Easy last minute Easter recipes!

Happy Easter Weekend everyone! I hope you are enjoying the holiday weekend and spending time with your family. In case you need some quick and easy recipes for sweet treats for your Easter celebrations check out some of my faves below! Easter Fluff Bars – Great easy bar recipes to make with the kids. Cheddar…

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

March Break is here in Ontario, and what better fun than to create some delicious St. Patrick’s Day recipes! Start your morning off with my mouth-watering Corned Beef Hash! One of my favourite recipes I have created, and a delicious savoury breakfast dish. Next up whip up a batch of easy (and no-bake) Shamrock Krispies….

Cookbook Read-A-Thon!

Hi everyone! Wow, I realize I have not posted in far too long so wanted to give you a quick update. Have been preoccupied with some re-decorating, some work, and getting some inspiration for new recipes for Spring (cause the truth is I hate winter, and once Valentine’s Day passes I am done and ready…

Valentine’s Day Round-Up

Valentine’s Day is almost here so I thought I would share all of the delicious Valentine’s Day themed recipes I have on the blog so you can get ready for the big day this weekend! Happy baking & cooking for your sweethearts! Chocolate Caramel Surprise Cookies – My latest creation, that is a huge hit with…

Valentine’s Chocolate Caramel Surprise Cookies

This is an old recipe of mine, but one I have not posted before. My dear friend Jill reminded me of this recipe over the holidays, as I had included it in a little recipe book I made many moons ago to give away at my wedding shower! The tender chocolate-pecan cookie dough surrounds a chocolate covered…

Grilled Breakfast Wrap (Tim Horton’s Copycat Recipe!)

I love Tim Horton’s, especially their breakfast sandwiches and wraps, so I wanted to recreate one of my faves at home – their grilled breakfast wrap with peppers, onions, bacon, egg and spicy mayo. The results were awesome, fresh and delicious (sorry Timmy’s but I think I have you beat with my homemade version!). Recipes…

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…

Go green in 2016!

The Green Smoothie is now a regular part of my nutrition routine, and even has become a favourite of my girls. Check out those awesome green smoothie moustaches! Our #1 favourite is the Green Smoothie with Banana, Mango, Strawberry and Coconut Milk, and sometimes I also add a dollop of yogurt to make it creamier. It’s…

The top 10 of 2015!

Happy New Year’s Eve everyone, and I wish you all the very best for 2016. I have been having a lovely holiday break, but to wrap up the year I wanted to share the top posts of the year to celebrate another successful year in the blogosphere. Here are the top viewed recipes of 2015…

Kara’s best Christmas Cookies

How is everyone doing? I always find this time of year exciting and happy but also a bit stressful. From finishing shopping and wrapping gifts to concerts, school events and gatherings with family and friends. So much to do! Anyway, I have to admit I am a bit behind in new recipe development and relying…

Smitten Kitchen’s Perfect Potato Latkes

Hanukkah begins this weekend, and as a nod to my family’s heritage I like celebrate by cooking up a batch of classic potato latkes! In a hunt for a simple but delicious recipe I tested Smitten Kitchen’s last year and it is indeed perfect. No need to try any others! This recipe will yield you…