Monday, March 30, 2015

Candlelit Fondue - An Earth Hour Date Night


This past Saturday from 8:30 - 9:30 was "Earth Hour". Rather than just read by candle light and use up the batteries on our iPads for entertainment, I decided to plan a romantic dinner that would include not only candles, but also wouldn't require me to use my stove to cook.

And so, our romantic Earth Hour fondue night was born.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Sausage and Pepper Bistro Pasta


If you're looking for a delicious and easy pasta dish with a good helping of meat and veggies in a homemade sauce, look no further!

This dinner has it all, is easy to prepare, and is always well received.

Sausage and Pepper Bistro Pasta (serves 4)

Friday, March 20, 2015

Spring is Here!


Happy First Day of Spring!!!!!

The sun is shining, the birds are flying home and I've shed my winter coat.

Sorry Ned Stark, but Winter is as over as your time in Westeros (also, just a few more weeks until Season 5!!! Yet another reason I'm happy about spring!)

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Lamb and Guinness Stew


It's the day after St Patrick's Day, but if you're still feeling a touch Irish, I have a delicious remedy for you!

Lamb and Guinness Stew!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Perfect Pineapple Upside Down Cake


I don't know if it's the warmer weather, my dreams of being somewhere tropical right now, or the fact that it's so darn delicious, but I have been craving pineapple like CRAZY lately! 

It's become a regular feature in my smoothies, so I always have lots of it around these days.

I was on my way home from the gym, when I decided that I had earned something a little extra, so pineapple wouldn't just be in my after-gym smoothie, but also dessert. It was time to make the Perfect Pineapple Upside Down Cake!

Monday, March 9, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Quick and Dirty Chicken Shwarma


One weekend night we had some extra time on our hands, when Kris looked at me and said "lets cook ourselves something new and fun for dinner"

I love this man. He totally gets me.

We pulled out our Jamie Oliver Comfort Food cookbook, our go to favourite, and poured over the pages to find something new and exciting to cook. We were tempted by Osso Buco, and the Insanity Burger, but in the end we settled on Chicken Shawarma.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Anthropologie Spring Collection 2015


I received my marketing email from Anthropologie the other day, announcing their new arrivals for Spring 2015.

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