These oat bran muffins are moist and not too sweet, perfect for a morning run-out-the-door breakfast or an afternoon snack. I used plums, but you can use any soft fruit you want (nectarines, peaches…)! Freeze any extras for a quick snack or breakfast for hectic mornings, or bake them in mini muffin tins for a perfect snack for the little ones … View The Post
I’ve been eyeing up tomato tarts on Pinterest for some time now. But I will admit, the thought of making my own pastry is just too much for this busy mom to handle some days, especially something as delicate as puff pastry. I’ve reached the conclusion that life is simply too short for somethings; like making my own puff pastry!
Like any mere-mortal, I love fries. I mean, who doesn’t? But traditional fries aren’t exactly what we call ‘health food’. I’ve tried to make oven fries a number of times, but due to a lack of knowledge or patience (or both), my efforts have resulted in limp, soggy fries that hardly resemble their ‘fried’ counterparts.
One of my fondest memories growing up in the Okanagan was the anticipation of fruit season. Cherries, plums, peaches, pears, and of course, delicious crunchy apples fresh off of the tree. I had no clue how lucky we were! I moved away from the Okanagan for about 10 years before returning, and have such a different level of appreciation for the … View The Post
I must admit, I’m a bit of a purist at heart. There are some things that I simply don’t like to mess with. My hummus is one of them. I don’t want fancy things like pumpkin or chipotle in my hummus, thank-you-very-much. Hummus is a staple in our house, and is so healthy, so we figured we may as well make … View The Post
Who doesn’t love Halloween? It’s an ‘anything goes’ kind of holiday where we can all be a kid again (wait, I act like a kid on every holiday, never mind). I needed to think up a Halloween-appropriate appetizer for a party, but wanted to keep it, well, appetizing. Let’s face it, some of those recipes can be a bit over-the-top … View The Post