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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Caramel-Pecan Chocolate Ripple Ice Cream (Dairy Free)

Caramel-Pecan Chocolate Ripple Ice Cream (Dairy Free)

A couple weeks ago I celebrated my birthday. My hubby and mom cooked up a steak dinner with all the trimmings and I took care of dessert. My parents are gluten and dairy free so I knew I wanted to make cake and ice cream that they could enjoy along with us. I love dreaming up… 

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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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Apple Slab Pie with Crumb Topping

Apple Slab Pie with Crumble Topping

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be the same without pies and tarts. Especially pumpkin pie. But, not everyone’s a huge fan of pumpkin pie so it’s always good to have another option to share. Apple pie is a favourite in our house. If we’ve got an abundance of apples, Apple Pie or Apple Crisp must be made! This pie is a… 

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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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Pecan Crusted Chicken & Apple Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pecan Crusted Chicken & Apple Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Oh goodness. I don’t even know how to begin telling you how absolutely delicious this salad is. The only thing I can think to say is that it was so good I was craving it for dessert. Really. Chicken breasts coated in a pecan, sesame seed, flour mixture – pan-fried til crisp and then baked… 

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