Category: Taste

nanaimo bars

A Delicious Delight

Happy December.  Christmas is fast approaching, which means Christmas baking in the kitchen.  As you may have read last year – Mom’s Shortbread Cookies – I love Christmas baking.  This year, I have decided to share a delicious delight that I make every year – home-made Nanaimo Bars.   Although my Mom’s Shortbread Cookies...

banana

The Power Of The Banana

I love bananas.  I eat at least one every single day.  Sometimes, I will eat a second for a mid-day snack.  I even bake a mouth-watering banana loaf that my family devours instantly. Are you a banana freak like me?  Do you know the power of the banana? I started to wonder what the...

protein

A Punch of Protein

Have you been feeling sluggish? Muscles sore and achy after a workout or a run?  Or are you even injuring yourself at the gym?  Do you find your nails breaking a lot or your moods all over the place?  You could be low in protein.  You may just need a punch of protein in...

apple crisp

Mom’s Apple Crisp

October, in Canada, is a time to be thankful.  We just celebrated Thanksgiving and I must say that I am thankful for so many things.  I am thankful for my husband, my children, my dad, that I’m healthy, and I am thankful for my mom’s apple crisp.   Thinking back, I cannot remember...

eggs, breakfast

Easy Egg Cups

How healthy are your morning meals? Are you a boxed cereal type of person? Toast and peanut butter? Scrambled eggs? Smoothie or even Avocado Toast? Regardless of your eating habits, these easy egg cups will certainly be a hit for a protein packed, mouth watering breakfast or a simple snack...

rice salad

A Savory Summer Salad

Are you like me and love salads in the summer?  Every Wednesday throughout the summer, I can be found prepping in the kitchen various weekend salads for the cottage.  I love when I find that perfect new savory summer salad. One salad that I not only make throughout the summer, but also...

peanut butter cup cookies

Peanut Butter Perfection

Have you ever fell upon a recipe that you just cannot wait to try out?  I certainly have! One that I recently discovered (On National Peanut Butter Day no less), were these scrumptious, mouthwatering peanut butter perfection cookies. Cookies make the world a better place….. This recipe came across my Facebook...

lemon, water, benefits of water,

When Life Gives You Lemons… Drink Water!

Summer is just around the corner and if you are like me, your thirst increases in the heat.  However, do you have a hard time drinking enough water?  I know I do.  I know I should be drinking multiple glasses of water each day, but at the end of the day, I have...

avocado

Avocado Awesomeness

Do you get excited when you discover a new tasty find?  I do.  An added bonus is when I find out the fantastic health benefits of it as well. That for me, is the fantastic avocado. It’s simply a whole lot of avocado awesomeness. If life gives you avocados, make guacomole. A...

banana bread

Beloved Banana Bread

Do you have recipes that you know when you are making them, your family, or certain members of your family beam with delight?  That type of baking that results in that great big hug upon discovery?  I certainly have a few of those and one of them is banana bread.  When I think...