#FoodFocus – Harvest Vegetable Quiche

When the weather turns cold, the oven calls me to roast or bake something. Not only does it warm up the kitchen, but fills the house with enticing aromas. This morning, I felt like making something with eggs. So I decided on a quiche, which is quite versatile as a breakfast dish, brunch or even…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Harvest Vegetable Quiche

#FoodFocus – Light and Fluffy Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

No matter how many (or how few) bananas I buy on my grocery trip, I always seem to have a couple that don’t get eaten. And banana loaf seems to be my go-to for these beautifully ripe and sweet fruits. However, this morning I thought I would use them for something a little more portable…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Light and Fluffy Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

#FoodFocus – Cream of Potato and Leek Soup

If you’re anything like me, I enjoy a bowl of soup any time of the year. It doesn’t have to be cold outside. Or rainy. A bowl of soup and a salad or a sandwich always makes for a good lunch or even a light dinner. Soups are so easy to prepare. The easiest to…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Cream of Potato and Leek Soup

#FoodFocus – Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

No need for artificial food dyes to transform hard cooked eggs into beautiful eggs for your Easter basket when you can extract the natural vibrant colours from real food like purple cabbage and turmeric, just to name a few! I also tried blueberries, frozen wild as well as fresh, and paprika. I had never done…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

#FoodFocus – Rustic Rainbow Trout with Rapini

  I don’t know about you but I could eat fish every day. My husband is now saying that I will be swimming upstream soon because of the amount of salmon I have been eating! Growing up, mom cooked some kind of fish or seafood every Friday. We had cod, sardines, sole, shrimp and sometimes…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Rustic Rainbow Trout with Rapini

#FoodFocus – Slow Cooked Sunday Pot Roast

As the days get longer, spring fever hits and the outdoors beckon! Sometimes, making meals takes a back seat and when this happens, fast food becomes a practical option. Well, it doesn’t have to be this way. Especially when you have a crock pot or slow cooker, an amazing small appliance that makes easy work…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Slow Cooked Sunday Pot Roast

#FoodFocus – Mushroom and Pepper Scramble

Who doesn’t love a good scramble on the weekend? Especially when it’s bright and colourful and packed with flavour! And you don’t have to wait for the weekend because this dish is so quick and easy to make. It’s also a great way to sneak in some veggies for those ‘picky eaters’  😉 For 2…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Mushroom and Pepper Scramble