May 28, 2018

Blueberry Rhubarb Muffins

It’s rhubarb season! I still have some frozen rhubarb left over from last year which needs to be used up! Rhubarb is a tart vegetable with thick, celery-like stalks, the only edible part. The rhubarb leaves are poisonous and should NOT be eaten. Chop and discard the leaves. Choose stalks that […]
February 27, 2017

5 Ways to Set Up a Good Breakfast Routine

Weekday mornings can be tricky when you’re in a rush to get out the door.  Getting a whole family dressed, fed, groomed and out the door to school on time is a set of time-sensitive tasks, where there is a strong relationship between the time left until school starts and […]
January 11, 2017

Pumpkin Banana Snack Muffins

These pumpkin banana mini-muffins are full of beta-carotene from the pumpkin and are a great way to use up a freezer full of over-ripened bananas. This big-batch recipe freezes well which helps make for a quick on-the-go snack or for packing school lunches. Their smaller size helps to keep portion […]
December 21, 2016

Maple apple compote

Ambrosia, Braeburn, Delicious, Jonagold – these and thousands of other varieties of apples are now in season! Crunchy, naturally sweet and satisfying – bite into an apple and enjoy how the apple juices dribble down your chin.   There are thousands of varieties of apples. Yes, you read that right – […]
December 21, 2016

Butternut squash spinach feta frittata

Can you cook a flavourful and satisfying meal using only 6 ingredients?  Yes! When I look for meal-time inspiration, I find myself drawn to simple recipes that use few ingredients.  The idea that I need fewer ingredients means that I am not spending as much time and money on buying […]
December 21, 2016

Simple Sautéed Bananas in an Orange Sauce 

I love to serve my family pancakes.  Warm, fresh from the pan pancakes invite smiley faces at the breakfast table. Pancakes themselves are versatile. You can make the traditional recipe that your mom used to make, or you can expand this recipe by adding in some pureed fruit or vegetable, […]