With the weather becoming a little more brisk, we all know this is the time of year that I head into cozy-mode and start creating some warm-up/comfort recipes and reverting to some old faithfuls. It all starts out with a trip to the [vintage section] at the LCBO of course! I picked up a few gems- … Continue reading Autumn Warm-Ups
Of course, it's pretty obvious from my living stint in Montreal and the amount of photos I posted at games, I'm a Montreal Canadiens fan. Now that we're in Ottawa, we'll take what we can get! For my grandpa's birthday, we got tickets for the group of us to go to Habs vs. Sens at … Continue reading Allez-It’s Hockey Season!!!
Thanksgiving weekend was a huge success- and now I'm feeling huge. So much food, so much wine, and so many good times! The weekend started off with a celebration here in Ottawa for my mom's birthday. I took a sweet trip to Suzy Q doughnuts and was easily persuaded to buy 6 donuts for 4 of us … Continue reading Thankful for a LOT of Things!
Tis the saison! I'm happy to say that October is my favourite month and fall is my favourite season. With Thanksgiving weekend coming up in a few short hours, I took some time at the LCBO to pick out some interesting choices of beer, wine and whiskey. I of course also took some time to hit … Continue reading Tis The Saison!
Another weekend home- and this was the best one to end our streak! It all started on Friday afternoon with a quick stop at the new Kettleman's Bagels in College Square in Ottawa. We picked up some sesame seed and poppyseed bagels with hot pepper spread. As soon as we got home, mom had only … Continue reading A Run Through the County
A few weekends in a row, we've been lucky to have a lot of family time at home in Kingston, which means a lot of food time too! The Friday night, we went downtown K-town to Olivea (a little taste of Italy). The oysters were phenomenal and the pasta was truly delicious Italian. All of this … Continue reading Home is Where The ♥ Is
Lunches are always a tough thing to pack. Being in dental, I never know when my patients are going to run on time, or whether I'll have two seconds to scarf down a spoonful of sustenance. Here are three great options for healthy, filling, tasty mid-day fillers. Kale Power Salad: Kale and spinach blend, salami, Roma … Continue reading Lunch Ideas
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! My top breakys to keep me going during a long day or to wake up to on a sweet and slow Sunday, are chia seed puddings and french toast bakes. The chia seed puddings are made with almond milk, cocoa, honey, and cinnamon topped with bananas … Continue reading Bulk-up for Breaky!
Fall has begun, the air is cooling down, and my heart longs for those hearty meals to comfort me along with my collection of scarves. Mustard and Herbs to Provence chicken breasts with homemade cauliflower and pepper 'tater tots' and brown rice with buttery Chardonnay Rainbow gnocchi with garden-grown pesto and an Italian spinach salad … Continue reading Fall Finds