California Burrito Tour

Last January I went on a trip to  California for work. Not only did I explore different science museums but I also tried, devoured and enjoyed at least 20 burritos while on the trip. Why burritos you say? Well my coworker is obsessed with these packaged meals and wanted to try as many burrito restaurants…

Lactation Smoothie Mix

October this year was a very special month.  I gave birth to my lovely baby boy.  In the beginning it was tough because I was not producing enough milk.  I ended up supplementing with formula until my milk came in. I tried using Mother’s Milk Tea but it just made my baby gassy.  I decided…

Blueberry and Rhubarb Streusel

I am a big believer of clearing out your freezer after a couple of weeks. You don’t want to keep things in there too long because they will lose their taste and will get frost bite. Currently in my freezer, there was a large bag of rhubarb and a large bag of blueberries. The other…

Review: Mushroom Coffee

You know I love my coffee. I love the taste of it and the warmth. The caffeine is a bonus! I first heard about Mushroom Coffee from a friend. I guess it is one of those weird health food trends. I had to try it to see how it tasted.  These Mushroom Coffee packages are…

Vintage Cauliflower Meatloaf Recipe

So I have been looking at vintage recipes on Pinterest.  I think some of them are so wacky but still interesting.  I ran across this special one. It looked easy and tasty and I really wanted to try it. You can modify this recipe by using your favorite meatloaf recipe. Start by steaming the cauliflower…

Savoury Bread Pudding

Sometimes I’ll end up with lots of leftover bread in my freezer. To use up the bread, I love to make savoury bread pudding.  Full of cheese, veggies and custardy bread, this dish is hard to beat. This dish is very versatile and works well with leftovers. Begin with cutting your bread into 1 inch…

Halloween Review: Candy Corn Pizza

Weird and bizarre food trends come up on social media all the time. Unicorn style foods, smoothie bowls and black coloured foods. A strange Halloween tweet came out recently and it had people trying this crazy creation. I decided to give this a try and make it for myself. Candy Corn Pizza. Yes, you heard…

Shrunken Apple Heads: Halloween Decorating Idea

Here is a really simple activity you can do with your kids or friends. It is a great way to decorate your Halloween platters and tables. You could probably use it to decorate cakes. All you need are some apples.  Any kind will do.Peel the apples and remove the stem. Now be creative and carve…

Pumpkin Cheesecake

When the rain starts falling and the leaves change from greens to reds, I start dreaming of pumpkins; pumpkin pies, pumpkin puddings and of course pumpkin cheesecake.  I love cheesecake and I love pumpkins so this recipe is the best of both worlds. Start by making the crust. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F….

Mid-Autumn Festival: Mooncake party

The Mid-Autumn Festival just happened this week on Oct 4. The weekend before we gathered together as a family to make some mooncakes.  I hope this continues as a family traditional. As a young child I have always loved the pig shaped mooncakes.  Traditionally mooncakes are round but modern mooncakes now come in all shapes…

Eat Like an Eskimo

I came across this recipe when I was watching emmymadeinjapan. I thought it was a very wacky and fun recipe and I really wanted to try it out.  I decided to look up a recipe on pinterest and found something I thought would be good.  I decided to make a small batch to test this…

Salmon Poke Bowl

Poke bowls are one of my favourite summer dishes on a hot day. They are really easy to prepare and to make. They are also very versatile. Start by buying ingredients you want in your bowl. I chose masago, pea shoots, seaweed salad, cucumber and furikake (a japanese seasoning). Some of my other favorite toppings…