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Category: Entertaining

Mediterranean Citrus Tart

I am about to start my 4th week into my 30 day cleanse and it has been pretty amazing.  I’ve cut some bad habits out like my nightly glass(es) of wine, no more coffee and I am starting to take better care of myself.  I am waking up feeling better, my body is not as achy and maybe it’s because of the Genuine…

Sangria Kombucha

This month is flying by.  In fact, Summer is flying by, right? What are you plans since back to school is only a few weeks away? Well, we’re going to indulge.  I am not going to stress about bed time.  I am not going to stress about anything because my kids want to do that I would normally say “no” to. Okay…

HelloFreshCanada Review- Delicious food and recipes delivered to your door!

Recently launched in Canada, HelloFresh.ca delivers healthy, high quality, locally sourced ingredients right to your door!  All you have to do is put the ingredients together and your meal is made! Do you enjoy cooking from scratch? So do I! What a great subscription to have for busy families. My box arrived, it was nicely packed and I was truly impressed when I opened the box to see…

Making gravlax at home. It’s easier than you think!

We love lox at home.  The twins devour it, I savour it and it’s just so good. I love it with röti, with eggs, salad, cucumber, mustard/dill spread, with cream cheese… What’s not to love? It’s loaded with good fats.  When we were in Kingston a few weeks ago we stopped at Kingston Brewery.  I ordered the Lox…

Fathers Day Gift Guide from Le Creuset

Is your husband the chef and foodie of the family? I wish mine was!  It would give me an excuse to buy Le Creuset for him, lol.  But with Father’s Day around the corner, celebrate with thoughtful and quality gifts this year and cook your Father’s Day meal in this fine selection of gifts from Le Creuset’s collection of cookware, bakeware…

The best Aïoli recipe

I love aïoli.  I love it as a spread on baguette and I love to dip veggies and make a crudite platter.  However sometimes I look in the fridge and all I have is eggs, potatoes and brocolli and that is enough for an aïoli platter but a true platter would also have a french green beans, small carrots and cauliflower. This is a great summer…

Outdoor entertaining & design tips from Presidents Choice #homeforspring

Did the recent long weekend inspire you to redecorate and get some new things for the backyard or your balcony? Well it did for me.  Beautiful warm weather has FINALLY arrived in Toronto and I got some lovely goodies from Real Canadian Superstore as a few of us bloggers share with you #HomeforSpring. Having a space outside where you can go to relax in the summer is…