Family Game night with Hasbro Pie Face! and Gay Lea

We’ve all seen it before on TV, whether its game shows, funniest videos, or baseball players celebrating the player with the winning run. The infamous “whipped cream in the face” gag. Well now you can play it at home with Hasbro’s Pie Face game and Gay Lea whipped cream! We decided to play this fun…

#GayLeaMom After-School Cheese Kabobs

In the never-ending quest for fun but nutritious after-school snacks, I was able to create these cheerful kid-friendly cheese kabobs with the help of the great quality and delicious cheese products from Gay Lea! Filled with fruit, cheese and some protein (extra lean turkey kolbassa and some salami from my favourite deli), these after-school kabobs…

Buttery Cornmeal Muffins with Cheddar & Scallions

I can’t believe summer break is nearing its end and the kids will be back to school in two weeks. However, the cool weather here in the GTA the past few days has certainly been reminding me of Fall and back-to-school! This past weekend my family went to the CNE in Toronto, another reminder that…

Grandma’s Cucumber Salad

This summertime salad is one that brings back childhood memories for me. This delicious crisp, cool and creamy eastern european cucumber salad was made by my grandma annually every summer to be eaten as an appetizer before your main dish, or to be served as a cool side dish. Made by slicing english cucumber thin, then salting and draining,…

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,…

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…

Anytime Fruit Crumble

I love a good fruit crumble . . . warm delicious fruit topped with a crispy crunchy topping, and Gay Lea’s Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Spreadables is a perfect match for this classic comfort dessert. My twist on this recipe, is individual make-anytime crumbles that use pantry items, your choice of fruit and of course Gay Lea’s Cinnamon…

Valentine’s Day Coconut Cream Trifle for Two

It is almost Valentine’s Day, and I don’t know about you but it’s a busy week getting the kids ready for their classroom celebrations, pulling together a few of my own Valentine’s surprises for my kids, husband, and co-workers, as well balancing the regular weekly classes, homework and housework! So here is an easy Valentine’s…

Cottage Cheese & Chive Scramble

I love cottage cheese! Growing up cottage cheese was always in the fridge and incorporated in many different ways into meals. Sometimes mixed with fruit for a quick and healthy snack, or in the summer when it was too hot to cook dinner my Mom or Grandma would make a cold plate and include a portion…

Orange Cranberry Sour Cream Muffins

Moist, delicious and festive orange cranberry sour cream muffins featuring Gay Lea’s decadent Gold Premium Sour Cream, are the perfect beginning to your Christmas morning! In my family breakfast goodies are a must and a tradition on Christmas morning. These muffins are perfect, and include one of my favourite combinations – orange-cranberry all made even…