Our Engagement Photos – Part One

(Photos taken by the talented Fiona Chiu) We met four and a half years ago, when we were both 19, in our second year of university. I was walking my dog one Thursday night, when my friend texted me and asked if I wanted to go out that night. It was getting late and I had class the next day, but I reluctantly agreed.  After running back home to…

Lightened-Up Vegetarian Lasagna

Looking for a good last minute vegetarian Valentine’s Day dinner? If so, I’ve got a great lightened-up vegetarian lasagna for you! For some reason, pasta just seems like the appropriate Valentine’s Day recipe to me. In my opinion, there’s nothing better than a romantic dinner with pasta and wine. I say that, but we celebrated Valentine’s Day this past…

February Favorites (2018)

(photo taken by Fiona Chiu) Happy Friday! Today I’m taking a break from sharing a recipe and instead, I’m sharing my February favorites. Don’t worry, I have a new recipe coming early next week! It’s a delicious pasta dish, perfect for Valentine’s Day. For now, I hope you’ll enjoy my little list of February favorites, including some Valentine…

Golden Mango Citrus Smoothie

I’m taking advantage of citrus season with this refreshing golden mango citrus smoothie. I’m also hoping this smoothie gives me the extra boost I need to stay healthy this flu season… I caught two colds last fall (I lost my voice for a week, both times), so I really don’t need another one. Working in a hospital probably doesn’t help – I’m constantly exposed…

Chocolate Coconut Oat Bars

These chocolate coconut oat bars are my idea of a perfect Valentine’s Day treat. Trust me, your weekend needs these bars, Valentine’s Day or not. Speaking of the weekend, I am so happy it’s Friday! It’s been a long week and I’m excited to finally get some time in the kitchen. Our last weekend was spent in Moncton as we were dog-sitting for…