Europe Trip 2016 – A Look Back

Europe Trip 2016 – A Look Back

It’s crazy to think it’s been a year since Dean and embarked on our epic three week European vacation.  This time last year was our last day in Paris before our infamous journey to Prague. Now that I’ve had a year to reflect, I want to talk about the things I loved and the things I would do different next time. British Airways is awesome. Seriously, I can not say enough how much I loved flying with British Airways.  The only downside is that as there is no direct flight to Heathrow from Edmonton anymore (thanks a lot Air Canada),

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Eating While Travelling

I recently spent a week down in LA to attend a training camp and spend a few days just enjoying being somewhere where snow and cold does not exist (seriously, I came home to snow and -20 Celsius). One of the things that I personally find stressful while travelling is eating.  To give you some context (if you have not read any of my previous posts), I have digestive issues that I need to take into consideration.  There are certain foods I can’t eat without going into what can be described as a full blown gallbladder attack or make me

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How I Modify Recipes

One of the things I love about cooking it getting to use a variety of different ingredients that I would have never used (or known how to use) in the past.  I mean, shallots? Leek? Fennel? Beets for crying out loud!! I recently have picked up some amazing cookbooks and love trying different recipes, but that being said, there are a number of times where I need to modify a recipe. I’m someone with awful and complex digestive issues.  I don’t produce enough digestive enzymes which then puts extra strain on my gallbladder.  Because of that (and even now taking

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