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Wordless Wednesday ~ Scenes from the River

“You can’t be unhappy in the middle of a big, beautiful river.” ~ Jim Harrison Stay safe and happy cruising! …

Curried Vegetable Spinach Soup

Meal plans and grocery lists come in handy, both when we’re docked at home and while we’re cruising. Sometimes, in spite of my best intentions, vegetables get ignored or their bits and pieces leftover....

Taco Salad (Plant Based, Vegetarian)

I love tacos. But I don’t love making tacos. It feels finicky to prep the filling and the toppings. Then, there are always leftover tortillas which I forget about and end up throwing out....

Wordless Wednesday – BC Beer Edition

Central City Brewers (Surrey, BC) Camp Beer Co (Langley, BC) Mariner Brewing (Coquitlam, BC) Herald Street Brew Works (Victoria, BC) Alchemy Brewing Company (Kamloops, BC) Stay safe and happy cruising!…

Portobello Burgers & Watermelon Salad

We’re back in our home marina after a few weeks of roaming Desolation Sound and the Gulf Islands and slowly getting back to our routines. Tonight was an old fav with a new twist...

Moby’s Pub – Smoked Duck Wings and More!

Now that handsome hubby and I are getting the hang of anchoring while we’re cruising, we stay at fewer marinas than we once did. And that has translated into more meals on the boat...

‘Hamburger’ Helper (Vegan, Instant Pot)

Hamburger Helper out of the box was not something mom made when I was growing up. But I did try it when I first moved out on my own. I wasn’t a big fan...

Trail Mix Muffins

Sometimes recipes are planned. Other times they sort of evolve. And some, like these Trail Mix Muffins, are born of necessity. A couple months ago, I began eating banana oatmeal for breakfast. And I...

Mediterranean Deep Dish Pizza

Every pizza fan has that one pizza that is their absolute favourite. Other pizza can be very good and enjoyable. But there is just that one specific combination that excites the taste buds. For...

Pretzel Buns (Plant Based)

Like many, I started baking bread at the beginning of the pandemic. And surprisingly, I found out that I not only enjoy making bread and buns on the boat, but I’m also pretty good...