Safeway Table Talk
Spring Brunch Round Up

April 28th, 2016 by

Spring Brunch Recipe Round-Up

Spring has officially sprung, and with that our food thoughts turn to lighter, more seasonal fare. Asparagus takes its place front row and centre; while strawberries are starting to taste better and better the closer we get to strawberry season. Heavier fare dishes are tucked away into the recipe box waiting for next winter and …more

Blueberry Cake with Lemon Mousse

April 27th, 2016 by

Blueberry Cake with Lemon Mousse

As we get closer to summer I find myself dreaming of berries — berries in pies, berries in ice cream, and berries in cake. It’s still a little early in the season to find ultra-cheap blueberries, but frozen work just as well in this recipe for an early spring berry fix.

Three Spring Centrepiece Ideas

April 25th, 2016 by

Three Spring Centrepiece Ideas

These days the idea of putting a centrepiece on the table may sound a little old fashioned, but dressing your table with something is coming back on trend. Plus, when you’ve been working hard on a great meal, the food deserves a little extra fanfare. In the springtime I find the easiest centerpiece is always …more


April 21st, 2016 by

How Can You Utilize Your Community Centre

Before we moved into this home we lived in an area that had a community centre. My daughter went to the pre-school that was in the lower level and we participated in a few happenings there before we left. Currently we don’t have a community centre where we live and I do miss it. The …more

Assembling a mason jar salad

April 19th, 2016 by

5 Favourite Ways to Use Mason Jars

Tired of them or not, mason jars are here to stay. Sure, they might have been a little overused in the arts and crafts department – or at least that what it looks like on Pinterest nowadays- but they are still a staple in my house. While you usually don’t see my spray painting them …more

Banana day

April 15th, 2016 by

National Banana Day – S’more jacket bananas

Bananas are a staple in most homes as they’re easy to pack and eat for anyone just about anywhere. They’re one of the first foods our babies eat and they’re one of the few foods we can handle when we have an upset tummy. Bananas absolutely deserve to be celebrated so this banana day, try …more

Pickled asparagus

April 14th, 2016 by

Three Spring Food Trends to Try

Pickled Asparagus – Pickles are a hot food trend right now and one of my favourite things to eat in spring is asparagus. Tender and crunchy, spring asparagus has the best texture and flavour. Why not pick it at it’s peak and save it for a rainy day, or cocktail! Asparagus is wonderful pickled and …more

April 2 Flower Cubes

April 13th, 2016 by

DIY Flower Ice Cubes

If you’re on Pinterest or have gone to a baby or bridal shower hosted by someone who is recently, you’ve probably seen drinks served with tiny flowers incased in ice cubes floating in them. Floral or flower ice cubes are the latest trend in pretty drink presentation for good reason — they’re easy to make …more

A Picnic at the beach with Wine, French Bread, Green Grapes, Moz

April 12th, 2016 by

How to Organize a Picnic with Family & Friends

Spring has sprung – earlier than usual in a lot of parts, it seems- and our thoughts turn to outside activities more than ever. After a long winter of being cooped up inside our homes, we are ready to tackle the outdoors with more gusto than we had during the previous blustery cold months. That …more

Health & Wellness
healthy salad

April 9th, 2016 by

How to Make Salad Even Healthier

Salad on it’s own – lettuce, other greens, cucumbers, carrots, etc. is healthy in that it doesn’t include much in the way of sugar or carbs. There are vitamins built right in that we certainly need but our salads could be so much more. When we look at salads as a base for a meal, …more