Pink Grapefruit White Wine Sangria

Drinks

Grapefruit White Sangria by Fraiche Nutrition

Wine is typically our drink of choice in the summer (and winter, fall and spring, who am I kidding!?). But it’s nice to have a few options on hand to mix it up a bit and serve something fun when guests come over! Sangria is a logical option for us given that the base is, well, wine!

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Mini Smoked Salmon Quiches

Appies & Snacks

Mini Smoked Salmon Quiches made with filo pastry by Tori Wesszer from Fraiche Nutrition

Summer entertaining is HERE and I couldn’t be an ounce more ready to kick this whole thing off.  I’m a die-hard summer fan… cold simply IS NOT my jam!  We’re just putting the final touches on our deck which inspired me to come up with this simple delicious recipe for Smoked Salmon Quiche … miniature, of course;)

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Granola Bars

Desserts & Baking, Snacks

Healthy homemade granola bars by Tori Wesszer of Fraiche Nutrition

Finding a healthy snack isn’t always easy.  I have always loved granola bars, but struggle with the fact that many store-bought granola bars overly sweet and full of ingredients that I would rather not have in my food.  And it’s so easy to make your own!  If you need them to be gluten-free simply ensure that you use wheat-free oats and coconut which … View The Post

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Summer ‘Superfood’ Spritzers

Drinks

Superfood Summer Spritzers that are great for the gut!

Staying hydrated during the summer months doesn’t have to be a chore!  Spritzers are one of my favourite ways to keep refreshed; they are a low calorie and delicious way to get more fluids and allow for so much creativity!  And while you’re at it, why not up your mocktail game with the addition of some ‘superfood’ so that your … View The Post

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Black Bean Mushroom Burger

Main Dishes

Black Bean Mushroom Veggie Burger by Tori Wesszer at Fraiche Nutrition

We waited for a LONG time for weather like this… and it finally feels like summer has arrived!  I was so excited to partner with Sandhill Wines again to show off their world-class wines with a couple of wine pairings with some simple fresh recipes, like this Black Bean Mushroom Burger that pairs PERFECTLY with the Sandhill 2015 Merlot. Because … View The Post

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Smoked Salmon Crostini

Appies & Snacks

Smoked Salmon Crostini - simple, delicious and perfect for pairing with Chardonnay wine!

Summer entertaining doesn’t have to be complicated! We are big fans of meals that are created out of simple, local, wholesome ingredients that don’t need a lot of fuss to make them taste amazing, like this Smoked Salmon Crostini. I’m just not the kind of person who wants to deconstruct my food or spend hours slaving in the kitchen when … View The Post

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pancakes

Breakfast

Fraîche Nutrition's Strawberry Rhubarb Pancakes made with fresh strawberries, rhubarb and a hint of vanilla!

Don’t you love it when two of the best things in the world collide?  Like, shopping and girlfriends, spare time and a cup of tea (or glass of wine, let’s be real), and strawberry and rhubarb seasons overlapping.  I mean, you just can’t let something like that go to waste!  Not to squander an opportunity, I created these strawberry rhubarb … View The Post

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Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

Lunch, Salads, Sides, Vegan

Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad with a vegan and nut free option!

I’ve had a tub of pesto staring at me in my fridge for the past week and I finally decided its fate yesterday. I’m a bit of a sucker when it comes to grocery shopping, and love buying all sorts of things that I really have no plan for.  Pesto fell into that category… and so was born this Creamy … View The Post

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