Orange, Raspberry & Ginger Smoothie

Yes I am on a smoothie kick this week and this zingy smoothie is my new obsession! Packed with orange, raspberry and fresh raw ginger it is a great way to beat the winter blahs and stave off those pesky colds. Love, love, love this fresh new creation – you must try it! Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

Individual Red Berry Pavlovas

This month’s #GayLeaMom feature recipe is a beautiful classic meringue dessert topped with delicious Gay Lea Light Whipped Cream and fresh red berries! A perfect dessert for summer gatherings including Canada Day! Pavlova is a meringue based dessert topped with cream and fruit, and I thought would be a great pairing with Gay Lea‘s delicious whipped cream, … Continue reading

Mini Peach Raspberry Crumble Pies

It is the last week of peach week and I am going to finish up with an easy dessert. These simple mini peach raspberry crumble pies are might I say adorable and delicious! A fun bite sized treat. I used frozen mini pastry shells making this really easy to pull together. You of course could also … Continue reading

Raspberry and Strawberry Thumbprints

Day 4 of Cookie Week, here we go! I love being able to incorporate a taste of summer into my Christmas baking (including the tradition of Grandma’s Plum Cake at Christmas dinner), and these buttery thumbprint cookies are perfect for my strawberry and raspberry freezer jam. I tested this much-pinned recipe that is originally from Better … Continue reading

Andrew’s Raspberry Mojito

I love mojitos! I love raspberry mojitos the most and my delicious hubby came up with this recipe just for me with the farm fresh raspberries I just picked up from my favourite local farm (Hutchinson Farm). Recipe is also awesome with strawberries (use 4, plus 1 sliced in half for garnish). Recipe is for … Continue reading

Raspberry Freezer Jam

Raspberry season has arrived and I was up to the farm this week (www.hutchinsonfarm.ca) to buy a flat of 12 pints (yes 12!) of my favourite summer fruit. They are absolutely scrumptious! Now, before our family devours all of these precious berries (yes I do share with my parents and grandmother!), I had to make my … Continue reading