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SALTED CHOCOLATE HEMP SHAKE FOR TWO

SALTED CHOCOLATE HEMP SHAKE FOR TWO

This shake is delicious and answers the call for chocolate!  Loaded with protein, omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants.  Recipe from “Oh She Glows Every Day.”  You can find out more about the Author, Angela Liddon, at “Oh She Glows blog.” 1 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (Coconut milk works as well) 1 large frozen … Continue reading

Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”  Virginia Woolf I recently stumbled across a book  “Oh She Glows Every Day” by Toronto’s own Angela Liddon.  This is Angela’s second book and her first book was on the New York Times bestseller’s list.   I am a little behind … Continue reading

Apple Pie Muffins

Apple Pie Muffins

Made these with fresh apples picked from a friend’s tree…..delicious.. Ingredients:  – yield 18 – 24 muffins Topping 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter – melted Batter 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk (or use 1 tsp … Continue reading

Balsamic Chicken

Balsamic Chicken

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a  recipe – this recipe is so easy and quick.   I’m all about easy and quick! Note: If desired, you can substitute approximately 12-16 chicken breast tenders (tenderloins) in lieu of the whole chicken breasts. Ingredients 4 boneless chicken 2 teaspoons lemon-peper seasoning 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Apple Crumble

Slow Cooker Apple Crumble

I’ve enjoyed having a few close friends over this Christmas – that is what Christmas is all about  – spending time with loved ones.  Between both boys there were three hockey tournaments over the Christmas holidays so most of my time has been spent driving across town, not leaving me a lot of time to … Continue reading

Gorgeous and Moroccan

Gorgeous and Moroccan

I love the sound of Moroccan and love the food even more. A few dishes I made this past weekend and I think the recipes are worth sharing – just in time for grilling weather. Grilled Moroccan Chicken Servings: 4 Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup chopped scallion (white part only) 1/4 … Continue reading

BERRIES,  BERRIES AND MORE BERRIES PLEASE!

BERRIES, BERRIES AND MORE BERRIES PLEASE!

  Found this recipe on High Walls – I love berries and vanilla ice cream.  I haven’t made this yet but it’s a no brainer.  I’m positive the pie is delicious – after all it contains two very important ingredients for awesomeness – fat and sugar!  Enjoy – picture makes me want to eat it up.. … Continue reading

killer tofu

Originally posted on yoonanimous:
Everywhere you turn, someone is telling you that something you’re feeding your kids is bad for them. Which is fine if your kids are good eaters and you have a host of food options from which to choose. My kids? Left to their own devices, they each eat like twelve foods.…

SPEEDY SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH BACON OR HAM

SPEEDY SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH BACON OR HAM

Speedy Split Pea Soup With Bacon (or ham) Art by Mary-Anna Fricano Welch I haven’t had split pea soup since my mother made it while we lived in Quebec – have to give this a try – courtesy of  P.E.A.C.E Makes 6 generous servings (or lots to freeze) and is ready in about an hour. … Continue reading

PIZZA PRETZELS

PIZZA PRETZELS

My children really get bored with sandwiches and every night I’m scratching my head trying to figure out what to do for lunch.  I’ve started to get the boys more involved in packing their own lunch and rather than just a sandwich, I have a variety of items available.   I separate the items into different … Continue reading

CANDY CORN KRISPIE TREATS – HALLOWEEN TREATS

CANDY CORN KRISPIE TREATS – HALLOWEEN TREATS

These look adorable – recipe taken from Glorious Treats – check them out for more awesome recipes.. Candy Corn Krispie Treats Traditional rice krispies treats get a festive update for Halloween. Yield: 16 servings/wedges ingredients: For the yellow ring 4 1/2 cups rice krispies cereal 5 cups mini marshmallows 3 tablespoons butter For the orange ring 2 … Continue reading