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Category Archives: Food

Veggie Tempura

“Let’s go out for sushi!” is music to my kids’ ears. Unfortunately, all-you-can-eat sushi isn’t exactly an inexpensive dinner out — but thankfully Adam and Leah are equally thrilled to have Todd make maki rolls at home (and if they’re really lucky, they even get to help). And so, once a month or thereabouts, Todd takesContinue Reading

PB&J Minus the PB

As a kid, I remember taking peanut butter and jam sandwiches for lunch nearly every day. (I was a pretty easy-going kid when it came to lunches, as long as my sandwiches didn’t include meat — apparently I was vegan-like in food preferences long before I knew what the word meant!) During the summer, Adam perfectedContinue Reading

Broccoli Risotto

We’re only two days into the school year and I’m already getting my butt kicked — I was expecting that this would be a slow week work-wise, but apparently the day after Labour Day is when everybody starts their end-of-the-year projects and I’ve spent the better part of the last two days up to my eyeballsContinue Reading

Back to School

As of two weeks ago, I have been completely ready for Adam and Leah to head back to school and out of my hair. I love them dearly, but their laissez-faire attitude and our distinct lack of schedule over the summer drives me batty. And to be fair, I think they were ready for SeptemberContinue Reading

Joy of Not Baking

I find myself stuck between a rock and a hard place at the moment: summer vacation means that I have plenty of time to bake with the kids… but it’s too hot to even contemplate turning on the oven. Enter no-bake treats. Armed with a food processor and a variety of ingredients from Bulk Barn,Continue Reading