#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 – 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

#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 – Chunky Mushroom Ragu

When I started this blog, I wanted to empower young adults, particularly those starting off on their own or moving away for school, with a resource of nutritious and simple-to -prepare recipes. Too often, students, for example, opt for fast food for the sake of convenience and time. Nutritionally, this is probably not the best…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Chunky Mushroom Ragu