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VACATION AND FOOD AND A PUZZLE?

Every January we take a 1 week vacation to our lovely West Coast Gulf Island – Salt Spring Island, B.C. at a cabin on the lake. (next year we are planning 10 days!)

We arrived to a frozen tundra of 7 degrees below Celsius (very cold for our West Coast) This is a picture of the [...]

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GARLIC HERB MASHED YAMS AND POTATOES

This is a recipe I have been wanting to make ever since last Spring!  Our little town of Sooke, B.C. now has three fabulous Restaurants, plus one Cafe that serve Gluten Free Food!  Yeahhhhh!  We have a small population of just over 10,000 people, so to have this many Restaurants to choose from, we are [...]

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DAY THREE - OF OUR GETAWAY WEEKEND

With our last day on Salt Spring Island, we decided to take in the Foxglove Organic Farm Tour/Festival.  A gorgeous day awaited us.  You can check out their website here.

Here are a couple of pictures of the main house – sadly, we could not take photos of the front of the house as there were [...]

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DAY TWO - OF OUR GETAWAY WEEKEND

Day two.  The weather got even better – thank the heavens, because the guys were playing an outdoor venue.  Well, semi lightly covered, but still an outdoor venue.  Will have to get pictures next time…dang…none of them turned out!

We spent the day visiting a few of my favorite stores on the Island – always a [...]

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WEEKEND GETAWAY

We had the most lovely three days on Salt Spring Island – good food, beautiful weather, great music, and it was wonderful to see some of our friends we have not seen since last year.   The ferry ride from Swartz Bay in Victoria B.C. is about 35 minutes to Salt Spring Island.

Once we arrived at [...]

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HOMEMADE DELICIOUS VEGETABLE SOUP AND A SOUP RECIPE REVIEW

I seem to be on a soup roll lately, so here is a most tasty vegetarian soup, and a Recipe review.  Soup just seems to soothe my soul, I could eat it everyday!

Last week I went to our local cafe/bistro/bookstore.  I was delighted to discover, all of their soups are gluten free, their salads are [...]

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WEEKEND GETAWAY AND A LAKESIDE COTTAGE

We had a lovey getaway, on Salt Spring Island.  It was quick, and busy as DH was playing music two nights, back to back.  But I love it there – any chance to go and I grab it!  The first night, we ate dinner at the outdoor seaside Restaurant where the guys played.  I ate [...]

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MY FAVORITE SALSA

I love love this salsa! The recipe comes from a chef, at a lovely restaurant called the Rock Salt on Salt Spring Island. Every time we visit, that is where we will head for breakfast or dinner. Every time I eat their salsa, I always think it is the best I have [...]

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THE EdGe - RESTAURANT REVIEW

(Can not believe we forgot our camera!  This picture was taken with my cell phone, and so does not do justice to this most amazing meal)

I have wanted to do this post for some time now, and realize I have been stalling on this one.  Why? First, I am not a writer and second, I [...]

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Getaway Breakfast and a Most Embarrassing Moment

Why does it always seem when you go away for a mini holiday you eat more???  We had huge breakfasts…I’m talking big!

I always pack my gluten free pancake premix – so those are easy to whip up when we are away…..but there was bacon, eggs, sausages, pan fries……I guess you get the picture!

GOLDEN PAN FRIED [...]