Okanagan Wine Pairing Menu

Appies & Snacks, Main Dishes, Recipes, Salads, Sides

Okanagan wine pairing with Sandhill wines by Tori Wesszer from Fraiche Nutrition, including Salmon Cakes, Peach Chèvre Crostini and Creamy Mushroom Ragu

I can’t believe that we’re in the back half of August, someone please tell me where the summer has gone! That being said, there are still many days ahead to soak up this beautiful weather and enjoy cool beverages, flowy dresses and delicious fresh summer food. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Sandhill wines for this … View The Post

Lemon Garlic Sautéed Asparagus

Recipes, Sides

This is one of the easiest and quickest veggie side dishes in town, and takes a mere few minutes to prepare. My kinda veggie dish! Asparagus is rich in Vitamin A (for immune function and vision) and Vitamin C (antioxidant), Vitamin K (helps blood clot), fibre (need I explain what that helps) and is packed with folate, otherwise known as B9. Folate … 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).

Sautéed Kale & White Beans

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Sides

We eat our weight in greens in the form of salads around here.  But seriously, with weather like this, who’s craving a salad?  I don’t know about you, but I’ll be wanting something warm on my plate until I see a tulip or two poking through the ground

Parmesan Roasted Carrots

Holiday Dishes, Recipes, Sides

If you’re as tired of boiled carrots at the holiday dinner table as we are, these will be a welcome change of pace! Fresh carrots get dressed up with a healthy drizzle of olive oil and a yummy crispy layer of melted parmesan cheese.

Parmesan Garlic Acorn Squash

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Sides

I had this squash sitting on my cupboard for a while, knowing that time was on my side (they take forever to spoil, my kinda veggie).  My go-to for acorn squash typically involves throwing a dab of butter, brown sugar and salt into the middle of each half and roasting until done.  Now, there’s nothing wrong with that (highly recommended … View The Post