1 cup whole wheat flour and 1 cup white all-purpose flour 1/2 cup flaxmeal 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup brown sugar, loosely packed 1 cup mashed very ripe banana … Continue reading Healthy banana-raspberry muffins
A few weeks after my sugar shack visit, I’m trying to find interesting ways to use up my stash of maple syrup. And I came up with this, in seven easy steps: 1) Cut up a butternut squash in cubes. … Continue reading Butternut Squash Couscous with Maple Syrup
Whenever I’m sick, or blue, or feeling a little worn, or cold inside, I make this simple chicken soup. I make it from scratch and it takes about an hour and a half total. The broth is flavorful and delicious. … Continue reading Home Remedy for the Flu
Here’s a twist to my Zippy muffins and dedicated to another fabulous baby- Mehr-Afshan. Her name translates to “Sprinkle of Love”. So adorable! Sadly, there’s a little hole in my heart because my friend and her sweet baby are moving … Continue reading Sprinkle of Love
My search for the easiest, and tastiest, pizza is over! Plus I found a great new blog. Thank you Pioneer Woman for sharing your kitchen secrets. Wow, this lady sure keeps busy. I’m in awe, with slight waves of envy, … Continue reading Best Easy Pizza
The Greeks know the best trick to making tasty food. Keep it simple. You see, everything grows in the hot sun, so it hardly needs improvement. A couple of years ago, my husband and I decided to heed the siren … Continue reading Inspiration from Greece. Opa!
This is one of my favourite meals. The magic is that it looks so fancy, but really it took me all of 10 minutes to prepare. Slice a lemon into thin slivers and spread in a baking dish. Place the … Continue reading Garlic-studded Salmon
Today, I wanted to use the extra peaches I had before they spoiled. “Hmmm,” I thought,”let’s make a quick Peach Cobbler, er… I mean Peach Cake.” Oh, who cares! It’s tasty! Peach Cobbler Cake Bottom layer 5 or 6 ripe … Continue reading A Delicious Mistake!
Mmmmm…. Roasted Potatoes. These are Fingerling Potatoes, what I consider to be the “creme de la creme” of potatoes. It’s hard to describe, but they taste sweeter and keep a moist texture. I simply sliced them in half and rolled … Continue reading Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
Bet that title got your attention, right? Spatchcock chicken is a bird sliced in half and flattened. This makes it easier to cook on the BBQ. Check out some YouTube videos to learn how. It’s not for the faint of … Continue reading Spatchcock Chicken