Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes

Desserts & Baking

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes

I was at a birthday party this summer where some talented gal made Peaches and Cream Cupcakes…they were to die for! Of course, living in the Okanagan I will take any chance I can get to use fruit in a recipe.  It was my inspiration for making these cupcakes.

Peach Cherry Salsa

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan

Peach Cherry Salsa made from local Okanagan fruit by Fraiche Nutrition

Anyone who lives in the Okanagan knows that there’s a sweet spot in the middle of summer where cherry and peach season overlap.  It’s the definition of PURE HEAVEN!  It’s as though Mother Nature had a burst of generosity and decided to completely spoil us rotten for a few weeks. I wrestle with big decisions these days such as which … View The Post

Berry Crisp

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Berry Crisp

We had the best time at the cabin picking Saskatoon berries this summer.  It’s one of the things that I most look forward to up there, there’s something so therapeutic and simple about gathering your own food. Now that Charlie is bigger he joined me and my Dad in the adventure and loved it.  I’m pretty sure more of the … View The Post

Plum, Thyme & Gouda Pizza

Main Dishes, Recipes

Plum, Thyme & Gouda Pizza

Pizza is our ABSOLUTE favourite food for entertaining guests – you simply can’t be uptight with pizza on the menu! We usually prepare a number of different toppings and everyone takes their turn creating their own unique pizza for the group to share (and vote for of course, we’re a competitive bunch)!   Over the years we have found some amazing … View The Post

Summer Fruit Galette

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Summer Fruit Galette

Piles of fresh summer fruit are wrapped in perfectly flaky pastry in this rustic, simple but impressive fruit galette. The pie crust recipe makes enough for two galettes, so double the fruit filling if you want to make two. Otherwise the crust freezes really nicely for up to a month when packed in a plastic resealable bag.

Breakfast Popsicles

Breakfast, Recipes, Vegan

Breakfast Popsicles

Feeding kids (and some adults) at breakfast can test the patience of any mom, and I’m no exception. We eat a lot of fruit parfaits around our house, but even those can get old for the little ones. Now popsicles on the other hand: those NEVER get tired.