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Category: Recipes

Fish and chips made with the best batter and homemade tartare sauce

Whoa, Nelly, this is good! We went out for lunch the other day and one of my twins ordered fish and chips.  It was delicious.  Well, the next day both twins wanted fish and chips for dinner so I went over to Sobeys and picked up some cod loins.  I prefer a loin as they are firmer, thick and delicious.  We haven’t had…

Iced Coffee with Cocoa and Hemp Hearts

I was craving something sweet and I wanted an extra boost of energy on this cloudy Wednesday here in Toronto.  I could feel the slump starting to happen especially since I didn’t get much sleep last night.  At 4 am I was lying in bed awake. I decided to paint my nails of all things, scroll through Instagram, update a European page I manage the account…

Adding prebiotic fermented superfoods to your daily routine

 Imagine treating your gut with the ultimate superfood from Genuine Health.  Well, they did just that with their recent research on the gut microbiome and have created the ultimate prebiotic superfood called “fermented organic gut superfood“. I add it to my Evive smoothies, my Genuine Health smoothies, anytime I smoothie or I  blend it alone with oatmeal milk.  My kids have benefited from…

A new twist on shrimp cocktail à la Ina Garten

Skip the frozen seafood aisle, instead make a quick and easy delicious roasted shrimp cocktail that adds a bit more oomph to your gathering or even a simple snack for yourself. I love entertaining and I love presenting my guests with delicious food that I take pride in shopping for and presenting when friends come over.  I love a good a cold shrimp cocktail like anyone else…

French Chocolate Meringues

Ooo, la, la!  What a treat. You should have seen my kids when I pulled these out of the oven.  I had fresh pastured eggs to use up, I thought it was time to make these beautiful chocolate swirls thanks to my go-to blogger for all things French, Manger.  Mimi Thorissons cookbooks are one of my favourites from my French cookbook collections.  A…

A delicious appetizer with Triscuit

I’ve been brewing up ideas on how to use the new collection of Triscuit crackers.  Over the holidays my kids devoured the Nutmeg and Cinnamon collection.  Soft warm cheese and a drizzle of honey, it’s a hit for the kids and a nice snack for after school.  However, below I’ve included a few other varieties.  If you’re stuck…

Celebrating the Holidays with Lindt Canada: Lindor GingerBread Thumbprint Cookies #LindtTheSeason

Nothing says the Holidays like chocolate from Lindt.  From their delicious varieties, classic designs and melt in your mouth truffles, there’s a reason why it’s #1 in our home!  Afterall, they have been making chocolate since 1879.  I think they’ve mastered the craft of making quality chocolate.  Below you’ll find so much inspiration for holiday gift giving.&nbsp…

Pomegranate Citrus Brunch Punch

‘Tis the season! My favourite time of year and Presidents Choice always knows how to deliver great food and holiday decor.  Last week I had the pleasure to attend a media event for #PCInsidersCollection and discover delicious food and holiday decor.  Have a  look at just some of my favourite holiday pieces for the tree and when entertaining and scroll to the bottom for all…