Fresh, Frosty Popsicles

When I was a kid, Popsicle Peet was my hero and Fudgicles, Creamsicles and Lime Popsicles were my jam. Actually, they still are. There are loads of really tasty, low sugar and healthy popsicles you can buy, but they are SO easy to make, why not give them a whirl. You need a blender, a Popsicle mold (or big ice …

Mango Black Bean Salad

My general rule is: if I make something, I want it to last at least a couple of days. Traditional leaf salads — while delicious, can easily get soggy and it’s not uncommon to have to chuck any leftovers. But not with black bean salad. It’s healthy, hearty has a great balance of flavours (sweet, salty, savoury and a little …

Grab Your Shaker, Patio Season is HERE!

There is just something about a summer cocktail. Maybe it’s because we have long winters and short summers. Maybe it’s because there is so much delicious fresh fruit…which goes so well with cocktails. Or maybe it’s because the teachers are about to pass back the baton and our kids are about to tell us how BORED they are for the …

Squash Your Hunger

Full disclosure. The last time I ate spaghetti squash with gusto coincided with Norwalk Virus blowing through our house. That was 15 years ago and yes, it has taken that long for me to get over it. And I am so glad I did! Like most squash, spaghetti squash is super easy to cook and versatile and has the added …