Instant Blueberry Banana Oatmeal with Pecans

Instant Blueberry Banana Oatmeal with Pecans

We’re still on the homemade instant oatmeal train. I find it’s quicker to make individual portions in the microwave then one pot on the stove and I like being able to make the kids portions first so they have a bit of time to cool down before we all dive in together. When the kids come bounding into… 

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Kids in the Kitchen: No-Fail Crepes for Mothers Day (video)

No-Fail Crepes

My husband doesn’t get to cook in the kitchen much. Give him a grill and a slab of meat and he’ll whip out one mean steak that’s perfectly charred and melt in your mouth tender. Since I love cooking so much, there aren’t many reasons for him to get in the actual kitchen on a… 

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Instant Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Instant Carrot Cake Oatmeal

We’ve been trying to find more ways to incorporate veggies into our breakfasts. Fruit is a lot easier to work into breakfast then veggies seem to be. A raw apple verses a raw carrot first thing in the morning? Apple please. So I’ve been getting creative with taking our go-to breakfasts and working veggies in,… 

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Homemade Butter Flavoured Pancake Syrup

homemade butter flavoured pancake syrup

In a perfect world we would all have unlimited access to all-natural maple syrup at our fingertips (or if you’re Aimée you’d tap your trees and make your own. Brilliance I tell you!). But in reality, for most of us, it’s just so darned expensive, especially if you live outside of Canada or the US. It’s no secret… 

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No-Bake Maple Walnut Granola Clusters

No-Bake Maple Walnut Granola Clusters

This recipe came about as kind of a mistake. I was attempting to make a new granola bar recipe using unprocessed sugars and the results were one crumbly, crispy granola bar that ended up basically just turning into granola. So we crumbled some up and made parfaits with unsweetened yogurt and fruit. Oh my goodness… 

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Mini Dutch Baby Berry Baskets

Mini Dutch Baby Berry Baskets

Easter is almost upon us! It’s one of my favourite holidays, not only because of what it signifies but because it kicks off all things spring! All those baby chicks, pastel colours, baskets full of flowers and berries. It’s a bright spot at the end of a long winter. If you’re throwing an Easter brunch, it doesn’t… 

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Three Easy Valentine’s Day Breakfasts

Three Easy Valentine’s Day Breakfasts

I know some people king of have a thing against Valentine’s Day – that it’s a hallmark holiday. But, I think February would be awfully dreary without it. A day set aside to celebrate love? Why not? Count me in! Besides, I don’t go out and buy stuff for Valentine’s Day, I make it myself… 

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Peppermint Mocha Granola

peppermint mocha granola

I’ve gotten into the habit of making a different granola recipe each month, depending on the flavours of the season. My family loves granola and it’s pretty hard to get sick of it when you’re having new flavours all the time. December is the month of peppermint so naturally the first flavour combination to come… 

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Pumpkin Pecan Granola

Pumpkin Pecan Granola

I had to squeak in one more pumpkin recipe before all the Christmas festivities get started around here. Next week I’ll be decorating my house and listening to Christmas music all day long, with no shame involved! But, it’s not quite that time yet so I’m giving you one last bite of pumpkin bliss before it goes… 

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