February 20, 2018

There's nothing better than spending time with family this long weekend and cooking up some comfort food. We love potatoes and so a hot skillet of chive Hasselback potatoes was a no brainer!

Chive Hasselback Potatoes

Prep Time: 15 minutes     Cook Time: 40 minutes      T...

February 14, 2018

We've never really cooked much eggplant in our household so I was excited to dedicate this week to three eggplant recipes. My first  trial recipe was baba ganoush made from roasted eggplant with garlic and a few other savory ingredients.

Finished look.

Photo by Robert Go...

February 8, 2018

During the week days we are up early and out of the house at the crack of dawn. This Banana Chia recipe is a great start to the day allowing the tummy to be full of fruit, nuts and chia seeds. It can be made many different ways. This recipe for us is always a winner!


February 6, 2018

After getting back from a recent work trip, I wanted to start this week with some home-cooked comfort food.  We like the fresh smell of banana bread and love the taste even more.  This week we'll be exploring different banana recipes and all of the tastiness they have...

February 2, 2018

Love risotto? Us too! We whipped up some Fennel & Shrimp Risotto and it was a hearty, filling meal to end fennel week.

This is what the final product looked like.

Photo by Robert Gontier. iPhone 6.

Fennel & Shrimp Risotto

Prep Time: 30 minutes     Cook Time: 30 minutes...

January 31, 2018

We love the taste of homemade soup in our house especially during the frosty winter months! A few roasted vegetables and some excellent veggie broth go a long way to bringing warmth to the body. Since we are exploring fennel this week, I decided to roast up some fennel...

January 29, 2018

Sometimes one of the best ways to eat vegetables is with a little olive oil, salt and pepper. Raw fennel has a very distinct flavour but when it gets roasted the flavour mellows into a delicious caramelized taste. For even more depth of flavour, sprinkle a little Parme...

January 25, 2018

Sometimes you just want a little comfort food and with our family it always comes back to pancakes! We love them with lots of different ingredients, including banana, walnuts and occasionally chocolate chips but for this week it was all about blueberries. The tart dept...

January 20, 2018

For our final spinach recipe of the week, we cooked up a spinach pasta sauce along with freshly made pasta from one of our favourite restaurants - Terroni.

Here's the noodles below.

Spinach Pasta

Prep Time: 15 minutes     Cook Time: 20 minutes      Total Time: 35 minutes...

January 18, 2018

There's something kind of nice about a mid-week dinner that can be put together in 20 minutes and then placed in the oven while you feed & bathe the kids. My husband and I love tucking the twins in and then enjoying a grown-up meal together. There also might be a littl...

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