Eat like a Don’t Starve Character: Melonsicle

A couple summers ago I was addicted to playing the game Don’t Starve. Okay, I still love the game but I don’t have as much free time as I used to.  If you don’t know this game, then you should stop reading this blog post and play it!  In this survival game you need to…

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato and Bacon

I’ve been trying to get more vegetables into my diet especially squashes. They are loaded with vitamins. This is my take on spaghetti. Start with baking the spaghetti squash. You will need to cut the squash in half, remove the seeds and then smother it with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and then bake for…

I Scream for Ice Cream: 3 Ingredient Blender Green Tea Ice Cream

Summer and warmer weather is just around the corner.  This just means it is time for ice cream! Okay ice cream is for all year long but I enjoy it best in the summer.  My favorite ice cream flavor is green tea ice cream.  I found this super easy recipe that only takes 3 ingredients…

Fluffy Pancakes with Sugared Bananas

The weekends are my favourite because I get to wake up and make pancakes. These pancakes do take a bit of time but it is worth the extra effort. Prepare this pancake mix by measuring out the dry ingredients. In a bowl, mix together 3/4 cup of flour, 2 Tbsp of powdered sugar and 1…

Cherry Blossom Milk Pudding

I love this time of year for the cool weather, spring flowers and cherry blossoms.  Sakura festivals happen around this time in Vancouver and people drive around town looking for streets full of cherry blossoms.  You can find Sakura themed treats and drinks everywhere.  Even Starbucks had their Sakura Cherry Blossom Frap that I made…

Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

Easy recipes are my favourite recipes. I love that this recipe is simple, quick and requires few ingredients. To make this recipe, you will need half a package of bacon, steak spice and pork loin. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.  Line a baking tray with aluminum foil  and generously sprinkle steak spice over…

Lactation Cookies – Cookie Mix, Small Batch,

You may have seen recipes on how to make mug cookies in the microwave all over the internet. I have always been interested in making these simple fast snacks.  I decided to try to make some for those busy mamas.  This lactation cookies recipe took a while to perfect and I wouldn’t say they are…

Oven Baked Lemon Chicken

I love the feeling of eating comfort foods. It makes you warm and fuzzy. I discovered this recipe when I was searching for a baked chicken recipe and now I can’t stop making it. Begin by brining a whole chicken for at least 1 day. Learn more about brining by checking out this recipe on…

Barley Tea

I know everyone always says you need to stay hydrated but when I get tired of drinking water I just don’t know what to drink .  I ran into this tea on Pinterest and thought it would be interesting to try. Take some barley toast it in a pan.   The recipe says to use a…

Cricket Flour Scones

Scones are quick and easy but also can be frustrating when they don’t turn out right. I’m still working on perfecting these baked goods but thought I would share a version that I made recently. Give it a try and remember not to give up! Practice makes perfect. The secret to flaky scones is cold…

Apple Pie for 2

Every year on Pi Day (March 14) I make some kind of pie. Fruit pie, meat pie, pizza pie, you name it.  This year I made this simple treat, just enough for a nice dessert.  It is really easy to make and also fun to decorate.  You will need store bought pie shells (or make…

Ketchup Cake

I came across this recipe and thought it would be interesting to try. I was nervous because ketchup was not a typical cake flavour and I was worried it would be overwhelming. There was also mixed reviews for this cake. Not wanting to have huge cake, I decided to make half the recipe. This way,…