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…

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…

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…

Coconut Snack Bars

As a nursing mama, you are always hungry.  I wanted to make something healthy to snack on, instead of chocolates and potato chips (LOL).  This is a super easy recipe that anyone can make in a pinch. These little treats are packed with healthy fats which is good for mama and baby. These treats are…

Candy Kumquats

I love kumquats especially when they are ripe and sweet. However I got a batch that wasn’t as tasty.  I decided I couldn’t eat them as is and to candy them instead.  This is a super simple recipe. First you need to prepare the kumquats.  Quarter them and remove as many seeds as you can. …

Eggless Eggnog for the Holidays

Its that time of the year again.  That time when you fill your coffee cup with eggnog lattes and sit by the fire.  Unfortunately I don’t eat eggs anymore.  So I haven’t had eggnog lattes in a while. 😦 I decided to see if there was a recipe that I could make without eggs.  I…

Bacon Wrapped Scallops and Dates

You’ve probably heard of the people say “Bacon always makes things better”. Well they were not wrong. This recipe was inspired by a trip to Alaska where I was served bacon wrapped dates. It was not a combination that I would have put together but it works. I decided to make bacon wrapped dates and…

Three Ingredient Banana Cookies

Well it is that time of year again. BACK TO SCHOOL.  To make it a little more bearable why not make some yummy treat to take to school?  I ran across this recipe and wanted to try it out.  It sounds super easy and doable. All you need are bananas, oatmeal and chocolate chips. Not…

Lazy, Easy and Quick 4 Ingredient Granola Cereal

Lately I have been addicted to yogurt, cereal and fruit or berries.  The trouble with my special diet is that I try to avoid anything with white sugar (cane sugar).  Unfortunately most cereal is filled with white sugar.  I decided to make my own granola.  We already have a recipe online for homemade granola but…

Starbucks Sakura Cherry Blossom Frappuccino

It is that time of year again.  Cherry Blossom Season!   Cherry Blossom viewing is so popular in Japan that there are foods and snacks celebrating this wonderful season.  Every year Starbucks serves their seasonal Cherry Blossom Frappuccino. I believe the original one has sakura blossoms sprinkled on top but now there is strawberry matcha…

Decorating Jello with Fruit

Jello doesn’t have to be an understated dessert. You can make your Jello the life of the party by decorating it with fruit. I came up with this idea because my friend who loves Jello would always make Jello “cakes”. For her birthday, we decided to make her a Jello Birthday Cake. To decorate the…

Review: Rain or Shine Ice Cream

My friends have constantly been talking about ice cream shops around Vancouver.  Earnest Ice Cream, Mario Gelato, Bella Gelateria, Menchie’s, and Rain or Shine. I am pretty sure there are more ice cream shops out there that are amazing. My go to place is Mario Gelato because they have a coconut sugar ice cream. So…