Blueberry Milk, Blueberry Latte, Blueberry Matcha

I found my new refreshing summer drink. I love it because you can change it to your liking and I love blueberries. I used fresh blueberries to make my blueberry milk but this would probably work with frozen as well and you could probably end up making a slushy drink. Puree the blueberries as smooth…

Chocolate Haupia Pie

Haupia pie is a delicious and easy pie that is served in Hawaii. I love the creamy coconut flavour. Begin by baking a pre-made pie crust according to the directions on the box. Once cooked, let it cool to room temperature. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup whole milk with 5 tablespoons of cornstarch…

Oreo Pudding Dessert

My son loves oreos and love to bake. We found this recipe that combines the two. Unfortunately he didn’t like this much. This is a simple recipe that combines oreo cookies and chocolate pudding. You can even make this simpler by making instant pudding instead. The first step is to prepare the pudding since you…

Smash Cake

We celebrated my son’s first birthday with a smash cake. Of course with anything I give him, I try to make it healthier by making at home. Here is a recipe that I tried out. Start by beating 4 egg whites (room temperature) with 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar, 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar and…

Small Batch Shortbread Cookies

As your kids get bigger, you will have more and more playdates. Why not host a baking party. I found a great small batch recipe that could be used for these parties or even if you just want to make a few cookies with your kids. These cookies can be rolled out and cut with…

Pineapple Turnovers

I often want an easy breakfast for those weekends when you are too lazy to make breakfast. This recipe hits all those check boxes. I had some leftover pineapple jam when I made Pineapple Tarts so I made some turnovers with it. You can use other jams as well or even some apple pie filling….

Banana Cream Pie

This is one of my dads favorite pies. Its creamy but not too sweet. A perfect pie for any occasion. If you want simple. you can make this pie by using store bought vanilla pudding but the best way is to make your own pudding. (and if you have time, your own pie shell) To…

Baby Cereal Muffins

Transitioning my baby from purees to solids has been quite the adventure. Some days he likes baby cereal, other days he doesn’t. He’s currently in the mind set of “I want to feed myself” mode. So we’ve allowed him to explore more and more solids. One of the first solid foods I made was baby…

Cucumber Chips

Sometimes I buy cucumber in bulk and realize that I don’t eat them fast enough. One day I decided to dehydrate them and now my son loves to eat them for a snack. This is quick and easy snack and gives you a reason to buy bulk cucumbers again. You can flavor these chips with…

Burdock and Root Veggie Soup

Burdock is an underappreciated root. I discovered it in the grocery store and was curious to how it tasted. Here is a tasty and earthy vegetable soup that is great for cold days. I’ve always been familiar with burdock as a weed. It has bright purple flowers and the worst kinds of burrs (seeds) that…