{RECIPE} Chocolate Quinoa Energy Bites

Chocolate Quinoa Energy Bites

Hands up if the first thing out of your kids mouth when they walk in the door from school is "I'm hungry!!!"  I know I'm not the only Mom out there dealing with this. Whether I pack an entire cupboards worth of food, or a typical kid sized lunch, they're dying of hunger when they walk through that door. So after school snacks need to be quick... NESQUIK in this case! The … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Cod en Papillote with Lemon Mango Salsa

Cod en Papillote with Lemon Mango Salsa

As the weather gets warmer and warmer, the amount of time that I want to spend indoors gets lower and lower. Sadly though, Vancouver is infamous for teasing us with days of beautiful weather followed by seemingly endless amounts of rain. Summers are made for grilling, but being a fair-weather kinda gal, when rain hits I tend to take my cooking indoors. This means that … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Lemon Glazed Blueberry Mini Doughnuts

Lemon Glazed Blueberry Mini Doughnuts

I've shared my love of doughnuts with you guys in the past, so it should be no surprise that I'm back at it again with these Lemon Glazed Blueberry Mini Doughnuts. If you're a lover of doughnuts like I am, this is a must have recipe for your summer sweets rotation. Between kids school activities, PAC potlucks, and work luncheons I'm always on the hunt for a quick and easy show … [Read more...]

#CookingHacks: How to peel garlic in 30 seconds!

How to peel garlic

As a busy, on the go mom, I'm always looking for ways to make life a little easier. Two of the things I spend the most time on in my house are cooking and cleaning... Ok... who am I trying to kid... I clean as little as humanly possible, but I do cook, alot! So finding ways to save time and increase efficiencies in the kitchen means that I get to spend less time cooking for … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella

February 5th is World Nutella Day! Yes... It's a thing -- a day entirely dedicated to peoples love and passion for Nutella. Funny story, it wasn't until I was in my 30's that I discovered I liked Nutella. My mom had a very persuasive way of convincing us kids that we didn't like the things that she didn't want us to like. Mostly it was just messy or overly sugary foods like … [Read more...]