Summer Recipes ~ Chimichurri

Summer has arrived. Although in Edmonton calling summer is a dangerous game, as one minute the sun is shining and the next menacing clouds ruin your picnic. Regardless, I’m saying, SUMMER IS HERE; and with summer comes summer recipes. Summer is an exciting time to get to know your food, because summer recipes tend to be easy, non committal and… Read more →

Make the Most of Your Farmers Market Experience

Bring A Bag It’s essential to bring your own bag to the farmers market, as most vendors will not have big grocery bags to hold all of your goodies; and the whole premise of a farmer’s market is sustainability; how sustainable are plastic shopping bags? Keep a cloth bag in your vehicle or rolled up in your bag; should you… Read more →

Summer Appetizer ~ Watermelon Pizza

Summer has official graced us with her presence and with the arrival of summer comes a whole host of joyous summer activities, namely, the BARBECUE. I love summer barbecues more than anything; and this past weekend my friends and I opened the season strong with an epic potluck bbq. I always call upon my salad making skills when it comes… Read more →

Love Your Liver with Lemon Juice

Liver health is SO important in the conversation about ultimate vitality. Everything we eat, drink, inhale and slather on our bodies must be cleansed by the liver for our protection- just think of this task and what our livers are asked to do for us every moment of the day; so you can imagine that our livers need some love… Read more →

Spring has Sprung…Spotlight on Baby Beets!

If you live in Edmonton, you are likely very well acquainted with beets, as it’s one of the only vegetables available during the looooong winter months. But I love beets, and for good reason; sweet and earthy, baby beets have a natural affinity with other ingredients and they play very nicely with many other flavours- not to mention the vibrant… Read more →