Grab Your Cookie Cutter!

Celebrate Valentine’s or just the sun coming up with these delicious, buttery, fast sugar cookies. The dough uses LOTS of butter (natch) and doesn’t have a rest time, so if you have a hankering for delightful cookies covered in Royal Icing and sprinkles, look no further.

Quiche Me I’m Hungry

Looking for a quick, healthy, EASY meal? Quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It’s super versatile, loaded with protein (thank you eggs) and can be on the table in under 30 when you use magical, phyllo pastry for the crust. We have made and served quiche for countless camps and it passes the KID test. It is highly …

Parmesan, Broccoli and Romano Bean Pasta

There are 4 Pillars to a great meal: 1. Taste.2. Protein.3. Fruit or Veg.4. Fibre. But let’s get back to fibre. ​Why is it so important? Fibre is key for maintaining a healthy digestive system, it also lowers cholesterol and helps control blood sugar levels. We need more than you think. Kids need about 15 grams a day, women between …

Turkey Pot Pie: Ultimate Comfort Food

Wrap up your leftover turkey, throw it in the freezer and next time you are in need of comfort food — like turkey pot pie, you’ll be so glad you did.

Soup Is the Perfect Lunch

What makes soup so great? Soup satisfies you quicker than a sandwich (because your body is able to digest it faster) AND it keeps you feeling full longer.

Best Thermoses And Bags For Back-To-School

 I still love this commercial. I guess you could say, I identify with the dad. Covid-19 has kind of sucked the fun out of back-to-school, no? Well, if your kids ARE going back, they’re still going to need to eat lunch. So I thought I’d I hit up one of my favourite websites ( to get the lowdown on the best Thermoses, …

Sneaky Mac ‘N Cheese: Healthy Comfort Food

Mac ‘N Cheese is a classic for good reason: it’s pasta, milk, cheese, some bread crumbs and … more cheese. Well, this recipes turns this classic, into truly healthy comfort food. What’s the secret? Cauliflower rice.

The Mangoes are Coming!

Ataulfo mangoes are super versatile and go well with either sweet or savory dishes. They’re an excellent addition to a fruit, black bean or chicken salad and make incredible smoothies (try mango and avocado). They freeze really well too.

Pumpkin or Apple Pie?

People are SCARED to make pastry. I grew up in a house where pies were a staple of Sunday dinner and making pastry to my mom was a nothingburger. And I get that that kind of modeling goes a long way to dispel fears.

Cake Making Made Easy

When my daughter was 4, she wanted a surprise birthday party. So, my husband took her on an errand and in that 45 minutes, we got the guests in the house and I decorated my daughter’s cake. One of the moms looked at it and said, “You are so lucky you are not a Type A Personality like me, I’d never be able to serve that.”