Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad

By Wednesday, March 27, 2013

We are obsessed with buffalo chicken ANYTHING. Especially if it involves quinoa, obviously. You might remember my past buffalo chicken recipes – the dip and the cups. All delicious. You know what really blew our minds this weekend? We decided to check the nutritional information in the President’s ...

Deluxe Chipotle Salad Dressing

By Wednesday, March 13, 2013

You guys are probably completely tired of chipotle recipes, but you’re going to have to put up with just one more (for now)… This post is meant to prove how completely delicious, addictive and useful (yes, useful) my homemade Chipotle BBQ Sauce is, as talked about ...

Broccoli & Cream Cheese-Stuffed Sole

By Thursday, January 24, 2013

We don’t eat enough fish. Both being from the east coast, this is kind of strange. We love seafood, but for whatever reason, I seem to forget about fish when menu planning. That doesn’t mean I don’t buy it – it just sits in the deep ...

Chipotle Steak Salad

By Tuesday, September 18, 2012

If you haven’t already noticed… I love chipotle. One of my very favourite things are chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. I encountered them when I first made my Mexican Meatloaf. Since then, I’ve been hooked. I stock up on them regularly. I love the flavour – spicy ...

Healthy Broccoli Soup

By Wednesday, September 28, 2011

This post was updated in September 2014 with new photography! Every now and then I have a day that just makes me feel happy, relaxed and accomplished. I call these “perfect days” (another example can be found in my Calabogie/Guy Fieri post). This past Sunday was just ...

Scallops with Quinoa & Thai Pea Purée

By Saturday, September 17, 2011

As I may have mentioned before, my big cousin Denise is moving in with us for four months while she does student teaching and two elementary schools in our neighbourhood. I was counting down the days until she arrived, and finally, she’s here! To truly welcome ...

Spicy Quinoa Salad

By Thursday, September 15, 2011

I recently posted about my new found love for quinoa. Since then, I have expanded my horizons even more. For my boss’ birthday, a coworker and I got her Quinoa 365 – a best-selling quinoa cookbook. I’ve been seeing it everywhere lately and thought of ...

Grilled Chicken & Charred Corn Salad

By Friday, June 24, 2011

The Canadian Living obsession continues… but I sometimes wonder why I have pretty much given up all other cookbooks and recipe resources since getting my Canadian Living subscription. Grilled Chicken and Charred Corn Salad I guess I can offer a couple reasons. The first would be ...

Housewarming Party Barbeque

By Friday, June 3, 2011

Last week was a big week for cooking. Besides the fact that I had a potluck at work, we had our housewarming party!!! It was actually one of the best nights I’ve had in ages. At one point we had more than 40 people there! ...

Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

By Monday, May 23, 2011

Roasted Veg and Quinoa Salad Ever notice how when you first learn about something, it suddenly seems to pop up everywhere? Well, that happens to me all the time. Something I've never heard of begins popping up left, right and centre. Quinoa is a perfect example! I ...

Waldorf Salad

By Monday, May 16, 2011

I first saw this made on “Come Dine with Me Canada”, and I thought it looked really interesting. And then, when it popped up in my Canadian Living magazine, I knew it was destiny that I try it! Waldorf Salad Apparently it’s a classic, but I ...

Broccoli & Blue Cheese Soup

By Tuesday, May 10, 2011

This post was updated in February 2015 with new photography! I am writing this not long after my parents have hit the road and are off to Toronto where my Dad has some speaking engagements. It’s very sad to see them leave, but I am happy ...

Girls’ Night

By Sunday, April 3, 2011

Wow… three months into my new job and it still surprises me how hard it is to keep up with my blogging! Recently I feel as though I’m constantly apologizing for being busy, but I shouldn’t. I’m much happier this way and I love keeping ...