Month: March 2016

  • Tart and Tasty

    Holiday weekends always result in us pulling out the old family recipes. But this one, slightly adapted, hardly needs a recipe. It’s easy to make and delicious. If you want some protein, eat it along with a handful of nuts. Great for breakfast, or as a side with lunch, or dessert. Grammy Gladys would never […]

  • Possibly the world's easiest lunch…

       Veggies with a light, fluffy hummus… People always ask why our hummus tastes so good. It’s mainly from using home-cooked chickpeas, which have no salt. This lets the real flavour shine through, and also making it in the food processor gives a light and fluffy result. We make a big batch of chickpeas and […]

  • Chicken Parm…ish

       When you’ve had a long day and just want to decompress, take a few minutes to get this going, and have a glass of wine while you wait!  For two: 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (not the frozen ones with added salt!) 1 egg 1/4 c 1% milk 1 c whole wheat bread crumbs […]

  • It's Crunch Time! 

       As the cold weather dissipates and we don’t just move to a different choice set of produce, but preparation tends to change, as well. If you’re inspired to move away from creamy soups and hearty stews, but there’s still a mix of winter and spring produce available, this may fit the bill. Layer a […]

  • The Zest of Life

    We’re off to see our niece and her husband this afternoon – they’re home for a visit from Germany, where Eric had an opportunity to be transferred this year. We will also be celebrating three birthdays – my hubby’s, my sister-in-law’s, and my nephew’s. The surest way to not overeat at a party is to […]