Zesty Lemon Pesto

Spring looks like it's finally here! (I hope I didn't jinx it, although that would be a lot of power for one person). It's been warm and sunny for pretty much the past week here, with the odd day of April showers thrown in for good measure. I always associate the arrival of spring with … Continue reading Zesty Lemon Pesto

Thai Curry Butternut Squash Soup

The weather has decided that it wants to be cold, with blowing snow and just generally gross lately. It's been sunny on and off, so that's been good at least! Temperatures have been hovering around 0C, which theoretically isn't that cold (it is winter in Canada after all!). Although today it's -7C. So that's chilly. The wind. … Continue reading Thai Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Eggplant “Bruschetta”

It’s been a while… Things have been absolutely crazy here lately… More on that later. We’re getting into the dog days of summer in Vancouver. It’s been hot, hot, hot, and there’s not too much of an end in sight. The farmer’s markets are bountiful at this time of year! As you may already suspect… … Continue reading Eggplant “Bruschetta”

Watermelon Salad

A cool treat on a hot summer day! It’s been crazy warm here lately! We had a heat wave this past week, mixed with some smoky skies. There are several forest fires currently burning in interior BC. The fires have been ongoing for the past few weeks. There are a lot of residents displaced by … Continue reading Watermelon Salad

A Quick Grilled Dinner

It was another busy week… Ok, not really. We were away for a bit on a short trip out to Tofino. Neither of us had spent much time on Vancouver Island (a long weekend in Nanaimo once, and a long weekend in Victoria once as well). And everyone kept saying that we needed to get … Continue reading A Quick Grilled Dinner

Summer Veggie Soup

Or the story of how I ended up making soup on a hot summer day... The warm weather streak has continued here in Vancouver, which made the Canada Day long weekend extra spectacular. We managed to see the fire works on Saturday night, got out to a farmers’ market on Sunday and went on a … Continue reading Summer Veggie Soup