{Holiday Recipe #5: Creamy Butternut Squash Apple Soup and Vanilla Bean Cheesecake}

This year, my company is participating in a Adopt-A-Family for Christmas Program by helping out a less fortunate family who wouldn’t have been able to afford to celebrate in a way most of us take for granted  (with a Christmas tree, gifts and a festive dinner). It’s a family of five including a mom, a dad … Continue reading

{Dining in: Roasted Beet Potato Bacon Soup and an Anything Goes Oatmeal Cookie}

TGIF everyone and happy long weekend too, woo hoo! It’s only 9 days and counting till my Calgary Half Marathon and I’m getting a bit nervous as I haven’t gotten in as many long distance trainings runs in the past month as I would have liked. Why is it the one day a week I plan … Continue reading

{Dining in: Crab & Lobster bisque w/ market fresh vegetables}

Spring has been in full force this past week. I’ve been happily enjoying the sunny skies and warmer than average temperatures. Even the tulips are popping up in our front garden. Browsing through Sunterra Market, this item popped out at me. Now normally I’m not a fan of canned soups, but I was intrigued by … Continue reading

{Recipe: “Cure for the winter blues” vegetable soup and potato bacon bleu cheese pizza}

I can’t believe it’s already Sunday again…where did the week go? To recap, on friday night, me and the boy went to watch the Cohen Brother’s new film, True Grit at Chinook Centre. A great movie – that young girl is an amazing actress! Since we didn’t have enough time to go to a place to … Continue reading

{Winter Worthy Eats: Italian Pancetta Confetti Risotto and the best winter soup ever – Potimarron Soup}

This was my at home remake of one of my favourite things I made in my Paris Market cooking class here (chestnut squash soup).