Chocolate Mint Marshmallows

Homemade Chocolate Mint Marshmallows - perfect gluten free gift!

The past week has flown by in a blur of infant Tylenol, sleepless nights, and yesterday, finally, antibiotics.  Just when Theo had successfully fought off a nasty case of hand, foot and mouth picked up somewhere in Ottawa, and was back to his usual energetic, crazy little self, he woke up in the middle of […]

Cream Cheese & Pepper Jelly Puff Pastries

Cream Cheese and Red Pepper Jelly in Puff Pastry - delicious appetizer with 5 minutes of prep!

I don’t talk about appetizers enough with you guys. You see, I really love appetizers, and I really love you for being here.  I really love to serve appetizers to people whose company I enjoy. So, I should basically be serving you virtual appetizers every time we talk. But then I’d be a one trick pony […]

Crispy Fried Onions

Crispy Fried Onions

How have I not ever told you about these crispy golden onion straws of my addiction? I guess for the same reason I don’t tell you about that time I bailed on the way into church on Sunday and split both my knees open and one seems intent on bleeding for the rest of the […]

Regional Canadian Food: Cranberry Raspberry Mousse

Light and fruity Cranberry Raspberry Mousse

It’s time for another instalment in the Canadian Food Experience Project!  We’ve talked about regional foods before, but every region has more than one food it can call it’s own.  While I wrote about raspberries last time, coming from British Columbia I couldn’t help but feature berries again.  British Columbia is home to so much […]

Chicken Caesar Burgers

Healthy and easy chicken caesar burgers are cooked indoors, perfect all year round!

It’s still very much the middle of winter here, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about burgers.  At least, burgers that are made in the great INdoors! Even in the summer, when barbecue season is in full delicious swing, I sometimes make these burgers or similar ones inside.  I staunchly refuse to learn to […]

Ravioli & Sausage Lasagna

Ravioli Lasagna

Have you been watching any Olympics?  I hate the feeling of having the TV on during the day, but I can’t help but love the feats of strength and skill on constant display.  I just sit there and exclaim about the LEGS, the ARMS, the CORE STRENGTH!  The ski jumpers who can basically lay parallel […]

Taco Lasagna

Taco lasagna - all the great flavours of taco in an easy weeknight meal perfect for making ahead, giving away, or just doubling for yourself!

I’ve been holding out on you with a super easy dinner recipe you’re going to want to add to your plans this week.  I apologize for this blogging negligence, and offer you a taco lasagna peace offering.  No more secrets here. The first time I made this I had some friends coming over and it […]

A Canadian Love Affair: Seafood Chowder Recipe

Seafood Chowder

This post is part of the Canadian Food Experience Project, a project begun June 2013.  As we (participants) share our collective stories through our regional food experiences and food memories, we hope to bring global clarity to our Canadian culinary identity.  This month’s topic is “A Canadian Love Affair”, which can apply to absolutely anything we love […]