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Thursday
February, 2019
Become a Pro at Buying Produce
14, February 02:58 PM
Become a Pro at Buying Produce
We all know how important fruits and vegetables are for our health. They provide important nutrients that keep us feeling good and energized throughout the day. The updated Canadian Food Guide (available here) states that eating a more plant-based diet can lower risks of cardiovascular disease and increase overall health. As much as we may want to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, sometimes shopping for them can be daunting. How do you know what to pick? There’s nothing worse than b...More »
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Tuesday
February, 2019
How to Spend Valentine's Day 2019
12, February 09:01 PM
How to Spend Valentine's Day 2019
Scrambling to find somewhere to go this Valentine’s Day? Look no further, here is a list of things you can do around Vancouver this Thursday: Snowshoe Fondue at Grouse Mountain Looking to do something outdoors? Check out Grouse Mountain’s Valentine's Day Fondue event. You’ll be able to go on a guided snowshoe tour then indulge in some warm chocolate fondue in a cozy setting. Where: Grouse Mountain, 6400 Nancy Greene Way When: February 14 or 15th, 6-8pm or 8:30...More »
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Tuesday
February, 2019
8 Ways to Celebrate Lunar New Year 2019 in Vancouver
5, February 02:28 PM
8 Ways to Celebrate Lunar New Year 2019 in Vancouver
As the number 8 is said to be lucky for the Year of the Pig, here are 8 ways to celebrate Lunar New Year in and around Vancouver this week!   1. LunarFest at the Vancouver Art Gallery Interested in hearing about what 2019 holds for you? What about robots and lanterns? Check out the Vancouver Art Gallery’s event that includes fortune telling, lunar robots, and much more! When: February 9th and 10th Where: 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver How much? FREE   2. Ch...More »
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Friday
February, 2019
10 Vegan Super Bowl Snacks
1, February 06:28 PM
10 Vegan Super Bowl Snacks
With the Super Bowl just around the corner, many people’s willpower starts to diminish. Fried, battered and cheesy snacks are a go-to for game days. Chicken wings and pizza are of course fan favourites, but what about the vegans? If that’s you, or if you’ll be hosting some vegan friends this Sunday, here are some drool-worthy game day snacks that even meat-eaters will like.     1) "Pigs" in a Blanket               ...More »
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Tuesday
January, 2019
Local, Organic, All-Natural Skin Care Products That You’ll Want to Try in 2019
15, January 04:28 PM
Local, Organic, All-Natural Skin Care Products That You’ll Want to Try in 2019
There are more skin products on the shelves than ever before. But how do you really choose what’s best for you? Over the past couple of years, we began learning about the benefits of organic skin care. We’ve learned that price is not the only thing that matters when making skincare choices, and we also wanted to share some of our other new discoveries with you.  Most of the time, skincare products that are mass produced have a lot of chemicals. Many of these chemical ingr...More »
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Monday
December, 2018
Check Out Nico, Our Ambleside Store Manager's Favourite Secret Christmas Recipe
17, December 07:32 PM
Check Out Nico, Our Ambleside Store Manager's Favourite Secret Christmas Recipe
Christmas is just around the corner. Meinhardt Ambleside’s store manager, Nico, is from the Bavarian Region in Germany. During the holidays his family likes to celebrate with a traditional German feast of a succulent roast goose, Bavarian dumplings, gravy, and his favourite dish - red cabbage.     If you want to add some German flavour to your table this year try Nico’s delicious red cabbage recipe.   Ingredients: 2 TBSP butter (for extra flavour try bourbon bu...More »
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Sunday
December, 2018
3 Ways to Transform Your Panettone
2, December 05:24 PM
3 Ways to Transform Your Panettone
  Whether or not you love panettone, it always seems to be around. Stacked up in beautiful boxes in grocery stores and often given as gifts in the holiday season. Frequently when they land in our hands we’re not quite sure what to do with them (especially if we’ve been gifted a few). This year, don’t let these underrated fruit cakes go to waste. Here are three ways to use up this festive treat.   1. French Toast This may seem like the most obvious way to use...More »
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Monday
November, 2018
Meinhardt Ambleside
26, November 04:27 PM
Meinhardt Fine Foods is a New York Bodega-style concept store, a first for the long-established Vancouver premium grocer.  The store opened summer of 2018, located within the new Grosvenor Ambleside residential/retail development at 1350 Marine Drive in West Vancouver.  It is Meinhardt’s third location, and the first on Vancouver’s North Shore. The original Meinhardt store has been a fixture of South Granville Street for more than two decades and has developed a large, loya...More »
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Saturday
November, 2018
How To Build a Charcuterie Board Like a Pro
17, November 07:06 PM
How To Build a Charcuterie Board Like a Pro
Charcuterie boards require minimal effort but deliver big on flavour, making them the perfect for parties. There’s something for everyone on a board packed with cured meats, cheeses, olives, and crackers, plus the no-cook factor means you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time talking to your guests. The problem with charcuterie boards is we don’t always know how to put them together, but Meinhardt is here to help.     Here are some tips to make your next cha...More »
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Monday
July, 2018
How to Get Free Parking by Ambleside Beach in West Vancouver 
16, July 05:09 PM
How to Get Free Parking by Ambleside Beach in West Vancouver 
Beach season is here! There aren’t many beaches with free parking in Vancouver. We’ve all had those days where we drive to the beach for a barbecue and end up paying a fortune just to enjoy a beach day.  Here in West Vancouver at Ambleside beach, most parking is restricted to two hours only. Today, we have a little insider secret just for you in where there’s free unlimited parking in the area. Here are the step-by-step instructions of where you can park to visit Me...More »
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