Category: Taste

ice cube apple pie

Ice Cube Tray Apple Pie

Do you have a sweet tooth? Are you more of a chocolate lover? Or a pie lover?  Personally, I prefer chocolate desserts over anything else (why even bother with fruit???), but when I saw this recipe on Facebook, I knew I had to try it. Not only because it looked yummy,...

granola

A Scrumptious Snack

My fantastic sister in law dropped off a delicious treat the other day. These savoury granola bars. What’s awesome is that she included the recipe with them. How thoughtful was that?  That is definitely an addition I am going to incorporate when I deliver yummy treats to loved ones, especially...

St Patrick's Day

My Pot Of Gold

St Patrick’s Day is tomorrow.  A day of luck. A day of green. A day of leprechauns. It is also a special day in our household. It’s my husband’s birthday.  Our house has been blessed with a pot of gold – my husband.   You’re the pot of gold at the end of...

turkey noodle soup

A Savory Slow Cooked Soup

Do you have any go-to meals that you prepare from left-overs? Do you plan your week knowing what you can make from a previous meal?  I do.  I love making a chicken or turkey for a family dinner then using the left-overs for a savory slow cooked soup. Good soup is one...

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...