Pumpkin Chai Hot Cereal

  Let’s talk breakfast for a little bit.  More importantly, fall breakfast.  Fall weekend breakfast.  The kind where you crave a big, warm bowl of hearty oats and grains, loaded with fall flavours of pumpkin and cinnamon, apple and mapleRead more…

Zucchini Noodles with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

  I’ve been playing around a lot lately with raw foods.  I’m all about the fall comfort dishes, and piping hot pots of soup, but sometimes it’s fun to mix it up and try something different. I think one ofRead more…

Bourbon Vanilla Blueberry Tarts

  Last week the boy brought home a surprise.  It wasn’t new clothes, new shoes or a new bag.  He knows for me that’s not really my jam, unless it’s in the running department.  He also knows for me thatRead more…

Fall Produce Guide

  It’s time for fall produce! Squash, beetroot, all things pumpkin, and of course, still lots of kale.  I plan to keep mine growing until it’s snowed out!  If you’re looking for some new veggies to try this year, orRead more…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowl

September is totally an acceptable time to start into the pumpkin.  Just enough past summer that it’s not hot, and not so much into fall that you’re starting to switch over to all things gingerbread.  Because that totally happens.  AndRead more…

Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Last week, the boy and I picked 16 pounds of blueberries.  No small feat when every handful you pick you have to put in a bucket to save for later, instead of putting in your mouth and eating.  I can’tRead more…

Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies

I don’t really make cookies that often.  For some reason, I’m just never really in the mood for cookies, and they’re not really the thing that gets me all excited when I want to bake.  But every once in aRead more…

Chocolate Caramel Mesquite Bars

It’s been a long time since I have posted a bar recipe.  For a while, I had so many bar recipes floating around in my head that I couldn’t stop making them, and I had to remind myself that sometimesRead more…

Caramel Apple Buckwheat Bake

This past week, the mornings have been a little chillier.  It makes me think of going back to school as a kid when I would have my back to school outfit all picked out weeks in advance, (a summer oneRead more…

Jump Rope Tabata Workout

It’s been a few weeks since we’ve had a workout happening, and I figured with the back to school craziness of September, why not add something else into the mix and try out a new workout? Change is good right?Read more…

Chocolate Doughnuts with Vanilla Coconut Cream Icing

We’re still hanging out in Back to School week here on Chronicles of Passion.  Partly because I’m going back to school myself (and after a 3 year hiatus, I’m giddy with excitement), and partly because it’s just that time of yearRead more…

3 Spice Poached Peaches

If you’ve hung out around here enough, you know that I’m all about the herbs and spices and lots of fun, eclectic flavour combinations.  More often than not, if it’s not something you think would go together, I’ve probably triedRead more…