Caprese Penne Mac & Cheese

Caprese Penne Mac & Cheese

Cold weather requires comforting deliciousness. Comfort = Noodles. Winter has most certainly landed in the Maritimes, leaving us East Coasters questioning why we choose to live where the air hurts our face. But seriously, y’all, it’s cold. Like, my car wouldn’t start yesterday morning because of the cold kind of cold (true story). And, for […]

2016, A Year in Pulses.

2016, A Year in Pulses.

Pulses! Genius little rock star ingredients that should occupy a permanent home in your kitchen cupboard. The world over, people are cooking with and absolutely loving Pulses. The United Nations declared 2016 as the “Year of the Pulse”, and I’ve been honored to work with these incredible ingredients all year long, challenging my culinary go-to […]

Chile-Spiked Baked Beans

Chile-Spiked Baked Beans

A Big Breakfast is a truly magical thing. There’s just nothing quite like waking up late on the weekend and tucking into a big, hearty breakfast with friends and family. Total perfection! And if you stayed out a tad late, or have gotten into a bit of trouble, these little gems will absolutely get you […]

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Happy Holidays friends!! The Holidays are here!! That epic time of the year that friends and loved ones gather to spend quality hang time together and feast on delicious, family-style meals. So awesome. The Holiday season is wonderful, but let’s be honest…it’s busy, and cooking during this slightly hectic period can be a tad stressful. […]

Wicked Comforting Beef Stew

Wicked Comforting Beef Stew

What’s up y’all?! Anyone else had a C.R.A.Z.Y. week? Like, for real right. After spending an arguably unhealthy amount of time refreshing links, surfing news sites, opinion and commentary columns, and all things political, I was….drained. Really, really super drained. That web-based injection of division, angst, and negativity, regardless of where you land on the […]

Herb & Lemon Roasted Turkey with Rich Gravy and Sage & Apricot Stuffing

Herb & Lemon Roasted Turkey with Rich Gravy and Sage & Apricot Stuffing

Thanksgiving. The most epic of all holidays. Near my home on the East Coast, the leaves have started to turn a gorgeous crimson red, the mornings are crisp, and the days are just near perfection. Fall is a beautiful time of year, with wonderful temperatures and local produce really showing their best colours. Root veggies, […]

Chicken & Sausage Cassoulet

Chicken & Sausage Cassoulet

Pulses are awesome y’all. The United Nations has declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. How cool is that?! But, what are Pulses exactly? Glad you asked… I’m so existed to have partnered with the fantastic Pulse Pledge program this year. Pulses are dry beans, dry chickpeas, lentils, and dry peas. Total superhero ingredient! They’re […]

Grilled Plum Vodka Mojito!!

Grilled Plum Vodka Mojito!!

Grilled Plum Vodka Mojito! Sweet mercy this drink is incredible! As far as I’m concerned, summertime reigns supreme. Fall is gorgeous, with it’s crimson painted horizon and pumpkin laden menu. Winter, in my part of the world anyway, is full of outdoor skiing, snowboarding, and all snow-loving things. Spring offers new hope, and in the […]

I wrote a book!! It’s cover reveal time y’all!!!

I wrote a book!! It’s cover reveal time y’all!!!

You guys!!!! I wrote a book!!!!!!!!! I’m freaking out. I’m so excited to finally be able to officially announce that this coming April, 2017 my first cookbook, Eat Delicious (HarperCollins), will hit store shelves. Of course, if you’re anything like me and prefer the art of chill-shopping at home, hit one of the links below and […]

Italian-Vibe Vegetable Soup (The Happy Maker)

Italian-Vibe Vegetable Soup (The Happy Maker)

  Hi all! Happy Sunday. I’m currently chilling in my Nairobi hotel room, which in and of itself is a trip to write out. The past week has been life-changing for me (much more on that to come in the near future), and every day is equally challenging, heartbreaking, uplighting, and inspiring. I’ve almost immediately […]