Best ever creamy cucumber and spinach soup

My belly is full and happy right now as I just finished what might be the best bowl of soup I have ever made. I’m not sure if it was the right blend of ingredients, or the right blend of spices, but boy. I am satisified. There are a lot of cucumber soups out there…

Thanksgiving meal planning for singles – treat yourself!

October 9 marks our Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada. Our family is planning a small dinner – don’t worry. We’re all vaxxed so it’s completely safe. We went nearly a year without seeing each other during the pandemic, and we’re so happy that we’re able to get together again. As a single person who loves…

Best ever chocolate zucchini loaf

Okay, so I really detest recipes that claim to be the “best ever” of something. But honestly, this loaf turned out so well that to me, it’s definitely the loaf that I have ever made. It turned out super moist, and after two days, it’s almost all gone. I’ve eaten it for breakfast as it’s…

Wednesday batch cooking – with asparagus

It’s Wednesday morning or almost noon as I type this out. The sun is shining and even though there’s a chilly breeze right now, it’s supposed to get up to almost 20C today. That’s like summertime weather. I’m sitting here in my plush pj pants, sipping my first cup of coffee and eating my per…

Left Over Night – Ham & Egg Fajita Mix

From the title alone, you might think – what in the world has she done to herself? But you know what? I’m eating this right now as I write out this post and with the right blend of spices and yes, ketchup – the golden condiment – this turned out delicious. It’s almost time for…

Lazy Chicken Fajita Mix

So, I finally cooked. But it was really lazy. How lazy was it? So lazy, that I used chicken tenders from Loblaws and a pre-washed and pre-cut Fajita mix. Yes. I’m cheating a little. But this meal was delicious, healthy and took minutes to prepare. I even managed to clean the kitchen while it was…

Lazy Vegetable Casserole

Updated & reposted Jan 4, 2021 I was feeling super lazy but wanted to be healthy. This is a one pot meal and can be prepped in less than 30 minutes. If you pre-wash and pre-cut your vegetables when you bring them home from the store – then prep will take just a few minutes….

Pan Fried Salmon with Greens

In my attempt to continue losing weight, I’ve decided to add some more seafood to my diet. After a bit of a break in the kitchen, I’m back to cooking at least three times a week. With even more whispers of a pending lockdown, it’s the one thing they can’t take away from me. I…

Easy Rice Cooker Recipes

Though I haven’t felt much like cooking this past month – life kind of got in the way of that – I’m slowly getting back into the kitchen. I’ve been going through some older photos I took last year and decided that I should start sharing them here with you. When lockdown first began in…

Cheesy Broccoli and Ham Casserole

Thanksgiving is normally my favorite time of year. Even though the weather turns a bit colder, the air is crisp and the leaves are still colorful. It’s a magical time of year and I love getting together with family and sharing our favorite potluck dishes. My sister in law always brings a delicious broccoli and…