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Delicious Breakfast Egg Muffins Recipe

| August 11, 2017 | 9 Comments
Delicious Breakfast Egg Muffins Recipe

    What am I going to have for breakfast? This is often times thought about before even climbing out of bed. I’m sure the usual comes to mind of Cereal, coffee, toasts, maybe even the “on the way to work Starbucks” is on your normal go to list. How about something healthier and homemade for a […]

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Manage Your Weight with These Pancake Recipes

| November 16, 2016 | 12 Comments
Manage Your Weight with These Pancake Recipes

  Manage Your Weight with These Pancake Recipes I love pancakes. I am sure you all do but restrain yourselves because you consider them high-calorie sweet treats. This is not necessarily true. A few simple changes in the pancake base will reduce their calorie content. Plus, pancake recipes allow experimenting with other ingredients that will […]

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Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

| October 17, 2016 | 17 Comments
Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

    Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Most Halloween treats are not exactly healthy. I like to try new and different recipes that still fit the theme of the holiday but I can also feel good about giving to my family and friends. That’s why I created these adorable Jack-O-Lantern orange bowls. The process of making the […]

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Homemade Granola Bars‏ Recipe #BackToSchool

| August 26, 2016 | 13 Comments
Homemade Granola Bars‏ Recipe #BackToSchool

    Homemade Granola Bars‏ Granola is a great breakfast that is filling and satisfying. It usually consists of rolled oats, nuts, honey and something to sweeten it up just a little, like brown sugar. This recipe is slightly different as it does not contain any oats. It is also a great snack for when […]

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15 Scrumptious Scones ‏

| April 22, 2016 | 17 Comments
15 Scrumptious Scones ‏

  15 Scrumptious Scones ‏ Scones are usually made of wheat, barley or oatmeal and often lightly sweetened or glazed with egg wash. A scone is a single-serving cake or quick bread. It’s so delicious with a cup of tea and served warm with butter! They can be made into a different variety of textures such as tall and […]

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15 Divine Smoothie Recipes

| November 13, 2015 | 8 Comments
15 Divine Smoothie Recipes

  You must try these delicious smoothie recipes! Smoothies are an easy way to eat healthy and enjoy for breakfast or a snack. Which one is your favourite?   1. Peppermint Cacao Smoothie | A Cedar Spoon 2. Berry Green Smoothie | Source: Hello Little Home 3. Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie | Source: Spaceships and Laserbeams 4. Healthy […]

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Bacon and Egg Cups Recipe ~ World Egg Day #Thankful4Eggs

| October 9, 2015 | 18 Comments
Bacon and Egg Cups Recipe ~ World Egg Day #Thankful4Eggs

  World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October. On World Egg Day, events are held across the world celebrating the egg.  Share on Twitter why you’re thankful for eggs by using the hashtag #Thankful4Eggs. On such a special day, I thought I would share one of my favourite egg recipes, the […]

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Save Time With Michael Smith’s Make Ahead Meals ~ A Review and A Beefy Barley Kale Stew Recipe

| October 1, 2015 | 6 Comments
Save Time With Michael Smith’s Make Ahead Meals ~ A Review and A Beefy Barley Kale Stew Recipe

It’s been almost a year since I reviewed Michael Smith’s cookbook, Family Meals and I can honestly say that I refer to that cookbook regularly. I can also say that I was very excited to hear Michael Smith was publishing another cookbook, this time called Make Ahead Meals: Over 100 Easy Time-Saving Recipes. This cookbook […]

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Delicious Strawberry Piña Colada Parfait Recipe

| July 17, 2015 | 18 Comments
Delicious Strawberry Piña Colada Parfait Recipe

  Here lately I have been on a huge greek yogurt kick. There are so many uses for it, depending on the flavor you get. The plain greek yogurt can be used to replace butter and sour cream for a healthier alternative. Vanilla can be used for pretty much any and everything else. While I […]

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Cinnamon French Toast Recipe

| April 17, 2015 | 22 Comments
Cinnamon French Toast Recipe

Cinnamon French Toast is ideal for breakfast on a school day as it’s so easy and fast to make before your kids head out for a busy day. They can also be prepared by your children, with supervision of course, for a special breakfast to mom and dad on their birthday, for Mother’s Day or for Father’s day. Who does […]

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15 Enjoyable Bread Recipes

| February 13, 2015 | 10 Comments
15 Enjoyable Bread Recipes

Yummy! I love to make breads for my family rather than purchasing them at the store. They are really not that difficult to make and I find they taste better. I also know which ingredients are used to prepare the bread and I don’t add any preservatives. Wholesome Goodness! Two of my favourite recipes are Banana Chocolate […]

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Shredded Wheat: A Simple Warm Winter Breakfast #Recipe

| January 23, 2015 | 18 Comments
Shredded Wheat: A Simple Warm Winter Breakfast #Recipe

There is nothing more comforting on a cold winter’s morning than a warm breakfast. I find it takes the chill off and gives me just the relief I need to head out into the brisk winter air with my dog for her first walk of the day. Warm breakfasts are not always easy to make […]

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Winter Workouts and an Egg in a Kale Cup Breakfast Recipe

| January 9, 2015 | 15 Comments
Winter Workouts and an Egg in a Kale Cup Breakfast Recipe

Winter is here!  Some of us celebrate and some of us cringe…  Whether you cheer or boo – the key to surviving an Ottawa winter is to embrace it in one way, shape or form.  Time will fly if you get the kids outside tobogganing, sledding, skating, skiing or even out to your local park. […]

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins #Recipe

| September 19, 2014 | 14 Comments
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins #Recipe

If you’re a vegetable gardener like I am then you may have a lot of zucchini sitting around. The good news is you can freeze zucchini, something I did last year at this time, which resulted in garden-fresh zucchini loaves and muffins all winter long. The key to freezing zucchini is to grate it, press […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins #Recipe

| May 30, 2014 | 23 Comments
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins #Recipe

This muffin has a cake like texture and his super moist with a delicious banana chocolate taste. PrintBanana Chocolate Chip Muffins Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 30 minutes Yield: 12 muffins Ingredients1 3/4 cups of all purpose flour 1/2 cup of granulated sugar 3 tsp. of baking Powder 1/2 tsp. of salt […]

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Banana Splits Breakfast Recipe

| May 15, 2014 | 64 Comments
Banana Splits Breakfast Recipe

  Yay! Spring is here! Or should I say summer? We went from winter to summer, from 2 to 22 degrees Celsius, in just a few days! I put away my booties and am now wearing my sandals, cleaned the winter jackets, stored my pants, and made room for shorts and capris! I am loving every minute […]

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California Cling Peaches, a Protein-Packed Peach Smoothie #Recipe & Prize Pack #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/09

| February 18, 2014 | 78 Comments
California Cling Peaches, a Protein-Packed Peach Smoothie #Recipe & Prize Pack #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/09

In celebration of National Canned Food Month this February, the California Cling Peach Board commissioned a new Canadian survey that has uncovered some serious misconceptions about canned peaches. The survey reveals that almost two thirds of respondents (61% of people who purchase canned peaches and 62% who don’t purchase them) think that the canning process […]

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Scrumptious Oatmeal-Berry Muffins Recipe

| February 14, 2014 | 11 Comments
Scrumptious Oatmeal-Berry Muffins Recipe

  I love muffins. I mean, what’s not to love? They are practically the perfect food because you can eat them anytime and not have guilt or funny looks. Perfect. Since I also happen to love baking, it’s probably no surprise that I bake a lot of muffins which tend to last about 3-4 days at […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Cranberry Apple Muffins Recipe

| January 17, 2014 | 11 Comments
Whole Wheat Banana Cranberry Apple Muffins Recipe

This recipe is my all time favourite winter muffins. It’s a denser, heavier muffin compared to the yogurt-based berry-type muffins I make in the summer months. Not only is this recipe simple, the muffins are moist and tasty. My recipe is based off a photocopied recipe given to me years ago, so I have no […]

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Lasagna Roll-Ups and Fruits and Cottage Cheese Dessert #Recipes

| January 11, 2014 | 54 Comments
Lasagna Roll-Ups and Fruits and Cottage Cheese Dessert #Recipes

  I only discovered cottage cheese in my 30’s when a lasagna recipe that I wanted to cook mentioned using it. It was so delicious that I started substituting parmesan and mozarella cheese in between the layers of the pasta for cottage cheese. It’s definitely a better alternative to higher fat cheese. I would like to share […]

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Berry Merry Breakfast Cups Recipe #SunMaidBrunch

| January 3, 2014 | 8 Comments
Berry Merry Breakfast Cups Recipe #SunMaidBrunch

As a soccer and hockey mom, I am part of the Sun-Maid Raisin Bread Program. I received inspiring brunch recipes, entertaining tips, a tea towel, and coupons for the delicious Sun-Maid Raisin Bread! Sun-Maid has served consumers since 1912 by providing premium quality raisins and dried fruits from the raisin and fruit farms of California […]

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Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Crepe #Recipe

| October 22, 2013 | 47 Comments
Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Crepe #Recipe

For Mother’s Day, my father gave me a crepe pan and a very special spatula that comes in handy for flipping crepes. Of course, with his gift came his famous crepe recipe. When I was a child, I can’t say my dad was much of a cook, but, now that he is retired, he seems […]

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Chocolate Chip Scones Recipe- Egg and Nut Free

| October 18, 2013 | 17 Comments
Chocolate Chip Scones Recipe- Egg and Nut Free

I just love scones!  My mother is British so I blame my scone love-affair on her.  One of my favourite things to do is go to the Chateau Laurier and have high tea and gorge on scones and cream and preserves.  Happy sigh. Having two kids with food allergies, my scone affair has hit some […]

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Autumn and Wild Grape Jelly Recipe

| October 18, 2013 | 10 Comments
Autumn and Wild Grape Jelly Recipe

The sun is now setting after a glorious day. Fall is upon us now and the smell of the falling leaves pierces the senses with delight. A walk in the woods this time of year will yield a person many rewards. Along the fence lines the wild grapes can be harvested to make a wonderful […]

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