Canned Peaches

Growing up as a kid, canning peaches was one of the highlights at the end of summer. Preserving peaches was a way to preserve a part of summer when it was bitter and cold outside. I remember one of my favourite dishes was a few scoops of vanilla ice cream topped with yummy baby gold […]

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made these delicious treats for a special new mom who loves oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. Being a new mom myself I know that those late night feedings are the worst when it comes to impulse cravings and unhealthy snack choices. You know what? Sometimes you just need to give into those cravings! There are […]

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Blueberry Oat Muffins

My aunt introduced me to this wonderful recipe many years ago, not sure where she got it from, but it’s become a regular in my kitchen. These muffins have been my go to when I have fruit that are begging to be eaten! They aren’t too packed with sugar making it a healthier choice. I […]

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Semifreddo al Limone

Let me just get this out there, I LOVE lemons! I love the colour, the flavour, how it enhances other dishes. I have lemon scented candles, body lotions, soaps, perfumes, etc. I think you get the point. Naturally my love for lemons would also extend to desserts. I decided to take one of my favourite […]

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Baked Beaver Tails

As I devour my maple flavoured marshmallows from last night’s s’mores(I definitely need to head to the gym after this weekend), I think about how all these Canadian inspired dishes I’ve been making are so rich and high in fat. There’s a reason for it all, it’s because of our long cold winters we have […]

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Nutella Nanaimo Bars

Today’s dish is a decadent one and a Canadian original. I am talking about the infamous Nanaimo bars that originated in Nanaimo, BC. Dating back in the 1950’s, this ultra rich dessert has evolved into a variety of variations, making that much more yummy. It starts off with a crumbly wafer bottom, followed by a […]

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