Our new breakfast passion.....

   Well it's later than I expected to write this but at least I am here. I've got my hubby's ear buds in and I'm jamming out to Pandora. ...more

BC Part 2: Food/Shopping, Burnaby Area

(Disclaimer: Not meaning to slam any business but the truth is, well , the truth. Now the misses are subjective, as my tastes are different from yours. Hope you get some use out of the post.) ...more

Fifty Recipes: Mother's Day All Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. I have no idea where I’ll be this year. My younger son finishes finals hundreds of miles away the day before. I think he’ll need help getting all of his crap stuff home so it’s possible I’ll be on the road.For those of you not spending Mother’s Day in a car, I hope you have something great planned. And since I’m not putting together my own celebration this year, I may as well help you plan yours....more

Microgreens: small veggies packed with nutrients

 ”You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces,just good food from fresh ingredients.”Julia Child ...more

How to save money on food when traveling

Food can take a big part of your travel budget, especially if you decide to stay in a tourist area or you like to eat out most of the time.That’s why we prepared a list of simple tips and things you can do, as well as easy recipes that will help you save money on food without feeling deprived....more

4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Hello Fresh

Recently, I tried a food/recipe delivery service called Hello Fresh. You pay a fee to have three recipes' worth of food delivered straight to your house. We love it because the recipes are easy to follow, they give me something different to add to my dinner rotation, and it's a fun way to try something new without the commitment of wandering through the grocery store looking for ingredients I've never used before....more

Blue Jeans Without the Bling...

I met my favorite farmer at a Dartmouth College fraternity party more than 22 years ago. No matter how many times they hear it, my daughters love listening to the story....more

Biryani

There is something deeply satisfying about sitting on your couch at midnight with a bowl of biryani and a laptop, while the rest of the house is asleep. For those who have never heard of biryani, it is a staple food item in any South Asian home. An aromatic rice dish cooked in many spices, it can be made with chicken, beef, lamb, fish, vegetables and even just egg (basically whatever is available). Although a serious biryani lover once told me it has to be chicken or go home....more

Am I a Foodaholic?

I am doing a week-long "cleanse" for the second time in my life. I did the first six months ago and loved it! I lost weight, gained energy, and felt better mentally and physically than I had in years.But when it was over, I slowly started to go back to my old ways, and before I knew it, I put half the weight back on again and felt lousy - tired, lethargic, dull, and a little edgy....more

Mozzarella,Parma Ham and more...

No need to turn the stove on, all fresh, easy to prepare and super tasty!All the ingredients of this fresh and spring-perfect meal, were locally sourced. We've used some "bocconcini" ( literally translated from Italian bite-size) of Mozzarella di Bufala DOC, which is made using the milk of the Buffalo that are raised in certain specific areas within the Campania region in Southern Italy....more