Honey-Sriracha Chicken with Quinoa

By Wednesday, June 4, 2014

I am BEYOND excited to share this recipe with you!!! When I made something amazing, I get so excited to blog about it. I just want to share all the delicious foods of the world with everyone! This is definitely one of those dishes. My Other Half and I went NUTS over it, and it's so easy. And ...

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 ...

Chicken & Avocado Egg Rolls and Ginger Pork Potstickers

By Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Even though today was rainy, I can’t help but feel happy, relaxed and above all, blessed (and not just because my lawn needed the rain). I just had the most amazing weekend. There was lots of cooking, talking, relaxing, reading, wine and quality time spent with My Other Half. It was just us, all weekend long. ...

Grilled Chicken & Charred Corn Salad

By Friday, June 24, 2011

The Canadian Living obsession continues… but I sometimes wonder why I have pretty much given up all other cookbooks and recipe resources since getting my Canadian Living subscription. Grilled Chicken and Charred Corn Salad I guess I can offer a couple reasons. The first would be that the magazine comes every month, so it’s a novelty ...

Savoury Summer Suppers

By Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Mushroom Cheeseburger and a yummy salad We’ve been on a bit of a cooking rampage at our house. This past week, I made a whole slew of recipes. We have been eating like kings! It’s always more fun to make recipes than to take the easy way out and throw in a pizza or something. ...

Two Amazing Pasta Recipes

By Monday, May 16, 2011

Getting into a groove when moving into a new house is tough. Especially when you’re as busy as I’ve been. Even though we’ve been in our home for more than a month now, it still feels new and I often feel like I’m never home. Unfortunately that means that my cooking routines that were pretty ...

Waldorf Salad

By Monday, May 16, 2011

I first saw this made on “Come Dine with Me Canada”, and I thought it looked really interesting. And then, when it popped up in my Canadian Living magazine, I knew it was destiny that I try it! Waldorf Salad Apparently it’s a classic, but I had never heard about it. Any time I describe it ...

Peanut Satay Sauce – back and better than ever!

By Monday, May 16, 2011

Do you remember my very first post where I introduced my favourite Peanut Satay Sauce? Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Peanut Sauce Well in the midst of my vegetarianism, I was running out of things to eat. All I had in the house were some veggies and a whole lot of shrimp. I love shrimp, but I ...

Chicken and Vegetable Coconut Rice

By Sunday, March 13, 2011

Note: This post was updated with new photography in September 2014! I made this recipe close to a month ago (that’s how behind I am on my blogging), but after this post I am officially caught up! It’s not vegetarian, but I only added half the chicken and I’m positive it would have been even better if I hadn’t added ...

Inside-Out Chicken Pot Pies

By Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Before putting the sauce/chicken on top This recipe was brought to my attention by my beautiful cousin Kelly. I jumped on it immediately because My Other Half loves these sort of things, and it looked incredibly straightforward and simple to make. And it was! Ready to serve! This is a classic “after work” meal, with a ...

Sweet & Sour Cashew Chicken with Coconut Rice

By Thursday, January 27, 2011

I am having such incredible luck with recipes these days! I hit another one out of the park. Sweet and Sour Cashew Chicken with Coconut Rice. Yeah, you’re right – it’s actually as good as it sounds.  If that’s even possible. It’s the perfect marriage of Nigella and Canadian Living (the rice beeing a Nigella find, ...

Sunshine Soup!

By Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Note: This post was updated in January 2014 with new photography! I’m beginning to realize that soups are the key to healthy eating. Every soup I make is so incredibly nutritious! This Nigella soup is bright, cheery and definitely healthy (and actually, most of her recipes are the exact opposite). I make a soup per week and ...

Dragon Chicken

By Wednesday, December 8, 2010

This was a recipe I was dying to make. It’s one of the first I’ve made from the newest Nigella Lawson cookbook, “Kitchen.” She’s brilliant and I truly believe we have the same taste buds. I always get excited about cooking her recipes! Marinating Dragon Chicken and the cookbook The Dragon Chicken is actually meant to ...

Wasabi Salad with Carrot, Grapefruit & Avocado

By Friday, November 12, 2010

I have previously confessed to my obsession with Thai and Asian foods. It really can be a problem, especially when I want it every single day for every meal. There’s something about the flavours, spices and textures that is intoxicating to me. It’s just downright mouth-watering and delicious. My Long Lost Friend enjoying Asian Night I ...

Chinese Five-Spice Soup

By Monday, October 18, 2010

This post was updated in February 2015 with new photography! So I am more than a little behind with the blogging, but to be honest, I've been on a bit of a cooking drought. My Other Half has been traveling for the past 6 weeks, pretty much non stop. On top of that, I've been all ...

Peach-Glazed Chicken

By Sunday, September 26, 2010

Quite a while ago, for my 20th birthday, a little lady friend of mine (whom we’ll here on out refer to as Xi’an) gave me a cookbook called The Dinner Fix by well-know food network TV personality Sandi Richard. At this point, other than my experience at the Rose & Kettle Tearoom, I hadn’t done ...