{Recipe: Double Dark Chocolate Aztec Cookies and a Giveaway!}

Hello local readers, I have a giveaway for you guys! On SEPT 19-22, the Calgary Home + Design Show will be taking over the BMO Centre with over 350 exhibitors showcasing all things home design, entertainment and home improvement. There will be big names like Jonathan & Drew Scott, hosts of W Network’s Property Brothers, Jillian Harris & Todd Talbot, … Continue reading

{Recipe: Thyme & Cave Aged Gruyere Gougères with Herb Whipped Feta}

Summer time means lots of bustling outdoor festivals in and around town. Here is a little of my lately.. Post 36km training run was rewarded a slice of pepperoni mushroom pizza from the Without Papers food truck at the Inglewood Sunfest last weekend.. As well as a beef taco served with shredded cabbage and wasabi aioli and a side of edamame from … Continue reading

{Recipe: Lemon Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes with Candied Ginger}

Last week I got an invite to a private tasting event at Model Milk hosted by the BC Blueberry Council (aah..the perks of being a food blogger). Model Milk is definitely one my FAVE spots to dine in Calgary, so I was super excited to see what Justin and his team had come up with … Continue reading

{Highlights of My Summer and Rose Raspberry Lychee Lemonade Bars}

My favourite beer and the latest issue of Bon Appetit in the sunshine is my idea of the perfect lazy Sunday. I made my first BBQ sauce from scratch. This bourbon brown sugar glaze on ribs was a huge hit with the fam. Latest obsession: smashed avocado with lime and chili flakes on flatbread toasted on the … Continue reading

{Carnival Eats, Mango Avocado Dill Salsa, Dark Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Cookies and a Stampede Detox in the Mountains}

The smell of mini donuts, the wailing sound of the siren from the midway and the bounty of cowboy hats in the city can only mean one thing..the annual Calgary Stampede is upon us once again. This year being particularly special because it’s the centennial of this famed 10 day event. On Friday after work, me … Continue reading