Category Archives: Recipes

Chipotle Hummus? Yes, Please!

I don’t have any photos which is such a blogger no-no. But I had to share this new recipe…or at least (another) new twist on an old favourite. Hummus. We all love the hummus don’t we. (That’s right, it’s not … Continue reading

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Wee Hands Help: Making Breakfast!

Recently, I challenged my other half with a ┬álifestyle change: eliminate grains. There was no great need but I included in my challenge, words something like “I think you would love a few pounds without lifting a finger”. He took … Continue reading

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Spicy Nuts!

We eat a lot of nuts around here. A. Lot. Especially with the recent loss of meat from my diet, I am having to turn elsewhere to find sufficient sources of protein. It’s quite a feat. While grabbing a handful … Continue reading

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Energy, Power, Granola Bars

Not sure what to call these but they originate in our Chick-a-dee monthly magazine. Yes, that’s right. Hard copy. In the mail. As in snail mail. It’s a gift from my wonderful aunt which originated as Chirp and as the … Continue reading

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No Potato Salad

We had ribs the other night. Yum. Have I ever shared about my absolute knock-you me-off-your my-feet love for ribs? No? Well, there it is. A near obsession it’s so bad. Plus, it’s of the pork family which is the … Continue reading

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Peas And Beans And Bacon

I’ll admit that lately I’ve been in a real meal slump. I feel as though I’m serving a lot of repeats and while there are no complaints, it just gets mundane…you know?! I wanted something (to make and serve!) for … Continue reading

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The Granola Bar

I’ve made many a batch during my nearly 7 yrs as a Mama. Granola bars that is. Some are good, some soft and some…well…a little on the Crispy Crunch side. My goals always include: no sugar, lots of nuts, an … Continue reading

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Cookie. Cutter.

Never underestimate the joy found in a cookie cutter. It can give an everyday (peanut butter and blackberry) sandwich just a wee bit more personality and, well, character. Perhaps the shark was a little too narrow. But you get the … Continue reading

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Salad A La T-Bone

Let’s not forget the beauty found in leftovers. The re-creation of a once (recent!) delicious meal. We treated ourselves Friday (actually, the local grocery store lured us with an unpassable sale) to t-bone steaks. Some of us rank ribs marginally … Continue reading

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Eat Your Bowl

Fajitas (sans wrap/shell for those non-gluten folk) needed a twist the other night. So I turned them into bowls. I’d attempted this once before after seeing it done and the method used in that instance was to make a foil … Continue reading

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