Mini Salmon Sliders with Garlic Aioli

While holiday appetizers are often indulgent and high in calories, these Mini Salmon Sliders with Garlic Aioli are a bit on the healthier side. I always like to include a few healthy holiday appetizers every year as we can't indulge all season long. These Mini Salmon Sliders with Garlic Aioli are bite-sized and full of…

Spicy Mussels in Tomato Sauce

In Italian households, seafood is typically served on Christmas Eve in a celebration known as the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Tons of different seafood is served including shrimp, mollusks, octopus and fin fish. But you don't need to be Italian to enjoy this meal, nor do you have to eat it on Christmas Eve!…

Holiday Gift Guide: 2020

It's the season of giving, and that means I am back again this year with my annual Holiday Gift Guide! My Holiday Gift Guide includes products in the food, drink, and home decor categories that I really love (and actually use!) throughout the year. I aim to exclusively include locally made products in my Holiday…

Crispy Baked Shrimp Balls

The holiday season may be marked by festive decorations, cool weather, and tasty holiday cookies. But most importantly, this season brings lots of delicious holiday appetizers! While we may not be going to big parties with friends and family this year, we can still treat ourselves with some delicious home cooked food, including my recipe…

Chicken Saltimbocca

During American Thanksgiving week, I always get a bit envious of Americans getting to celebrate the most delicious holiday of the year. Even though we had Thanksgiving just over a month ago here in Canada, I start to crave those warm and comforting Thanksgiving flavours again. So to experience those flavours without having to cook…

Vegan Kabocha Squash Curry

Seasonal squash gets a spicy twist in this recipe for Vegan Kabocha Squash Curry. Kabocha squash is simmered in a flavourful Thai Red Curry sauce with other fresh vegetables. Served with freshly steamed rice, and you have a spicy vegan recipe that is perfect for fall and winter! What is Kabocha Squash? Kabocha is a…

Smoked Gouda, Garlic & Cauliflower Soup

Soup season is here! With the days getting darker and colder, it’s the perfect time to snuggle up and have a delicious bowl of hearty soup. This Smoked Gouda, Garlic & Cauliflower Soup is comforting fall recipe in itself. However, it gets a refreshing bite with the addition of a fresh herb and crunchy garlic…

West Coast Mushroom Galette

Fall is a special time for mushroom lovers since so many varieties come into season! I use Chanterelle, Oyster and Cremini mushrooms in this delicious and seasonal recipe for my West Coast Mushroom Galette! You can forage your own mushrooms (if you have some expertise in mushroom foraging) or you can simply buy mushrooms at…