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Winter Rose Hip Soup

With the everlasting snow, windchill and few sunlight hours, I’ve learned that the only way to get through the long winter season is to embrace it.  There’s really no better time of the year to light candles, layer up in cozy blankets, and treat yourself to warm (sometimes spiked) beverages after …

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Borscht – Can’t Be Beeten’

Now that I’m back to work and in my regular routine, I’m also pleased that I’m back to my normal eating habits. While turkey and chocolate (not eaten together, obviously) are some of my favourite foods, it’s good to lay off of them for a little while as I slowly …

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Maple Chocolate Gingerbread

By the time this post is published, I’ll have surprised my parents with a visit home! What a challenge it’s been to keep the cat in the bag.  I’m so glad to be back on the we(s)t coast for a short while to visit with my wonderful family, catch up with old friends, and …