Simplicity: Stone Fruit, Feta & Mint Salad

Simplicity: Stone Fruit, Feta & Mint Salad | eyes bigger than my stomach

Simplicity on a plate comes in the form of grilled nectarines or peaches with crumbled feta and sprigs of mint. Arranged neatly on a plate it’s quick, simple and delicious. I feel like summer disappeared and I missed it somehow. I did not buy flats of blueberries or bags of fresh, local peaches.  I left half my raspberries hanging on the vine after becoming overwhelmed

The Best Thing I Ever Ate: Peaches and Feta

peach, feta and ham salad | eyes bigger than my stomach

When I was small, every summer we would head up to the Okanagan Valley to visit my Grandma in her little house near Okanagan Lake in a sleepy little town called Kelowna. I remember two things very clearly from those visits.  The first was the candies in the jar on my Grandma’s coffee table… those candies in that jar have turned into inspiration for a

Curried Blue Cheese Apple Salad

Disclosure notice: I was provided with free product by Castello cheese for the purpose of writing this post.  All opinions stated within are my own. It’s really not a secret around here that I have a weakness for cheese.  Any kind of cheese.  Despite being lactose intolerant, I add it to everything.  It just makes stuff better.  And that’s what those little Lactaid pills are

Italian Sausage and Roasted Potato Salad & Some Styling Tips


I think… I hope… that honest to goodness spring has arrived here on the west coast.  I don’t want to get carried away and cause too much fuss in case it scares it off… but it’s actually possible we may get summer like temperatures this weekend! What better way to kick it off than to start experimenting with salads? Salads are great because the possibilities

Pomegranate and Persimmon Salad

Before I even start this post let me just say that I really don’t like any of the photos I took of it.  Nothing is right with any of them.  I don’t like the light, I don’t like the composition, I don’t like the focus. So, having said that, the three here represent the best of the 47 I took. The flip side of that