• Tuna Poke Bowls with Coconut Rice

    Poke bowls are a fresh, summery meal that’s both filling and healthy. They’re having a moment right now, with poke restaurants popping up on every corner, but they’re genuinely a cinch to whip up in your own kitchen. We’ve been spoiled rotten with¬†visiting Hawaii many times in recent years. Direct flights are frequently available round […]

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    The 7 Reasons Why I Love Blogging

    August 12, 2018

    I feel so lucky. So fortunate to have tumbled into a strange career that I didn’t plan, at a time when I could make a million mistakes and it didn’t matter.

    Firstly, I love that my blog is the story of my life. I’ve been at it for almost…

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    Grilled Coconut Salmon Skewers with Peanut Sauce

    August 9, 2018

    Coconut Satay Salmon Skewers with ginger and turmeric, served with the most delicious shortcut peanut satay sauce. They can be grilled indoors or out!

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    It Wouldn’t Be Summer Without These 5 Easy Grilled Dinner Recipes

    August 1, 2018

    An arsenal of delicious grilled dinner recipes is essential when the summer heat turns up. Here are five of the best easy and flavourful grilling recipes.

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    Grilled Sweet & Spicy Lime Chicken

    July 30, 2018

    This Lime Chicken is inspired by Vietnamese cuisine, with sweet, spicy, salty and tart notes making a most delicious marinade for the grill.

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    Stone Fruit Sangria

    July 26, 2018

    A juicy, delicious stone fruit sangria recipe with peaches, plums and/or cherries plus a scrumptious summery cheese board.

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    Shrimp, Corn & Avocado Ceviche

    July 16, 2018

    Shrimp Ceviche is such a great appetizer or party dish on a hot summer day. My version includes creamy avocado and sweet corn, along with lime juice, garlic, onion, and chile. It's spicy and bright and full of fresh flavour. If you follow my Instagram stories, you may have seen that we were recently in [...] Continue Reading

    Rainbow Crostini

    July 12, 2018

    These rainbow crostini are a healthy, light appetizer with all the crunchy veggies and beautiful colours of the farmer's market. A simple formula is all you need to freestyle the recipe. In the summer especially, planned get-togethers and spontaneous play-dates can end up bridging a mealtime several times in a week. I like to some [...] Continue Reading

    The 5 Strawberry Recipes you MUST Make This July

    July 9, 2018

    It’s finally strawberry season! Here are five of our favourite strawberry recipes. They span from desserts (of course) to appys and lightening-fast jam.

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    Ham & Cheese Buttermilk Waffles

    July 6, 2018

    Deliciously crispy, tender buttermilk waffles with ham and cheddar cheese. With maple syrup pools in every pocket, they’re the perfect sweet-savoury combo.

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    Strawberry Poundcake Shortcakes with Mint Cream

    July 3, 2018

    Delicious buttermilk pound cake topped with fresh strawberry sauce and mint-infused whipped cream (you could swap the fresh mint for basil or lavender from your garden!) and sweet memories of childhood berry harvest.

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