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Local nutrition entrepreneur presents Your Canadian Food Story (via Edmonton Journal)

New collection of recipes explore food connections coast-to-coast Sharing recipes and food stories is a time-honoured tradition. Now, one local entrepreneur and holistic nutrition consultant, Loretta Friedrich, has published a book of food stories she has collected...

In the News: Food stories from sea to shining sea (via Eat North)

What’s your story? Twyla Campbell of Eat North wrote an enchanting article covering Your Food Story and featuring an interview with author Loretta Friedrich. 

Book Launch Supporters: Local Food Had My Back!

"Ask and you shall receive" has been the theme of Your Canadian Food Story since the very beginning, and the book launch was no exception! Read on for examples of how this philosophy pulled through, how my unique book launch approach worked for me, and info about the...

Your Food Story’s First 4 Minutes of Fame: GlobalTV Appearance!

Your Canadian Food Story and I went on our first grand media adventure together! Read on for an insider scoop about what it's like to prep to be interviewed, the behind-the-scenes of the studio, and a special guest appearance by a lamb and goat in diapers. Click here...

#1 Bestseller and Hot New Release!

I'm moved beyond words. Thanks to all of you, we are rising in (multiple) bestsellers lists! While working on this book, I knew it was truly unique among its peers. To see it rise to the #1 Bestseller ranking on Amazon.ca within days of publishing is truly humbling....

#1 Bestseller and Hot New Release!

I'm moved beyond words. Thanks to all of you, we are rising in (multiple) bestsellers lists! While working on this book, I knew it was truly unique among its peers. To see it rise to the #1 Bestseller ranking on Amazon.ca within days of publishing is truly humbling....

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  • First meal cooked at home in a long time! While our renovations are still in full swing, including the kitchen, I managed to uncover the stove that's placed in the middle of nowhere and make us supper.
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Presenting the Beyond Meat burger (finally tasted this thing... not bad!) nestled in a glutenfree bun along with my garden arugula, @doefsgreenhouses cucumber (had a chunk left from when we last were in YEG at @strathconamarket), local BC greenhouse tomatoes, and sliced market onions. Our glorious side is fresh @vernon_farmers_market asparagus that was lightly heated in @oliveoilbc Picual evoo served with a dash of truffle sea salt and a spritz of lemon juice.
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Makes me feel almost human tonight eating a homecooked meal. Lol.
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#homecook #homecooked #vegan #vegandiet #dairyfree #glutenfree #beyondmeat #mygarden #freshgreens #marketfoods #supportlocal #farmersmarket #springfood #spring
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  • The positive side of renovation madness -- including a non functional kitchen -- is purposefully setting aside money to eat out... lots! Here we have one of our absolute favourite meals from one of our favourite eateries in Vernon, @stationbbq. How can you not love the Texas Beef Brisket platter (we share for two)? So good! And this time, we also ordered the Mississippi Mud Pie. Oh wow. Plate licking good!
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You got to eat here.
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#tastevernon #lovelocal #lovelocal #downtownvernon #bbq #bbqfood #authenticbbq #smokehouse #foodie #mudpie #foodporn #dessert #OFTVernon
  • Drinks, breads, cheese... what more do you need?? 😋
Swiping left to right we have:
* NORTHERN LIGHTS TEA LEMONADE from @teassentialteas
* SAVOURY CHEESE BREAD PUDDING MUFFIN from @hotbreadshoppe
* a selection of primarily Canadian cheese from newly opened (today, congrats again!) @wedge_cheesery
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Park your car and walk a short block to get all three, and more goodies, from these locally-owned businesses here in @downtownvernon!
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#lovelocal #tastevernon #vernonfood #vernonbc #localfood #supportlocal #eatbc #eatlocal #buylocal #tourismvernon #OFTVernon #foodie #foodgram #igfood #okanaganfood

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