Acorn Squash Soup with Kale and Bacon

Acorn Squash Soup with Kale and Bacon

Fall is coming and that means lots of pumpkin and squash recipes. This one is great with those early acorn squash. They are a bit smaller than other pumpkins, but have a great taste and mixed with kale and apples, you’ll have a lot of amazing flavours in this soup. … Continue Reading →

Pasta with homemade Pesto

Pesto sauce with Basil

Buying pesto is usually pretty good, but imagine making your own!!! From your own homegrown basil!! Wow and yum! It is perfectly fine to play around with the ingredients and add other flavours too your pesto, but this is a basic recipe that we often make and love to add … Continue Reading →

spice bars

Spice Bars

Spice bars are an easy and healthy snack for you and your children. Bring it on trips, long or short, to stay energized and focused. It provides great nutrition and is much healthier than sugary snacks ☺ Feel free to play around with your favourite ingredients and make it your … Continue Reading →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →

delicious brunch

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 →

fruit granola

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 →