Popsicles

Keep Cool in the Summer!

What do you do when it is burning hot outside and you are trying to keep your kids and yourself cool? Simple! You make your own popsicles! All you really need is popsicle molds of whatever kind you like. You can even make your own out of small yogurt containers. … Continue Reading →


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Chicken Goat Cheese Roulade

Want to try chicken a new and different way? Make a chicken roulade with your favourite ingredients. We have chosen a goat cheese and herb chicken for this recipe, but you can put more or less anything from nuts, seeds, dried fruits, cheeses to spreads of different kinds in it. … Continue Reading →


Strawberry rhubarb coconut cake

Strawberry, Rhubarb and Coconut Cake

This delicious summer cake is made extra good with fresh strawberries and rhubarb straight from the garden or the farmer’s market. Ingredients: 190 g (1 1/2 cup) flour 40 g (3/4 cup) sliced coconut, or shredded if you prefer 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar 1/4 teaspoon fine … Continue Reading →


Frittata

Spinach and Mushroom Frittata

Summertime means easy access to fresh produce and this year we have our own kitchen garden with lots of veggies to use in our cooking. We have spinach and kale which are pretty easy to grow, as well as onions of various kinds, strawberries, peas, potatoes and a bunch of … Continue Reading →


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Eating in the dark

We just had an amazing and very different dining experience. You might have heard of the concept of dining in a pitch black restaurant where the servers are blind or vision impaired. There are several of those restaurants around the world and we have one in Vancouver as well. We … Continue Reading →


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Delicious Brunch

Brunch is a great way to start the weekend. It’s usually served between 9 AM to 2 PM but it can be eaten all day long. For this delicious brunch we used a good quality loaf of bread, Dubliner cheese, Procuitto, home made nut butter and bananas.   Banana nut … Continue Reading →


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Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Roasted Oats

Here’s a perfect dish you can make for brunch or dessert. We typically like to enjoy this dish on a lazy weekend as brunch while we sit in the living room and enjoy a nice hot cup of tea. Fresh Fruit Salad with honey roasted oats Serves 4 Ingredients Your … Continue Reading →


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Salmon patties with Tomato salsa

This is a very yummy recipe. Best of all, it’s also Whole30 friendly. Serves 4 – 6 Ingredients: Salmon patties 550g fresh salmon filet 1 bayleaf 1 large mango 1 large red pepper 1 shallot 1/2 bunch cilantro 3 large eggs 1/2 cup Whole30 mayo Juice of 1 lime 1/2 … Continue Reading →


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Potato skins with Chicken

It is a new year and that means new year resolutions! Ours is to start the year of with another round of Whole30. What’s yours? We have been making a weekly meal plan and this weeks dishes includes Apple Tuna Curry Salad, Frittata with Spinach, Mushroom and ground Beef, Carrot … Continue Reading →


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Three Hot Chocolates for Christmas!

Mmmm, who doesn’t love a cup of steaming hot chocolate on a cold winters day? We enjoy hot chocolate quite frequently in the Christmas season and until spring arrives. There are many ways to make hot chocolate or some will call it hot cocoa (but we really don’t want to … Continue Reading →