Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken

This recipe is very loosely based off a pesto grilled chicken we make. I've never written down that particular recipe because it's basically chicken + pesto = dinner. But for this variation, I went with Mexican flavors, and it's been an even bigger hit! First you whirr together a few ingredients in a food processor into a 'pesto' of sorts. Then ... Read More

Schooner Cove Trail in Pacific Rim National Park

The day we we explored Schooner Cove in Pacific Rim National Park started off pretty crazy! We ended up camping the night before in the back woods hippie/free roamer's camp and it was a long night to say the least. (You can read the whole story on Instagram, starting here with Part 1, then Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, ... Read More

Grain Free Strawberry Cake Doughnuts

So I might just lead with the fact that these doughnuts are insanely pink! I thought I was going for a more mellow shade, but I completely spaced the fact that beet juice powder gets more intense as it sits... so these beauties happened quite by accident. By all means feel free to dial it down a bit, but after ... Read More

Grilled Romaine Salad with Strawberries and Fennel Vinaigrette

This recipe was inspired by a request for a salad with grilled romaine. I had a salad once in a restaurant that had grilled romaine in it, and it was so awesome! But somehow I've just never translated the concept into my at home cooking. So I'm so glad I had this request because it's high time to add grilled ... Read More

Rainbow Spring Rolls with Sweet Chili Mango Sauce

It might still be pretty cold around here, winter temperature are hanging on with hail one minute, and pouring rain the next. But the grass is slowly turning green, the trees are budding, and I'm in full force Spring mode! I'm so predictable because I do this every year, I jump in full speed ahead into all the nice new ... Read More