Chicken & Avocado Eggrolls

By Friday, October 24, 2014

I saved the best for last this week! So remember on Tuesday when I told you I was going to share two AMAZING recipes from the past with you? Well here’s the second one, and it’s BAD A$$. I will warn you in advance – you need ...

Chicken, Avocado & Tomato Quesadillas

By Thursday, October 23, 2014

Dinner for one! Basically. So as I've mentioned, My Other Half's job requires him to travel a lot. Way more than he used to. So most weeknights I am cooking for one. Part of the joy I get from cooking is feeding and pleasing others, so I ...

How I Overhauled My Diet – AFTER

By Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Here we go!!! Remember a couple weeks ago when I told you about my decision to get healthy, and revealed my shocking diet BEFORE this decision? In that post, I promised to talk about the changes I’ve made since September 15th regarding my diet and lifestyle. So ...

Ginger Pork Wontons

By Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Follow my blog with Bloglovin THESE ARE THE BEST. So I am still going through this project where I go back into the archives and dig up all the amazing recipes I blogged about eons ago, and re-photograph them. At least that’s my intention, or what I’m ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, October 20, 2014

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd tell you I had the biggest recipe fail ever this weekend. I was saving these vacuumed-packed beets from Costco to try and make a beet pesto with walnuts and parmesan. Turns out the ...

Arugula & Almond Pesto Spaghetti Squash

By Friday, October 17, 2014

I warned you! The spaghetti squash obsession continues. I sure hope I can get it year-round because I’m totally addicted. This is a much lighter, healthier version than the ones I’ve shared in the past. It’s not smothered in melted cheese, for one, but also it’s packed ...

15-Minute Avocado Mac & Cheese

By Thursday, October 16, 2014

GREEN mac & cheese. I realize this is kind of weird. So I know I promised I was done with the mac & cheese obsession. But I’d been wanting to make a creamy, cheesy avocado version for AGES. So this time, it’s the last one. For ...

How I Overhauled My Diet – Before

By Wednesday, October 15, 2014

It’s been one month since I overhauled my diet. On September 15th I decided to make a change. It was a long time coming. I had known for years – since I left university residence in 2007, actually – that my eating habits were unhealthy. Before I ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Tuesday, October 14, 2014

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I’d say a big Happy Thanksgiving! I had the best weekend in Nova Scotia with my family and friends. The weather was absolutely gorgeous and the fall colours just reminded me why fall is ...

Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash

By Friday, October 10, 2014

Hehehe HAPPY FRIDAY!!! Every now and then, I make something I am so excited about that I Instagram it before blogging about it. And then people are all like “ahhh gimme the recipe!!!” and I can’t because, well… I have to blog about it first. I actually ...

Can’t wait to make…

By Thursday, October 9, 2014

For the first Can't wait to make, click here.   Photo from Natalie Eng. Maple Caramel Bacon Crack. Need I say more? Portuguese Potato & Cilantro Soup. Sounds crazy but tastes amazzzing. Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies. Not sure what's up with me and cookies lately... Maple Scones. The most perfect ...

12 Awesome Recipes for Thanksgiving

By Wednesday, October 8, 2014

This year I am so incredibly fortunate to be heading home to Halifax for Thanksgiving! My mother is also throwing me my second wedding shower, so it's an extra-special trip. Last year, I made Thanksgiving dinner for my cousin and her then fiancé, his mother, and my ...

Mexican Quinoa Taco Bake

By Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Ugghhh we're getting into bad food photography season. I mean, I realize I don't HAVE to post bad photos. And I also realize I sometimes do anyway. But fewer daylight hours make my life much more challenging when it comes to shooting recipes for the blog. ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, October 6, 2014

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd tell you I can't believe it's October! All the fall colours are so gorgeous and the weather has turned a bit chilly. I actually wore a coat and tights for the first time ...

My Other Half’s 8 Favourite Recipes

By Friday, October 3, 2014

Man oh man it has been a busy week! I am so excited it's Friday and the work week is almost over. Tonight, something unusual is happening - My Other Half is cooking! He's making his famous spaghetti sauce with ground beef and we're having spaghetti and ...

Strawberry Cheesecake Turnovers

By Thursday, October 2, 2014

It’s has been WAY too long since these were in my life!!! If you’re a long-time reader, you’ll recall that I first made Strawberry Cheesecake Turnovers in 2011. I raved and raved about them. They’re so EASY, they’re so DELICIOUS, blah blah blah… Well, unfortunately for you, ...

Tangy Thai Cucumber Salad

By Wednesday, October 1, 2014

English cukes. I used to eat them like apples. Seriously! A cold, crispy English cucumber is delicious all on its own. No dressing or dip required. But I reckon if I had people for dinner and served them half a whole cucumber on a plate as ...

11 Delicious Soup Recipes for Fall

By Tuesday, September 30, 2014

OMG fall food!!! Last week, I posted my favourite recipes for fall. This week, I'm doing a round-up of my favourite soups for chilly weather. These are absolutely perfect for keeping you cozy, warm and fulfilled on chilly evenings. In the colder months, I bring soup ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, September 29, 2014

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I’d tell you how much I LOVE my new popcorn maker. I got it as a wedding shower gift and it is absolutely amazing. My Other Half and I have always been huge microwave ...

14 Recipes Perfect for Fall

By Friday, September 26, 2014

Part of me can't believe summer is over and already fall... but the other part is SO EXCITED for fall food! As I've said before, this is my favourite time of year. The leaves are so pretty, it's cool but not too cold, we bring out ...