Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Sauce

By Friday, June 20, 2014

Gahhhh this sauce.   I thought I was done with carbs, but I guess not. Pasta is just so delicious! And the things you can do with it are endless. It's so fast and comforting and I just want it all the time. I realize I sound like a broken record by this point. But this sauce is truly ...

Roasted Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Alfredo

By Friday, February 28, 2014

This is the kind of food I make when My Other Half is out of town. I'm serious! I've already mentioned that he's on a serious health kick. Pasta, unfortunately for this noodle-lover, is therefore out of the question. But when Roomie (yes, Roomie!) came for supper recently, I seized the opportunity and made something NOT ...

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

By Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Snacks! I love snacks. And after almost 9 months, I think I can officially announce I have kicked my chip addiction!!! Not only do I never crave chips any more, I don’t want them even if they’re right in front of me. It took a long time, but I got there! My Other Half and I ...

Roasted Red Pepper & Sweet Potato Soup

By Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Note: This post has been updated with new photography as of January 2014! This is for those of you who loved my Sunshine Soup! It seems like every soup I make keeps getting better. This one was probably the best yet (a close second would be the Potato and Cilantro Soup). The flavour is unreal! It tastes ...

Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

By Monday, May 23, 2011

Roasted Veg and Quinoa Salad Ever notice how when you first learn about something, it suddenly seems to pop up everywhere? Well, that happens to me all the time. Something I've never heard of begins popping up left, right and centre. Quinoa is a perfect example! I can't remember where I first learned about it, but it ...

11 Delicious Soup Recipes for Fall

By Tuesday, September 30, 2014

OMG fall food!!! Last week, I posted my favourite recipes for fall. This week, I'm doing a round-up of my favourite soups for chilly weather. These are absolutely perfect for keeping you cozy, warm and fulfilled on chilly evenings. In the colder months, I bring soup to work almost every day for lunch. Two of these recipes ...

95 Recipes for Football Season!

By Thursday, September 4, 2014

Updated for Super Bowl XLIX (January 2015)!  Last year I shared my best 40 recipes for football season and you guys LOVED it! Well, today the NFL starts (at least I think it does…) and my big bad list is back and better than ever. As I’ve said before, I don’t get football… but I am totally on ...

Spinach & Goat Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

By Friday, March 14, 2014

I stuffed a chicken breast! With ALL the good things. Caramelized onions, goat cheese and my favourite veggie – spinach. Can you tell I’m on a goat cheese kick? A few weeks ago it was roasted red peppers, then feta… and now goat cheese. So sue me. This is what I do. I find someone I like, and ...

Baked Chicken Taquitos

By Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Sometimes I make Mexican snacks as supper. Especially when My Other Half isn't around, because, well... most Mexican food it's up to his healthy standards. But there are vegetables in this. So it's okay. Mexican is probably my second favourite type of food on the planet (after Thai, of course), and as I've ...

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad

By Wednesday, February 12, 2014

There's a LOT going on in this wicked salad. Flavours galore. I’ve added this to my ever-growing list of delicious quinoa salads, including my Go-To Quinoa Salad and my Chipotle Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad. Actually, for a complete list of all my quinoa recipes, click here. I made this for lunch for my parents ...

Julia’s Five Favourite Soups in 2011

By Thursday, January 12, 2012

Eventually I will stop recapping my favourite recipes from 2011 and write about some of the new stuff I’ve been making, but in the meantime, I wanted to give my readers what they like best – soup recipes! I also need to play some  serious catch up… I have about six blog posts sitting in my ...

Julia’s Five Most Popular Recipes in 2011

By Saturday, December 31, 2011

New Year’s Eve is here once again, and it’s also the end of my first full year of blogging! Here are the five most popular recipes from 2011: The Best Cheese Tea Biscuits Ever! 1. The Best Cheese Tea Biscuits Ever This was my most popular post of 2011 by a mile, and it doesn’t surprise me in the ...

Creamy Jalapeño Shrimp Enchiladas

By Friday, June 5, 2015

I’m back to food blogging!!! I sound like a broken record (as I usually do) but life is nuts and I just haven’t been cooking. But I did make these incredible enchiladas a few weeks ago and have been saving them for a Friday! Perfect timing The title of this recipe had me immediately. First of all, ...

Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

By Friday, January 13, 2012

Because we went to New York to celebrate My Other Half's birthday, when his actual birthday rolled around on the following Monday, I didn't have a whole lot planned. The celebration was the trip, but I figured I would make him a nice supper with some drinks and the birthday cake he requested - mint ...

Julia’s 10 Favourite Recipes from 2011

By Thursday, January 5, 2012

Unfortunately, there seems to be little correlation between my favourite recipes and my readers’ favourite recipes. That’s why I think it’s important to emphasize my favourites again in a special post. So let me make it perfectly clear – these recipes are all must tries. That means you’re crazy if you don’t try them and taste ...