Savoury Breakfast Muffins

The internet is full of recipes but not always with the ingredients you want to use especially when you are on a diet. If you are trying to increase your protein while reducing your fat and calories consumption then this recipe is for you. These Savoury Breakfast Muffins can be prepped in advance for your […]

Chicken Caesar Salad

I made this Chicken Caesar Salad last night after I found a head of iceberg lettuce leftover from a delicious taco dinner we had on the weekend. During the summer months our adult children love to come to the cottage on the weekends.  Fortunately for M and I, they don’t come empty handed and bring […]

5 Reasons why Almond Milk is good for you!

Almond milk is low in both fat and calories and can be an appropriate milk substitute for those on a heart healthy diet or have lactose intolerance.  There is no cholesterol or saturated fat in almond milk and it’s low in sodium and high in healthy fats such as omega fatty acids which helps to […]

Portobello Mushroom Soup !

Ever since the temperature dropped this week, all I can think of is soup!  To make this delicious soup all you need is two large portobello mushrooms, a handful of cremini or white mushrooms, onion, coconut milk and stock. Save time by chopping the vegetable coarsely and don’t over cook them since they will be […]

Chocolate Brownie Cake

Do you love chocolate ? Well this recipe is for you! These no bake brownies  are made in a 6 inch cake pan and can be pressed into a square, round or the heart shaped pan like the one I use. This recipe is fast and easy to make and tastes so delicious you may […]

Roasted Veggie Whole Grain Sorghum Salad

Make this easy whole grain sorghum salad for your summer family barbeque and because it’s gluten-free you won’t have to worry about your guests not being able to eat it.  Or if you don’t want to cook every night then prep this salad at the beginning of the week and store in the fridge for […]

Kale Salad

Our first winter in Florida has been a busy one with our home renovations so to create some balance in our lives, we decided to explore our creative side and become members of the Morean Art Center where they offer a variety of classes in glass, clay, painting, jewelry, metal and photography and much, much more.  What’s so […]

Raw Nutty Energy Balls

These energy balls are quick and easy to make and are a great snack anytime you need a sweet treat or with your favourite cup of tea.  Store in a Tupperware container in your refrigerator for up to a week or freeze and take a few to work and they will be ready to eat […]

Sauteed Kale with Dried Plums

My sister Alice gave me some of her dried purple plums when I was visiting Kamloops last week so I wanted to prepare a dish that would include them.  So if you like the taste of sweet and savory this dish is for you.  I made this last night for my friends Debbie and Warren […]

Coconut Shrimp with Brown Basimati Rice

This simple recipe was adapted from one I found on the Food & Wine website.  This recipe called for cilantro but it wasn’t available here so I substituted it with fresh spinach and basil.   The original recipe was twice the size so I reduced it by half and adjusted some of the spices as […]