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An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

I adore apples. They smell like love, not smarmy, hot-hot-hot love, but enveloping, wonderful hugs love. When I first left home and went to University in Victoria, I had a Great Aunt & Uncle living nearby. Aunt Sonya & Uncle Joe were Great AND they […]

The Secret to Chowder Success!

The Secret to Chowder Success!

 Psst…C’mere. I have a secret for you! After spending all afternoon judging a seafood chowder competition and quizzing all of the chef’s at length, I now KNOW the real deal behind a successful seafood chowder. It isn’t what you’d think. Nope, not a secret ingredient. […]

Fast and Furious Fried Rice

Of course the wonderful people at Huong Lan don’t call their fried rice Fast or Furious. To them and all their devoted patrons it’s known as #39-Special Fried Rice. However, it was so easy and so tasty that I just couldn’t help myself. I admit […]

Breakfast to Keep You in Bed

The ever so clever Sarah Wallbank, chef at Riso foods passed on this timely recipe to me. Although her interview isn’t quite ready to publish yet, I wanted to share this lovely teaser of great things to come. “Sharing a light meal is a great […]

Gingah Ninja Salmon

Love when kitchen experiments go right! Let’s admit it…it doesn’t always work out that way. This is Ninja fast, heart healthy and enticing enough to serve to company! That’s right, you’ve got this. How good it is? It was soo good that my littles gobbled […]

The Malone’s Sea Salt and Caramel Brownies

The Malone’s Sea Salt and Caramel Brownies

So very excited to share these brownies from the Sea Salt Cookbook. After interviewing Alison and Lorna, they kindly agreed to share one of the beautiful recipes from their inspiring cookbook. This cookbook is available at Costco and Chapters and is a beautiful addition to […]

In A Hurry Chimmichurri

In A Hurry Chimmichurri

This savoury sauce  has its origins in Argentina and is traditionally served with grilled meats. Nutritionist and Red Seal Chef at ACMe Food Co., Marcie Guerin has taken it a step further. This is the flavour base to many of the delectable dishes at the […]

Don’t be such a… Jerk Prawns

Don’t be such a… Jerk Prawns

Show of hands…who’s ready for their kids to go back to school? I sincerely apologize to my infinitely patient, home schooling friends, as I’m bowing down to you now! I do revel in having them at home, I appreciate the schedule-less life BUT after today’s boisterous […]

‘Pear’-fect Potato Salad

‘Pear’-fect Potato Salad

Next to sunshine on the beach, the most wonderful part about summer is SALAD! It is so easy to create a simple meal that features a few fresh flavours  with minimal fuss.  On my last trip to Coombs, my nearby foodie inspiration spot, I found […]

Scrumptious Salmon Quesadillas

Scrumptious Salmon Quesadillas

It was one of those awful, painful days… Work had been ridiculous, one crisis after another. FABULOUS! Late picking up the kids, my greeting consisted of whiny, shrieking complaints. EXCELLENT! “What are we having for dinner?” Great question! I reflected on the fact that my fridge at that point […]