Lunch

Coming up with lunch ideas is always a struggle for me, so we have created
some easy healthy lunch options for you to choose from including soups, salads and wraps.

Easy Pumpkin Recipes: Perfect for Thanksgiving, Halloween or Fall

Easy Pumpkin Recipes: Perfect for Thanksgiving, Halloween or Fall

So the blog has been a little quiet for the last 6 weeks and that is because I have been super busy with a life full of new transitions. August ended and Thumper headed to a brand new daycare which she is loving and we are super happy with, I started a full time...

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe with Apples

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe with Apples

Nothing is better at warming me up in the winter then soup.  As much as I try to embrace the Canadian winter I freeze for 4 months of the year.  To date my soup making ability has been limited to pumpkin soup, however I decided to branch out this year and give squash...

Easy Fall Sausage Soup

Easy Fall Sausage Soup

While it's still nice and warm in Ontario right now the nights are getting chillier and the days are getting shorter.  For our family that means switching over to our fall/winter menu.  We focus on a lot of hardy warm meals for these seasons such as soups, chili and...

Cantonese Chicken Noodle Soup

Cantonese Chicken Noodle Soup

  The weather has been decidedly grey and blah around here lately and the temperatures are noticeably more Fall-like than just a few weeks ago. On top of all of that, or because of it, we’ve had 3 of the 4 of us in our house sick with various sniffles, coughs,...

Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

I’m pretty sure that you guys could figure this recipe out just from the photos.  Or maybe even just from the title.  It’s by no means rocket science or brain surgery or even healthcare project management (something Kate and I know a bit about in our ‘other’ lives). ...

Tomato, Chickpea and Feta Salad

Tomato, Chickpea and Feta Salad

The day that I prepared this salad for dinner it was one of those hot and humid days that just defies actually cooking anything.  We planned a simple meal that only required turning on the BBQ and even that was only on for about 10 minutes.  The food was fresh and we...

Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

I have had the opportunity to over the last couple of weeks to try out some recipes with Astro Greek Yogurt and by far my favorite recipe was Tomato Basil Soup - flavourful, creamy and easy to make this soup was a hit with the whole family. The Tomato Basil Soup was...

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

We have been talking this month about the many ways you can prepare veggies to keep things fresh in your dinner routine.  We would be remiss if we didn’t include a staple around our house… Soup!  There are so many varieties of vegetable soups, there is really...

Pea Soup with Ham and Sweet Potatoes Recipe

It's December and we're sticking with trying to feed our families something other than pizza, even among all the other errands and parties and things, right? I know I showed you a soup earlier in the month, but it really is such a simple way to get a meal on the table...

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

The calendar may say that it's officially Fall but I'm still clinging on to every last drop of summer that's left.  For me, tomatoes are one of summers bounty but around here, they happen to still be deliciously in season.  You can still find some excellent quality...

Quinoa – Simple, healthy and YUMMY

Quinoa – Simple, healthy and YUMMY

I first tried quinoa when I was on my trip to Halifax in the spring and I instantly feel in LOVE.  It was tasty, filling, and easy to prepare -I can't believe I didn't know about it before then.  I am going to share one of my favorite recipes for quinoa - you can eat...