Beach Boxed Lunches

Beach Boxed Lunches

Hitting the beach is my favourite summer pastime and you know I’m bringing something yummy. Sitting by the water, chatting and enjoying delicious food .... what could be better? I love the idea of bringing individual boxed lunches. Not only are they super cute, but since we are still in the middle of a pandemic, [...]

Mini Italian Picnic

Mini Italian Picnic

Summer picnicking is one of my favourite things. With all of the social distancing measures in place it's difficult to find things to do right now. I love the idea of packing up a bunch of goodies and heading to a park, lake or beach (while social distancing) to take in the sunshine. Once we [...]

Zucchini Spice Cake

Zucchini Spice Cake

Another olive oil based loaf cake recipe. I'm cooking and baking to cope and get through these days but I'm also trying to be mindful and making and creating recipes that can be frozen and stretched out. Like my Pantry Chocolate Cake & Banana Bread this recipe will freeze very well. If you've got a [...]

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

This is a comfort food classic that everyone needs in their repertoire. I love that it's so adaptable and that you can make your own yummy version using YOUR favourite ingredients. I didn't always love Shepherd's Pie (sorry Mom). The 70's and 80's version in our house usually wasn't particularly flavourful, involved canned veggies (corn [...]

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

Meals are what I'm looking forward to most during these uncertain times. We didn't go crazy at the grocery store even though part of me wanted to buy everything in sight. I refrained and stuck to my normal staples. Since work for me is done for the foreseeable future I'm throwing myself into cooking and [...]