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Fennel & Pear Pizza

Fennel & Pear Pizza

This pizza is like a high end cheese board but on a pizza. It combines the rich sweet savouriness of caramelized fennel, with the tartness of poached pears. Combined with herby pesto and funky, creamy blue cheese. If you’re looking for a truly grown up […]

Maple Almond Granola

Maple Almond Granola

Granola is one of our favourite additions to our weekly meal prep. It’s high in fiber, so it’s filling, making it a great breakfast or snack. And it can be made in large quantities and last for a good few weeks. It is also simple […]

Roasted Veggie & Chicken Pita

Roasted Veggie & Chicken Pita

With all the new bread making that has taken the world by storm, it’s hard to not get swept up in it. This means experimenting with new styles of bread (like pita bread). Then realizing that you now need to eat that (pita) bread. And […]

Chipotle Chicken Pizza

Chipotle Chicken Pizza

We had a few nice days over the last week or two, which meant desperately wanting to cook outside. And that means pizza time! Through the winter it gets too cold here for me to use my little Ooni pizza oven. So these warmer days […]

Balsamic Roasted Roots

Balsamic Roasted Roots

At the end of the winter, and at nearly 2 months in quarantine, I know everyone is hankering for spring. But if you’re like me, you probably still have some storage veggies kicking around. Root vegetables are great for keeping for long periods of time. […]

French Style Peas

French Style Peas

The first time I made peas in this French style, it was love at first bite. I sometimes forget that other people don’t always make their peas this way because it’s just so darn delicious. In my culinary classes, years ago, these French Style Peas […]

Chocolate Chili

Chocolate Chili

Sweet and spicy is a pretty fantastic combo, I’m sure you’ll agree. And a really great way to present that combo is Chocolate Chili. Usually, recipes for chocolate chili are big into the chili part and just add a hint of chocolate. That’s fine for […]

Bean & Mushroom Burger

Bean & Mushroom Burger

Bean burgers have quickly become a favourite in our house over the last year or so. And it’s pretty easy to see why, this recipe is a perfect example of how flavourful and satisfying they can be! Canned beans also happen to be something that […]

Spicy Maple Brussels Sprouts

Spicy Maple Brussels Sprouts

Time for another quarantine recipe everyone! Brussels sprouts are a totally underrated vegetable, and there are so many great ways to prepare them. These Spicy Maple Brussels Sprouts are a super simple and yummy recipe that I was able to throw together quickly, using only […]

Jammy Oatmeal Crumble Bars

Jammy Oatmeal Crumble Bars

If you’re like me, you sometimes just want something sweet and homemade, but don’t really want to move that much. Or you’re stressed out from your daily barrage of news and headlines, and just want to have a sweet treat. This crumble is for you. […]


Homesteading Fun

Our 1st 18 Months on the Homestead

Our 1st 18 Months on the Homestead

We’re 18 months into our homesteading adventure. I can’t believe it’s been that long, and at the same time, it’s flown by. Some days I still come home and just stare at our little house and everything we’ve managed to accomplish. This journey has been […]

10 Easy Ways to Start Living More Waste Free

10 Easy Ways to Start Living More Waste Free

Living waste free is something that we’ve been working towards in our house for a few years. We aren’t by any means fully waste free, but every goal starts with baby steps. The waste free lifestyle is becoming more common in daily life. And it […]

The Basics of Pressure Canning

The Basics of Pressure Canning

Canning is one of my favourite methods for preserving foods. But not everything is suitable to be canned using the traditional water bath method. Water bath canning restricts your preservation options to acidic foods. So unless you water to make a jam, jelly or pickle […]

Duck Prosciutto

Duck Prosciutto

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at making your own charcuterie, it’s good to start small. If you got too big right out of the gate, there’s a risk you’ll get frustrated and give up. As with so many things, it’s easy to […]

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables, and growing my own is such a pleasure. They’re one of those veggies that you can plant and basically just leave to their growth. In this quick post I want to go through how to harvest and store […]