Fall Fun…A Visit to the Pumpkin Patch

One of the things I love about the Fall season? Pumpkins! There’s so much you can do with pumpkins, from carving funny faces in them, to making pumpkin pie to baking the seeds for a crunchy snack. Today, we visited a pumpkin patch at a nearby farm and there was plenty of fun for kids andContinue reading “Fall Fun…A Visit to the Pumpkin Patch”

Delicious, Nutritious Fruity Smoothie

I recently discovered this delicious, nutritious smoothie recipe with mango, banana pineapple, avocado and spinach. How to prepare Simply blend together 0.5-1 cup water, 1/2 banana, 1 cup roughly chopped mango, 1 cup roughly chopped pineapple, 1 avocado and 2-3 cups baby spinach. What I love about this recipe Packed with nutrients Full of flavor A greatContinue reading “Delicious, Nutritious Fruity Smoothie”

Delicious Coconut Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

I would never have thought of combining shrimp, coconut and grapefruit in one dish but that is exactly what this coconut shrimp ceviche recipe does, and the result is divine! I was inspired to make this recipe from the book “Simple Stunning Parties at Home: Recipes, Ideas and Inspirations for Creative Entertaining” by Karen Bussen.Continue reading “Delicious Coconut Shrimp Ceviche Recipe”

Scrumptious Black Bean Enchiladas

I’m always on the look out for new tasty recipes, particularly ones that are kid-friendly and nutritious. Last week I stumbled upon this delicious bean enchilada recipe. It was scrumptious and very easy to make. The main ingredients are beans, chopped tomatoes, onions, grated carrots wrapped in tortillas and topped with a dollop of yogurtContinue reading “Scrumptious Black Bean Enchiladas”

Love Speaks…The Proposal

19 May 2006. It was a cold, rainy night. I had spent the day eagerly preparing for Brendan’s birthday. We were still dating at the time. Before heading out for dinner, I gave him his hand-made birthday gift and tried to impress him by performing his favorite classical piece on my YAMAHA keyboard. We  boardedContinue reading “Love Speaks…The Proposal”

Cilantro and Lime Salmon

I am always looking for new ways to cook fish and this week, I found an absolutely mouth-watering recipe for making salmon. Since I am cooking for a family of four and time is of the essence, my goal is to make recipes that are tasty yet easy to make. The salmon recipe courtesy of Closet CookingContinue reading “Cilantro and Lime Salmon”

Delicious Breakfast Egg Cups

I have been really enjoying trying new recipes regularly. It gives me something to look forward to in the kitchen, I get to surprise my family with something new and it is helping me to get more organized with my meal planning! This week’s new recipe is an easy, healthy breakfast recipe courtesy of SuperContinue reading “Delicious Breakfast Egg Cups”

Ginger Chicken Curry with Tender Peas and Basmati Rice

My recent goal has been to experiment with at least one new recipe a week. The new recipe I tried this week was a delicious ginger chicken curry recipe courtesy of Once Upon A Chef. What I loved about this recipe: Great combination of flavour (garlic, ginger, curry powder, cilantro) Easy and fast to make CanContinue reading “Ginger Chicken Curry with Tender Peas and Basmati Rice”

Building Your Cooking Confidence…New Recipe of the Week

One secret to eating healthily is finding delicious and nutritious recipes that are easy to make. I have been amazed by the sheer diversity of flavor that you can find in recipes, none of which have to be complicated or time-consuming. Cooking can seem intimidating but it doesn’t have to be! With time and practice, weContinue reading “Building Your Cooking Confidence…New Recipe of the Week”