Well it’s the day after Halloween and across the country everyone is experiencing the dreaded ‘sugar hangover’. I went to the first couple of houses with my husband and our girls, but I had to double back to man the fort and hand out candy. We live in a hidden cul de sac and, although [...]
If you like this recipe, check out our regular Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe. Only one more sleep until Halloween. We’ve been busy decorating the inside and outside of our home this month and our girls got to carve their own pumpkins last weekend. Now I already have a great recipe for Roasted Pumpkin Seeds, but [...]
I was wandering around the grocery store last night trying to come up with a new idea for a breakfast smoothie for our girls. My smoothies are never the same and I love trying new ingredients that I had never though of before. Enter ‘the avocado’. Avocados have a lot going for them as a [...]
This was a favorite Friday meal for one of my closest friends and I back when we were single and living in Winnipeg in our own houses. I would head over on Friday nights after work and we would make a big batch of this baby. After we devoured this salad, we would sit down [...]
With a new apple tree in our yard, we will have a surplus of apples at the end of the season each year. Making pies is an easy way to use them up. Family recipes have a great way of being passed down through generations. With subtle changes made each time, the recipes are cherished [...]
I made this homemade chicken noodle soup yesterday and it was gobbled up by both of my girls. They also requested a bowl of soup as a snack which was pretty impressive considering they could choose from a variety of fruit we had on hand. Adding alphabet noodles in place of regular soup noodles makes [...]
Nanking cherries grow in colder climates and it is the closest thing we get to the sweet tasting cherries that you can buy in the store. A Nanking cherry is tart for pretty much its whole time on the tree. Right now, they are beginning to turn a dark red which is when they become [...]
Here is a quick and easy take on the delicious dessert that only uses four ingredients and takes about 10 minutes to make. I was craving Bananas Foster all day and had the chance to make it for our dinner guest tonight. I made a little extra and seconds were requested.