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Coconut Milk Smoothie Bowl: Almost Too Pretty to Eat!

Coconut Milk Smoothie Bowl: Almost Too Pretty to Eat!

Smoothies are pretty good. But smoothie bowls… with toppings?!! Killer. It’s the difference between plain ice cream and an ice cream sundae with chocolate chips and hot fudge. They are just next level. I am obsessed with them. What are Smoothie Bowls? I first learned […]

Cajun Chicken: A Super Simple Weeknight Recipe

Cajun Chicken: A Super Simple Weeknight Recipe

Scott and I don’t get out for Date Night these days as often as we used to, but when we do get out, we usually go out for dinner at one of our favourite restaurants. One of our go-to’s is Earl’s and almost every time […]

Spicy Cinnamon Heart Gummy Candy: A Healthy Alternative to Halloween Treats

Spicy Cinnamon Heart Gummy Candy: A Healthy Alternative to Halloween Treats

These spicy cinnamon gummy candies taste like those Hot Lips you used to get at Halloween. Remember Hot Lips? They hurt so good! Spicy and delicious! And my version is sugar-free if you use xylitol or erythritol. My View on Halloween I have fond memories of […]

How I FINALLY Quit Diet Coke: Healthy Homemade Spritzers!

How I FINALLY Quit Diet Coke: Healthy Homemade Spritzers!

This recipe for Raspberry Soda is delicious. If you like bubbles in your drinks like I do, this recipe makes a concentrated syrup that you can mix with soda water, which you can buy or make with a Soda Stream. Whether you call it Raspberry […]

Zoodles with Meatballs: A Quick and Easy Weeknight Meal

Zoodles with Meatballs: A Quick and Easy Weeknight Meal

If you haven’t had zoodles (zucchini noodles) yet, let me tell you they are a game changer. This is a simple recipe for zoodles with meatballs that you can whip up in a few minutes and the whole family will love it! A Great Alternative […]

Jerk Chicken Wings: My First Original Recipe Victory

Jerk Chicken Wings: My First Original Recipe Victory

These baked chicken wings have a spicy kick balanced with a lemony tang and that delicious, crispy skin that makes chicken wings so delicious. Inspiration for My Jerk Chicken Wings Recipe When I was in university, there were these President’s Choice jerk chicken wings in […]

Spicy Thai Cauliflower Fried Rice: A Healthy Alternative to Take-out

Spicy Thai Cauliflower Fried Rice: A Healthy Alternative to Take-out

This Spicy Thai Cauliflower Fried Rice tastes just like your favourite take-out but without the carbs! What’s Wrong With Regular Fried Rice? When I had borderline gestational diabetes during my pregnancy, I had to check my blood sugar after every meal and if it got […]

Cheesecake Brownie Bars: An Accidental New Favourite Recipe

Cheesecake Brownie Bars: An Accidental New Favourite Recipe

The two best things about these Cheesecake Brownie Bars is that: 1) they come together quicker than a full cheesecake; and 2) brownies!! Need I say more! Cheesecake Brownie Bars: An Accidental Recipe These cheesecake brownie bars came about accidentally because I was in the […]

Goodbye Summer, You Were Short But Wonderful!

Goodbye Summer, You Were Short But Wonderful!

We had a quick summer this year with lots of rain but we did manage to squeeze in some awesome cottage time. Gordie had fun, playing at the beach and on the trampoline with his cousin Finn (and with mom, although he looks like he’s […]

How to Caramelize Onions: Your Patience Will Be Rewarded

How to Caramelize Onions: Your Patience Will Be Rewarded

Caramelized onions are so rich and sweet and buttery, they elevate any recipe to the next level. I have been making caramelized onions for years. It’s kind of my thing. And I have gotten it down to a science. They are so flavourful and delicious and […]