Thai Mango Salad

Thai Mango Salad

I think my love for Thai food know no bounds. Just the mention of it, makes me start salivating and before long, I’ve got a full blown craving that’s impossible to ignore. The idea for this Thai Mango Salad was the result ...

Thai style carrot and cucumber salad

Thai Style Carrot and Cucumber Salad

The past two weeks have been pretty big around our house. The kids are back in school, with my youngest starting Kindergarten. In our neck of the woods, that’s all day school, y’all! And this stay at home mom is a little ...

Gnocchi with peas and sun-dried tomatoes

Gnocchi with peas and sun-dried tomatoes

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve found myself lacking inspiration in my cooking. I’ve been falling back on a lot of past favourites or quick, easy to throw together dinners. I’ve actually found myself feeling a little blah ...

Summer Market Salad

Summer Market Salad

This past week we were able to get away for a few days vacation at our family cabin. About a 4 hour drive away, our cabin has been in my husbands family for about 50 years. Aside ...

Roasted Cherry Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Roasted Cherry Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

This year all the berries and cherries are coming to the market ahead of their usual schedule. From strawberries in May, cherries at the beginning of June and blueberries this past week, it seems like everything is loving the early summer weather. ...

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Cheesy scalloped potatoes

 

This past weekend my brother and his family came to visit for a couple of days. With everyone together, it was the perfect time to have an early Easter feast and cook a ham for dinner one night. And really, what ...

French Onion Soup

I’ve been making a lot of soups lately and comfort food, in general. It’s been cold and rainy outside and I’ve been huddled up inside wandering around my kitchen. It’s my favourite place to be and is the centre of our home. ...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Mustard Sauce

With fall now upon us (the weather sure didn’t miss a beat there)  and thanksgiving just two weeks away, I’ve been making more of the hearty comfort foods that the season brings. One of the things I’ve been playing around with is ...

Tomato Zucchini Casserole

I’ve seen a couple of blogs and videos lately on the importance of home cooking and how it’s one of the simplest things you can do to improve your health. This should be common sense, yet somewhere along the way home ...

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

This is a recipe I’ve made a few different times. Every time I make it, I tweak it a little bit, so this is just the latest version. I love stuffed mushrooms, especially if they’re stuffed with sundried tomatoes and goat ...