Spicy California Shrimp Stack

By Friday, June 3, 2016

We both love sushi but would never take the time to make rolls at home. This shrimp stack is basically a deconstructed roll; they are easy to make and delicious. You could easily substitute in other veggies, like carrot, peppers and daikon. I got the recipe from Skinnytaste.com I like to make these California stacks when I want an ...

Caramelized Onion and Burrata Pizza

By Friday, May 27, 2016

A few years ago I was in Vancouver for work and went to an amazing little Italian restaurant with family friends. That evening I experienced burrata cheese. Since then I have longed for it. With great detail I described to Wizz what it tasted like atop a perfectly toasted crostini; it was something extraordinary. I had no idea what burrata ...

Wild Hibiscus Prosecco Cocktail

By Friday, May 20, 2016

It's a long weekend! Which means it is time to celebrate. Leigh and I are putting away the red wine this weekend and firing up a warm weather cocktail. We like to keep it simple - and this cocktail is incredibly so. All that is required is a bottle of your favourite bubbly - cava, champagne, prosecco, and ...

Goop Beauty Bars

By Friday, May 13, 2016

I'm always on the lookout for a snack that isn't full of junk, yet makes me feel like I am still living. This recipe I found on Goop for granola bars is great. I slightly modified mine; I've actually never made her recipe exactly. I'm happy with the outcome - they are easy to make and great with an afternoon ...

Fitness Friday

By Friday, May 13, 2016

Today I did a fantastic Crossfit workout and I want to share it with you. 1KM warm up run. Workout of the day (WOD): 100 air squats (weightless) 50 kettle bell swings (you can substitute with shoulder press with light dumb bells) 75 bridges-my favourite move for toning your bum-squeeze hard ladies. 50 push ups 50 lunges with dumb bells (I did sets ...