{Dining in: Roasted Beet & Fennel Quinoa Lentil Salad}

“I’m too tired to make dinner.” or “I have no energy, so I’m just gonna raid the pantry and snack on random things for dinner.” One of my resolutions this year was to put a stop to those excuses and prepare more well-balanced meals during the busy work week. So far I’ve been doing well, … Continue reading

{Dining in: Homemade Chipotle Bacon Jam and Confetti Quinoa Salad}

Hey guys, Sorry I’ve been MIA from the blog. It was busy summer long weekend which involved a massive cleaning of the house and a wedding out-of-town. The past week has had us enjoying the hottest temperatures since…last summer! I attempted a 10km tempo run around 6:30pm tonight after work and within 15 minutes I … Continue reading

{Recipe: Baked parmesan dill crusted tilapia and a wintery quinoa lentil pilaf}

Hi everyone, So I’m getting PRETTY sick of these ridiculously cold temperatures (seriously, it’s March, enough already!). But I had an epiphany last night…Snowboard goggles are a lifesaver! It was about 7pm, and I had just finished doing my taxes and could not find a cab in sight to take me home. So I sucked … Continue reading

{Dining in x 2: Spicy fire roasted tomatoe clam linguine and Asian beef broccoli stirfry on quinoa}

I’ve got lots of design work to do tonight so I’ll leave you with what we had for dinner the past two nights… Last night was a lovely spicy fire roasted tomatoe baby clam linguine…with minced garlic and one large shallot.. ..into a pan with olive oil, then I added a can of fire roasted … Continue reading

{Weekend wrap up II: BBQ duck sandwich at Cactus Club, Creole cuisine at Dadeo and post-workout confetti quinoa salad}

We drove up to Edmonton on Sat with our friend and headed over to the mall so I could visit the 3 stores I love but we don’t have in cowtown: Urban Outfitters, Victoria’s Secret and Anthropologie. While I shopped the boys hung out at Hooters for some 911 hot wings and pints of beer.. … Continue reading