This weekend is Thanksgiving weekend in Canada. It is a time to share with family, eat lots of food, and remember what we have to be thankful for. I know I have a lot to be thankful for. I have a wonderful family and am marrying a wonderful man who has a lovely family. This … Continue reading Thankfulness
Hi! I decided to return to blogging. I took a break from blogging during which I graduated from university and started a full-time job. I was considering working more on a personal blog. However, today I got inspired to return to this blog and review some of my previous posts, and this along with a … Continue reading I am back!
I wanted to talk about how when I make a meal that requires more preparation, and it turns out good! I recently made some soup, based on a soup I remember fondly from childhood (tomato soup, cabbage, potato, onion, kind of similar to a "borscht" but not the one with beets, just a cabbage tomato … Continue reading Home cooking: So satisfying (when it turns out)
So the topic I wanted to write about today is the social aspect of eating and how it has affected me, including positive and negative aspects. To start off, let me say that throughout my life I have been very conscious of the people around me. When I was very young in elementary school, I … Continue reading The social aspect of eating
This past semester I have been studying lifespan nutrition, from conception, through pregnancy, lactation and infant nutrition, childhood, adolescence and adulthood and senior nutrition. This has probably been my favorite course this semester. The instructor is very nice, but the material is also very relatable. I love being able to take the material I learn … Continue reading When I get reminded of why I decided to study nutrition at university
Cottage Cheese Perogies - The recipe I used is from my favourite Mennonite recipe blog "Mennonite Girls Can Cook" Click here for the recipe. I got inspired to make this recipe while at Safeway earlier this week, and saw "dry cottage cheese curds" on the shelf in the refrigerated section, near the cheese and margarine/butter, … Continue reading Mennonite Cooking: Cottage Cheese Perogies
Soft White Peppermint Cookies Hey!! Yesterday I made these delicious cookies. I used a recipe from Mennonite Girls Can Cook, the best go-to website for Mennonite recipes (as well as other recipes, but I mainly use it for the Mennonite specific recipes). The recipe can be found here. The one awesome thing about this recipe … Continue reading Mennonite Baking: Soft White Peppermint Cookies