Protein Bars

Whether you need a mid afternoon snack, a post-workout refuel option or a quick breakfast, everybody has room in their pantry for protein bars. Healthy, filled with good fats, protein and a big energy boost, these bars are a goRead more…

Macadamia and Honey Ginger Granola

Before the boy and I left for Canada last year, we took a road trip up the east coast of Australia. We went from nearly the lowest point, just outside Melbourne, and didn’t stop until we literally ran out ofRead more…

Poppyseed Clementine Bundt Cake

There’s something about poppyseeds in cakes for me that makes them look just so pretty.  I don’t bake with poppyseeds often, but every once in a while, I’ll see them sitting there in my cupboard, and I’ll totally get theRead more…

15 Cozy up Comfort Meals you can Make Ahead

Winter is such a hard time of year.  It gets dark at 5 pm, and seems to get lighter progressively later in the mornings, and there’s no chance that photos can happen much after 4pm.  It gets cold, and theRead more…

Run Series Part IV: Post Race

This is the fourth and final part of the series Running: From Start to Finish.  If you missed any of the other weeks, have a look at Resources for Runners, Part !, Part II and Part III. Sometimes I finishRead more…

Apple Cardamom Granola

Granola is kind of like brownies: you can never have too many recipes and it’s fun to experiment with different flavour combinations and use different ingredients.  You never know what you might come up with, and you may just findRead more…

Pecan Pie

  A few weeks ago, for Thanksgiving dinner, my mom made Pecan Cream Cheese Pie.  It’s kind of like the favourite cake you have for your birthday every year, in that it’s her Thanksgiving specialty, or at the very least,Read more…

Homemade Green Chai Tea

  Winter is tea time for me.  With the permanent chill in the air, I love having something hot in my hands to sip on – and to warm my hands.  I’m not a plain tea kind of girl though,Read more…

Run Series Part III: Race Day

  This is the third in a four-part series on Running: From Start to Finish. Check out Part I, and Part II if you missed them.  There’s little that compares to the excitement, adrenaline and atmosphere of race day.  You’re anxious andRead more…

Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse

  One of my favourite things to make when we feel like a little dessert treat is mousse or pudding. Or energy bites, but we usually already have those in the house any ways.  I rarely make the same puddingRead more…

Vegan French Toast

  There’s a restaurant down the road from us, which while I’ve never been, serve vegan French Toast.  Whenever any one asks me about where I like to eat out, or where is a good place to get vegan food,Read more…

Spiced Carrot Scones

  I’ve been fighting the urge to bake for the last two days.  Fighting the urge to bake more pie, all things chocolate, cookies and some ooey gooey caramel and chocolate pecan bar, with all the Halloween inspiration flying around.Read more…