Marinated Beet, Carrot and Zucchini Salad

Beet salad 162FG - maybe Just because Fall is officially here it doesn’t mean we can’t still have colorful deliciousness on our plate, does it?  I saw these gorgeous beets at the farm and I was not leaving without them! Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up next weekend and American Thanksgiving not long after that and this will make the perfect, light […] Continue reading →

It’s a Boy! And a Giveaway!

cupcakes-2 Today is no ordinary day!  I’ve got a wonderful surprise because we’re celebrating the birth of a beautiful baby boy! You all know my talented friend Michelle from Vitamin Sunshine and have seen her healthy, delicious dishes here often.  I adore her fresh, fabulous food!  And today we are having a party to share the joy […] Continue reading →

Tuesday Tidbits (No.40)

Apple-BasketsTT Happy Tuesday Tidbits, everyone.  I hope your week is off to a good start and you’re adjusting to the changes in weather that appears to be taking place all over.   It seems like over the weekend Fall arrived and there’s no going back.  I’m still munching on my summer veggies but it won’t be for much […] Continue reading →

Farmers’ Market Minestrone

Minestrone 108F Ok, I give in!  I fully accept the fact that Fall is just a week away and we have no choice but to embrace it or be really cranky for the next six months.  I’ll choose to welcome it with this soup I’m calling Farmers’ Market Minestrone because my weekly trip to the farms this week inspired me […] Continue reading →

Knife Maintenance 101

kitchen-knives-throughout-kitchen-knifes-demilweb-kitchen Hi, everyone.  Today I’m pleased to introduce you to Doug, The Kitchen Professor!  He has a unique blog that covers all the practical things you need to know about working efficiently in your kitchen.  I am so glad I met Doug because I have to admit, I’m not very practical!  I just sort of take […] Continue reading →

Roasted Tomato Salsa

salsa-B This is another quick little post with a fun recipe for all those tomatoes you’ve got going on.  Every time I visit the farms it’s hard not to come away with more tomatoes even if I’m not sure what I’m going to do with them.  Aren’t they just the prettiest fruit ever?  They are also […] Continue reading →

Autumn Sangria

Autumn Sangria2 While Fall is quickly approaching it sure doesn’t seem like it weather-wise.  It’s been hotter this week than it has been all summer.  I’ve got the perfect solution for that with a refreshing drink and autumn flavours! I’m slowly starting to adjust to the idea that the cooler weather is on the way and I’m […] Continue reading →