Often when I'm thinking of dinner, I've got the main down pat - but the side dish is a little more challenging. I'm a bit of a perfectionist, so I want to make sure it goes perfectly in flavour, colour and texture with the main course. So there's nothing better than a side dish like … Continue reading Garlic sautéed swiss chard
I love me a good smoothie. Usually I just pull all the crap from my fridge that's about to go bad and pair it with some of the stuff I have in my freezer. But I thought I would do something a little more intentional for you guys! Which is easy with all the goodies … Continue reading Green zinger smoothie
I'm still thinking about whether or not I want to talk about our actual delivery, see anyone that knows me - knows that I'm pretty open about my personal life. I'm one of those people who believes the more we talk about real life the easier real life becomes for all of us. Hiding behind … Continue reading Preparing for labour & delivery
I have been getting these gorgeous sunflower sprouts in my YYC Growers harvest box lately and wanted to come up with a versatile recipe, something other than just adding it to your sandwiches, salads, pizzas and pastas. Not that you shouldn't do that - because you should. But I really wanted to create a recipe … Continue reading Sunflower sprout pesto
Crisp cucumbers and fresh aromatic dill in a creamy sour cream dressing is the perfect match for your next brunch or BBQ.
Lately all I feel like doing is baking. It's so weird; I'm so not a baker by nature, truthfully I generally don't even really like it. But I figure I'll just go with it! So I have been working on another cake recipe and after a few tries, this one turned out pretty great. I … Continue reading Five spiced pear and parsnip cake with maple cream cheese
Beet chips are delicious - earthy, salty and just the perfect amount of sweetness. They are a great anytime snack, and are perfect dipping chips for hummus or a homemade dill dip - yum! So, why get store-bought ones when you can use the beautiful fresh bounty of beets this time of year. I'm a big … Continue reading Oven roasted beet chips