Vanilla Plum Galette

JillianDessert, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian3 Comments

Hi, it’s Tori from Fraîche Nutrition here!  I’ve been searching for ways to use these gorgeous Italian Plums that we have been growing in our yard (we have two trees, I had NO idea how much fruit they would produce!), and I think I’ve officially found my favourite way to eat them. This rustic plum galette is SO simple to make and I love …

Back To School Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars

JillianAppies & Snacks, Breakfast, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian3 Comments

Hi everyone, Tori here from Fraiche Nutrition!!! With back to school just around the corner, I thought I should start testing out healthy granola bar recipes (these ones are also vegan) that kids love but more importantly that they’re allowed to bring to school. With all of the different food allergies out there these days you’d be surprised about what …

Cacao Pops

JillianDessert, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian3 Comments

Today’s Food Friday is brought to you by one of my favourite Vancouver locals, Kate Horsman!!!! I’ve had a crush on Kate for almost 10 years now … I originally fell in love with her when she did an interview with the Cross Decor & Design for their blog years ago. Her effortless style, class, and charisma always just beamed …

Healthy Orange Julius

JillianBreakfast, Food, Holiday Favourites5 Comments

Hi everyone!! Erin Ireland here again, bringing you a fresh and healthy start to your long weekend!!! This simple and healthy spin on the classic Orange Julius will take you back to your mall-rat days of high school — at least that’s what it did for me! Oh, the hours we would spend at Capilano Mall in North Vancouver. An …

Easter Long Weekend Menu

JillianDinner, Food, Holiday Favourites3 Comments

Every long weekend around here is all about spending time with family, sitting back, relaxing, laughing and EATING good food (not to mention candy on this one in particular!!)!!! If you’re the one hosting a dinner party, you’re probably starting your dinner planning NOW … so food is on the table by the time the guests arrive and you still have …

Strawberry Sweetheart Slab Pie

Tori WesszerDessert, Food, Holiday Favourites3 Comments

Valentine’s Day is only two days away!!! If you have nothing planned yet, don’t sweat, you still have some time … this is just a friendly reminder!! If you are feeding a crowd for Valentine’s Day this heart-adorned pie is absolutely perfect! It’s not too sweet and is over-the-top delicious served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream (I buy …

Italian Grilled Cheese

JillianDinner, Food, Holiday Favourites, Lunch, Vegetarian1 Comment

Every weekend in the winter I crave the ultimate comfort food … grilled cheese. Last weekend though, I tried something a little different and put an Italian twist on it. The combination of juicy tomato, cheesy goodness and herbs in between two thick slices of Villaggio Toscana is like an explosion in your mouth. Yes, a classic grilled cheese always hits …

Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Tori WesszerBreakfast, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian7 Comments

Happy Saturday lovelies!!! And Thanksgiving weekend at that!!! In our house we are starting the day (and weekend) off with these DELICIOUS Pumpkin Pie Waffles that my bella Tori posted about this week. I saw them on her instagram and couldn’t help but copy her and the recipe!!! If you’re looking for a fun breakfast to make for the entire …

Fresh Peach Salsa

JillianAppies & Snacks, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian2 Comments

AAARRRRRRRIBA!!! Happy Saturday and happy PEACH season!!!! All of the fresh fruit in my home right now is making my heart explode. And it’s all local from BC Tree Fruits which makes it that much more fresh. I’ve been using peaches for everything lately so decided to share my favourite peach recipe of them all … peach salsa!!! Not to …

Sparkling For Summer

JillianCocktails, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian4 Comments

I don’t know about you … but I LOVE sparkling water. Instead of buying endless amounts of perrier, I finally invested in a Bonne O home carbonation system!!! I didn’t realize how easy it was to actually just whip up your own carbonated beverages … let alone your own tailored drinks and cocktails. This will be a crowd pleaser at any summer …