Summer and deck weather have finally arrived in Ontario, and that means it’s grilling season!! These pesto and cheese-filled peppers are a quick and easy appetizer that come together in minutes and make a great appetizer, snack or light lunch all summer long.Read More
Served with crisp salty chips, this smoked trout dip recipe is a flavourful elegant dish with hints of smoke that pairs beautifully with a tall glass of your favourite wine. This recipe comes together easily and quickly, allows for you to alter the texture to your preference, and is special enough to serve to guests at a dinner party.Read More
Meat and cheese boards of all kinds are always a big hit in our house. Platters loaded with fuss-free finger foods….what’s not to love??
Typically served as an appetizer, a charcuterie board consists of a variety of meats and cheeses, but can also include other accompaniments like fruits, nuts, breads, crackers, jellies, or sauces.Read More
“If you are what you eat, then you might as well eat something good.”Ratatouille
Disney is a dream destination when it comes to food – at least, I know it is for me. It’s the first thing that comes to my mind when someone mentions Walt Disney World.
No one does it better than the chefs at Walt Disney World. Magic flows through their entire culinary team and they produce some truly unforgettable dining experiences for guests in and out of the parks, regardless of the meal, occasion, or dietary request.Read More
Sweet potato hash is one of my favourite go-to breakfast or brunch options. Prepared in a skillet, this savory dish comes together quickly and easily, is full of flavour, and is a healthy meal option loaded with vegetables.Read More
On Monday’s, I place a grocery order through one of our local farms, and every Saturday we drive out to the farm to pick it up. I always include a produce box with my order, and what’s in that box is different each week depending on what’s available or in season. I never know what I’m getting until I pick it up. This week our black box of produce from the farm contained a variety of pears and they were the inspiration for this pear & prosciutto flatbread.Read More
It’s no secret that we are living in unprecedented times and so many small businesses are struggling to stay afloat as they are forced to close their doors to normal business.
The food industry has been hit hard, with seating areas in restaurants off limits and restaurants open only for curbside pickup, takeout, or delivery, they’ve had to regroup and come up with a new type of normal.Read More
Absolutely nothing beats the taste of fresh healthy food grown close to home, except buying food grown close to home and knowing you’re supporting a local farmer and business.
Other than for great tasting food, there are a number of reasons to shop local and support your local farmers.Read More
It’s never too early to start eating Easter chocolate, is it?
This is day three here of distance learning for our kids, and they have been trying hard to find a new sense of ‘normal’. What with everything going on, and being confined to the house, it’s easy for kids to forget that spring has sprung and this is Easter weekend.Read More
Finally, spring is upon us and Easter is just two weeks away! It’s time to celebrate the end of a long Canadian winter and welcome the colours and warmth of spring.
This has always been, without a doubt, our favourite time of year to visit Walt Disney World Resort, and I feel very fortunate to say that we have a history of having been able to fly Home in April every year or two.
Spring at Walt Disney World typically means the opening of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival when beautiful outdoor topiary and floral displays bring a special magical touch to Epcot, and outdoor kitchens cook up incredible international delights around World Showcase.Read More