Food

BANANA WALNUT MUFFINS

BANANA WALNUT MUFFINS

  I feel like everyone should have a banana muffin recipe. Whether it’s passed down from your grandmother or you saw something on the food network. It’s one of those recipes that you keep with you and can create over and over again. I always […]

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTABELLAS

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTABELLAS

  This recipe can also just be a meatloaf. That’s originally what it was. I made meatloaf for my cousin and put the slices of pancetta all over the top. The result was a moist flavorful meatloaf. We each had a thick slice with veggies […]

DATE & OATMEAL COOKIES

DATE & OATMEAL COOKIES

These are my favourite oatmeal cookies. They are good with raisins, but the dates give them a sweeter, chewier texture. The mix of the two kinds of oats gives it a nice texture as well. makes 24 cookies 3/4 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup white […]

EGG NOG PANETONNE BREAD PUDDING

EGG NOG PANETONNE BREAD PUDDING

Bread pudding is a classic dessert for the winter season. It’s warm, comforting, and most of all delicious. Using panetonne which is a cakey bread filled with raisins and candied orange zest, and the warming spices of cinnamon and nutmeg really make this a perfect […]

APPLE JUICE

APPLE JUICE

  The first cold-press juice I ever had was at Urban Herbivore. I was doing these classes across the street from them and after one sip of their apple-lemon juice I was hooked. I swapped out my coffee for this sweet concoction every morning.  I […]

LIMONCELLO CREAM WITH RASPBERRIES

LIMONCELLO CREAM WITH RASPBERRIES

  This soup like dessert is perfect for a summer’s night. It’s creamy and boozy with undertones of lemon. The tart raspberries balance the sweetness and make the perfect bite. 1 pint of fresh raspberries  1/2c. Limoncello 1c. sugar 1c. water Zest of a lemon […]

CHEESE-WHEEL WEDDING CAKE

CHEESE-WHEEL WEDDING CAKE

  My friend got married last summer and her menu included an amazing chocolate dessert so she didn’t want a wedding cake… but wanted a wedding cake. She decided to make her wedding cake a cheese course for the end of the night instead of […]

ELECTRIC ORANGE JUICE

ELECTRIC ORANGE JUICE

  Okay, I know the filters in this photo clearly play a part in the electric look of the juice, but so does the ginger. This orange juice is packed with vitamins and a great pick-me-up for that mid-day hump. It is pulpy, so if […]

MEXICAN TORTILLA PIE

MEXICAN TORTILLA PIE

  No words for how good this is. Easy to assemble and feeds a lot of people. It’s spicy because I’m a spicy girl. So if you’re not into spice, you can use less chili powder and jalapeno. 1 package 10 inch tortillas 1 red […]

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

  This veggie soup is hearty and sticks to your bones on a cold winter’s day. I make a lot of soups in the winter and this is one of my go-to lunches. The chickpeas and quinoa go well together. I use a few can […]