This time of year makes me smile ! And this year my fiancé is finally moving home full time after retiring from an intense military position, my puppy Sunny is becoming a perfect part of the family and Christmas is only 10 days away ! Saturday nights in the kitchen with a glass of red… Continue reading Creamy Wine Pork Chops & a Special Homecoming
So I started my Christmas shopping ! A couple presents done. And I found all the ornaments I need for my paint night Christmas party (becoming a yearly tradition). Now, on this snowy and chilly Saturday afternoon the stove is hot and my soup is bubbling ! This gorgeous carrot and beet soup is the… Continue reading Carrot & Beet Soup
Summer 2018 is here ☀️ I love being the host ! So I kicked off the season with a girls night dinner party. Get the champagne ready as you sizzle some salmon. This fresh citrus salad was a hit. You need: 4 salmon fillets seasoned with salt & pepper Olive oil Spring mix 1 orange… Continue reading Citrus Salmon Salad
It’s not rice, its orzo! You need: 2 cups of orzo 1 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms 1 cup cherry tomatoes 1/2 red pepper 1 medium zucchini 1/2 onion 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup grape seed oil 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup feta cheese 1 tsp hot chilli sauce Salt and pepper Do this:… Continue reading Roasted Vegetable Orzo
As the weather warms salads become more appealing! The fresh produce, the juicy ingredients and of course the health factor. Here are 3 salads I've been making forever! Especially in the summer. The Quinoa Bowl Easy & delicious! You can mix up the ingredients in this to best suit you. Essentially you boil quinoa, let… Continue reading 3 Awesome Summer-Fresh Salads !
Lots of bold flavours in this one! You need: Olive Oil 1 onion 3 garlic cloves 1/4 cup parsley 2/3 cup sun dried tomatoes 1 cup kalamata olives 2 large handfuls of fresh spinach 2 1/2 cup penne Parmesan cheese for topping Do this: Heat olive oil in a pan, enough for a light coating.… Continue reading Penne with Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes and Kalamata Olives
I love a good salad! This one tastes just as delicious as it looks. You need: 2 handfuls of fresh arugula 2 tsp avocado oil 1 tsp honey 1 green onion 1 bartlett pear 1 tbsp crushed pecans 2 tsp goat cheese Do this: Mix the honey and avocado oil together and drizzle over arugula.… Continue reading Pear, Arugula & Pecan Salad