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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Creamy Tropical Green Smoothie

Creamy Tropical Green Smoothies

Green smoothies have been a “thing” for quite a while now, but I didn’t get it for the longest time because every recipe I tried tasted just too, well, green. But, I finally found one that tastes like a proper smoothie – cold, creamy and delicious. Your first thought will be “tropical” not “green”. There’s… 

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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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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Energy Bites

I’m always on the lookout for healthy snacks that are quick and easy to whip up. These chocolate-peanut butter energy bites are delicious to have on hand for when you’re craving a cookie but don’t want the flour, butter and sugar. It’s a hit of sweetness without the guilt. And how could you go wrong with… 

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Maple Pecan Granola

maple pecan granola

I’ve come to love homemade granola. When I first discovered my favourite granola recipe, no store-bought granola could compare. And the fact that it’s sweetened with maple syrup instead of sugar gives it extra bonus points in my book! I’ve been craving maple and pecans lately so I decided to switch things up a bit and… 

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(Healthier) No-Bake Granola Bars

healthier no-bake granola bars

It has been HOT here this week. We all tend to lose our appetites when it’s so hot out so we’ve been keeping mealtimes really simple by having lot’s of salads, fruits and veggies with a little side of grilled meat. I didn’t turn on my oven once this week, but in preparation for our… 

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End of the Rainbow Cupcakes

end of the rainbow cupcakes

Last week was my birthday. The night before, as my hubby was bringing my sweet little boy to bed he turned and said to me, “Happy Birthday Cake Mommy!” I knew in that moment I wasn’t going to get away without making a cake. How could I after such sweetness? Other years I’ve happily made… 

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Puff Pastry Pudding Hearts

Puff Pastry Pudding Hearts

I couldn’t resist throwing in one last Valentine’s Day treat. This is a great last-minute dessert if you haven’t nailed anything down for tonight yet. Or, it would even be a fun after school project with the kids. Reminiscent of éclairs, these puff pastry pillows are filled with homemade vanilla pudding and drizzled with chocolate. Don’t… 

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