#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 – 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 – 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

#FoodFocus – Zesty Lime Mixed Party Nuts

Just a few more days until Christmas and I am sure, by now, we have done our share of socializing and indulging in cookies and chocolate and all kinds of homemade goodies. It’s almost a given that we will be putting on a few pounds for the sake of enjoying the Holidays. Snacking on nuts…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Zesty Lime Mixed Party Nuts

#FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato -Herb and Cheese Hasselback

Sweet potatoes are synonymous with the Holidays. Canada celebrates Thanksgiving early in October while the USA celebrates their day of thanks closer to the end of November. This is one of my favourite ways to prepare sweet potatoes. The Hasselback is a Swedish recipe originally created using regular potatoes and then adapted to sweet potatoes.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato -Herb and Cheese Hasselback

#FoodFocus – Super Salmon

I have been a little obsessed with salmon lately…It being such an incredibly healthy brain food, I have been wanting to feature it since the beginning of this journey. It’s well known today that salmon and other oily fish are amazing sources of Omega-3 fatty acids. I just learned that our bodies don’t make Omega-3’s (Ruder, na) so…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Super Salmon

#FoodFocus – The Real G.O.A.T: Oats

As summer comes to an end and the children go back to school, parents are busy buying school supplies and getting ready for the year. For families whose children remain at school for lunch, the challenge always seems to be what to pack as a healthy snack. Besides fresh fruit like an apple or a…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Real G.O.A.T: Oats