Lactose-Free Mocha Milkshake

Hi Guys and Dolls!

This is my first ever recipe post! It’s not something I had ever planned to include on the blog, however it felt like a natural addition right now.

I used to work as a Barista while I was in school, and as I say – Once a Barista, always a Barista! I’m constantly making up new, yummy drinks in the kitchen – It’s something I definitely have a lot of fun with so I figured it was time to share.

I’m not one for measuring out ingredients, however I’ll do my best to give you amounts. I like to use a Blender Bottle (28-Ounce) when I’m mixing cold drinks, as it’s the perfect serving size, and works well for eyeballing ingredients!

If you give this a try, please let me know in the comments.

xo,

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Location Love – Colette Grand Café

Last weekend I finally decided to check out Colette Grand Café located at King and Bathurst here in Toronto, and let me just stay this place is stunning and somewhat of a hidden gem!!

Colette Interior

Tucked away amid condos and across from a park, you would never suspect the beautiful Parisian style cafe/restaurant/bakery that is hidden inside this unsuspecting building. From the moment you walk in, you are transported away from Toronto and surrounded by some of the most lovely decor I have seen in any restaurant across the city. There are multiple rooms you can choose to be seated – Each filled with stunning natural light, and their own sweet charm.

For this visit, we chose to grab some croissants and macarons from the bakery, and find a seat in the cafe-styled section as the sun set through floor to ceiling windows. We also ordered a wonderful bottle of chardonnay – A stellar combination for a Sunday afternoon.

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