Cherry Blossoms in High Park, Toronto


I simply can't help myself, but do up a post about the cherry blossoms in High Park  because it's such a treat for us to see these blooms! Every year, lots of people flock to High Park to see these beautiful, awe inspiring blossoms.  And the window to see these blossoms is so short that I'm happy I was able to go with my friend M.  We went after work on a Friday and it was packed! There were so many visitors and locals taking pictures, drinking beer and hanging out with their friends, hulla … [Continue reading...]

Tahini Dressing

Tahini Dressing

So tomorrow is Tuesday and for a lot of us here in the Great White North, it means back to work after a long a weekend of having fun! I am not sure if it's the same for you, but for us, weekdays is when we eat cleaner and healthier.  Truth be told, as the week progresses it does get harder for us to stick to healthy, clean eating and the weekends are off limits! (pssst on Sunday we treated ourselves to poutine from Poutinis on Queen West and it was divine).  We begin every week with a healthy … [Continue reading...]



Tiramisu translates to “pick me up.” Maybe “pick me up” came from the caffeine in the dessert or maybe it’s the fact that it’s a heavenly dessert, either way, it’s one of our favorite desserts! We’ve always gotten a slice of tiramisu from a local Italian restaurant or bakery baked by a sweet nonna in […]

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Seafood Chowder (Maritime Seafood Chowder)

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Spring fever is definitely here for us Torontonians.  Yesterday, we hit 17C and it was amazing! The sky was blue, the sun shining, the air warm (well, warmish) and everyone is out and about just enjoying the beautiful day.  We were expecting to see some in shorts and t-shirt, but we didn’t.  But we did see […]

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Buttermilk Biscuits with Green Onions, Black Pepper and Sea Salt

Buttermilk Biscuits

  When I hear the word biscuit, I think of those round, melt in your mouth, digestive cookies.  Today though we’re going to talk about another kind of biscuits.  These biscuits are buttery, flaky, savory and perfect with soup or stew or just on their own with a little bit of butter.  They took no […]

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