Meal Planning – June 9

Meal Planning – June 9

  Hi everyone, It’s been a while since I’ve done a meal planning post. It’s been busy around here with our trip to Ottawa for the half marathon. I don’t know about you but every-time we get away for a weekend or a few days, we play catch-up for...
Guest Post – Veggie Tacos

Guest Post – Veggie Tacos

Today I have a special treat for you! Andrew, Co-Founder of Koge Vitamins (You might recall my review of their vitamins a couple of weeks back), is guest posting today. Give Andrew some love! You can visit Koge here (check out their blog too) or follow Koge on Twitter...
Meal planning and menus

Meal planning and menus

Let’s talk about meal planning for a bit. Planning is essential. I spend time each and every week planning our dinners. I’ve found that the time spent planning and prepping each week is more than worth the extra time and effort it takes. When I spend a bit...
Back In the Kitchen – Weekly Prep and A Soup Recipe

Back In the Kitchen – Weekly Prep and A Soup Recipe

Hockey season is over. Can I get a ‘Yay!’? Honestly I didn’t have it all that bad, we could have been much busier with hockey than we were. Still I’m happy to have my weekends back … at least, until Soccer starts on April 20th I have a...
Happy New Year and WIAW

Happy New Year and WIAW

Did you check your 2012 year in review? I would have never had guessed it, but a whole lot of people out there in desperate need of recipes for turnips.  Apparently turnips are flooding the produce section of neighbourhood groceries everywhere, yet people don’t...
Slow Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Slow Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

I find myself in the kitchen today roasting tomatoes without a purpose. Today it’s cherry tomatoes. I’m not sure what for yet… maybe for a dinner salad, maybe on a baguette or tossed with pasta… I’ll figure that part out later. For now, aren’t they pretty?...
Dried Sprouted Beans

Dried Sprouted Beans

Sometimes Costco totally surprises me. It has become a secret weapon in keeping our family eating healthy. I know, I had my doubts too. Everything in the store comes in jumbo sized packages and most of these jumbos are high fat, high sodium processed foods. I usually...
Meal Planning 101

Meal Planning 101

Why? Well because I have let it slip over the last few weekends and I made it my mission to pull myself together.  I spent a good part of Sunday in the kitchen. The first half of the day was for meal planning and grocery shopping, the other half; prepping, washing and...