My Favourite Homemade Tea to Soothe a Sore Throat and Fight a Cold

My Favourite Homemade Tea to Sooth a Sore Throat and Fight a Cold

Cold and flu season is upon us. These days one or the other of us seems to be down and out with something. The only benefit as a parent when your kids are sick is THE CUDDLES. Oh, how I love the cuddles. The downside of being a parent when you’re sick is, well,  you’re… 

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Chocolate-Almond Protein Shake

Chocolate Almond Protein Shake

I’ve always loved the idea of smoothies for breakfast, but the way my body is built I can’t handle only having fruits and veggies for breakfast. I need some protein to help carry me through the morning. With things like almond butter, oats, chia seeds, and bananas, this thick chocolatey beverage gives you an energy… 

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Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothies (& how to turn your blender into a magic bullet using jars)

strawberry rhubarb smoothies

I’ve been waiting as patiently as I possibly can for my rhubarb to grow. Every couple of days we head to the back of the yard and scrounge around looking for signs of rhubarb life, but to no avail. Everything else is blooming and growing but there is no sign of this tart perennial vegetable…. 

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Easy Peppermint Truffles & Instant Hot Chocolate (dairy and processed-sugar free)

Easy Peppermint Truffles & Instant Hot Chocolate (dairy and processed-sugar free)

It will definitely be a white Christmas over in our neck of the woods. We’ve got enough snow to go around, and each day, we’ve been trying to get out and enjoy it in some way. On cold blizzard-y days we might go for a short walk, on warmer days we might hit the slopes… 

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Hazelnut Coffee Creamer

Homemade Hazelnut Coffee Creamer

Ever since making Hazelnut Ice Cream I knew I had to make a hazelnut coffee creamer. Hazelnut flavoured coffee has always been one of my favourites, even before I was a coffee drinker. I took the general concept from the ice cream and ground up some toasted hazelnuts, steeped them in a mixture of milk, cream, and… 

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