Maple Spiced Candied Nuts

maple spiced candied nuts

One of my favourite things to snack on this time of year is spiced candied nuts. The sweet, salty, spicy combination just can’t be beat in my books. And, the fact that it’s a slightly healthier Christmas treat is just an added bonus! This year, in my ongoing attempt to cut out processed sugar, when… 

Read More »

Maple Gingerbread Syrup & Latte

Maple Gingerbread Syrup & Latte

I got this idea of making a processed-sugar-free simple syrup, for our beverages, out of pure necessity. We’ve been sick more often this year then any I can remember, which I’m crediting to the fact that Max started going to playschool. And, every time we get sick it seems to be when we’re not being… 

Read More »

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… 

Read More »

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… 

Read More »

Easy Almond Granola

easy almond granola

I know this might sound a bit strange but I’ve created a schedule for our breakfasts during the week. Not because I’m anal, but because my son has become a food snob and if we eat the same thing too many times he simply won’t eat it. I’m not even a food snob but somehow… 

Read More »