{Apple Double Smoked Bacon Rosemary Scones and Cherry Tomato Vanilla Bean Jam + Giveaway Winner}

Happy Thanksgiving weekend all (to my fellow Canadians)! Hope you all enjoyed time with family and friends and indulging in lots of delicious eats. For the first time this year, instead of having Thanksgiving dinner, we are celebrating with two brunches with our families. Yesterday, we all headed out-of-town to Priddis for a bountiful meal at … Continue reading

{Dining in: Turkey Sausage & Chickpea Stew + Chocolava Cookies}

Happy Tuesday all! Another half marathon under my belt, and another cool medal to hang above my bathroom mirror. This was my 8th marathon and my second time running the half at the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon. My prayers were answered and the rain finally let up on Saturday, so it was nothing but clear skies for … Continue reading

{My first visit to the new Calgary Farmers Market}

I have a confession. I get really anxious when shopping amongst a lot of people. I love Farmers Markets. But the thought of pushing and shoving through a sea of humans big and small to get a bag of groceries makes me groan. So when I heard the new Calgary Farmers Market was open, I was … Continue reading

{Dining in: Brown butter sage sweet potato gnocchi w/ elk and fire-roasted tomato sauce}

Gnocchi.. definitely on my top ten list of favourite things to eat. When we go out, I almost always choose a dish over another because it has gnocchi in it. Little bundles of goodness that are crispy on the outside, pillowy and creamy on the inside. I love it sautéed in a pan with butter and … Continue reading

{Dining in: Tuna potato cakes w/ fresh corn salsa and peanut butter oatmeal coconut cookies}

On my walks home from the gym, I usually ponder what to make for dinner…tonight I was inspired by a cod and potato dish I had at L’Epicurie awhile ago. Clean and peel the skin off 2 russet potatoes and chop into 1/2 inch chunks. Put into a pot of boiling water till tender and … Continue reading