Switch It Up! Burgers On The BBQ

Can you believe it's half way through June?  Seriously, where did the time go?  I'm absolutely LOVING the warm weather lately and I'm so happy it will stick around for awhile. A quick and easy segway into this post is by simply declaring that BBQ is my buddy and burgers are my jam.  Throughout the summer … Continue reading Switch It Up! Burgers On The BBQ

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Crepe Cake Adventures

If you love crepes, you will absolutely love this cake!  I definitely wouldn't consider myself a super fan or anything, but I certainly do love a challenge.  So when I saw this recipe from Canadian Living, I couldn't help but take on the challenge of recreating this multi-layered Raspberry Orange Crepe Cake. The motivation behind … Continue reading Crepe Cake Adventures

Market Musings: Welland Market

If you are from the Niagara Region, consider yourself lucky! Market season is just getting started and this year HAS to be the year you go and check one out! There are so many different markets you can choose from (click here for more info) and today I want to showcase, the one most near … Continue reading Market Musings: Welland Market

WIAW – Eats Lately & Recap!

This WIAW post (if you're thinking, more like WTF?  Click here) is going to showcase 3 days of awesome eating.  As well as highlight the fact that balance is key and food should NOT be boring. This past weekend was the perfect balance of all things I love and more!  Between the gorgeous weather, minimal plans, lots of family, … Continue reading WIAW – Eats Lately & Recap!

Bea’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

It was a sad day in our household, as we enjoyed the last 2 peanut butter cookies lingering in our freezer.  We have gotten so used to having this delicious treat at arms reach for the past couple weeks that now we are jonesin' for more... Only this time, lets talk Oatmeal Raisin.  Which is … Continue reading Bea’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Bea’s Top 5: Grab & Go Snacks

I used to be the type of person that would only eat 3 (carefully planned out) meals a day.  Allowing for snacks was not factored into my diet regime and by 2pm I would be left with low energy and on a desperate hunt for an afternoon pick me up.  Obviously this was a recipe … Continue reading Bea’s Top 5: Grab & Go Snacks

Toasted Herb Quinoa With Pine Nuts

In this house we eat a lot of quinoa.  It's kind of hard not to because it is so versatile, delicious, and well, we bought the bag at Costco, so there is a lot to go through!  When it comes to this "superfood" I find there are 3 types of people; you either love it, … Continue reading Toasted Herb Quinoa With Pine Nuts

Garlic Infused Olive Oil Pasta With Shrimp

In our household we typically have pasta once a week.  I never grew up eating much of the stuff but ever since I have been with Mike, pasta has slowly been creeping its way into my life and I love it!   It's funny, pasta aka CARBS are deemed so bad and therefore many people … Continue reading Garlic Infused Olive Oil Pasta With Shrimp

Market Musings: Buy Local

I am a huge fan of the market and always have been.  Specifically, the Saturday Welland Market, located in my hometown.  However, this post applies to everyone because there are markets popping up everywhere and with spring well on its way here in Canada, that can only mean one thing... Abundant variety of in-season LOCAL produce and basically … Continue reading Market Musings: Buy Local

The Big “O”

...Organic that is. HA!  Gotcha! Now that you are disappointed, please do not stop reading.  I promise I won't preach about organic food.  However, I would like to try to explain my approach to the matter and provide my personal experience on how simply paying attention to the quality of food I eat has transformed … Continue reading The Big “O”