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A Yummy Gingerbread Christmas Treat!

Who doesn’t like gingerbread at Christmas….right? Here is a delicious recipe for gingerbread loaf, rather than the traditional gingerbread cookies. While this loaf is baking in your oven, your home will smell amazing with the scent of ginger, cloves and cinnamon. This is an excellent loaf to enjoy with your coffee while you enjoy Christmas […]

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It’s Comfort Cooking Season

We are usually in the California desert at this time of year enjoying summer like weather conditions and summer style cooking. Covid-19 and American politics are keeping us in Canada for our first winter in a very long time. It’s not a bad thing. (Covid is a bad thing…but having to stay in Canada because […]

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Crockpot Oatmeal

As the temperatures outside drop and I feel like “cocooning” at home, I find myself using my crockpot frequently. I have posted on this topic before. Using my crockpot allows me to utilize my best MS energy of the day, which is usually in the morning. Assembling dinner in the crockpot in the morning and […]

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Dates

During Covid confinement I have been doing a lot of baking. Something I never really took a liking too. I love cooking but baking wasn’t in my repertoire. Eating sweets and pastries is not in keeping with a healthy diet. But there are ways to enjoy the odd sweet treat while avoiding all of the […]

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Zucchini Blueberry Cake

Oh my goodness this cake is GOOD! I will share the recipe below.With Zucchini so abundant at this time of year…I was looking for ways to use it. Zucchini is a rather bland summer squash but can be added to so many different recipes to up the nutrition quotient. Let’s analyze why zucchini is a […]

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Summer Cooking

With the temperatures soaring in mid-summer we tend to lose our desire to cook big meals indoors. The barbecue becomes the center for summer cooking. This is a good thing as it gets my honey engaged in meal preparation and cooking. Something he has never really had a penchant for….but is willing to give it […]

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Avocado Oil

According to my most trusted “health guru” we should think twice before we add Avocado Oil to our shopping baskets. That surprises me as I had the impression that avocado oil was one of the better ones to use for cooking. Here’s why Avocado Oil purity is in question: A report warns that the quality […]

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Watermelon

Summer is coming. What fruit is there on our planet that stands out as a “summer treat” like WATERMELON? Thinking about watermelon brings me back to my childhood. We always had sliced watermelon as a treat on hot summer days. I remember having seed spitting contests with my friends and siblings. I remember the sweet […]

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Mushroom Aglio Olio

Awe….those comforting carbohydrates. My favorite carbohydrate fix is brown rice pasta, gluten free, dense and delicious. We usually have one pasta night a week. Tonight is the night. The great thing about pasta night is that noodles go with just about anything so when planning our pasta night I go with what needs to be […]

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My Bread Man!

I live with a “bread man”. I don’t mean a delivery “bread man”. I mean a man who cannot live without bread…..every day. During this COVID-19 period of isolation I was and still am getting groceries delivered rather than take unnecessary risks going into a store. The challenge with waiting for deliveries was that I […]

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