Category: Food

yummy recipes and kitchen tips

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

What tastes better than peanut butter and chocolate? I was in the mood for some Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, but I was also in the mood to make something peanut buttery in the kitchen....

Adventures in Cake Pops

This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series 30 Crafty Projects to Complete Before I’m 30. I previously posted about my misadventures in cake pop making; my previous attempt at making cake...

Misadventures in Cake Pops

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series 30 Crafty Projects to Complete Before I’m 30. Cake pops are irresistible; they deliver a perfectly sized bite of cake in an adorable sphere shape....

Mulberry Zucchini Bread Recipe

This Mulberry Zucchini Bread recipe is a great way to use up your zucchini and mulberry harvest. This is my first year having zucchini in my garden, and it’s shocking how many zucchini the...

Spinach and Pepper Scrambled Eggs

My go-to quick and easy breakfast is scrambled eggs. With the addition of a few extra veggies and spices, scrambled eggs jumps from ordinary to extraordinary. Ingredients two eggs tablespoon of milk handful of...

Chickpea and Quinoa Chili

With the chilly weather upon us, it’s a great time to warm up with a delicious bowl of steaming chili.  This recipe replaces kidney beans with chick peas and adds ingredients such as jalapeno...

Simple Peanut Butter Cookies

With September halfway through and fall slowly creeping up on us, I tend to find myself craving warm home cooked meals and treats baked by scratch. Now not all of us can find the...

Hard-Boiled Egg and Celery Salad

I try to eat salads often as a healthy filler food, but green lettuce gets boring fast. This salad is a no-lettuce salad that is full of flavour. Adjust the amounts to your taste....

Cheeseburger Macaroni

This week’s Pinterest adventure is about pure comfort food: cheeseburger macaroni. I repinned this recipe from my friend Lea (who you should follow on Pinterest, by the way), and we made this together one...

Tuna Salad Veggie Wrap

I love tuna salad, but I don’t love the calories and fat that result from mayonnaise. This tuna salad veggie wrap uses low-fat salad dressing as an alternative to heavy mayonnaise. The veggies included...

Fruit and Veggie Smoothies

I personally love smoothies. Great to cool you down in the summer or even as a breakfast supplement when on the go. Usually I’m the first one to experiment in different types of fruit smoothies...

Spinach and Zucchini Lasagna Rolls

I love lasagna but unfortunately when there are only two in your household and both of us living a fast paced life style there is not much time to make this classic dish. After...

Baked Zucchini Fries

These zucchini fries are always a huge hit in my household either as a snack food for a party or even as a supper side dish with my boyfriend, the plate is always left...

Oil Free Granola Bars

Granola bars are usually known as a healthy snack, although if you don’t pay careful attention you may be consuming just as many calories and fat as any regular candy bar. So in this...

Crêpes Made Easy

Crêpes either for breakfast or dessert can chalk you up some serious chef points if done correctly. If not done properly they can also leave you with a stiff un-attractive thin pancake. In my experience...

Making your own pasta

Making your own pasta might not be something you think about when it comes to home cooking. Pasta can be used so diversely that we often find it easier to simply grab a pack...