Jalapeño Cheese Tea Biscuits

By Wednesday, March 26, 2014

This recipe is exactly the same as The Best Cheese Tea Biscuits Ever... but the REMIX! Before I get into this recipe, I should say two things – first, I’m sorry it’s Wednesday you’re not getting a cookie recipe. C’est la vie. Secondly, no, I am ...

Perfect, Easy Homemade Applesauce

By Wednesday, March 5, 2014

I am never buying applesauce again. That might sound like a big, bold statement, but after you try this recipe, you won't either. Wanna know something strange? I don't really like cooked apples. I will never order an apple dessert like apple crisp or apple pie. I ...

Spinach, Sausage & Caramelized Onion Quiche

By Wednesday, November 27, 2013

A few weekends ago I made my first quiche!!! This is another classic thing I’d surprisingly never made before. The list gets longer and longer lately… recently I made my first chili, lasagna, manicotti, pumpkin pie... and now quiche! Oddly enough, I grew up eating quiche. After ...

Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Buns

By Friday, August 2, 2013

Cinnamon buns.... my weakness. They have a special place in my heart. We always have them - homemade - on Christmas Day. It's a family tradition (in addition to grapefruit for breakfast). I also used to devour at least one per day when I worked at ...

On-The-Go Green Smoothie!

By Tuesday, January 22, 2013

At work, I often hear about those who get up at 6am and don’t arrive at work until 8:30am. This baffles me – what are you doing for two hours before you get in your car and arrive at work?! My morning routine is a little ...

Healthy Energy Bites!

By Thursday, June 14, 2012

Note: This post was updated in January 2014 with new photography! Introducing the most delicious, healthy and addictive discovery of the year…. well, month, I guess. No, they're not meatballs. They're sweet, totally raw, healthy, delicious Energy Bites! I found a similar recipe in the fall on Pinterest. But ...

Cheese Tea Biscuits

By Monday, June 11, 2012

There are about half a dozen recipes on my blog that seem to be the most popular. I mean really popular. Like, ten times more popular than any other recipes. My cheese tea biscuits (inspired by the 2010 Cheez Whiz Challenge, put on by Canadian Living) are ...

Healthy Spiced Carrot & Flax Muffins

By Saturday, March 24, 2012

Healthy food doesn’t taste good, does it? That’s the common misconception. But with this Spiced Carrot and Flax Muffin recipe, I’m about to prove the myth wrong. When I first added this recipe to my "to make" list, My Other Half turned up his nose and said “Ew. ...

Jelly’s Smoothies

By Thursday, July 14, 2011

 so  This post was updated in November 2014 with new photography! Smoothies and I go way back. Way, way back. Smoothies are a summertime thing, even if the emergence of Booster Juice and Orange Julius would have us believe otherwise. But I have a special memory about ...

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

By Tuesday, September 7, 2010

When I was in Italy in 2005 as a student with the Nocciano Institute for Arts and Culture, there were a lot of things that surprised me about Italian food and culture (on top of being thrown into a traditional village with 500 people who ...