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A tall stack of ginger snap cookies with a glass of milk in the background

Soft Ginger Snap Cookies – A Family Heirloom!

  These Ginger Snap Cookies are my families favourite cookie and a recipe I have had friends hounding me to get for years.  Why years… because I refused to share…

Two date squares stacked on top of a beautiful antique saucer with a stunning gold rim

Date Squares – A Canadian Tradition

Date squares are like a big hug from Grandma.  They are sweet, comfort food treats that bring back memories of childhood for me.  Soft chewy dates macerated down with brown…

Roasted pumpkin seeds in a small metal basket

Perfectly Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

You know what I love most about Halloween?  It isn’t the candy. It isn’t the cute little ones dressed up like super heros and princesses. Nope.  Roasted pumpkin seeds are…

2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Mom

10 Holiday Gift Ideas For Mom – 2018

Moms are special people so they absolutely deserve a special gift!  These 10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Mom will not disappoint and might be good enough to put you in…

a loaf of banana bread riddled with chocolate chips and decorated with some sliced bananas

Whole Wheat Banana Bread

I have been making this whole wheat banana bread for years and it is almost always gobbled up by my kids as soon as it cools down so they can…

An overhead shot of two Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars beside a cup of black tea and an antique gold and green teacup

Peanut Butter Crisps – Healthy and 21 Day Fix Approved

I live on peanut butter!  This is an absolute truth and these Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars or I like to call them Crisps are amazing and ….. wait for it……

Brussel Spouts with Bacaon laid out in a decorative white bowl on a wood cutting board.

Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Leeks

This pan roasted brussel sprouts with bacon recipe will change your mind and turn you into a fan of these tiny brain like veggies!  A healthy and hearty side to…

Slices of thickly cut Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread sprawled out on a wood cutting board surrounded with cinnamon, nutmeg on top of a burlap cloth

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Nothing says fall like the smell of fresh baked Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread wafting though the house.  Starbucks has nothing on this bread!  Moist with just the right amount of…