lunch bowls – power packed

lunch bowls – power packed

I’m still thinking about easy, nutritious and most importantly scrumptious lunches. Who wants to face another pb&j sandwich? Not me. Once lunch time rolls around, I’m starving and always pressed for time. I want something that’s quick to make, will … Continue reading

avocado egg salad – hold the tears

avocado egg salad – hold the tears

As we drove to the airport early Saturday morning, I asked Meaghan how long she and Theo had been living in Calgary. You’d think that would be something I’d know to the second given my tendency towards separation anxiety and … Continue reading

carrot antipasto – never say never

carrot antipasto – never say never

I’ve been busting to share the next chapter in the ‘storied life’ of Michelle Hooton. I hate it when people talk about themselves in the third person, but I’m sort of having an out-of-body experience. The cautious me is watching the … Continue reading

potato rösti – a hankering for comfort

potato rösti – a hankering for comfort

What pushes a person to work past exhaustion? I’ve been thinking a lot, lately, about work ethic, steadfastness and diligence. Core values that either you’re hard-wired with or you’re not. I’m not making a judgement call. The dogged relentlessness to … Continue reading

pear and apple salad for Thanksgiving

pear and apple salad for Thanksgiving

Pear and Apple Salad for a crunchy start to Thanksgiving dinner. Most Thanksgiving dinner menus start with some manner of pureed root vegetable soup. I love them, but find that they’re too heavy to eat before a classic turkey dinner with … Continue reading