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healthier zucchini brownies

Healthier Zucchini Brownies

It’s not often that I find myself literally eating the recipe that I’m writing about. More often that not, I’ve taken the actual pictures of the featured recipe a few days, or even weeks, prior to posting it. Not today! I’m noshing away on a zucchini brownie as I speak type […]

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Chapter Six – Summer

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August” – Jenny Han, The Summer I Turned Pretty Hey all!! It’s been a while since we had a real chat – but I blame summer. WHEW summer is always busy, am I right!? I am not complaining. It has been […]

Bakery-Style Blackberry Peach Muffins

Bakery-Style Blackberry Peach Muffins

What are you afraid of? In addition to a few abstract, worldly fears, I AM AFRAID OF SPIDERS. Gah!! I understand that they do great things by eating bugs and other pests, yada, yada, yada – BUT – they’re creepy. There’s just no way around that. They have too many […]

Funfetti Birthday Cupcakes

Vanilla Funfetti Birthday Cupcakes

  So, you might remember from a few posts back my mention of some birthday cupcakes! I was making them for the group birthday party we were having – I’m happy to say the cupcakes were a hit – and I’m finally getting around to posting the recipe for them. […]

Grilled Chicken with Sea Salted Peaches

Grilled Chicken with Sea Salted Peaches

This post is sponsored by Frontier Co-op. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible! So, how was your weekend? Mine was basically the best. I met a celebrity this weekend! Alexander Ludwig. You might know him from The Hunger […]

No-Bake Chocolate Cherry Tart

No-Bake Chocolate Cherry Tart

THIS. THIS is what has been getting me through the past few days of *insert shudder*….TEETHING. Uuuuugh. Seriously, I don’t want to be that Mom who complains about how hard it is raising little humans, because I truly, truly love my job as a Mother and I love my kids […]

red thai zuccini boats

Thai Red Curry Zucchini Boats

I’m keeping with my #ThaiTuesday theme. If you haven’t noticed, we really like our Thai spices around here; a couple of weeks ago, I posted one of our favourite Thai dishes. Although today’s recipe doesn’t have quite the same standing in our dinner rotation, with all the zucchini I’ve been harvesting […]

saskatoon cherry galette

Saskatoon Cherry Galette

Meet my newest lazy friend – the galette. Maybe not new for many of you, but new to me. It’s terrific! It’s like a pie without all of the work – plus – how cool does it look!? You can impress your people when they come over for dinner, being all “no […]

Zucchini Pizza

When I started the blog, I aspired to share all of my favourite go-to recipes and staples with the world. I’ve gotten a few of them out so far, like my creamy vegetable casserole, my favourite side dish of prosciutto-wrapped asparagus, my every day breakfast cookies, and of course – the star […]

Blueberry Breakfast Skillet Cookie

Blueberry Breakfast Skillet Cookie

Blueberry Breakfast Skillet Cookie. YES – breakfast. Cookie. In a skillet. You guys, this is one of those recipes that I just know I am going to make again and again. I am in love with it!! I can feed my family a giant cookie for breakfast, and feel good […]

Walnut Basil Pesto

You know how there’s some things you keep buying, even though you know it’s ridiculously easy to make? Pesto, friends. Pesto. Sidebar – for some reason the word pesto makes me think of Harry Potter.  If you yell it really loud, doesn’t it kind of sound like the beginning of a spell? […]

Roasted Corn and Chickpea Salad

Roasted Corn and Chickpea Kale Salad

Hooray! The weekend is here. I’m happy to say that I’m going to spend the evening making, and then likely photographing (depending on the success of my recipe) some birthday cupcakes. Not just any birthday cupcakes. Birthday cupcakes for a group of 3 and almost 3 year olds! When your group […]