Lemon Buttermilk Ricotta Muffins

Ok I know the title is long, but each ingredient is so important to the creation of these muffins that I had to include them all! I love making muffins. I always find them the right size to devour (one is satisfying enough), they are perfect for travel and when I make a big batch […]

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Lemon Lime Hummus

Hummus is one of those snacks that is easy to pack and fills you up before you know it. Chick peas, the key ingredient in hummus, is packed with protein, fibre, iron and so many other awesome nutrients, making it such a great snack for the work day! In my early days I used to […]

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Classic Shortbread Cookies

There is nothing like a buttery shortbread during the holidays or even with your afternoon tea. This cookie is so versatile that it’s no wonder so many people enjoy making them. You can make them sweet or savoury. Add herbs, fruit, chocolate, the possibilities are endless! I personally like them plain and simple. I have […]

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Holiday Avocado Dip

If you’re anything like me, your diet lately consists of pretty much Ferrero Rocher chocolates all day. This is the issue around the holidays. Friends and family are showing up for holiday visits, which is great, but that means we always have little snacks and treats ready for them. My cellar is full of chocolate […]

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Festive Cheddar Crackers

Crackers have always been that quick snack to keep the kids quiet and hold them off until the next meal. I wasn’t always a huge cracker fan, unless there was a wheel of melted brie next to it, then I would indulge. Now with Emilia, I’m always looking for homemade healthier alternatives to keep her […]

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Sweet Potato and Squash Croquette

Lately it’s been hit and miss with my 10 month old daughter. There are days where she will eat a bowl full of pasta and others where she refuses to be fed by anyone and only wants pieces of bread. She’s also not ready to eat just anything in small pieces. For her to eat […]

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All Day Chocolate Pudding

I am now entering my tenth month of maternity leave and I have to say I am in a rut. I was exclusively breastfeeding until five months, and up until then I was losing weight to the point where I was skinnier than my pre-pregnancy body. Now that Emilia is eating more solids and I’m […]

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Cheesy Cauliflower Bites

I have a love/hate relationship with cauliflower. It’s not my favourite vegetable to eat on its own.  When I bite into them my palette’s reaction is nothing short of ‘meh’. Growing up, cauliflower was only allowed to be made one way, boiled then sautéed with potatoes. It’s good, don’t get me wrong, but I end […]

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Banana Oat Muffins

The first week of school has come to an end and being home it’s been really slow here at home.  If I were at work, I’d be in bed by 8 up by 6 and always on the go. With Emilia around I need to start thinking about snacks I can prep ahead of time, […]

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Back to School Oats

It feels like ages since I have last posted here. August so far has been a crazy month. Between my parents returning from their month long trip, relatives from out of town staying with us and Emilia really testing the limits of what they call the 8 month regression, I am lucky my head is […]

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