S’mores Squares

S’mores Squares

Summer.  Doesn’t the word just illicit thoughts of endless days, popsicles, sprinklers, warm nights – the sound of kids laughter carried along the breeze?  When the kids were younger it was visits to the Zoo.  It was trips to parks and the sound of the ice cream truck.  As they get older, I am frequently reminded of my fav book when I was a young teen “Are you there God, It’s Me Margaret?” and those opening chapters when life as a young girl was so simple, yet fraught with the issues of adolescence.    Don’t we all want to live in this fairy-tale version of summer?  Now we hope for a moment with a beach read, BBQ’s, a cold beer after a game of golf, or an amazing rosé  on the patio with a girlfriend.  AHHH, Summer… Continue reading “S’mores Squares”

Your next “Take to a BBQ” Quinoa Salad

Your next “Take to a BBQ” Quinoa Salad

We are almost there – just another week of school for our family and GRAD for our oldest on Friday – the LAST day of school on almost the LAST day of June…

With Summer in the pipeline, (and Canada Day just around the corner) I wanted to share with you my go-to salad.  It is chock full of fresh ingredients and just a great light salad for those warm weather days.  This is a perfect salad for bringing to a potluck bbq as it stands up well – and tastes even better the next day! Continue reading “Your next “Take to a BBQ” Quinoa Salad”