Orange & Fig Granola

Orange & Fig Granola

For nerds like me waking up and receiving a bottle of beautiful olive oil or fancy flavoured salts on Christmas morning is the stuff of dreams. For obvious reasons, I love receiving edible delights that I can take home and play with in my tiny kitchen, filled with the excitement of creating something new. Christmas…more

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