{Recipe: Sweet n’ Spicy Pecans}

One of my favourite quick and easy dinners is to throw together a salad with a bunch of random ingredients I have on hand. I always make sure to stock my pantry with some delicious add-ins, one of those staples are these sweet and spicy nuts.   The recipe couldn’t be simpler, a frothy whipped egg … Continue reading

{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

{What I ate this past week and Glazed Chai Spice Pumpkin Cookies}

Happenings this past weekend Stocked up on groceries for the week and prepped them for easy weeknight dinners (recipes to come) Ran a solo 20km training run outside of the city while catching up on my fave food podcasts on my ipod (rockin my new Lulu padded running socks – best socks ever.) Attended a … 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

{Dining in: Duo of salads and C&G’s bamboo coconut rice pudding}

The warm weather has got me craving salads. Colourful ones with a variety of flavours and textures. And of course you gotta have some bacon there. Bacon makes everything taste better. I made these recipes up with what I bought at the market and had in the fridge, here’s what was in the mix: Broccoli florets (cooked … Continue reading