Avocado Coffee? What?

So if you have been following my blog, you will have noticed my little obsession with coffee.  Yes I love coffee.  Well here is another interesting coffee recipe that I stumbled across. I first saw this recipe on the youtube channel emmymadeinjapan.  She made a recipe called Es Alpukat which is basically an Indonesian avocado…

Easy Yogurt Banana Bread

Have left over yogurt and over ripe bananas?  Can’t eat eggs?  Well here is a recipe for you!  Super easy and quick to make. What you need is yogurt, banana, coconut sugar, butter, flour and baking soda. Mash the bananas. Add the coconut sugar, yogurt, melted butter and mix well. Add the flour and baking…

Fast Microwave Custard

When you are feeling lazy (or you are just lazy), here is a dessert for you.  It is super easy and tastes like creme caramel. Start with eggs, vanilla extract and whole milk.  You can use 2% if you want to cut down the fat, but it wont be as creamy and rich. Beat all…

Banofee Pie

Banofee Pie is an English pie filled with banana, toffee and cream. Here is my version of the pie which includes instant pudding, bananas, dulce de leche and store bought pie crusts. Its a pretty easy pie but can be time consuming if you are making everything from scratch. I usually use packaged vanilla pudding….

Matcha Affogato

What do you get when you mix matcha tea with matcha ice cream?  Matcha Affogato! Well this is my version of it. First you need to start with making your matcha. Okay I don’t make it the traditional way. I just add hot water to my matcha powder and stir with a spoon. You also…

Cricket Chocolate Chip Cookies

I thought I would give cricket flour another try so I made some Cricket Flour Cookies. This was a recipe I got from Entofarms. http://entomofarms.com/featured_item/bite-sized-chocolate-chip-cricket-cookies/ This recipe is a great way to get people to try insect protein! Insect protein is a great substitute for protein powders. It is also full of vitamins and minerals so…

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…

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…

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake can be tricky business. There are many different recipes on the internet that finding the perfect one can be tricky. I scoured the web for hours looking for something easy, simple ingredients and with great reviews. Finally, I found a recipe on Add a Pinch that looked amazing so I decided to give it…

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

For my nephew’s party, I wanted to make something special. I decided to make cupcakes because I hadn’t made them in ages and they are always a hit at any party. This is a cookies and cream cupcake recipe from The Scran Line . Its an amazing site, full of beautifully done cakes, cupcakes and other…

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…

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….