Baked Potato, Ham & Cheese Frittata

It has been pretty hot here in Southern Ontario for the past couple of weeks, so for a quick and easy summer dinner I love making a frittata (basically a crustless quiche). What’s great about a frittata is that you add in leftovers to make an amazingly delicious meal. This time I had a leftover…

Loaded Steak & Egg Breakfast Burrito

Father’s Day is coming up this weekend, so what better way to start Dad’s day on Father’s Day then with a loaded Steak & Egg Breakfast Burrito? The combination of tender grilled steak, with egg, sharp cheddar, salsa and guacamole is sure to be one of Dad’s new favourites! Ingredients: One large flour tortilla of your…

Tutti Frutti Pancakes

These delicious fruit filled pancakes are inspired by my cousin’s husband and his awesome “fruit pancakes” he makes for us when we visit. Bob’s secret is a waffle and pancake mix and some malted milk powder, my secret weapon is my go-to buttermilk pancake recipe. What is the same, is that I follow his lead by filling…

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…

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…

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…

Kara’s Ultimate Beef Taco Breakfast Buritto

One of my favourite leftover creations is using my delicious weeknight beef taco filling to make the most AWESOME weekend breakfast burritos! The perfectly spiced taco mixture is simply scrambled up with your eggs. Top with cheese, tomatoes, salsa, guacamole and sour cream and you will be in breakfast burrito heaven! Recipe makes 2 Burritos. Ingredients:…

Banana, Carrot & Cranberry Muffins

Here is a great new recipe to start off your week – you for sure are going to want to bake a batch of these up asap! These flavour-packed healthy muffins are butter and refined sugar free, and are made instead with pure maple syrup and coconut oil. The combination of mashed bananas, sweet carrot,…

Peach Cinnamon Raisin French Toast

What do you get when you combine peaches and cinnamon raisin bread french toast? Deliciousness I tell you! Today’s Peach Week post is a great (and easy) breakfast or brunch treat. My kids loved the delicious cinnamon raisin bread french toast, topped with sauteed peaches, maple syrup and some wild blueberries. Simple, fresh and scrumptiousness sure…

Nordica Power Smoothie

This delicious and nutritious protein packed smoothie is creamy and filling thanks to the addition of Nordica Cottage Cheese! I had never tried cottage cheese added to my smoothies but I was amazed at the results and the wonderful creaminess and silkiness it added to my daily smoothie. Even better is that Nordica offers a Lactose…

Mother’s Day Fake-out Crepes

Hi, I’m Kara’s daughter, and I am taking over the blog for the day! This is a great recipe for kids to make for their mom this Mother’s Day!!!! Just like my mom, I like creating recipes in the kitchen too. I came up with this idea all by myself! Since I am too little…

Corned Beef Hash

I fell in love with corned beef hash on my annual summer vacation to Cape Cod, where we visited Keltic Kitchen, an authentic Irish breakfast restaurant that has lines out the door every day. I have recreated their famous hash just for momstown.ca and St. Patrick’s Day. I took a short cut and bought some corned…