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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Healthy Strawberry Milkshakes

Healthy Strawberry Milkshakes

I love how food holds memories that can bring you back to a different time and place. When I was growing up my dad would take me on dates, whether it be to the garbage dump or out for lunch, we always had to stop and pick up some strawberry milkshakes along the way. It… 

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Fresh Cherry Slushies

Fresh Cherry Slushies

There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day then a nice fruity slushy. They were a favourite of mine growing up. These days I have a hard time justifying a run to the corner store just to fill my kids up on sugar, but I don’t want them to have to miss out either…. 

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