Author Archive | Melissa

Avocados on Toast | Eyes Bigger Than My Stomach

Simplicity: Avocados on Toast

Cupcakes stuffed with Snicker bits topped with peanut butter maple bacon frosting and drizzled with salted caramel sauce. Did I get your attention?  Probably. Scrolling through Pinterest and browsing food blogs lately has started to feel overly indulgent and a bit… stomach clenching.  Why this sudden trend to stuff  more “stuff” into a dish to […]

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Leavem Saying Daaamn!

Thoughts on 2013 and 2014 and Moving Forward

I spent an hour on New Years Eve sitting on the floor of my bedroom crying.  Crying so hard that Sam didn’t know what to do – just kept trying push his head under my arms and lick my face. I just wanted the year to be over.  I didn’t even stay up till midnight.  […]

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Lentil & Sausage Soup | Eyes Bigger Than My Stomach

Lentil & Sausage Soup

Happy New Year all.  I hope everyone had a happy holiday season, no matter how you celebrate it. I do have a post coming on 2013/2014 but I’ve been procrastinating and pondering and trying to figure out a few things first. In the meantime, I spent Boxing Day at my mom’s.  Sometimes, you just need […]

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The Art of the Leftovers: Turkey Pot Pie

About 5 years ago, when I worked in an office, we were situated across the street from a Save On Foods (for those outside of western Canada, they’re a grocery store chain).  They had an ok deli.  An ok deli with a stellar chicken pot pie. I’m not kidding.  This was comfort food as good […]

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Pho Tam Pho #11

5 Reasons Why I Love Pho Tam

I have been visiting Pho Tam in Surrey for the last couple of years.  Ethan and I have had many an FBC meeting in this humble spot in the Whalley area of Surrey.  (If you follow Ethan on Instagram, then you know he has a fondness for Pho and many of his photos are shot […]

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