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Canadian Living April 2019

The Canadian Living Magazine for helpful articles on food, cooking, health, relationships, family and lifestyles in Canada.

Country:
Canada
Language:
English
Publisher:
TVA Publications Inc.
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10 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

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celebrate being canadian

Canadian Living Coast-to-Coast COLOUR COLLECTION All colours shown in the ad are affected by age, light and four colour process printing. Please refer to original paint chips before selecting. Available exclusively at Home Hardware and Building Centre locations. Actual paint colour may not be as shown. beauti-tone.ca editorial director THESE PAINT COLOURS WERE INSPIRED BY Nova Scotia PHOTOGRAPHY, MICHAEL NANGREAVES; DESIGNER, ANDREA MCCRINDLE…

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sparks fly

Canadian Living publisher Jacqueline Howe recently shared some great news with me: The results of a BrandSpark International consumer-voted survey has found that Canadian Living is the most trusted magazine brand among Canadian shoppers. What a delight for our team to receive this acclaim from our beloved readers! Besides taste-testing recipes from the Test Kitchen, one of the best parts of our jobs is dreaming up and executing the editorial content we can only hope will be compelling for you to read at home. And then to learn that it’s a hit—what better reason to keep creating more exciting stories?! Case in point: This issue offers a vibrant mix of inspiration, advice and recipes. You’ll find springtime makeup cues (“Rosy Outlook,” page 21) and colourful fashion (“Colour Me Happy,” page 32).…

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12 tricks, tips and ideas we love this month

1 COLOUR COMBO: RED & PINK Take a risk by stepping away from neutrals such as black, white and beige and teaming red with pink instead. (Although they might seem to clash, they’re in the same colour family.) The combo is glamorous yet a little edgy. For more tips on how to pull off bold hues, visit canadianliving.com/howtowearcolour. 2 A GOOD SPORT Vancouver-based RYU has a unique motivational program for its activewear: If your size changes within one year of purchase (for example, you lost weight or gained muscle), the company will replace it at half the cost and donate your old gear to charity. 3 PASTEL APPEAL We love Le Creuset’s ceramic sauciers (now available in Sage and Meringue)! The shallow yet wide-mouth rounded pan is a workhorse best suited for risottos, polenta or oatmeal…

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island intermission

While Bermuda might be known for its abundance of churches and golf courses (the latter of which they have more per capita than anywhere in the world), the 53-square-kilometre island is shedding its traditional image just a bit. You’ll still find familiarity in its historic ambience, but Bermuda is a spot that’s also home to cave exploring, water-hole swimming, pink-beach lounging and great local eating. Other highlights? The picture-perfect turquoise water and, of course, the incredibly friendly and hospitable people at the heart of every interaction. Our recommendation is to really lean in to all nature has to offer there. From lighthouses to natural pools to forts to the city, there is so much to explore—and given that you can get to most places from wherever you are on the…

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our prettiest easter cake

MAGIC FROSTED CARROT CAKE MAKES 16 SERVINGS HANDS-ON TIME 30 MINUTES TOTAL TIME 3¾ HOURS 2 cups all-purpose flour2 tsp baking powder2 tsp cinnamon1 tsp baking soda¾ tsp salt½ tsp nutmeg3 eggs1½ cups granulated sugar1 cup canola oil1 tsp vanilla3 cups shredded carrots (about 3 large)1 398 ml can crushed pineapple, drained½ cup chopped toasted pecans or walnuts Magic Frosting 1¾ cups granulated sugar½ cup all-purpose flour5 tbsp cornstarch½ tsp salt11¾ cups homogenized milk2 tsp vanilla1½ cups unsalted butter, softenedassorted pastel food colouring⅔ cup mini candy-coated chocolate eggs Preheat oven to 350°F. Mist two 8-inch round cake pans with cooking spray; line bottoms with parchment paper and dust with flour, tapping out excess. In large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. In separate bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla until…

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gateway pinks

YOU WEAR: RED If red is your ride-or-die, pink it up with a shade that’s just as saturated but a little more blue. YOU WEAR: NUDE Opt for a nude that has more pink and reddish tones than peach and brown for a warmer take on barely there. YOU WEAR: DARK SHADES Get the impact of a dark lip by opting for a super-saturated hue—think hot pink or fuchsia.…

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