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My Weekend Culinary Adventure

This weekend I was totally without power, and so my hubby and I had to get even more creative than normal in the kitchen. Here are some pictures of our Culinary Adventure in the dark. My husband and I made pesto cream pasta and you can get the recipe and more detailsĀ here. This is the […]

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Dinner | Easy | Pasta | quick

Pesto *Cream* Pasta

This weekend I had no power… and that means that hubby and me had to get extra creative in the kitchen! My hubby somehow figured out how to arrange candles and ramekins to create a single element where we did all of our cooking (See pic 1). I wanted to use up the milk in […]

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Beverage | Chocolate | Dessert | Hot

Abundant Hot Chocolate

So this weekend was quite an adventure. There was a giant wind storm in Vancouver BC and we were caught in the middle of it. Over 200,000 people were left without power due to the damage done by the storm; my hubby and I were two of those people. We were without power from 11:30am […]

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book review

Abundance: Sena Jeter Naslund

We all learn about Marie Antoinette in History class. You think you know her, but you don’t. Everything I thought I knew about Marie Antoinette fell to the wayside as I read this book. As I flipped and flipped and flipped through the pages ferociously a woman made of flesh and blood like me was […]

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Breakfast | Brunch | Dinner | Lunch | quick

Quiche with Hashbrown Crust

Once of my favourite things to make for any meal at any time is quiche. It is simple, quick and I can throw anything into it: vegetables, cheese, meat etc. Almost everytime I make this dish I make it a little differenly. This variation is one of my favourites. This is a great week night […]

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Chicken | Dinner | Lunch | quick

Chicken Caesar Wraps

I recently discovered my new love for chicken caesar salad. For an easy Friday night dinner last week my hubby and I made chicken caesar salad wraps. They are simple and fast to make especially when you use shortcuts like using rotisserie chicken and the bagged caesar salad. My hubby and I made our own […]

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Chicken | Dinner | Pasta | quick

Chicken Alfredo Lasagne Roll Ups

I was inspired by an very easy recipe that I somehow decided to make it more difficult for myself.. (sigh). I used the recipe foundĀ here. It is a really easy recipe to follow and she has great tips on how to keep this a quick easy week night meal. I of course did not heed […]

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Baking | Breakfast | Brunch

Heart Waffles

Tuesday morning my lovely husband woke up at 5:45 in the morning to make us these delicious waffles! We have them with strawberries and whipped cream or butter and syrup. These are really yummy waffles, they are sweet enough to snack on by themselves. They are soft and they don’t have a crisp outside. This […]

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