an ode to my CSA

This is the second year that I have supported a CSA (community supported agriculture) and it is one of my favourite things to do in the summer. We ended up doing a different CSA this year than last year, due to the farm stopping their CSA program, but I have really enjoyed the ability to…

growing and eating locally

I love knowing where my food is coming from and I love being able to buy locally. I remember when we lived in Alberta and all of the cucumber, peppers, and tomatoes in every grocery store were from a few kilometers away and knowing that the food hadn’t traveled around the entire world in order…

changing up my eating habits

This January I have made some major lifestyle changes, specifically in terms of food. Together with my husband I gave up for the month: Candy Chocolate Baked Goods Ice Cream AND Meat Now in general I eat pretty healthy. I love fruits and vegetables and my meals are mostly balanced, but I do have a…

how i meal plan

When life is getting crazy and I don’t feel like I have any moments for anything (see more in my post from last week about feeling burnt out) one thing that really helps is having a plan for dinner. Due to our schedules my husband cooks most weekdays as I don’t get in the door…

how I learned to love cooking

Growing up I never cooked. Time and time again my mom would try to get me in the kitchen to make dinner for the family and while I did when I had to, I never volunteered or really enjoyed doing it (sorry mom!). When I moved out and got married however I suddenly became the…