Hi there, I’m Nancy and happy you found me! My hope through this blog is to inspire all of you to stop at least once a week and prepare a meal that you sit down and share with your family. With fresh seasonal ingredients and a little confidence every recipe you find here is easily created. Happy cooking!
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You can never get enough of this killer combo of ingredients!!
It’s been a looong day, kind of one of the longest!
BBQ season is Baaaaack Baby!!!!
Here in Toronto, Spring has been ever so slightly elusive. One day it’s warm and the next day it’s snowing! Really and truly snowing….in the middle of May….whaaaat!?!?!
A Tomato Twist!
When summer starts to feel like it’s around the corner, my mind always goes to Spring and Summer produce… especially tomatoes!! Come on people….is there really anything better than the taste of a locally farmed summer tomato?? The other thing that motivated this dish was a new book I’ve been reading… this Donna Hay cookbook. Her books always look so vibrant and healthy! This in fact isn’t in her book but I feel it could be! 🙂
This chicken is keepin’ me Sha-Warma!!
We don’t eat out often I have to admit, but when we do Shawarma is often something chosen by the family….especially my husband!! Usually we get the plates rather than the wraps because 2 can easily be split between 4 people!!
Move Over Rice. We’ve got a Leaner Meaner Grain Movin’ in!
Those are some Sweet Peas you got!!
One of our first bounties in the Spring are Sweet Peas! I love the bright green colour of them and the giant pods full of beautiful round goodness. I know they say the little ones are the sweetest but I always get a thrill when these giant big fat peas reveal themselves. To me the texture and flavour of these are the best!!
The Irresistible Flavours of Spring!!
It’s March break here in Ontario and being a big ski family, for us that usually means a week at the cottage skiing! There really isn’t anything better than those Spring ski days. We wait all year for them. Warm, sunny days that make us feel closer to nature and happy to the core. We call them Blue Bird Days! Well, this year it’s warm alright, so warm that it’s raining and the snow has pretty well vanished. Which leaves us more excited for Easter! It’s early this year which could have meant a very wintery looking Spring holiday but luckily it looks like my favorite holiday will be as I imagined, full of colour and the hopeful anticipation of summer to come!
Shake a Leg and Get your Soup Slurp On!!
We all have that food memory from when we were young and sick don’t we? You know that one thing as a kid your Mom always made you to feel better? For me it was French Canadian Pea Soup! I loved everything about it as a child, and still do!!
I’m Officially ADDICTED to this Soup!!!!
So a few weeks ago I decided it was time to get my rear in gear and lose a few pounds that had snuck up on me over the winter. Like most of us, I wanted a quick fix! My mind went straight to that cabbage soup diet from when I was young.
You had me at Stuffed!!!!
I recently discovered a wonderful Chef named Jane Coxwell. She is the head chef on Diane Von Verstenberg’s boat and she has a way of taking beautiful simple ingredients and elevating them to completely eye popping beauty.