I stood in front of a wall full of buns for 15 minutes as my mind raced a mile a minute trying to decide which ones I was going to pick up. They had to be perfect. I didn't know how many I needed but I definitely had criteria. They had to be fresh baked, the perfect … Continue reading The Reality of Father’s Day
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
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!
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
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
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
...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”