We’ve just enjoyed a beautiful week of early summer vacation, a holiday of contrasts. From the culture and sophistication of the symphony orchestra in downtown Toronto to the rustic woods and beaches of Killbear Provincial Park, there was something for each of us!
Imagine a dairy-free ice cream that’s better than cow’s milk ice cream! Well, I think I’ve found it! Toasted almonds give this one a wonderful flavour.
Have you seen enough asparagus recipes yet? My favourite way to eat asparagus also happens to be the easiest way to cook it!
We’ve been having some gorgeous weather in Southwestern Ontario! It’s a nice early start to summer. I relish the season of sitting on the front porch or back deck with a tall, refreshing glass of iced tea.
May has been Celiac Awareness month. It’s also my one-year blog anniversary! To celebrate, I’ve prepared something special for you! Let’s not let the needs of those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance get forgotten.
The weather was gorgeous for our May 24 weekend! In Canada, we celebrate Victoria Day with a holiday on the Monday prior to May 24, Queen Victoria’s birthday. For most, it’s the unofficial start of summer, being the first long weekend when seasonal businesses reboot, campers bring out their tents and RV’s, and cottagers open up their summer vacation homes.
One of the things I love about our Hideaway is the selection of fabulous restaurants in the area. Not too far away is The Flying Chestnut Kitchen. Along with some other family, we’ve taken my mother-in-law there for Mother’s Day for three years now. Going again this year was a natural choice. It seems to have become a family tradition! Continue reading
We spent the weekend at our Hideaway and were naturally drawn into beginner house plans. This is beginner house plans in that we are in the early stages of planning our house. It’s not our “beginner” or “starter” home, although it could be that for someone else. It’s our “empty-nester” home which really is a lot like a starter house because it’s smaller than our current family home.
I love mangoes, so this delicious Mango Chicken Salad is a winner in my books! It’s a simple recipe and is very transportable for picnics or RV travel. Just be sure to follow food safety precautions by keeping it chilled, of course.
Do you sometimes have overnight guests and wonder what to serve them for a nice breakfast? Or maybe you’re “camping” with friends in an RV resort and it’s your turn to make breakfast. These crustless mini-quiches are the answer! They would also make a nice lunch served with a salad.