Food Talk at Nectar

Are people interested in talking about what to eat? You bet! Last week, we were invited to present at the Nectar Centre as part of their series of Food Talks. Twenty-five locals showed up on a snowy night to discuss myths and facts surrounding fat, sugar and salt,...

Granola Gifts

We love granola at Upbeet: granola sprinkled over yogurt and fresh fruit, granola as a topping for steel oats, and by the handful as an occasional snack. All of us make our own variations of oats toasted in the oven with a variety of nuts and seeds, and a light...

Upbeet Black Bean and Corn Salad

One of the favourite recipes from our Farm to Fork classes. In this class, children learn how to remove corn from the cob and how to dice and chop vegetables. They also learn how to zest and juice a lime to make a simple dressing for this colourful and delicious...

Holiday Baking with Friends

While it’s only mid -November as we write this, two very important Christmas traditions are uppermost on our minds: setting aside the time for the annual rituals of making stollen and plum pudding. In a nutshell: two delectable treats that represent so much more than...