#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

#Food Focus – Poached Ginger and Wasabi Basa Fillets

Christmas Eve at our house meant fish and seafood as we celebrated the Feast of the Seven Fishes. I don’t think we ever had seven different kinds of fish but we did our best to have a variety. I remember being so excited for this meal because my Uncle Mike would always have baked lobster…… Continue reading #Food Focus – Poached Ginger and Wasabi Basa Fillets

#FoodFocus – Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

No need to waste the seeds when either carving your pumpkins for Halloween or preparing to cook them as part of your Thanksgiving meal. You don’t even have to be that fussy about the bits of pumpkin that refuse to leave the seed 😉 I just scoop them out and pull off as much as…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

#FoodFocus – Oven-Roasted Autumn Vegetables

This time of the year is filled with colour. The trees are turning all sorts of gorgeous reds, yellow, oranges and even purples! It’s no different for the vegetables that are harvested from now until the first frost. A fire glowing in the fireplace is always welcome when the October chill is in the air.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Oven-Roasted Autumn Vegetables

#FoodFocus – Refeshing Fruit and Herb-Infused Waters

This late heat wave has us all looking for ways to cool down! Water is still the best way to do this. We all know that drinking water is good for us. Our body is made up of about 60% water and we are constantly losing some through sweat and elimination. Therefore, we must re-hydrate…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Refeshing Fruit and Herb-Infused Waters

#FoodFocus – The Dandelion: Weed and Feed

The one thing I am sure to hear every springtime from my children is: “There’s Mom. Eating the weeds again!” For as long as I can remember, dandelions were a staple green in our home. My mom and her brother and sister would head on out into the wooded area behind our house in Montreal,…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Dandelion: Weed and Feed