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 […]

Blackened Salmon Niçoise Salad

Blackened Salmon Niçoise Salad

Hi! Are you having a superfantastic week? Yes? Good, me too! I’ve just returned home from a fantastic weekend in my home away from home, one of the best cities on earth; Nashville, TN. The home of Hot Chicken, BBQ, wicked coffee, music (not just country), sunshine, and all the feels. My dear friends Ben […]

Lemon Coriander Smoked Paprika BBQ Chicken

Lemon Coriander Smoked Paprika BBQ Chicken

For my money, summer time is without a doubt the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the reigning King of the Seasons, and it has a special knack for making absolutely everything just feel right in the world. The vibe maker. Living in the Great White Canadian North, our summer time is on the […]

Beef Kebabs with Split Pea Hummus and Crispy Paprika Chickpeas

Beef Kebabs with Split Pea Hummus and Crispy Paprika Chickpeas

Have you ever found yourself in a kind meal slump? Like…you love delicious food, live and breathe to cook and get a special kind of charge when cooking for a crew, but have no idea what to cook? It happens to the best of us. We tend to gravitate towards the same old, same old […]

Ancho Chili Smoked BBQ Chicken Legs

Ancho Chili Smoked BBQ Chicken Legs

Happy Monday friends! As I sit at my kitchen island writing away, the springtime sun is beaming into our Maritime home. Birds are chirping away. Kids are playing road hockey. Biking has quickly become the transit method of choice. Summer is absolutely on the way. The air is full to the brim with anticipation of outdoor […]