I love salads, but I will admit, sometimes I’m left wanting more substance to my meal. Which is why I am head-over-heals for this hearty Falafel Salad! This salad combines the best of both worlds: heaps of vegetables, piles of healthy Mediterranean flavours, and perfectly cooked crunchy falafels that are so satisfying! It’s a great recipe for the month of … View The Post
Chicken Paprikash was a dish that my husband Charles learned at an early age from his parents. Sadly they are no longer with us, but Charles and I had the privilege of travelling to Hungary on our honeymoon to visit his relatives and had quite the foodie adventure! Nobody spoke English, and the food was incredibly authentic (sometimes a bit … View The Post
Pasta – it has to be the ultimate comfort food. It was rather fitting that National Pasta Day fell on a bit of a dreary day, perfect for a warm wool blanket and a bowl of cozy noodles. I’ve always loved a good Carbonara: such simplicity. But also SO many calories. I stumbled upon a recipe on the Bon Appétit … View The Post
Pizzettas (or mini pizzas) are the perfect food for casual entertaining. It is by far our favourite meal to prepare for guests, so laid-back, and who doesn’t like pizza? You can use a prepared store-bought crust if you are pressed for time; there are some great ones out there. I recommend putting out all of the ingredients and let our … View The Post
I’m an 80:20 kind of gal. In fact, I think there are a lot of things in life that this ‘rule’ can apply to; eating is one of them. I’m the first one to take an extra helping of kale, but there are times when I give myself some slack and dig my fork into something slightly more decadent. The … View The Post
Hot weather makes me crave Mexican food. I’ve only been to Mexico once, so I can’t say that there’s any good reason for this association, it just happens. So when summer hits in the Okanagan like a ton of inferno bricks, out comes the BBQ and a truck load of cilantro. I eat cilantro like it is salad, seriously!