Category Archives: Recipe

Lemony Quinoa Spinach Salad with Feta

Sometimes I don’t want to cook.  We’ve all been there, right?  You manage to get through breakfast.. Then comes the load of laundry, answering a plethora of emails (most of them were junk mail, so that was easy/annoying), stamping the … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Lavender Pear White Wine Sangria

I’m in the middle of a lovely and (mostly) sunny summer.  Long, warm, sunny days call for refreshing beverages, and I’ve found a flowery fruity winner:  lavender, pear white wine sangria. Lavender’s fairly easy to grow.  Last summer I snipped … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Single Lady Double Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie

Do you remember my 3-minute Mug Brownie?  Here’s a fun version for you!  I downed it tonight with the help of a lovely glass of local rosé from a little winery across the street from my parents’ farm.  Delicious delicious … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Banana Zucchini Flax Muffins

Delicious, delicious muffins.  Healthy too.  Did I mention that healthy part?  Yeah, there’s flax! And zucchini! And banana!  All good stuff.  No oil, and only skim milk, which you can switch up for almond or light coconut milk if you … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

3 Minutes to Decadence

Brownies don’t photograph very well, do they?  Seriously, it doesn’t matter that this looks like a pile of ick.  It’s just too good and too easy to make for me not to share the recipe.  The real dangerous part?  You … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Dark Chocolate Mint Truffles

Happy 2012 to you! It’s been an amazing year for me.  Lots of crafting, cooking, a trip to Mexico, a baby on the way, much time spent with friends. This makes for a year that I can appreciate and look … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Recipe | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Peppermint Sugar

Happy Holidays!!! I’ve had a really nice Christmas.  All that food prep I was doing last week really paid off, allowing me to relax and enjoy all the parties and gatherings we went to.  One of my favourites is our … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Recipe | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cranberry Cinnamon Bagels

Guys, guys, I made something from my “I’ve never made before and would like to try that” list!  Bagels!  These ones are even kinda healthy, as I used some whole wheat flour.  This recipe was pretty easy, but the kneading … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Delicious Homemade Cranberry Hazelnut Crisps

Hello, and happy Friday! I promised a while ago that I’d share this awesome cracker recipe with you.  They’re very much like those amazing (and expensive!!!) Raincoast Crisps, and are easy to make – just like biscotti. I make the … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

My Favourite Hummus

Hummus is like gold in our house, especially the stuff that I make.  Nathan’s seriously addicted to it and will pack down a cup of it a day, along with copious amounts of pita, and some baby carrots for good … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

3-Part Homemade Breakfast Parfait

I made things that I never thought I’d make!  Check out this breakfast parfait; I made all of it from scratch!  Okay, I’d made granola before, but wasn’t doing it on a regular basis.. more of a once-in-a-blue-moon basis.  And … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Kitchen Sink Crumble

I took pictures of this dessert as I was eating it.  It was one of those “wow, this is gooood! I just have to share” moments.  Cell phone camera to the rescue! This crumble is ridiculously easy to make, and … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Browned Butter Huckleberry Muffins

Did you get any vacation time this summer? Or at least a weekend to relax a little bit?  I had 2 blissful weeks on the Sunshine Coast where I did next to nothing.  Can I please go back to that?  … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Lemon Blueberry Cream Scones

Hello, hello, hello! And a few more hellos.  I hope that makes up for my absence.. and possibly for any future absence?.. it IS summer, after all, even though you wouldn’t know it from the weather we’ve been getting in … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Orange Mousse

Hi, hello, how’s it going?  I hope you’re good.  I am.  I’m eating this right now and it’s making me feel soooo good.  Food shouldn’t be a reward, you say? Don’t worry, it’s not.  I haven’t done anything at all … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , | Leave a comment