Cooking

January 8, 2019

Warmly Spiced Dried Plum Jam Spread

This recipe was created in sponsored partnership with our friends over at California Prune Board, helping me to help YOU energize YOUR nutrition.  Every December, my mom makes Vinaterta, a holiday recipe of a sweetened prune filling in between layers of thin sugar cookie. I especially love the prune filling […]
October 29, 2018

Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Our family loves chicken pot pie – a creamy and comforting meal on a cool day. This  soup is a tasty way to get the flavours of chicken pot pie without the fuss or time to make and bake pastry or puff pastry. Remember that soup-making is a cooking method […]
September 13, 2018

Lunch box chili

This lunch-box chili recipe is a tasty alternative to sandwiches and wraps. It will warm your inside while giving your flavour and fuel. What’s even better is that you can some meal-prep on the weekend so that you have all your lunches made for the week ahead. This lunch-box chili is […]
June 12, 2018

Feeling bored with what you eat? How to break free from a meal planning rut

Thank you to my friends at Alberta Milk for partnering with me to bring you this sponsored blog post, helping you energize your nutrition, one bite at a time. Our day to day busy-ness often results in us eating the same rotation of meals over and over and over….Tacos, chicken, […]
June 2, 2018

Cooking class participants strengthen their culinary muscles

This past month, the third cohort of seniors completed the senior’s healthy cooking program at the Wellness Kitchen at the South Health Campus. I asked participants what brought them to the program and what they were hoping to learn in the program. There were three main themes: Some participants had […]
June 2, 2018

Outsource some of your meal preparation with meal services

Are you too busy to cook your own meals? Find yourself stopping at the drive-through for a quick meal solution? Want your meals to look like this? But find they look like this? We all have our own barriers to meal preparation. You’re feeling over-whelmed with your kid’s activities. You […]