Easy Veggie Primavera 

Last night, I had a craving for pasta. But I’ve had so much pasta over the cold winter days that I wanted to eat something a bit different. Also having no meat on hand, but tons of fresh produce – I thought it might be nice to have a fresh take on Primavera.  I chopped…

Mongolian Beef w/ Udon noodles 

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, today was a cold rainy day. On rainy days like today, I like to prepare a hot dinner to fill our stomachs with much needed warmth. This Hump day I wanted to try my new Mongolian beef recipe. I used to make it with a sauce…

Easter Weekend highlights

Wow …that was a busy Easter weekend.  I don’t think we had much time to unwind since Friday. We hosted some family over on Saturday, and had the kids for an Easter egg hunt. Sunday was our usual family dinner at my parents.  Though it was overall a break from the kitchen, I still ended…

Homemade rustic pasta with bolognese sauce

Pasta is always good, especially on a cold & rainy spring day like today. I’ve always wanted to try making noodles from scratch, since upon my research it seemed like something fairly straight forward. Even though I don’t currently have a pasta machine (something I’ll definitely need if I try this again haha), I really…

Maple Baked Black Eyed Peas (Easter Dish)

It’s Springtime up here in Montreal, Canada. That mean’s its Cabane à Sucre time (Sugar Shack). A time tested passion here, where we dine on Breakfast foods like Bacon, Eggs, Pancakes, Maple syrup, Tire (boiled Maple syrup until it’s super thick and served on a popsicle stick on snow to make a nice Maple lollipop), and…

Sweet & savory Marinaded pork chops w/ Brussels sprouts 

Meal prep can sometimes seem like a chore. Between all the things that we have to do everyday, sometimes it’s just easier to just get some takeout right? Well with this easy recipe, you can start it the night before and let is marinate overnight…then just fire up the BBQ and cook when you’re ready….

Easter No-bake Mini Layered cheesecakes (via Sugar Hero)

Youtube: Easter Mini Layered cheesecakes  So with Easter on the way, I’ve been cruising the blogosphere looking for some pretty, bright ideas from other foodies. I came across a wonderful site, filled with some amazing recipes. The site is called Sugar Hero (click to visit her page, I’m sure you will find something unique and wonderful…

Me Gusta … Fish Tacos

Fish tacos have become a staple in our kitchen. Whatever the season, they are a fairly easy prep meal, that is jam packed with flavors and veggies.  The best part about these tacos are that you can use almost any kind of fish and toppings that you like. Tilapia, sole, salmon, halibut the choice is…

Easy, Peasy Beef & broccoli 

When we get visits from our god-children, one of their favorite dishes is Beef and Broccoli. It’s a good way to get then to enjoy some healthy ingredients ( and we know how tough it can be to get some kids to eat all those veggies ).  It’s an easy dish to prepare, and you…

Mediterranean Olive Bread 

Youtube: Mediterranean Olive Bread  Tonight I took my ‘bread making skills’ to task and took on a new recipe. Mediterranean Olive Bread, a normal bread dough infused with Italian spice and Black Olives. I’ve always enjoyed a good olive loaf from the market, but never had the idea of making one from scratch. So I…