acre property. She loves to cook simple, flavourful food, made with whole, seasonal ingredients.
Sofia is the relentless experimenter, mess maker, and picture taker behind From The Land We Live On – a food blog focused on sharing recipes inspired by seasonal ingredients and a never-ending quest for something interesting and new.
Chef D, otherwise known as Darryl Fletcher is a regular guest on TV shows across Canada, sharing delicious recipes with an informative and approachable flair. He also is the host of his own tv shows, At Home with Chef D and Chefdtv.com. Check out his simple and healthy beet smoothie and beet slaw, as seen on CHCH Morning Live.
Dan Clapson is a food writer and columnist based out of Calgary. His array of published works covers everything from restaurant features and chef profiles to creating recipes and hands-on culinary experiences. He is also the co-founder of an award-winning Canadian food website, EatNorth.ca.
Shareba Abdul is a blogger and freelance writer who specializes in food writing and photography. She creates recipes for home cooks and shares her restaurant experiences at InSearchOfYummyness.com.
Emily Richards is a professional home economist, freelance food writer and media spokesperson who also enjoys culinary instruction to home cooks who want to learn more and have fun in the kitchen. She is the author and co-author of 5 cookbooks which include topics from Italian cuisine and glycemic index diets.
Lisa Le is the Toronto-based vegan food blogger and YouTuber behind The Viet Vegan. She blogs about food with stories about Vietnamese culture, nerdism, feminism, and her life sprinkled in on top.
The blogger behind Simply Beautiful Eating, Debi’s true passion has always been cooking, baking and more recently, food styling and photography. She credits her cooking skills to her 95-year-old mother who has always encouraged her to watch and learn her skills in the kitchen. Debi lives in Toronto where she creates a wondrous array of food for her family and friends.
Sam is vegan and an artist, but she’s not starving! Writing the vegan-focused blog It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken from Toronto, Sam’s goal is to do for vegan cooking what Julia Child did for French cooking. Make it common, on every table, in every house, and every mouth! Sam’s recipes are designed to please your mind, body, soul, and taste buds.
Amy Bronee is the writer and photographer behind the award-winning home cooking blog FamilyFeedbag.com. Since 2011, millions of home cooks around the world have visited her blog for easy-to-follow recipes, mouth-watering images and stories about everyday life in the kitchen. Her first cookbook, The Canning Kitchen: 101 Simple Small Batch Recipes (Penguin Canada, June 2015) celebrates the tradition of preserving in the modern home kitchen.
Julie Van Rosendaal
Julie Van Rosendaal is the author of 7 best-selling cookbooks. She’s the food and nutrition guide on the Calgary Eyeopener on CBC Radio One, the food editor of Parents Canada magazine, and a columnist and contributor for several other local and national publications. She is perhaps best known as the voice behind her blog, DinnerwithJulie.com, which documents life in her home kitchen in Calgary with her husband and 9 year old son..
Abby Langer RD is a communications and consulting dietitian based in Toronto, Canada.
She is a regular HuffPost blogger and has been featured in radio, print, and television media in both the US and Canada. Abby also develops recipes and has a private nutrition counselling practice.
Kim is the creator behind the blogs Cravings of a Lunatic and Kiss My Smoke. She lives in Ontario with her hubby, two hooligans, and a vast assortment of furkids. She splits her time between grilling and baking, when she’s not glued to Netflix rewatching The Walking Dead, again and again.
Julie Desgroselliers, DtP
Julie is a registered dietitian based in Quebec who has published three books on nutrition with Éditions La Presse: Bébé a faim – 85 recettes et conseils sur l’alimentation, de 4 mois à 2 ans (2015), Dis-moi qui tu es, je te dirai quoi manger (2011) et Manger des bananes attire les moustiques et plus de 150 autres mythes et réalités en matière d’alimentation (2009).
Shannon Crocker MSc RD
Shannon Crocker MSc RD is a registered dietitian, nutrition writer and good food content creator. When she’s not writing about food and nutrition, she’s talking about it. A lot! Shannon appears regularly in radio and television media, facilitates wellness classes and is a professor at the Canadian Food & Wine Institute where she teaches nutrition to future chefs. Shannon shares her passion for simple, good foods that nourish a healthy, vibrant life on her blog Be Simply Vibrant.
Quebec Produce Marketing Association
The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA) is a non-profit organization that brings together members from every sector of the produce industry, working in close synergy with them and our industry partners. Their mission is to create a favourable environment for the development of fruit and vegetable marketing in Quebec, play a leadership role in promoting fruits and vegetables, and represent and defend the best interests of our members with government and industry.
Kary Osmond is a Canadian celebrity cook. Kary became a household name in 2009 when CBC selected her as the TV host of Best Recipes Ever. Today she shares her recipes and cooking tips on a variety of TV shows, as well as her own popular website. Visit her inspirational videos on our website as well.
Mardi is a full-time teacher of French (and cooking) at an independent boys’ school in Toronto. She blogs about her culinary adventures, near and far, at eat. live. travel. write.
Theresa is a communications expert, author, speaker, Toronto nutritionist, and sought after multi-media presenter. She is a regular guest on CBC’ Steven and Chris, CTV Newschannel and CBC The National and has a weekly column in Metro News where she featured information from Produce Made Simple! Find out more about Theresa at her website My Friend in Food.
Stephanie lives in Calgary, AB and is the creator of Clockwork Lemon, a blog dedicated to baking, brunches, and other kitchen adventures. Along with sharing recipes and photos on her blog, Stephanie develops recipes for the Globe and Mail. Her column “Icing on the Cake” features easy, yet tempting, desserts that encourage Canadians to get baking.
Heather Lang is a Toronto food and garden writer and photographer whose love of all things edible and botanical can be found on her blog The Tasty Gardener. When she isn’t in her garden or kitchen Heather loves trying new restaurants, discovering new and talented live bands and exploring her city’s many diverse neighbourhoods..
Hélène Péloquin from La Cuisine d’Hélène is passionate about food, global travel and photography. She is a mom of three and her kitchen is where she spends most of her time. She has a sweet tooth, loves to bake, and gets rave reviews from friends and family
Recent Contributor Recipes
Most people think caramel and apples. That combination is great but let me just tell you if you’ve never tried caramel on grapes you are missing out, caramel grapes are incredible! Dunk them in caramel only or get a little crazy and double dip into chocolate. Add other things like nuts, coconut, graham crumbs, fun coloured sugar, the possibilities are endless. Treat yourself and the kids to a fun snack. The perk is a sweet treat while you make memories together.
This plum bruschetta with blue cheese is the perfect summer appetizer. The saltiness of the prosciutto with the sweetness of the balsamic vinegar complements the tangy blue cheese and ripe plums. Add roasted walnut for crunchiness and your friends and family won’t be able to resist!