{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...]

Penguin Olive Bento Lunch


  I love penguins. I've often dreamed of having penguins live in my bath tub like Jim Carrey did in Mr.Popper's Penguins, but seeing as my house is a zoo as it stands I opted for an annual membership at the Vancouver Aquarium instead. I saw this idea on Pinterest a while ago and when Lindsay Olives sent me some tasty olives to play with in my lunch box I knew I had to … [Read more...]

“F” is for French Toast, Fish, and Fudge… Oh my! Bento Lunch


Today's lunch is brought to you by the letter "F", and believe it or not I'm thankful for that! I seem to have passed down my inherent love for breakfast to my children, so I knew that a breakfast for lunch bento would go over well with the kids. Did I mention that the biggest kid at TEN pancakes for breafast the other weekend?! That kid seriously loves his breakfast food! … [Read more...]

{MAKE IT} Parmesan Crusted Tilapia


I was looking for an easy dinner recipe that didn't come out of a box, and that I would make with ingredients I actually had on hand. I've had this recipe pinned for some time and it instantly came to mind when I was deciding what to make for dinner. I typically add my own spin to most recipes that I try, and this one was no different. Thankfully its versatility allowed me to … [Read more...]

Double the Bento, Double the fun!!


I guess it's always double the bento, double the fun in this house seeing as I make at least 2 lunches every day, but this is one of the rare occasions that I made two DIFFERENT lunches... And believe me, that's a big deal! And, it's a double post day! It's a fun Friday for sure! I was dieing to use my new egg molds, so I boiled up some eggs, and made my lunches revolve … [Read more...]