Did you know homemade granola is quick and simple to make? Once you realize how easy it really is, you won’t want to buy the store bought kind anymore. This recipe is a banana maple nut version, loaded with pieces of almonds, cinnamon spice, a touch of maple syrup, and of course banana! It smells so delicious while baking, […]
Store bought potato chips are a favourite snack choice for many but they are loaded with plenty of oil and sodium. Chips are a high calorie and extremely addictive snack that lacks any beneficial nutrients. What if you could still get that delicious crunch along with a flavour that fulfills the salty and sweet cravings? […]
It was Spring Break last week which gave Nick and I an opportunity for a few nights away, while the boys stayed over at my parents (thanks Mom & Dad!). We decided to hop on a ferry and explore Salt Spring Island for the first time. We planned on kayaking in the ocean, cycling around the […]
If you haven’t tried roasted spaghetti squash yet, I highly recommend you test out this fantastic squash! It’s called spaghetti squash because after roasting in the oven, you scrape the flesh out and it shreds into spaghetti like strands. This squash is simple to roast and is quite versatile for many different add in creations.
Look out quinoa, there’s a new favourite grain in my kitchen. With a hearty nutty flavour, and a soft chewy texture, this new grain is known as Faro. It has more fibre than brown rice (8 grams per 1 cup cooked portion) and is rich in magnesium and B vitamins. Faro is perfect served as a […]
Spelt flour is the newest addition to my pantry and I’m really loving the results it produces for baking cakes and muffins. Spelt is actually a wheat free flour but still contains some gluten. It has a slightly sweet and nutty flavour and can be used 1:1 in recipes to replace regular or whole-wheat flour.