{Recipe: Kabocha Squash Spice Muffins with Currants and Candied Ginger}

Taco Tuesdays date night at Tubby Dog… Lengua tacos in warm corn tortilla and pork and chicken tostadas¬†piled high with refried beans, pico de gallo, crumbled feta and cilantro. I was never really a fan of Mexican food till I tried these. I’m hooked.. Cheers to a long and busy work week with a tall … Continue reading

{Recipe: Honey rosemary cornbread muffins}

TGIF! I’m off to the mountains for the boy’s company ski trip in Revelstoke this afternoon for a weekend of snowboarding fun, so I’ll leave you guys with a tasty recipe for honey rosemary cornbread muffins. You can make these sweet or savoury and it goes great with some homemade whipped vanilla bean butter or … Continue reading

{Recipes: Changing up breakfast to keep it interesting}

If you asked me what my favourite meal of the day was, it would hands down be breakfast. The thought of thick cut challah french toast with a pat of melted butter and maple syrup¬†or crispy and light Belgian waffles covered in warm fruit compote and freshly whipped cream makes my stomach grumble uncontrollably with … Continue reading

{Dining out: Spit roasted porchetta sandwich and creamy gouda cornmeal at Boxwood Cafe}

It was a gloomy, cold and rainy day today in Calgary… I was craving something warm and comforting so I strolled over to Central Memorial Park for a solo lunch… …to grab a bite at the long-awaited Boxwood Cafe (owned by River Cafe)… ..serving local, seasonal and sustainable food that is real and wholesome. Open … Continue reading

{Baking for coworkers: Raspberry almond white chocolate zucchini muffins}

On my way home from the gym, I picked up this huge beauty that was calling my name..papaya ALWAYS reminds me of my trips to Hawaii. This was sweet, juicy and fragrant. Dinner was nothing exciting, the boy is still away for work, so after inhaling this huge monster, I did the ol’ grazing and … Continue reading