Coffee, Cocktails, Carbs: My COVID Essentials

cinnamon roll with a cup of coffee

In a recent virtual meeting discussing how COVID has impacted our FlavourVision trends, there was a homework assignment: “Find two products in your home that best reflects how your food & beverage choices have changed because of COVID.” I immediately grabbed my stash of citric acid and wheat gluten. What?  Who am I?  Citric acid…

Impatiently Waiting for the Next #PSL

Holding Coffee Cup

Every fall, I order a Pumpkin Spice Latte. And every fall, I remember I don’t really like Pumpkin Spice Lattes much. I love the idea of the #PSL, the warm spices and the nostalgia, but I’ve never been crazy about the pumpkin flavor. Honestly, I’m just ready to move on. Here’s the crazy part about…

White Chocolate Better NOT Go Anywhere

Chocolate Cake Pops

Let’s not discriminate; there is a time and a place for all chocolates. Sure, white chocolate may not seem as sophisticated as other options, it may not be legally "chocolate" and maybe you can’t convince yourself that eating a piece is going to be good for you. But what’s to hate? It is perfect in…

The Forgotten Season

Winter Walk

It is February. It is still freezing outside. The recent polar vortex only reinforced that the bare trees I see out my window are going to keep depressing me with their nakedness for at least a few more months. The joy of the holiday season is over, the promise of my New Year’s resolutions long…