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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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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Nutella Love Letter Pancakes

Nutella Love Letter Pancakes

Growing up my mom always did something special for us kids on Valentine’s Day. Usually a little goodie basket and a cute valentine. We knew the evening would be my parents time together but she always made sure to do something special for us during the day. My own kids don’t really know much about… 

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