Oven Baked Lemon Chicken

I love the feeling of eating comfort foods. It makes you warm and fuzzy. I discovered this recipe when I was searching for a baked chicken recipe and now I can’t stop making it. Begin by brining a whole chicken for at least 1 day. Learn more about brining by checking out this recipe on…

Barley Tea

I know everyone always says you need to stay hydrated but when I get tired of drinking water I just don’t know what to drink .  I ran into this tea on Pinterest and thought it would be interesting to try. Take some barley toast it in a pan.   The recipe says to use a…

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…

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…

Ketchup Cake

I came across this recipe and thought it would be interesting to try. I was nervous because ketchup was not a typical cake flavour and I was worried it would be overwhelming. There was also mixed reviews for this cake. Not wanting to have huge cake, I decided to make half the recipe. This way,…

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…

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…

Frozen Whipping Cream Hearts

Here is easy way to make Valentines a little more special.  These are really simple to make ahead of time and a great activity to do with your kids.  Keep these in your freezer until you are ready to use them. You will need a can of whipping cream, sprinkles and hot cocoa. First 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…

Leftover Eskimo Ice Cream Loaf

I recently made Eskimo Ice Cream.  The ice cream was OK but it wasn’t my favorite so that meant I had a lot left over.  I decided I wanted to make something out of it. I first blended the ice cream with an immersion blender. It looked gross and chunky. I also had a lot…

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…

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. …