Green Goddess Asparagus Soup


I may be a bit late to the asparagus game this spring, but you really cannot blame me. I mean, it snowed here yesterday in Winnipeg! It was a bit of a shock to the system. Spring hasn’t truly, officially arrived here yet. This past Victoria Day weekend, Winnipeg experienced all four seasons in three days! It was pretty incredible. On Saturday, we had summer. It was beautiful – sunny and 21’C. Sunday was incredibly windy and rainy. It felt like a combination of spring and fall in one. And Monday, Victoria Day, it snowed and dropped below zero. So very…

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Almond Joy Chia Seed Pudding


Happy Thursday friends! One more sleep until the weekend! And if you are Canadian – it’s almost the long weekend! Originally, Jesse and I had planned to do a bunch of things outdoors, but it appears that it will be rainy all weekend. Ah well – time to cuddle up on the couch and have a Mighty Ducks marathon instead! *hehe* This week has been a lot of fun. I’ve been attending a week-long French intensive program at the University of St.Boniface here in Winnipeg. The course has been incredibly helpful. Even though I consider myself bilingual, I find it difficult…

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Crispy Coconut Chocolate Bars with Sea Salt


Just a quick post to say “Happy Mother’s Day” to all of the lovely mommas, mommas-to-be and animal mommas out there! A very special happy mother’s day goes out to my mom – the most beautiful woman, inside and out. Mom, I am so incredibly lucky to have you in my life. I count my lucky stars for being so blessed to have a mom like you. Thank you for always being so supportive, loving and always being there to make me laugh. You are my biggest cheerleader. Love you to bits! Lots of love to my wonderful grandma and…

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