There are few things in this world more beautiful than the flesh of a kiwifruit. The contrast and symmetry makes them a pure work of art: way to show off Mother Nature! I was SO excited to have the chance to partner with Zespri Kiwifruit to make a couple of recipes with kiwis! Kiwifruit, are a nutrient-dense food, meaning they … View The Post
Everyone has their vice, right? Well, ice cream is my kryptonite. It’s been my weakness since I was a kid and remains my favourite treat to this day. And let’s face it, on a warm summer day is there anything better? I think not. Which brings me to this post: homemade ice cream. There is something so cathartic about making … View The Post
My husband doesn’t really have a sweet tooth. He’s the kind of guy who would rather have another serving of dinner and skip the dessert (I can’t relate for the record). Despite this, he has a real soft spot for Black Forest cake. Therefore, once a year I indulge him for his birthday and make a towering cake piled high … View The Post
(This post was sponsored by Almond Breeze) It’s that time of the year that we’ve all been waiting for … ice cream season! Summer weather has us dreaming of days spent lounging poolside, frilly bikinis and of course all of the indulgences that go with it! One of our all-time favourite summer foods are ice cream sandwiches: I mean, what … View The Post
I’m SO thrilled to partner with Vitamix to give away a fabulous blender in my favourite ‘colour’ (white of course) to a lucky mom! The Vitamix is a complete game changer in the kitchen, making this the PERFECT gift for the foodie or health nut…or anyone really! I’ve had a chance to test drive a number of the Vitamix … View The Post
I doubt that I need to explain how awesome chia seeds are for your health, but since it’s Nutrition Month, I want to put in a good word for them. Not that they need my help, they’ve kind of been the golden child of the superfood movement! Chia seeds may not look like much, but they pack a big nutrition … View The Post
The cookie gods were good to me on the day that I made these beauties. Recipe testing is rarely a straight forward process (understatement of the year), and usually requires multiple failures, with or without tears of frustration, before nailing it. These cookies were an exception. A gal needs a break every once in a while, I’ll take it!
I’m tired. Of picking plums. No really, I am. Don’t get me wrong, I’m super grateful to have a plum tree, and don’t want to sound like a whiner, but this tree HAS NOT STOPPED. Seriously, this small, unassuming, and not-so-pretty plum tree in our yard has proven to be the Magic Porridge Pot of fruit trees (if you haven’t … View The Post