Eat with Intention

I love cook books, but can be very selective when it comes to adding them to my collection. I usually follow a criteria that I have formulated over the years. I also love finding a good bargain, so I’m always on the hunt for sales in a variety of places. This is the criteria I […]

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Chive Pesto

It is finally starting to feel like summer in the city and that pretty much means that I am craving lighter and brighter foods! Our garden this spring gave us a large amount of chives from last year that we didn’t know what to do with it all. I decided to embed them in a […]

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Chia Pudding Tips

Chia pudding seems to still hold strong for many and to be honest it’s been a while since I had some, until I started this flourless and dairy-less Lent journey (I am on Day 15 by the way). These little seeds are packed full of nutrients and benefits, but it’s not for everyone! When introducing […]

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Roasted Chickpeas

I was first introduced to roasted chickpeas about 12 years ago. I was working with a lovely Indian woman who had shared her food with me and from then on I was hooked! Growing up, the only way we ate chick peas was “pasta e ceci”, which translates to chick peas with homemade pasta in […]

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Sautéed Cauliflower and Potato

Cauliflower, we meet again. If you’ve read my last post on cauliflower then you will know it is not my favourite vegetable. Growing up it was one of those dishes, alongside beans, that if I didn’t eat it I couldn’t have homemade sausages (my mother was very strategic in her meal planning). And if you’ve […]

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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 know a lot of people can’t stand the cold, but I embrace it. While others […]

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