This smoked tomato & herb cream cheese spread comes together quickly with just a few simple ingredients and delivers a powerful punch of flavour for little effort. In fact, it’s so easy, I’m encouraging you to play with your food today by NOT giving you quantities or even a recipe to follow! Ingredients? Yes, kind of. Ready to play?Read More
Charcuterie Boards and Exploring Your Creativity
Meat and cheese boards of all kinds are always a big hit in our house. Platters loaded with fuss-free finger foods….what’s not to love??
Typically served as an appetizer, a charcuterie board consists of a variety of meats and cheeses, but can also include other accompaniments like fruits, nuts, breads, crackers, jellies, or sauces.Read More
Easter Chocolate & Sea Salt Pretzel Snacks
It’s never too early to start eating Easter chocolate, is it?
This is day three here of distance learning for our kids, and they have been trying hard to find a new sense of ‘normal’. What with everything going on, and being confined to the house, it’s easy for kids to forget that spring has sprung and this is Easter weekend.Read More
Mincemeat Cookies (gluten-free)
If you’re a fan of the spicy flavour of a Hermit cookie, you’ll love these gluten-free mincemeat cookies! Even if you’re not a fan of this traditional Christmas pie or tart filling, you’ll like these…I promise.Read More
Snack Attack! Pizza Quinoa Bites
We’re down to the final two exams in our house this week and all of our energy is being directed to studying rather than making meals. So this weekends food prep was focused on quick and easy snack foods that would help keep us fueled and satisfied while we hit the books. I decided to switch up one of our favourite recipes this week and created these pizza quinoa bites.Read More
Egg Bites: We’re Ready for Exam Week
Raise your hand if you survived another weekend of food prep! Now pat yourself on the back and congratulate yourself. Way to go!
This weekend was an extra long food prep session in our house: it’s exam week here for our oldest daughter, so I wanted to make sure the refrigerator was fully stocked with quick go-to grab items that would keep her going as she struggled with study time.Read More
It’s amazing what a difference a grill makes when it comes to pizza. And it’s the perfect summertime food: it’s easy, it’s fast, and you keep the heat outside where it belongs!
I’ve BBQ’d pizza for clients in the past, and it’s always met with shocked looks at first as I throw the dough on the grill, but inevitably that’s followed by ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ as everyone takes that first bite. It’s a whole different (and delicious) flavour.CONTINUE READING