Happy Thanksgiving!

Hi everyone! So sorry to have taken a hiatus from blogging. Life has been busy, but I wanted to take this opportunity over Thanksgiving weekend to say thank you for visiting and supporting my blog. I will be back at it posting new recipes after the holiday weekend! In the meantime, I hope all my…

Cookbook Read-A-Thon!

Hi everyone! Wow, I realize I have not posted in far too long so wanted to give you a quick update. Have been preoccupied with some re-decorating, some work, and getting some inspiration for new recipes for Spring (cause the truth is I hate winter, and once Valentine’s Day passes I am done and ready…

The top 10 of 2015!

Happy New Year’s Eve everyone, and I wish you all the very best for 2016. I have been having a lovely holiday break, but to wrap up the year I wanted to share the top posts of the year to celebrate another successful year in the blogosphere. Here are the top viewed recipes of 2015…

The Best of 2014

Well here we are again, another year has come to end. Can hardly believe it! With the close of a year, I am continuing with my year-end tradition of counting down the top 10 posts of the year. Looks like some long-standing top posts remain on the list with a couple newcomers . . ….

My Dream Dinner Destination

  Photo credit: Jennifer Koptie Have you ever day dreamed about going out for dinner in a beautiful foreign city? Where would you go? What would you eat? Do you have a “Dream Dinner Destination”? Or a few perhaps? Can you visualize an ideal night out in a foreign city and how you could connect with a…

Kara’s Favourite’s Top Pinned Recipes

I pin all of my posts over onto my Pinterest Board, and for fun I wanted to tally what the most pinned recipes are. So here we go . . . Check them all out! Grilled Salmon Kabobs – The most pinned recipe! Yummy for grilling season. Tilapia Fish Cakes – Excellent and delicious (and freezable too!) Turkey…

Celebrating 250,000 Views!

Thank you everyone for your amazing support! So excited to have achieved another milestone today – surpassing 250,000 views on my wee blog! Onward and upward, next goal 500,000! Ok so to mark the achievement, here is another snapshot of the top viewed recipes to date . . . #1 – Lemon Garlic Baked Basa…

Healthy Snacks for Athletes (and coaches too!)

So, I am not only a food blogger, mom and wife but I also work in sport. I am a former athlete and coach in the sport of synchronized swimming and I have worked the past 10 years as the Sport Development Manager at Synchro Swim Ontario (go visit our site – it’s pretty cool!)….

Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday!

Super Bowl XLVIII is coming Sunday, and here are some of my favourite sports day recipes! Who are you rooting for? And what are some of your favourite game day eats? Slow Cooker Spicy Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches Butterfinger Brownies Turkey and Three Bean Chili Cowboy Cookies Kara’s Nacho Dip Carmelitas Spinach and Artichoke Dip (healthy version) Peanut…

Zucchini Noodles

Ok, I have a really fun post for a meatless Monday! I have a new toy, and it’s pretty fun – a spiral vegetable peeler. It is really easy to use (and I can attest to easy to clean), and my first adventure was zucchini noodles (inspired by Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain Blog post…

Get Your Healthy On!

Happy New Year! Well like everyone else, I am starting the New Year by getting back on track with healthy meals and snacks after a fantastic holiday season filled with delicious indulgences. I thought I would give you a few of my favourite resources as well as some of my favourite clean and healthy recipes from…

Top Recipes of 2013

Thank you so very much to everyone for supporting and visiting my blog this year. I have surpassed some lofty goals including passing 100,000 views in September and then 200,000 in December. This year has certainly been very exciting, including being asked to join the Momstown team as a contributor to their Momstown Meals Blog!…