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

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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”

Great Grocery Finds

I have said it once and I will say it again... I LOVE to grocery shop. I am definitely one of the handful of shoppers out and about beating the crowds at 8:00am and loving every minute of it. You know the saying "early bird gets the worm"? Well, early risers get the good picks … Continue reading Great Grocery Finds

WIAW – Eat Food. Love Life.

Hello Hello on this wonderful gorgeous day!! For some reason this week I have an extra little pep in my step and I am happy to say that the sun is shining and all is right with the world! Food has been taking over my life lately and there has been so many delicious lunches … Continue reading WIAW – Eat Food. Love Life.

A Mother’s Day To Remember…

I am fortunate enough to know a ton of really great moms.  Who, throughout the years have provided me with such an amazing example of what it takes to raise a family.  At this time in my life, I do not have any children, but its hard to say what the future has in store. Mother's Day used to be a really tough time … Continue reading A Mother’s Day To Remember…

Dinner Duty

Mike and I live in the 9-5 world.  Having a regular work week schedule keeps things on a very routine basis.  I mean, I don’t hate it.  In fact, I find a lot of comfort in routine but the truth is, sometimes meals can get a little on the repetitive side and for the lack … Continue reading Dinner Duty

Mozzarella and Basil Stuffed Chicken

We had purchased a giant bottle of roasted red peppers from Costco a while back and it sits in our fridge taking up a ton of prime real estate.  Last week I decided, enough was enough and needed to have a dinner to use them up once and for all.  This recipe was something out … Continue reading Mozzarella and Basil Stuffed Chicken

Bea’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Mike and I are both huge fans of cookies, specifically peanut butter (honorable mention goes out to the oatmeal raisin though).  Lately we have been feeling the need for some PB in our life so I decided to make up a few batches.  I wish I could say that I have some old family recipe … Continue reading Bea’s Peanut Butter Cookies