{Dining in: Roasted Beet & Fennel Quinoa Lentil Salad}


“I’m too tired to make dinner.” or “I have no energy, so I’m just gonna raid the pantry and snack on random things for dinner.” One of my resolutions this year was to put a stop to those excuses and prepare more well-balanced meals during the busy work week. So far I’ve been doing well, … Continue reading

{What I ate this past week and Glazed Chai Spice Pumpkin Cookies}


Happenings this past weekend Stocked up on groceries for the week and prepped them for easy weeknight dinners (recipes to come) Ran a solo 20km training run outside of the city while catching up on my fave food podcasts on my ipod (rockin my new Lulu padded running socks – best socks ever.) Attended a … Continue reading

{Dining in: Pesto winter flatbread with goat cheese and egg}


Hey all, here is simple yet sophisticated dinner (or lunch) idea that you can prepare with little effort but tastes amazing. Flatbreads are another of my go-to weeknight dinners that can be changed up in countless ways. I pick up packages of garlic naan at my local health food store (Community Natural Foods) and keep … Continue reading

{Friday date night at Cookbook Co. Cooks and my weekend eats}


Here is a recap of my weekend happenings… On Friday date night,  we took part in a couples cooking class at The Cookbook Co. Cooks. Tonight’s theme was a Mediterranean-inspired dinner. We were greeted at the door with flutes of champagne and nibbled on a cheese plate which introducing ourselves to the rest of the group. … Continue reading

{Recipe: Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies}


For me, one of the most satisfying things to bake is cookies. The warm aroma of sugar and butter pouring out of my oven filling every room in my house is absolute bliss that NO candle at Bath and Body Works could ever replicate. It’s also a nice distraction to take my mind off how … Continue reading


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