Sesame Maple Glazed Halibut with Peameal Bacon

My third Canadian inspired dish this week features peameal bacon! Or as everyone else calls it, Canadian Bacon! I am ok if the rest of the world calls it Canadian bacon, as I am proud to represent a more flavourful and healthier  alternative than the bacon we normally use. Now what is better than fried […]

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Nutella Nanaimo Bars

Today’s dish is a decadent one and a Canadian original. I am talking about the infamous Nanaimo bars that originated in Nanaimo, BC. Dating back in the 1950’s, this ultra rich dessert has evolved into a variety of variations, making that much more yummy. It starts off with a crumbly wafer bottom, followed by a […]

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Sesame Maple Glazed Salmon

This week I am feeling a little patriotic in my dishes as we approach Canada’s 150th birthday. I have decided to pay homage to our country and create Canadian infused dishes. I decided to begin with maple syrup, there isn’t anything more Canadian than that! Let’s face it, maple syrup is just plain delicious and […]

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Sparkling Sangria Iced Tea

This weather has got me thinking about all the delicious summer drinks I’ll be making/consuming. However, I am still breastfeeding so I am always on the hunt for creative drinks that are non-alcoholic. I thought I would start with a basic, but a good one, the classic Iced Tea. On a typical hot and humid […]

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At first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off again…

So I woke up one morning feeling good and had this crazy idea of making fresh butter croissants from scratch. Now let me tell you, I have never made croissants or rather any puff pastry dessert by scratch, therefore I was fully unaware how much of my day would be taken up. A dear friend […]

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Culinary Adventure in Tuscany

It seems everywhere I turn around someone I know or someone on Instagram is showing their latest pictures from Italy and it got me thinking of my honeymoon in July 2015. I remember I couldn’t wait to embark on our culinary adventure in Italy and all the food we were going to taste and hopefully […]

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Spring Cleaning my Makeup Routine

I love everything beauty. Having worked in the cosmetics department at Shoppers Drug Mart many moons ago, I would love when a new product line came in and couldn’t wait to test it out! The beauty industry is ever changing, but one thing does not and that is a clear and flawless complexion. We all […]

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