Easy Recipes Inspired By My West Coast Kitchen Garden On Vancouver Island

Month: June 2018

Happy Canada Day!!! 8 Fun Recipes To Celebrate Our Country

Happy Canada Day!!! 8 Fun Recipes To Celebrate Our Country

Canada Day is this weekend and I am excited.  We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful country that is welcoming and accepting of all.  As I was planning my menu for the weekend I thought I would share a few of my favourite […]

Fast and Easy Summer Dinner (also a recipe to use zucchini!)

Fast and Easy Summer Dinner (also a recipe to use zucchini!)

As I write this, it is getting HOT here in Campbell River and all of a sudden I’m  craving fresh, easy snacks and dinners that won’t take much time or energy.  Cold crunchy salads that are hearty enough for dinner, tangy and refreshing Mexican ceviche […]

Bright, Fresh Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Bright, Fresh Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

It’s the beginning of  strawberry season here on Vancouver Island and mine are doing really well.  I don’t have a huge garden but I’ve been able to pick about 1 cup at a time if I can beat my husband and daughter to it! And to top that […]

3 Ways To Preserve Your Lavender

3 Ways To Preserve Your Lavender

Mmmm, it smells so good! My English lavender is in bloom now with its beautiful, fragrant purple buds and I am determined to harvest at its peak this year and in the spirit of keeping it simple and easy, below is a quick guide on […]