Venice Italy. The city hovers over the waves in a magical balancing act. Truly beautiful and inspiring. I was lucky enough to visit on a recent trip to Italy. Even though it was a business trip, I found some time to explore. 

We grew garlic this summer, and I had fun photographing it in detail. Wonderous. Beautiful. Inspiring. 

How #awesome to run in our neighbourhood. #ohcanada #free #fit #fun #family #yummy #natural #outdoor #freedom #momofthree #amazing

How #awesome to run in our neighbourhood. #ohcanada #free #fit #fun #family #yummy #natural #outdoor #freedom #momofthree #amazing

Champagne gets even better when you add WIld Hibiscus Flowers.

Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Champagne

“I know what I want to do on my birthday”, I announced to my husband. “I’d like us all to try Wild Hibiscus Flowers and Champagne”. He looked at me for a few moments. I could see the gears turning in his head – what could I possibly mean? I handed him a…

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Roasted Salmon with Asparagus

We prepared one of our favorite meals, roasted salmon, with a bit of a twist. We all drew or painted the asparagus first. Inspiration on many levels from our fresh food! Roasted Salmon with Asparagus

Picasso once said: Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. This week I presented my family with a challenge: everyone had to create a piece of art using the asparagus that I’d picked up in our weekly CSA basket as…

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Lemon Garlic Dijon Vinaigrette

Here’s the perfect accompaniment for all the seasonal greens that are becoming available. The taste is bold, yet it goes very well with a simple tossed salad. Prepare an extra large bowl of greens, because you’ll be eating a lot.

We searched for quite a…

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Drawing Inspiration From a Local Organic Farm

Supermarket food can be quite mundane with its uniform appearance. All the eggs in a carton are identical in size color and shape. The produce is all stacked in piles that look identical as well. This transforms food into a commodity, and makes it more…

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Spelt Bread with Chocolate Chips and CoconutOne of the best things about baking your own bread is adding your favourite ingredients to the…View Post

Spelt Bread with Chocolate Chips and Coconut

One of the best things about baking your own bread is adding your favourite ingredients to the…

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Farfalle with Carbonara and EdamameHere’s a twist on an old favorite: Pasta Carbonara with edamame instead of the standard peas. It…View Post

Farfalle with Carbonara and Edamame

Here’s a twist on an old favorite: Pasta Carbonara with edamame instead of the standard peas. It…

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