Dark green leaves, sliced apples, thinly sliced red onion, grated carrot. Olive oil and apple cider vinegar dressing.
Something I made up on the spot.
Add something for protein, and you have a great lunch.
Last week, my father-in-law brought two ginormous zucchini and four eggplants from his garden. He seemed happy that somebody wanted them. I llooooovvveee eggplants and zucchinis. Love ‘em. Continue reading 4 eggplants + some sauce + a bit of cheese = #Foodporn
Another simple recipe. Prepare the cantaloupe (or other melon) in slices. Place the slices in a bowl. Add the juice of half a lime, some finely sliced fresh mint, a bit of salt and pepper. Coat the melon with the dressing. Continue reading Marinated melon with prosciutto
Here is something I made today. It was so simple, and so tasty. AND my two wee boys asked for seconds and thirds. Continue reading Super simple summer lentil salad
(Originally published 22 April 2007, am republishing…well…have to get back into blogging. Throwback Thursday is as a good excuse as any!) Continue reading This is Me in Grade Two…
Well..we have some BIG NEWS. B.I.G. We’ve been telling everybody by phone, but now it is offically on the blog.
Jman is diaper-free. Ever since we moved into our house, he was right away interested to use the potty. Then, right after his third birthday, he decided: No more pampers (“Pas de pampers, Maman. Plus“). Which literaly means: no more diapers. None. Not even at night. Continue reading Diaper-free
Jman comes over to the table and puts a wee spec of ooze on it. “Regardez Maman. C’est quoi ça?” “Look Mummy. What is this?”
I look down, inspect it and ask: “I’m not sure Little Bear. Where did you find it?”
“Dans mon nez!” “In my nose!”
After a few months of struggling long hours by myself with the boys and being unable or too tired to move my projects forward, we are officially looking for an au pair. I originally didn’t want to discriminate between fille au pair and a garçon au pair, but honestly, I don’t really want a young man in my house. I don’t want to teach him how to live with others. I don’t want him to disrespect our space (messy room, food all over). I certainly don’t want to make him have to clean the bathroom more than once…and now, I am stereotyping. Continue reading We are officially looking for an au pair…