Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

I’m so excited to be doing this post and to be sharing this recipe with you that I don’t even know where to start. Giddy excited in fact. It may have something to do with how much chocolate peanut butterRead more…

Scalloped Potatoes

You know how sometimes you create a dish and you have this perfect image in your head of how you want your dish to turn out and how it will look and taste? It doesn’t always happen. In fact IRead more…

Juice Cleanse

The boy and I are taking the weekend head-on with a 3 day juice cleanse. We’re one day in, with two days left to go. I use the term juice cleanse lightly, because we aren’t crazy intense about it andRead more…

Spicy Tacos with Pineapple Ginger Salsa

Today is taco day. And you may not know it, but a lot of days around here are taco day. Or Mexican day. Or we-are-just-really-craving-homemade-refried-beans-and-guacamole-so-let’s-make-something-up-day. That’s how the Loaded Sweet Potato Fries came to be. We now have them probablyRead more…

Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes

Any good long weekend calls for a great Sunday morning breakfast. Something that is pretty easy to make, but special enough that it wouldn’t happen on a Tuesday, and something that doesn’t create heaps of dishes and after the factRead more…

Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce

A few weeks ago when I posted the Gluten Free BBQ Pizza, the only thing missing was a recipe for homemade BBQ sauce. The pizza was delicious, and the crust, was definitely the win from all the recipe tests, butRead more…

Whole Wheat Spelt and Thyme Focaccia

I don’t think I will ever tire of having fresh bread come out of the oven. Hot and steaming, and filling the house with the delicious aromas of crusty whole grain bread, it still gets me excited every time. MyRead more…

Matcha Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches

Today it’s all about the ice cream. I’m not even going to dance around it and try to give you some fun, interesting story leading up to it before I tell you what we are having. Some things can’t wait.Read more…

Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie Bowls

By the time you read this, I’ll be running, standing on the line, or maybe even crossing the finish line of the Bluenose half marathon here in Halifax. It is actually one of the first half marathons I ran, nearlyRead more…

Make your own Kefir!

I’ve rambled and posted and rambled a lot more on brewing your own kombucha. Mostly because I love the stuff, and we can’t get enough of it, but also because it is so good for you and such a goodRead more…

Chai Infused Pear and Date Bread

A few weeks ago, pears were on sale at the grocery store. By the bagful. Naturally, we bought 3 kilograms. I love buying entire bags of fruit because it makes my mind go wild with all the things I canRead more…

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chipotle Chili with Lentil Cornbread

The combination of sweet potatoes and black beans is one of my favourites. I’ve done them together a lot and they always offer this, satisfying warm-me-up-inside-wholesome-comfort-food outcome. The kind that leaves you with an empty bowl and a little bitRead more…