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  • roasted tomato salad

    Wild Rice + Roasted Tomato Salad

    Yippity doo dah, it’s 32 degrees in Ottawa today and, just like Kelsey, I am feeling barbeque season hard. Just let me quickly shave my legs and paint my toenails before I…

  • spiralized sweet potato salad
    Entrees Sides

    Spiralized Sweet Potato Corn Salad

    Spiralized veggies like sweet potatoes, zucchini and carrots are popping up everywhere this spring. You can even purchase them pre-packaged at your local grocery store now! I only suggest you do…

  • acorn squash

    How to perfectly roast acorn squash

    Every time I’ve gone grocery shopping this fall I’ve left the store with at least three squashes in my bag. Ian has dubbed me the crazy squash lady, and I have…

  • sweet potato couscous

    Sweet Potato Couscous Salad

    This sweet potato couscous salad is one part β€œwhat should I do about this leftover sweet potato?”, another part β€œwhat combination of food items will best soothe this sudden spike in…

  • rustic heirloom gazpacho
    Appetizers Sides

    Rustic Heirloom Gazpacho

    When I lived in Montreal, there was a teeny tiny dΓ©panneur/soup restaurant on Jean Talon that just happened to be walking distance from my apartment. Though there was some seating space…

  • greek couscous salad
    Entrees Sides

    Girthy Greek Couscous Salad

    Good, simple meals: that is what I have been focusing on since moving to Paris last month. My new kitchen is even tinier than my last one and it doesn’t have any…

  • mashed potato casserole

    Grandma’s Creamy Mashed Potato Casserole

    These mashed potatoes are a more grown up version of what our family usually serves every Christmas. They’re great because they can be prepared up to a week ahead of time and…