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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Easter-y Springtime-y Treats: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

So Easter is a big deal for some families. And to be totally honest, as much as I love to cook – this year I just really want a long weekend.

I know.

I don’t want to make a big dinner, I don’t want a fuss, I don’t want to entertain, and I definitely DON’T want to be decorating things with bunnies and flowers.

But Global wanted me back and needed some sweet Easter themed snacks. I thought and thought, and failed at many things I saw on Pinterest.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Busy Blogger!

Hi food-fans! You may be wondering, where is my favourite prairie gal blogger?

I haven't abandoned you but I've been merrily working away on a couple new projects.

First! I've been lucky enough to be a featured blogger for Regina's downtown! Check out this article, and if you like it -  please let them know! I'm hoping to do more work with them and keep featuring our rockin' city centre:

In other exciting news, I've started working as the Regina-based food writer for Saskatchewan based Verb Magazine! Check out my first feature here:

Thanks as always for all your support and for tagging along on this culinary journey -


Monday, January 12, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Raincoast Crisps Tribute Recipe

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a person in possession of a good cheese plate must be in want of some damn fine crackers.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Sexy, Spicy, Sriracha Chicken Zoodle Soup

So we're dealing with a blizzard here in Siberia/Saskatchewan.

Around this time of year I start to wonder how anyone ever lived here pre-electricity and pre-heating. It's cold, it's snowy, it's windy, and since some jackasses killed off all the bison, there's nothing to break the wind but the occasional lost F-350. 

Friday, January 2, 2015

Warm, Hearty, Spicy, Beefy One Pot Homemade Shirataki Pho

Salutations sports fans! 

C'est moi, EatMonBlog! It's a whole new January and a new phase for eating this blog. What am I talking about? Check out my first (and hopefully last) personal blog post, from January 1st, 2015. 

Despite this new-ish direction, the motivation for this humble blogger remains the same: real food. real ingredients. not too complicated. makes you feel great. And this is a judgement free zone! True story: my sister is currently sitting next to me eating two 8-inch hotdogs covered in cheddar cheese, avocado, sriracha, maple caramelized onions, and sweet chili heat doritos. While I am not participating in this glory - it remains glorious. 

So how exactly am I going to kick off this month-long journey? WITH SUPER EXCELLENT, HOME-MADE, ONE POT/SLOW-COOKER VIETNAMESE COMFORT FOOD! (the crowd goes wild!!!) Pho (at least 'pho' me) is comfort food that ranks up there alongside perogies, risotto, pizza, and all-you-can-eat sushi. And I have never yet made my own. So why not start now?