Fatties – Drinking chocolate

Hooray Fatties, it’s snowing! It’s about blasted time. In honour of today’s flurries we’re talking about something everyone can enjoy snuggling up on the couch and drinking: drinking chocolate. Don’t get it twisted, this rich, silky treat isn’t to be confused with hot chocolate. Hot chocolate is watery, often born of syrup or powder. Drinking…

Fatties

Fall’s coming and it’s time to pack on your thermal winter coat, #fatties. And we’re not talking about buying a new leather jacket. There’s a reason we crave hearty, fattier foods during the coldest times of year. It’s your body’s way of telling you to prepare for the cold by adding on some extra insulation. With…

Fatties

The long weekend is around the corner so we’re all abuzz about what we’ll be eating. Here are our top #nomnoms to enjoy over the Labour Day weekend: 1) There’s no denying the importance of The Ex this weekend. If you’re a Torontonian,  you know the CNE is something we all say we don’t want…

Namaste B*tches

Is chocolate better than sex? We’re not sure if that’s true. What we do know is sometimes no amount of yoga and meditation gives us the same soothing, satisfaction as a delicious bite of chocolate. Here are five reasons chocolate just might be better than everything:   1) Dopamine is the body’s feel good hormone. The…

Penpals – Jen Kirsch

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s penpal is Jen Kirsch, the Carrie Bradshaw of Toronto. ————————————— Dear Clutch, In the beginning I wanted to be an NHL hockey player. But then I realized I am a 5 foot girl. If I…

what’s the buzz?

Mother’s Day is this Sunday – are you panicked yet? We hope you’re spoiling the hell out of your mom this weekend. Forget to get her a gift? Oops! Don’t worry, we got you covered with our top five last minute Mother’s Day gift ideas. 1.  Give her the gift of choice Chocoholic? Tea addict? Cheese connoisseur? Amazing Clubs…

Fatties

It’s 420. Let’s talk munchies   You know the feeling, that “I must munch now” feeling. Whether or not you participate in Toronto’s slew of 420 events, we all munch at one time or another. As you know, we love to eat. Here are a few of our thoughts on munchies. For munchies planned in advance:…