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Leila Pejman

Leila Pejman
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Leila Pejman is a producer and storyteller whose work encompasses content creation, media, social media, and communications, topped off with a passion for emerging technologies. On the domestic side, she's on a mission to create the best quinoa muffin recipe.

How to Create an Epic Patio

For us Canadians living in the East, the idea of summer seems doubtful. I say this only because it snowed in mid-April (ahem). However, I have faith that summer will arrive eventually and for that reason, let’s get the patio pimping to perfection. If you start planning now, once the heat shows up, you’ll be lounging outside with your favourite cocktail while your friends are scrambling for patio furniture.

4 places to take the BBQ

Spring is just around the corner and next thing you know, summer will have arrived. When most people think of summer, they picture beaches, patios, and bathing suits, but I love me a good BBQ party. Food just tastes better on a grill. So it’s no surprise that I’m trying to make the experience portable. A portable BBQ will become your new best friend—and help you make lots of others.

Review: Prepara Herb Savor

I’m a big fan of herbs, especially basil. I grew up in a Persian household and herbs were always served with dinner. Wrapping feta cheese and fresh mint, dill, parsley or basil in warm Persian bread is especially delicious. I could live off that meal and never get tired of it. But I could never figure out how to get my herbs to last for a long time. I turned to Pinterest for a solution, and discovered the Prepara Herb Savor. I then noticed that Best Buy carried it, and asked them to send me a sample of this kitchen gadget to review.      

Simple Cooking Tips for a Special Diet — Low Fat Cooking

Low-fat, no-fat, healthy fat, too much fat, trans fat-free? “What do you mean?” as my fellow Canadian, Justin Bieber, would say. I conclude my four part series on special diet with low fat cooking or ways to limit the fat intake. 

Simple Cooking Tips for a Special Diet — Low Fat Cooking

Low-fat, no-fat, healthy fat, too much fat, trans fat-free? “What do you mean?” as my fellow Canadian, Justin Bieber, would say. I conclude my four part series on special diet with low fat cooking or ways to limit the fat intake. 

Cooking Tips for People with Diabetes

Diabetics need to manage their diet to reduce the chance that the blood sugar levels will get too high or too low. Their bodies either don’t produce insulin, or can’t regulate insulin well, so they need to manually take insulin so their body can properly use sugar. They also need to carefully watch their diet. In this article I’ll point out some tips that can help keep sugar levels balanced as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Simple Cooking Tips For A Special Diet: Lactose Intolerance

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” I could only imagine, people with lactose intolerance aren’t screaming for joy. It can be quite unpleasant: symptoms can include cramps, diarrhea, and nausea. In this article, I’ll discuss eating tips for those with lactose intolerance. 

Simple Baking Tips for a Gluten Free Diet

We’ve entered the New Year and it’s an opportunity to motivate you to accomplish those resolutions. That being said, I assure you that this article won’t be on how to lose weight. Since, I got a muffin top, I can’t preach about shedding the extra pounds. However, you won’t be seeing me eating nachos on my couch while watching Netflix. The thought has crossed my mind many times and I don’t judge those who do.  But I’ve always aimed to live a healthy life expect on Saturday night. This series examines simple cooking tips for a special diet. In the first installment we’ll look closely at the gluten free diet. 

Hacks for Cleaning and Organizing Your Fridge

 A fridge is much like a closet for food and beverages; it’s embarrassing when others go through it and it’s disorganized. Not only will they have trouble finding things, but they’ll probably just add to the chaos as they sift through your food.  Let’s get your refrigerator ready for the holiday season six hacks for cleaning and organizing your fridge.    

Best Gifts of 2015: Best Kitchen Gifts for the Foodie

Tis the season for holiday shopping, not only for yourself but for your friends and family. What do get the person who has everything? Something for the kitchen, perhaps?  Everyone loves to eat—whether they love to cook or not, the kitchen is a place to get their meals.  Not to worry, we have gift ideas for that person who only orders in.   

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