May 2011

Happy Friday!  Welcome to the land of comfort food today.  Do you ever just look outside and it is cold, rainy and all you want to do is stay in your pajamas ( underwear) and eat comfort food?  What is comfort food to you?  For me it is usually something warm and that requires a [...]


Carrot Mango Juuuuuuuuice!

by zesty on May 25, 2011 · 3 comments

Let’s pretend the weather is nice and sunny and you are craving fresh made juice as you sit on the porch and watch the sun beat down on you.  Can we?  Sure we can – despite reality of rain and miserable weather. You know I love my juicer and making juice.  The other day I [...]


Holiday { Omelet } Monday

by zesty on May 23, 2011 · 1 comment

It’s Victoria Day in Canada.  That means three things: No work. Yard work. Blog work. I am off today and spending time with the family, Mrs Cooking just returned home last night after being gone for 5 days.  She ran the 1/2 marathon in Halifax and did a great job.  Today we are trying to [...]

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Tangy Turkey Burger

by zesty on May 20, 2011 · 2 comments

Weekend… is… close. What about ground turkey, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, ginger and red pepper flakes all mashed into a burger and topped with baby arugula and Parmesan pepper mayo? Feast your eyes… and make it tonight!  This was done inside and not on the grill.  feel free to pop these on the grill [...]


Chicken and Apple Casserole

by zesty on May 18, 2011 · 7 comments

Middle of the week…. Whoooo Hooooo!  And believe it or not it is not raining here.  The amount of rain we have had here in the past 4 weeks is nuts.  I feel I have to buy a baler so I can get the grass cut.  I was out last night in between rain drops [...]


Minty Pea and Apple Rice

by zesty on May 16, 2011 · 1 comment

Good morning!  I have a tendency to use the ingredients on hand and come up with some odd pairings, unique combination or just all out crazy dishes.  For this dish, I combined the fresh taste of mint and crunchy royal gala apples, green peas and some jasmine rice.  Interesting combination?  Tasty?  I would say yes [...]

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Guess what?  I totally forgot it was Friday and I had to post today!  Can you believe that?  Well I just remembered and I knew I had nothing prepared.  With that said, I thought of this post because hopefully we are approaching the nicer weather where the Cooking-in-laws will be calling us up for some [...]


What’s your Favorite Vegetable?

by zesty on May 11, 2011 · 13 comments

Hey there!  I am organizing my garden plans and have a simple question for ya.  What is your favorite vegetable to have out of the garden?  Is it yellow beans, fresh beets, maybe yummy tomatoes or how about a crisp cucumber. So far I picked up some seeds to get ready however the weather has [...]


Apple Filled Granola Topped Muffins

by zesty on May 9, 2011 · 3 comments

Happy Monday! A while back, I was fooling around with muffin recipes and I made an apple granola muffin that was a 6-7 out of 10. Apples were a little bland and they were nothing to facebook and tell your friends. This time around I altered the ingredients slightly. I used organic hemp granola with [...]


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