Kale Chips

If you are like me, you probably have been neglecting your garden a little too much. My kale has been exploding and my garden looks like a wild mess. But I am glad I have lots of people I can give my vegetables too. One recipe my son constantly asks for is kale chips. It…

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…

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…

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….

Rice Paper Pizza

There has been some interesting viral recipes floating around the internet recently. This was one that a saw and I decided to modify it using what I had as I did not have the traditional ingredients. It is a Vietnamese street food dish usually topped with meat, cheese and pork floss. The main part of…

Baby Puree Prep

I’ve been currently creating meals that are versatile for dinner for adults and babies. It has been a challenge but I’ve discovered that it was easier to use the same ingredients and make a pot on the side. Until my kid is old enough to have the same meals as us, this was the easiest…

Crazy Sprinkles Cookies

As you know my son loves his chocolate chip cookies, but I did want to make them a little more special by adding a ton a sprinkles to them. This recipe is also really simple and it is a great way to get your little ones to start baking. As usual, start with flour, egg,…

Pumpkin Pie Crumble

Some days I feel like a crumble or a crisp and other days I just want a pie. I decided to combine both of these to make a pumpkin pie crumble. A nice sweet and smooth pie topped with crunchy crumble! Yum. Start by preheating the oven to 425F. Make the pumpkin pie filling. In…

Instant Pot Apple Pear Butter

This year we were blessed with an abundance of apple pear (aka Asian pear or sand pear). This fruit is a pear that has a taste that is like pears but crispy like an apple. Since we had so many pears, I decided to make some apple pear butter to savor the taste through out…