Roasted Pepper and Squash Soup

The weather in the city has changed dramatically overnight. That’s one of the things about Canada, you can be wearing shorts one day and the next you need to dig out your parka. I really love our four seasons. I…

Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry

Growing up the only spaghetti I consumed was that made by my mother. In an Italian-Canadian household, you did not dare say you could make spaghetti out of squash (my parents still are getting used to zoodles). Living with first-generation…

Pesto Sockeye Salmon

Sockeye Salmon is considered the ‘salmon-iest’ of all salmons! Why? because of its rich colour and flavour you won’t find in the traditional king salmon fish we consume. Its’ season is usually around the summer time and the grocery stores…

Cauliflower Stir-Fry

It’s been quite a week here at home! It was a long weekend here in Toronto, which included my mother’s and my own birthday. Let’s just say I indulged waaaaayyyy more than I should have. Oh well!!!!! You only live…

When life gives you Zucchinis…

In the garden this year, zucchinis are one of the few items that have actually been flourishing. Thus, my kitchen is stocked with big, juicy zucchinis! Did you know that zucchinis are considered a fruit, but we cook it like…

 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…

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