Easter No-Bake Mini Egg Birds Nest Cookies

*Adapted from The Recipe Rebel* Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups coarsely crushed corn flakes 2-3 cups rolled oats (start with 2 cups) 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips 1 1/2 cup butterscotch chips 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter (I used Kraft) 72 mini eggs (3 per nest) Instructions: Place wax paper or parchment paper on a large baking sheet In a large bowl, melt the chocolate chips and … Continue reading Easter No-Bake Mini Egg Birds Nest Cookies

Roasted Beet & Chicken Salad with Gluten-Free Dressing

This roasted beet and chicken salad with feta, slivered almond carrots and honey salted peanuts is delicious! It's the perfect combination of crunchy, chewy, sweet and salty. It's loaded with protein and packed with veggies, and the dressing is homemade! I made this for dinner, then proceeded to pack the leftovers for lunch the next … Continue reading Roasted Beet & Chicken Salad with Gluten-Free Dressing

Chicken, Black Bean & Avocado Burritos with Ranch Salsa

Tonight, I had a craving for something cheesy and comforting. I remembered that I hadn't made anything along the lines of tacos, fajitas, or burritos in a while, so I opted for the burritos! This burrito is a great weeknight recipe for families, couples, or just for you! It's great because the ingredients keep well once … Continue reading Chicken, Black Bean & Avocado Burritos with Ranch Salsa

Raspberry Banana Smoothie Bowl with Local Honey & Hemp Granola

This smoothie bowl is inspired by our recent trip to Vancouver. We had ventured to a recommended spot for breaky called Glory Juice Co. Here, they obviously have fresh pressed juice, but more importantly, they make the most incredible Acai bowls! Now, if you have ever tried to buy Acai for your breakfast, you know … Continue reading Raspberry Banana Smoothie Bowl with Local Honey & Hemp Granola

Monday Mango Curry Chicken with Sautéed Peppers, Basmati Rice & Naan

Mondays are already long enough and to find the energy to cook (and possibly impress) is hard! When I start to get excited for the weekend, I shoot for the more involved recipes, but I needed something simple and delicious to encourage me through the week. I threw a few things together along the theme … Continue reading Monday Mango Curry Chicken with Sautéed Peppers, Basmati Rice & Naan

White Wine & Lemon Baked Tilapia & Rainbow Vegetables

After St. Patrick's Day weekend, we found ourselves in desperate need of a very healthy dinner. This recipe is easy, effortless, and satisfying. Lemon & Garlic Butter Tilapia with Rainbow Veggies: Ingredients: 2 frozen tilapia (3 if you want one for lunch the next day), 3 cloves garlic, 1/2 cup lemon juice,  1/3 stick unsalted … Continue reading White Wine & Lemon Baked Tilapia & Rainbow Vegetables

Lunch Ideas

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

Fall Finds

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


This past weekend, I visited my best friend in Toronto. We went to TURF music festival, ate all the food, drank all the wine and partied probably too much! Lunch: Completo's Chilean sandwiches. We all had the Churrassco on gluten free buns (chorizo sausage, mashed avocado, lettuce, tomato, house hot sauce and roasted red pepper sauce): https://www.zomato.com/toronto/completo-leslieville/menu Dinner: … Continue reading T.O.

Hola, Mexico!

We recently got back from Mayan Riviera, Mexico in May and it was incredible! We stayed at the Valentin Imperial Maya and truly indulged in food, wine, margaritas, the sun, the sand, and the beautiful people. Every morning, we enjoyed breakfast on the beach, mimosas and the best assortment of fresh fruits, crepes, and omelettes. Every lunch, … Continue reading Hola, Mexico!

Art: Brgr

Well, this was a fun night out: burgers, poutine and beer at Art: Brgr in the Plateau followed by dirty gin martinis at Bily Kun. This city never ceases to amaze me. One moment, you're eating double your weight in meat and gravy, then you're classily sipping on fine drinks with ostriches staring at you … Continue reading Art: Brgr

Home Sweet Home

Since moving to Montreal, I haven't got to come home too often. Mainly because it's 3 hours each way and without a car, I can't spontaneously decide my trips. As much as I love exploring all of Montreal's incredible restaurants, bars, and attractions, I'm always happy to come home and revisit my favourite spots. Plus- … Continue reading Home Sweet Home

Love Day ♥

There was lots happening around Valentine's Day-- in the kitchen! The in-laws were visiting and we had a beautiful weekend full of food, wine and sweet treats! I started the weekend off with a mushroom, cherry tomato, and pancetta quiche paired with Blanche de Chambly's. We then hopped over to Modavie (our fave spot) for some dinner and … Continue reading Love Day ♥