in pursuit of more

living with just a little less

This recipe is another goodie from Bon Appetit a few issues ago, and it's a perfect example of what I need more of in my life: tasty, easy, cold noodle salads. It's also a great example of how much I appreciate my ever-evolving 'recipe selection system' which over the years basically amounts to clearing the fog on what I daydream about making, and what will…

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This recipe has really been a long time coming on the blog, with 100% thanks to my mom, who never fails to adequately prepare for a visit from her kids with a freshly made pan of this delicious vegan pâté (among other delicious goodies, including her famous frozen brownies). Every time I visit her, I realize once again how good this recipe is - and…

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This meal was so easy and so good I couldn't help but share it here on the blog for all of you. It's a winner from a time perspective for sure, as a few simple tasks in preparation can have you feeling pretty darned happy you've got the ingredients on hand when the clock strikes dinnertime after a hectic workday. I've used Farro here, as…

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Traveling New York, I can't tell you the number of times I craved just a good hearty salad. We ate well on our recent trip, but it always goes that a few meals in and I'm gently reminded by circumstance that I'm not on a 'foodie-only' holiday but on a family holiday, one where I'm bound to roll with what the collective group feels up…

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Well, that was sure a fun one! Pardon me, but I'm still reeling here from a much needed little break from busy life to get out and live: in my fave city of all time. The family and I just returned from my longest ever stay in New York, complete with our two lovely ragamuffin daughters in tow - their first time and boy did…

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Hey beauties, happy New Year to you all! How is everyone, what with a whole brand new year set out before you? I see them out there, the articles & posts & TV spots about resolutions and how fewer folks out there are making them, and while part of me just tunes it all out, to try to silence the pressure and craziness of this…

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Hey all! Hoping everyone had a great week! Today's post is a quickie as I head off to a day of discussion, sharing, driving & fun with a big group of my co-workers somewhere deep, deep in the woods where cell phones don't work. Yup, it's time for our annual team building retreat weekend in the BC Wilderness where the bears roam freely and so…

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Hey all! I hope you guys have all had a fabulous week! Here we are preparing for the kids to break from school and gearing up for an upcoming holiday. Yup, pinch me, we head to Hawaii in just over a week! We are beyond excited to join our best friends on the Big Island for some good beach time and better yet, some amazing…

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