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 […]

Tomato Cucumber Salad with Feta

This is one of my favorite “go to” salads in the summer months when tomatoes are abundant and taste the best. So on a hot summer day like today, we made this tomato cucumber salad as our main course.  We also like to make this salad as a side dish when we are barbecuing chicken […]

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 Almond Smoothie

For me when the temperature drops making a frosty smoothie is the farthest thing from my mind.  But this creamy chocolate smoothie is just right for these colder days and is full of healthy antioxidants and vitamins.  Adding ice cubes is optional and will make the smoothie a bit colder but not frosty. What a […]

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 […]

Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie

Wondering what to have for breakfast today but have no time to sit down for a meal ?   I love my steel cut oats for breakfast especially when it’s cold outside but in Florida I prefer a smoothie that I can take on the go.   My personal preference is a thick creamy smoothie that resembles and tastes […]

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 […]