Tag Archives: picky eaters

Gettin’ Freekeh Fish Pie!

I confess to being on a food mission over this past year. After relocating our entire life to a new community. I’m no longer working…officially. This kitchen is more spacious and well-equipped. We now live minutes away from many fantastic food sources. I’m inspired by the amazing food bounty our locale offers. Lush farms to salty […]

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Pump Up the Kin… Pancakes

It must be autumn, suddenly we are inundated with pumpkin flavoured everything! Actually, as far as pumpkin goes…not a fan. Especially pumpkin pie. I’m sorry, I just don’t like it. Everyone else in my family does, so I try to play nice and use it now and again. Kinda hard to avoid this time of […]

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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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Crazy Coconut Chicken Wraps with Mango Chutney

“Well THAT is a skill!” I exclaim, as once again, my lovely nine year old daughter has separated all of her dinner into little piles of ‘will-eat’ and ‘won’t-eat’. As someone who has never really been that selective of an eater, this habit of hers has the same effect as fingernails on chalkboard for me…turning […]

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Curried Away Buffet!

Feeding a troupe of healthy, young dancers for a birthday dinner required a little bit of thought & planning…as usual it was the day before! My daughter’s 16th party was being attended by eight fairly health conscious young ladies, a few of whom were vegetarian. It needed to feel special, appeal to a wide range of […]

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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.