White Bean and Sausage Ragout with Kale & Zucchini

White Bean and Sausage Ragout

This is the season for comfort food on the lighter side. It’s not quite warm enough for salads and barbecues every day but we’re getting tired of the heavy foods that have kept us nourished all winter. This is the perfect recipe to bridge the gap. It’s nourishing and warm while still being light, in… 

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Massaged Kale Chicken Caesar Wraps

Massaged Kale Chicken Caesar Wraps

Welcome back to my new-ish blog. I’m so glad to be back sharing brand new recipes with you! It will still take some time before the archives are fully back to normal and before I get this new theme completely tweaked to my liking but so far I’m happy. And, I’m sooo thankful for the… 

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Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Spicy Avocado Cream

Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Spicy Avocado Cream

The other night my hubby and I went on a very long awaited date. We drove from our sleepy (or boring, whatever you prefer) little country town to the “big” city of Calgary. We watched The Hobbit (yay!) and then drove downtown to eat at Joey Eau Claire. We’ve eaten there a couple of times and… 

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Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

slow cooker roast chicken

Roast chicken has been my nemesis for a long time. I’ve always liked the idea of it but no matter how hard I try I can’t ever seem to get the baking time right. Even with a thermometer I always feel like I underbake it and we end up throwing out all the brown meat… 

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

chicken tortilla soup

It’s soup season! And, I couldn’t be happier about it. Soup is so comforting, flavourful and easy to make, and that fact that is warms you up instantly from the inside out is an added bonus. I find my feet and hands cold constantly these days and I’m wrapped up in my sweater for most… 

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(Baked!) Crispy Chicken Sandwiches

baked crispy chicken sandwiches

My love of crispy chicken burgers and sandwiches knows no bounds. If I spot it on the menu, no matter how hard I try to convince myself to try something else, I’ll always end up getting it. I know if I ordered something else I’d just wish it were more crispy, chicken-y and sandwich-ish. So,… 

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Pecan Crusted Chicken & Apple Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pecan Crusted Chicken & Apple Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Oh goodness. I don’t even know how to begin telling you how absolutely delicious this salad is. The only thing I can think to say is that it was so good I was craving it for dessert. Really. Chicken breasts coated in a pecan, sesame seed, flour mixture – pan-fried til crisp and then baked… 

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Chicken Barley Soup

chicken barley soup

My family (like most families right now) has been struggling with being sick pretty much non-stop. By the time the weekend comes my son has something new to spread around the house. It makes it’s way through the family just in time for something new to catch on. But that’s ok, it’s part and parcel… 

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