#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 – 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

#FoodFocus – Mixed Arugula Salad

Did you know that some of the greens in your salad are actually feeding your gut’s friendly bacteria, also known as probiotics. This is a good thing! These prebiotics stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria, thereby improving digestion and balancing the harmful bacteria and toxins. Prebiotics and probiotics must work together for optimal gut health…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Mixed Arugula Salad

#FoodFocus – Four Bean Salad with Zesty Lime Dressing

Just a quick post before heading into the weekend. Beans. Legumes. So nutritious yet so many of us rarely get enough in our diets. If beans are bland for you, then you need to try this simple, easy and quick-to-make recipe for a vibrant and delicious bean salad. For 2-3 servings You will need :…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Four Bean Salad with Zesty Lime Dressing

#FoodFocus – Hearty Vegetable and Smoked Cheddar Soup

We are experiencing one of the coldest winters on record here in Ontario and across Canada. As a matter of fact, the last few days have seen temperatures lower than those at the North Pole, Antarctica, and Siberia with extreme cold weather alerts being issued in many provinces and bordering States. Yikes! That’s crazy! Keeping…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Hearty Vegetable and Smoked Cheddar Soup

#FoodFocus – Leftover Turkey Soup

As our American neighbours prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, a lot of delicious food will be served and consumed with great pleasure. Thanksgiving meals also mean a ton of leftovers! As roasted turkey is the most traditional meal served, I thought it would be a good idea to talk about my favourite way to enjoy the…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Leftover Turkey Soup

#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