Cocktail Advent 2021

2021 Modern Mama Holiday Cocktail Advent

I am very excited for the 2021 Cocktail Advent.  This year I have teamed up with several local distilleries for some awesome holiday cocktails. Check out last years holiday cocktail advent here. In celebration of the many wonderful local distilleries, I have a great line-up of…

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Field to Fork Challenge

BC Youth Needed in Field To Fork Challenge

Chamomile honey ice cream, BC salmon ginger cakes, maple-thyme roast chicken …do I have your attention?  These are just a few of the amazing recipes that kids won with, in last years Field to Fork Challenge. If you have not heard of the Field to…

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Fresh Salsa

Fresh Fruit Salsa Recipe

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, we like to prepare a large bowl of fresh salsa (Pico de Gallo).  In our house we are big fans of fresh salsa over cooked salsa. There is nothing like the taste of all those amazing flavors together! One…

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Valentines Day In a Pandemic

Valentines Day During a Pandemic

  Valentines Day is coming up and if you live here in Canada, between the colder weather and the various provincial health orders restricting us, it leaves us wondering how we can celebrate this special day.   Here are some ideas on how to make…

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Blueberry Pancake Day

Blueberry Pancake Day

January 28th is Blueberry Pancake Day! Although this year’s Blueberry Pancake Day looks a little different, one thing hasn’t changed: the delicious BC Blueberries that turn regular pancakes into dishes fit for National Blueberry Pancake Day.   Make National Blueberry Pancake Day Special   To…

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Cocktails

5 Cocktails to Help Ring in 2021

Let’s be honest, 2020 was one of the hardest years for a lot of families and I think a great way to say goodbye to 2020 is to make some delicious cocktails and cheers 2020 out the door! Just because we cannot gather with friends…

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Christmas Breakfast Ideas

5 Easy and Quick Christmas Breakfast Recipes

Its a common tradition in our home to plan for an easy and quick but special Christmas morning meal.  There are many that we have tried over the years. One that we come back to time and time again is the traditional Christmas morning wife…

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Advent Cocktails

Advent Cocktails For 2020

This year we thought we would add a little more “cheer” to the rest of 2020.  With the help of my best friend Shauna, who is a self-proclaimed mixologist, we are bringing you a new festive cocktail every day. Shauna has a real knack for…

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Leftovers

5 Recipes to Make with Thanksgiving Leftovers

All right y’all, now that Thanksgiving is over with, you are probably staring into a refrigerator full of leftovers ranging from turkey and stuffing to gravy and cranberry sauce, and are wondering “What in the world do I do with all of these leftovers?!” Don’t…

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Farm to table DirectFood.store

Farm-to-Table with DirectFood.store

2020 has certainly proven to be a year of new experiences. It really made us think about new contactless ways to get the things we needed.  Online shopping increased and consumers started to use contactless pick-up and delivery for their everyday items.  Many started supporting…

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