Tag Archives: healthy choice

An apple a day…

I adore apples. They smell like love, not smarmy, hot-hot-hot love, but enveloping, wonderful hugs love. When I first left home and went to University in Victoria, I had a Great Aunt & Uncle living nearby. Aunt Sonya & Uncle Joe were Great AND they were great! Whenever the home sickness beat out the “I’m […]

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Don’t be such a… Jerk Prawns

Show of hands…who’s ready for their kids to go back to school? I sincerely apologize to my infinitely patient, home schooling friends, as I’m bowing down to you now! I do revel in having them at home, I appreciate the schedule-less life BUT after today’s boisterous display of sibling ‘love’, I’m done.  The rosy, sun-filled days […]

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Carnival Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

After ranting earlier in ‘Where do we go from here?’ about how we needed to leave the Dark Side (yes…they do have cookies) and follow the yellow brick road to Emerald Green Veggie City, I figured I had better post a pretty damn stupendous recipe. This one is sure to please. All of my six […]

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Where do we go from here?

I am downright dizzy from experiencing one extreme to another this weekend! Saturday we were bombarded with the sights, sounds and…oh yeah… smells of the Pacific National Exhibition.   Junk food NIRVANA! In parent-speak, I call it the “Land of No’s”. I get really pissed off having to be a Negative Nelly all day. Feebly […]

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‘Pear’-fect Potato Salad

Next to sunshine on the beach, the most wonderful part about summer is SALAD! It is so easy to create a simple meal that features a few fresh flavours  with minimal fuss.  On my last trip to Coombs, my nearby foodie inspiration spot, I found a huge bag of fresh, island grown baby potatoes. I […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.