Month: August 2018

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins

  There’s an old saying, “An Apple A Day…. ”  and now that it’s the end of August it’s time to start thinking about back to school breakfasts.  For us that means Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins are baking! Back to school always brings about a […]

Sunday Soup: Thai Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

Sunday Soup: Thai Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

This is so much more than just another healthy vegan soup that you’ll cook and eat because it’s good for you.  This one actually tastes really good,  I promise.   While not a traditional Thai soup, it is a perfect balance of sweet and sour which […]

No Churn Tropical Ice Cream

No Churn Tropical Ice Cream

I’ve always wanted to make ice cream,  but getting an ice cream maker seemed like just one more kitchen gadget that I might use once or twice and then just gather dust in my cupboard…. a bit like my bread maker.   Instead I wanted to […]

Crock Pot BBQ Beef Sandwiches

Crock Pot BBQ Beef Sandwiches

It’s only August, and the weather is still super hot, but with Back to School right around the corner, I’ve got easy, satisfying meals on my mind.    Somehow, September always sneaks up on me, I know it’s coming, but I’m never quite ready!  This […]

Maple Dijon Baked Chicken Thighs

Maple Dijon Baked Chicken Thighs

Maple and Mustard?  I know it might sound like a strange combination, but trust me, it’s delicious, honest. Dijon Mustard, has a slight spiciness to it, a little sharp, but it is not tangy like the more widely used Yellow Mustard as it in-fact does […]

Soup Sunday: Kicked Up Cauliflower Soup

Soup Sunday: Kicked Up Cauliflower Soup

Every Sunday, regardless of the season, how many kids are home,  or what kind of crazy day I have planned, I make soup.  If I don’t it’s not Sunday according to my son Jonathan.   I usually wake up earlier than everyone else on Sunday, I […]

Quest for the Best: Banana Muffins

Quest for the Best: Banana Muffins

Banana Bread (or muffins) is one of those recipes I searched and searched for.  I wanted a nice moist, full banana flavour, not crumbly bread or muffin.  I also wanted it to be fast, and easy to put together and to keep well for a […]