Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

 

It’s always great if you can get your kids helping in the kitchen. It’s a great way to teach them about food and help them gain a healthy attitude towards it. Muffins are one of the easiest things you can make. ...

Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry

 

Happy Meatless Monday!

We try to eat a vegetarian dinner at our house at least twice a week, although not usually on Monday. Most of the time I’m not organized enough for that. Typically our Meatless Monday ...

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Last week we were away in Disneyland. It was so much fun and so exhausting. There was also so much to eat. From the candy and treats to the gigantic smoked turkey legs to the character dinners, food was everywhere. Well, some ...

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 ...

Curried Quinoa Salad

Playing around in the kitchen is my all-time favourite thing to do. A couple of hours to myself with music playing in the background and a recipe idea floating around in my head waiting to get out. With a glass of wine ...

Blueberry Pizza

This is one of my favourite summertime recipes. I suppose it could be made all year long, but I always save it for summer when the local blueberries become available. To some people (specifically a couple of my friends), the idea of blueberries ...

Salad Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Salad Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Last week my family went on vacation. It was our first real family vacation, complete with hotel stays and airplane rides. It was great. However, between the free buffet breakfast at the hotel every morning and the restaurant meals for lunch and dinner, my ...

Lentil Tacos

Lentil Tacos

 

We have tacos of one kind or another at our house almost every week, usually fish or black bean.   They’re delicious and can be really healthy if you load them up with the right things. Plus, the kids love them because they can ...

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

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 ...

Southwest Quinoa Salad

You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh ingredients – Julia Child

This has become my mantra over the past week. I love spending time in my kitchen cooking away, usually with a glass of wine in ...