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Chapter One – The Beginning

  Hello! Welcome to my little blog. I have worked long and hard to get to this point. I started this journey in September last year, when my youngest, Walter, was finally starting to go to bed a bit earlier and I had (some) free time in the evenings again! […]

roasted garlic hummus

Roasted Garlic Hummus

  I love dips. Salsa, tzatziki, guacamole, and hummus!! I especially love dips when they’re made with healthy ingredients and you can smother that warm pita chip in dip without feeling too guilty. Done the right way, hummus is so good for you! Made with garbanzo beans, it is chalk full […]

coco-chocolate pecan granola

Coco-Chocolate Pecan Granola

Are you ready? I promised myself I wasn’t going to use words like “the best ever” to describe my recipes, but really, this IS the best ever granola recipe. Don’t get me wrong, this is not the healthiest granola but it’s also not terrible for you and you HAVE to […]

how to roast garlic

How to Roast Garlic

If only I could share with you an aroma…the smell of garlic roasting in my oven, to be precise. LOVE in my oven!! Today I’m about to share a very simple tip that many of you may already know about and possibly even do on the regular. I am almost embarrassed […]

domino popcorn

Domino Popcorn

Movie night just got sweeter! On a cold winter night, what’s better than kicking back on the couch with a good flick and a (BIG) bowl of buttery, salty popcorn? Well, maybe all of the above plus a glass of wine. BUT I’ve got an even better idea. What if […]

double chocolate beet cupcakes

Double Chocolate Beet Cupcakes

I met my husband, Etienne, at work. As we got to know each other, sometimes we would take a coffee break together at a nearby café called Bumpy’s. We quickly bonded over our shared love of their warm, giant, bakery style muffins.  I often daydream about taking over the muffin […]