Cold Avocado and Kiwi Soup with Citrus Marinated Cucumber

I’ve been on a soup kick lately…hot or cold, I don’t care.  When experimenting with proportions in this soup, I accidentally made way too much and had enough to eat for a few days.  The beauty of this mistake was it gave me a few different opportunities to experiment with toppings. I used sustainably raised shrimp from […]

Holiday Glow Salad with Winter Squash and Citrus Vinaigrette

Last month I had the pleasure of partnering with Glow Juicery to develop some fresh salad and juice recipes to feature for the Christmas season. For the entire month of December, you can pick up my Holiday Citrus Glow Juice and Holiday Glow Salad at any Glow Juicery location across Canada! As an added bonus, […]

Homemade Eucalyptus and Spearmint Vapor Rub

Cold and flu season has reared its ugly head and I was hit (seemingly out of nowhere) about two weeks ago.  My cure-all was two full days of sleep and a two-step homemade VapoRub!  This salve is all-natural, with no chemicals or preservatives…just warm vibes and essential oil vapors. These raw ingredients might not look like much now, […]

Gin and Spearmint Iced Tea with Egg Whites and Stinging Nettle Syrup

My lumberjack’s grandparents have a property right on Dore lake in Northern Saskatchewan and we try to get up there at least once a year to enjoy the fishing, scenery and ultimate peace and quiet.  While exploring the property I came across a huge stinging nettle bush and picked myself an impressive bag-full for the trip home. Although […]

Organic Ribeye Steak with Sesame Sauce and 12 Grain Rice

I recently indulged in an enormous Prairie Roots Organic ribeye steak from SunWorks Farm, right here in Alberta.  Their organic, ethical and humane farming practices are worthy of support and recognition — I encourage you to peruse their website to learn more about their products and incredible commitment to sustainable farming. It feels pretty good […]

Arugula and Shiitake Mushroom Crostini with Salt Cured Egg Yolks

Soft cured egg yolks are a thing of beauty and the stuff of heaven if you love a smooth, runny yolk.  Soft yolks make for good #yolkporn…you’ll see as you scroll through this post! Curing yolks is a surprisingly easy process — right now, you’re about an hour away from the crostini you see below. […]