Roasted Chickpeas

Hello my friends. I know it’s been awhile and I apologize. Life has been busy…good…but busy. I’ve missed my little spot here in the blogoshpere and it always feels good when I make it back here. Much like coming home at the end of a long day and being greeted by the warmth of my … More Roasted Chickpeas

Good Morning!

Doesn’t this pic just have Good Morning written all over it?? Now if I new how to use Photoshop that’s exactly what I would write across it! Sigh… So my friends…I believe I do have some out there…I’ve started this week off with a list of things I need to get done at work (aka … More Good Morning!

How a Simon & Garfunkel song solved a problem in my herb garden

Who would have known that the song Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme by Simon & Garfunkel held the secret answer to my on going herb dilemma? You see, every year I end up with a bumper crop of rosemary and sage and in the past I never really knew what to do with all of … More How a Simon & Garfunkel song solved a problem in my herb garden

Thai Mango Salad

It’s only Tuesday but I’m already thinking about the weekend. This Friday is our usual “Friday night snack foods” night and in honour of this post, I think I’ll make it a more Thai/ Asian inspired night. So far I’m planning on making our Thai Mango Salad, Thai Seafood Cakes, Spring Rolls and a carb-free … More Thai Mango Salad

Baked Falafel Bites – from Oh She Glows Cookbook

Today I bring to you Angela Liddon’s Baked Falafel Bites. I bought Angela’s Oh She Glows Cookbook months ago and I highly recommend it for anyone looking for healthy, fun and satisfying alternatives. Not only is the book eye catching and well laid out but her recipes actually work! I would also like to give … More Baked Falafel Bites – from Oh She Glows Cookbook

Dining alfresco on local farms

Originally posted on Ottawa Citizen:
About 35 years ago, Saunders Farm, near Stittsville, like several others around Ottawa, was a booming pick-your-own destination for strawberries. “It was fantastic through the ’80s,” says Angela Grant Saunders. Families flocked to farms to sample the first sweet fruits of summer, plucked fresh from the plants. “Then, in the…

Shrimp Sushi Parfaits

When I started working on this post I accidentally hit “publish” instead of “preview”. I was in shock over my mistake so I quickly reverted the post back to draft BUT for those of you who email subscribe I think you still might have received some strange looking unfinished post with probably no pics. LOL…I … More Shrimp Sushi Parfaits

Romantic lunch by candlelight, ZaZaZa Pizza & the Ottawa Red Blacks

Did this shoe full of fries catch your attention? It certainly caught ours! But first, if you read my last post on Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake and you live in Ottawa then you know that my offering to the weather Gods worked. We had stellar weather in Ottawa over the weekend and the Weather Gods must … More Romantic lunch by candlelight, ZaZaZa Pizza & the Ottawa Red Blacks