Lemon Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Breakfast, Recipes

No need for an explanation here.  Fluffy buttermilk pancakes infused with lemon, a touch of vanilla, and studded with juicy blueberries.  Is there any better way to start a Sunday morning? I think not!

Spring Vegan Salads

Recipes, Salads, Vegan

I don’t usually post two days in a row, but I’ve had a busy week already in the kitchen and couldn’t wait to share these recipes: I LOVE a good salad! (Charlie even listed it as my favourite food on my Mother’s Day card, he knows me well). I remember the first time that I went to France and ordered … View The Post

Tropical Green Chia Pudding with Coconut Crunch (gluten-free, vegan)

Appies & Snacks, Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect the whole chia pudding trend to last as long as it has.  However, I think I cast that judgement before I actually TRIED chia pudding!  Super healthy, yummy, easy to make and incredibly versatile, it’s no wonder that it’s had such staying power.  I love green smoothies (another trend that I hope never goes away) … View The Post

Lime Capellini with Seared Scallops

Main Dishes, Recipes, Sides

I was thrilled to do a cooking demo at the Okanagan Eats Food Show today, and decided to make this pasta for the crowd.  It was hard to settle on what to make but I chose this dish as it embraces a lot of what I ‘stand’ for: moderation and balance (among other things).

Staub Cocotte Mother’s Day Giveaway!

Living, Recipes

It’s no secret that I LOVE the Staub products, and their cocottes are the definition of class when it comes to kitchen cookware. I wanted a cocotte for years and I must say, now that I have one, it’s one of the kitchen items that get the most mileage in our house.  The cocottes are a work of art AND … View The Post

Healthy Snacks for On the Go!

Appies & Snacks, Kids, Living, Recipes, Snacks

I remember feeling busy before I had kids, and granted, I was.  Now, I’m sure that I was warned about how busy life with kids really is.  But of course, like anything, parenthood is something that you need to experience to fully appreciate.  And do I ever appreciate it now! I wouldn’t change anything for the world, but it all … View The Post

Crustless Asparagus Quiche (gluten-free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Quiche is one of those things that I make for special occasions, and my Quiche Lorraine recipe is always a hit.  I wanted to make a more ‘springy’ version without the crust to lighten it up a bit more (I use lighter cream and far less bacon than a traditional version does as well).  Of course make sure that your … View The Post