• Parliament Buildings: 3ten.ca
    Travel

    Travel: British Columbia Parliament Buildings

    The British Columbia Parliament Buildings are the centre of Victoria – it faces the harbour and ties the city together. In Alberta, the Legislative Buildings aren’t as central, since they’re tucked away and sort of out of site. I like how in Victoria the buildings aren’t shy. Inside you can get free tours or take yourself on the self-guided tour – they have a lot of info on their visiting the legislature site. The older I get the more fascinating I find the political history…

  • West Coast Trail: 3ten.ca
    Travel

    Travel: West Coast Trail

    The West Coast Trail is 75km long, 231 meters high (yet you go up and down so many times) and it usually takes between 5-7 days to complete the trek. Our group did the hike in 5 days, 5 nights (noon on Thursday to noon on Tuesday). Yet with travel time to and from, it took a full 6 days. Here I’ll share some tips about our trip, what we liked, and what we recommend. Want to know about how we prepared for the trip?…

  • Corn and Feta Salad: 3ten.ca
    Recipes

    Recipe: Corn and Feta Salad

    The corn and feta salad is fresh and delicious. Plus, with a bit of jalapeño to kick up the heat, it’s a great way to excite the tastebuds. Oh man, I’m so hungry. This isn’t your typical salad, yet it’s packed with flavour and, you guessed it, good on tacos. Let’s get cooking. Ingredients 2 jalapeños 1/2 a cup of feta can of corn 1/2 a lime 1 teaspoon of sriracha salt to taste First up, cut your jalapeños and drain the corn. Once you’ve…

  • Jalapeño Sauce: 3ten.ca
    Recipes

    Recipe: Jalapeño Yogurt Sauce

    Jalapeño yogurt sauce is a lighter version of my jalapeño cream cheese sauce. It’s full of so much flavour and it’s the perfect chicken or taco topping. Okay, let’s get started on making this bight sauce. Ingredients 2 jalapeño 1 cup of cilantro 4 tablespoons of greek yogurt 1 tablespoon of lime juice 1/4 cup of olive oil dash of white vinegar salt to taste First, wash your jalapeños and cilantro, then add all of the ingredients into your Vitamix or food processor. Then, mix…

  • Tomatillo Salsa: 3ten.ca
    Recipes

    Recipe: Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

    This fresh tomatillo salsa is bright and fresh and the perfect topping for tacos, chicken, or to eat with chips. How did I come up with this recipe, you ask! Well, I created it since the grocery store was all out of avocados. Not a single one was to be found. Seriously. I was at the grocery store and they were totally out of avocados, so I walked the produce section until I found something inspiring – tomatillos to the rescue! What are tomatillos you…