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Simple Basil and Walnut Pesto

Simple Basil and Walnut Pesto

It’s that time of year when summer is starting to fade and the garden is bursting with basil ready for picking! The best way I’ve found to preserve all that basil for the winter months is to make pesto and store it in the freezer.…

Nectarine Bruschetta with Brie, Lemon Thyme and Honey

Nectarine Bruschetta with Brie, Lemon Thyme and Honey

It’s Peach and always forgotten Nectarine Season! Poor Nectarine, never the star of the show…UNTIL NOW! Well, technically nectarines are a type of peach, they are just smoother, smaller and firmer. Nevertheless, they are all delicious and they make an AMAZING companion to Brie! I…

No-Fuss Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

No-Fuss Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

Tell me…what’s you favourite kind of pie? If you didn’t say Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, it’s about to be! Homemade pie crust from scratch, with a deliciously balanced strawberry-rhubarb filling that will leave you wanting MORE! I brought this pie to a friend’s house and it…

Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberry Compote

Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberry Compote

…Buttermilk not required! What? You might be saying, hear me out – how many of us have buttermilk on hand on a regular basis? Not many! Keeping it simple is what I strive to do, so in this case, we only need milk and vinegar…

Simple 2-Ingredient Strawberry Compote

Simple 2-Ingredient Strawberry Compote

Up-levelling breakfast or bunch just got easier! This 2 ingredient Strawberry Compote is ready for that weekend chill. I love making this, so easy and takes no time at all! I don’t know about you, but I like to go ALL out when I find…

Tahini and Walnut Stuffed Dates

Tahini and Walnut Stuffed Dates

Oh did I mention with Orange Blossom Water?! Yes, these dates are soaked in orange blossom water and stuffed with walnuts and tahini then dipped in chocolate! We can’t forget the best part – that sprinkle of flaked Sea Salt! There are stuffed dates all…

Baked Ricotta Pears with Amaretti

Baked Ricotta Pears with Amaretti

Ahh Canadian Spring – bitter, cold, and wet! Yeah, does not sound pleasant. These days you still need the warm soups and drinks, maybe even some warm desserts? We’ve all heard of baked apples but what about the PEAR?! We need to give her some…

Delicious & Easy Orzo with Mushroom

Delicious & Easy Orzo with Mushroom

I never thought much about Orzo as a dish to be quite honest. I’ve used to several times in soups, which I love, but as a stand alone dish – not really. I was craving a creamy pasta but I didn’t have the ingredients to…

Easy Golden Latte Recipe

Easy Golden Latte Recipe

Who doesn’t love a cup of golden sunshine! Just looking at this picture makes me smile. I always crave a Golden Latte from time to time but I dread pulling out all the ingredients to make one – so why not combine all the ingredients…

Vegan Banana Muffins with Streusel

Vegan Banana Muffins with Streusel

Got some overly ripe bananas? Well, that’s perfect to make my easy vegan banana muffins! Trust me, you are going to be baking these every weekend! They just fill the kitchen with the most amazing smell! I’m sure even the neighbours can smell this deliciousness…