B.E.L.T. Salad with Quick Bagel Croutons and Parmesan Vinaigrette

On Father’s Day we made a ton of sweets. All of James’ favourites to show him how thankful we are for what a good Daddy he is. With all of that sweetness going down we really needed a healthy meal in the middle of the day to offset things a bit. So, I dreamt up … More B.E.L.T. Salad with Quick Bagel Croutons and Parmesan Vinaigrette

Kids in the Kitchen: Honey Chipotle Barbecue Sauce (for Father’s Day!)

So, I guess this week is unofficially BBQ week. And, how fitting since Father’s Day is on Sunday! I’ve tried my hand at numerous homemade ketchups and barbecue sauces but every time I present them to my family I get “the look”. And I suppose it’s for good reason. My family is all for me … More Kids in the Kitchen: Honey Chipotle Barbecue Sauce (for Father’s Day!)

Southwestern Chickpea Salad with BBQ Dressing

I’m about to share one of my most crave worthy salads of all time. Are you ready? In my house it’s no secret that Mom’s favourite food consists of Mexican/Tex Mex/Southwestern flavours. So this salad is just bound to be a favourite. It starts off with some chopped romaine and southwestern-style veggies – bell peppers, tomatoes, avocado, and … More Southwestern Chickpea Salad with BBQ Dressing

Crispy Chicken Mango Salad with Goat Cheese & Honey-Mustard Poppy Seed Dressing

The kids and I love having salads for lunch during the week. When we’re driving home from picking Max up from Kindergarten and they find out we’re having salad for lunch, cheers erupt from the back seat. I usually just make up a salad with whatever protein, veg, and dressing we have on hand. But, … More Crispy Chicken Mango Salad with Goat Cheese & Honey-Mustard Poppy Seed Dressing