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…

Sneaky Shepard’s Pie

If you’re finding it hard to add more vegetables to you meals, then you came to the right place. This is a sneaky shepard’s pie with cauliflower mashed potatoes. Cauliflower mashed potatoes sounds like a weird combination but some how cauliflower makes the mashed potatoes just that much better. Most people won’t realize that they…

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…

Breakfast Burgers

I tend to wake up late on weekends and find it difficult to figure out what to eat. I love breakfast foods but by the time I wake up its closer to noon than it is to breakfast. This is a great way to make breakfast and lunch work! A breakfast burger! One of my…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…