My Best of BC Wine Country Experience

Drinks, Travel

The Best of BC Winery Tours: the top wineries to visit in the Okanagan from Tori Wesszer, Registered Dietitian and Food and Lifestyle Blogger

As a food blogger, living in the heart of wine country is like a dream come true!  I jumped at the chance to partner with the BC Wine Institute to show off my ‘back yard’ (filled with wineries) to the world through the lens of a local foodie … and hard-core wine lover! AND give you the chance to VOTE … View The Post

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Apricot Creamsicles

Snacks

Homemade Apricot Creamsicles

Whenever I have a fruit overload situation my immediate reaction is to bust out the popsicle maker – my apricot ‘situation’ was no exception, Apricot Creamsicles it was! We LOVE making our own popsicles at home, and the boys are always right in there helping.  There are so many reasons to make your own versus buying them at the store. … View The Post

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20 FUN Things to do With Kids in Kelowna!

Kids, Travel

20 FUN things to do with kids in Kelowna BC by Fraiche Nutrition.

I get asked almost daily through Instagram about places to see and things to do in Kelowna from people who are planning a visit… and a lot of you have asked specifically about kids activities!  Charlie and I put our heads together to come up with a list for you to help make the most of your vacation here… or … View The Post

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Pink Grapefruit White Wine Sangria

Drinks

Grapefruit White Sangria by Fraiche Nutrition

Wine is typically our drink of choice in the summer (and winter, fall and spring, who am I kidding!?). But it’s nice to have a few options on hand to mix it up a bit and serve something fun when guests come over! Sangria is a logical option for us given that the base is, well, wine!

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Black Bean Mushroom Burger

Main Dishes

Black Bean Mushroom Veggie Burger by Tori Wesszer at Fraiche Nutrition

We waited for a LONG time for weather like this… and it finally feels like summer has arrived!  I was so excited to partner with Sandhill Wines again to show off their world-class wines with a couple of wine pairings with some simple fresh recipes, like this Black Bean Mushroom Burger that pairs PERFECTLY with the Sandhill 2015 Merlot. Because … View The Post

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Smoked Salmon Crostini

Appies & Snacks

Smoked Salmon Crostini - simple, delicious and perfect for pairing with Chardonnay wine!

Summer entertaining doesn’t have to be complicated! We are big fans of meals that are created out of simple, local, wholesome ingredients that don’t need a lot of fuss to make them taste amazing, like this Smoked Salmon Crostini. I’m just not the kind of person who wants to deconstruct my food or spend hours slaving in the kitchen when … View The Post

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Summer Fruit Galette

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Summer Fruit Galette

Piles of fresh summer fruit are wrapped in perfectly flaky pastry in this rustic, simple but impressive fruit galette. The pie crust recipe makes enough for two galettes, so double the fruit filling if you want to make two. Otherwise the crust freezes really nicely for up to a month when packed in a plastic resealable bag.

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