Layered Eggplant Pasta Bake

One pot meals are the answer to everything. Here’s why? – They bring together the flavours of many ingredients, cooking together in one easy to clean pot or dish. – They are cover tonight’s dinner and  a few days of leftovers. – They are freezable. – They take the stress out of making a side dish. – They…

Penne with Tuna and Tomato Sauce

This one’s an oldie, but a goodie. I have been making this recipe for over 10 years as my go-to weeknight meal. This recipe requires no pre-washing, no chopping, no pealing or pre-making. Just boil water, cook the pasta and mix a few staple ingredients with tomato sauce (homemade or store bought) to kick up…

Quinoa Zucchini Fritters

The weekend is when my weekday routine is pleasantly turned upside down. I don’t have to wake up when my alarm goes off, I can just keep hitting snooze. I don’t have to rush out of the house to beat morning traffic so I can get to work on time. And, I don’t have to…

Bacon and Eggs for Dinner, Italian Style

Otherwise known in my house as pasta alla carbonara. Not fancy, simple (only requires 3 main ingredients) and will deliver a devine plate of pasta that will make you feel like Chef Mario Batalli himself. Pasta alla carbonara is my go-to recipe when I suddenly have an impromptu dinner guest at my door and I…

Eat Portugal

It feels like forever since I’ve written a blog post…actually, it’s been 6 months (same thing.) I would attribute my absence to everyday life pleasantly getting in the way…dusting off my bike from the basement and joining a cycling club, breaking away from the office while it’s still light out to enjoy the longer summer…