Stress Busting Kale Salad

Stress Busting Kale Salad

Last week was a frenzied kind of busy that had me skipping lunch, and on two occasions eating cookies for dinner… Which did have squash in them, so that’s at least partially okay… Right? For the record I am not a big meal skipper, more of a three squares kind of girl, but I was…more

Lavender Hot Chocolate with Grand Marnier

Lavender Hot Chocolate with Grand Marnier

I totally messed up my dates. I was so confident in my Christmas wisdom that I inadvertently assumed this weekend was the Toronto Santa Claus Parade, only to have a rude awaking last weekend when I discovered that I was wrong. It’s true that malls have been decked out in pine and glitter for weeks…more

Sweet Potato Squash Cookies

Sweet Potato Squash Cookies

I am a slow riser. I cannot sleep to the last possible minute, rush out the door and act like I have my s*!t together. My body needs to enter the physical world with a jolt of a slowly savoured coffee, while my mind seeks the gentle stimulation of some good ol’ talk radio. While…more

Maple Glazed Salmon with Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad

Maple Glazed Salmon with Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad

As the nights grow dark and the temp dips lower and lower the world seems to sit up and pay attention to their immune system. Cold and flu germs, after all, are in their glory right now, and getting knocked on your ass for a week is about as desirable as stuffing your hand, sans…more

Autumn Sangria

Autumn Sangria

Sugar, spice and everything nice. Might not be your typical sangria explanation, but this is fall sangria, and fall sangria is different. I mean berries, melon, grapes, they are all perfect in the summer, but the fall harvest of apples and pears can be made things of magic after soaking in some spicy red wine,…more