Loaded Hummus Dinner

The sun is setting and the sky is all blue and orange with streaky clouds.  Today was warm, too much for my jean jacket and I removed it while I shopped on South Granville.  I picked up a soft track suit at TNA for the flight to Europe in June.  Time is passing quickly, before…

Italian Zucchini Ribbon Salad

I had the most amazing birthday this year. 5 days of celebrations; family dinners, presents, parties, I was spoiled.  On the actual day of my birthday, my Fiancee and I had dinner at Savio Volpe an Italian Osteria on Kingsway.  We were still on an Italy high having flown home just a week before and…

Summer Orzo Salad with Spinach, Feta and Cranberries

British Columbia is on fire!. Literally.  There are currently close to 800 fires burning throughout the interior and Cariboo region of BC. The winds must have changed because this morning we woke to hazy skies and a crimson sun.  It’s August 1st, Lammas or the first harvest that we as pagans celebrate.  Wheat, corn, squash,…

Chopped Salad a la Jenn

It’s July and the hot spell we’ve had in the city has kept us outdoors.  Enjoying afternoons floating on the lake or laying on a blanket at the beach with music and books,  it’s hard to come inside especially when our summers last less than 3 months. The impending shorter days and rainy season in…

Summer Salads in Minutes

These are two salads we like to make at home during the Summer months.  When it’s warm out, we don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen when we can be enjoying the sun or a drink on the patio.  These salads are also great fresh sides for any BBQ; fish, steak, chicken, even burgers….

Dinner in Marrakech

Many people have creative outlets. Some sing , others paint. I create through my photography  and Aromatherapy. I also love researching ingredients, shopping for them then coming back to my warm kitchen and preparing a simple nutritious meal for my family. I have been strictly following MyFitnessPal’s 1200 calorie a day diet and have lost 4…

Tuna Zucchini Cakes & Kale Salad

This is a very simple and tasty meal I make whenever I : Start cooking late and need something quick. Want to make something tasty and healthy. These are two recipes but I figured I’d add them in one entry since they compliment each other really well.  So lets start! For Tuna Zucchini Cakes you will…

Spinach Salad with Blueberry Basil Dressing

Blueberry season in British Columbia means these delicious antioxidant packed berries are everywhere from country road side stands to my local grocery store.  I bought a basket to snack on at work but didn’t get quite through it.  Instead of having them go bad in the fridge, I pulled out this recipe I hadn’t made in a…