CELEBRATE FOR THE CAUSE AT ONE OF MY FAVORITE SPOT IN TOWN The 6th edition of the Ferreira Garden Party, our traditional summer fundraiser for the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation, is happening on June 1! Don’t miss this must‑attend soirée in the alley next to the Ferreira Café. On the menu: signature appetizers, a raw bar, Read More

March 24, 2015 | Mimi

Baggage allowance is always burdensome when wanting to get the perfect hostess gift. Wine bottles, chocolates, and the finer things in life are all well and good when you have the space to carry them. But often, we have to confine ourselves to more manageable and practical options. In search for one of these options, Read More

March 12, 2015 | Mimi

I am currently obsessed with Kale Chips. As a new mom I am on a journey to health & Fitness. These Chips are easy, tasty, and super healthy. Ingredients: 1 tbsp of olive oil 1 bunch of Kale Seasoning: I love chili powder & lime but you can do whatever you like (salt & vinegar, chicken stock…) Step 1 Read More

May 29, 2013 | Mimi

Yesterday I had the chance to be invited to the opening of a new champagne bar in Old Montreal Called La Champagnerie. As seen the concept in cities like NYC and Chicago, but it was about time someone brought the concept to Montreal. The place feels trendy mixed with sophistication and glamour. I loved the Read More

April 11, 2013 | Mimi

  I am always on the lookout for healthy snack for my family, here’s one I have on heavy rotation at home. Pita chips are light and crispy.They are perfect for dipping with hummus or baba ghannouj,  Here’s the basic recipe, but you can add thyme, garlic,zataar,  or any other spices you might like. Ingredients: Read More

March 22, 2013 | Mimi

  Here’s one of my favorite kid approve snack: Cauliflower Popcorn.  With only three ingredient not only this recipe simple but totally delicious. 1 head cauliflower 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt, to taste

Don’t know what to cook tonight why not try this simple Indian Style Salmon Tandoori recipe. I made the recipe simpler and lighter using tandoori powder available at most supermarket Salmon: 24 ounces salmon fillets (with skin) 1 pinch salt 1 pinch pepper Tandoori Powder YOGURT SAUCE: 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1 tbsp lemon juice Read More

February 20, 2013 | Mimi

Here’s a easy and super healthy recipe packed with tons of nutrients. Who said dieting has to be boring? Ingredients: 1-1/4 pounds of fresh beets 1 tablespoon of Red Wine vinegar 1-1/2 teaspoons of Sweet & Spicy mustard 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt 1/4 teaspoon of pepper 1/4 cup of olive oil 5 cups of Read More

December 21, 2012 | Mimi
Top 5 Hostess Gift - Lifestyle blog Montreal

If you’ve ever entertained, you know how much work goes into a party- even if the hostess makes it look effortless. That’s why hostess gifts are essential. After hard working efforts it’s nice to feel appreciate. A nice gesture to indulge them is with a token of your esteemed appreciation and a great gift. While Read More

October 11, 2012 | Mimi

The weather is getting Chilly and there is nothing like making Chili to warm you up. This delicious hearty meal is the perfect Sunday fall recipes. Ingredients: 2 cans (15 ounces each) red kidney beans, drained 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, quartered, sliced 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 pound ground Turkey (you can substitute Read More