Cream of Broccoli Soup – A Fall Favourite

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Around our house, my husband and I love soup, our daughter not so much. It doesn’t really matter the season, we still eat it. With the cooler weather of Autumn starting, I thought it would be the perfect time to cook a pot up of something warm and delicious.  Growing up my mom would always make a Cream of Broccoli soup and I really enjoyed the flavour. So I decided I would try to make one similar to hers. Cream of Broccoli Soup – A Fall Favourite Ingredients 6 cups Broccoli … Continue reading

Creamy 3 Cheese Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna

Everybody needs to have their fair share of vegetables as part of living healthy. For a while now, I have been incorporating veggies into our meals so it isn’t noticeable to my hubby who isn’t big on them. Our daughter, a picky eater, loves almost all veggies, so I don’t worry about her not eating them. We all love a tasty pasta dish, so I decided I would make a Zucchini Lasagna. Last summer, I picked up a Chocolate Banana Loaf at the local Farmer’s Market. While I  loved it, … Continue reading

Sweet and Savoury Cornmeal Waffles

Cornmeal Waffles

Back to School is only a week away. We want our kids to go to school with full bellies to make the best of their day. Mornings around here can be a struggle. mostly for getting my daughter to eat something before school. No one at my house really likes to eat first thing.  On a positive note, she will try a tiny piece of something before she says no. She loves waffles, so I decided to try and create cornmeal waffles and hope the texture works for her. It didn’t but … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Apple Compote

Quick and Easy Apple Compote

There are many weekends when our breakfast is either pancakes or waffles. Something quick and easy that everyone enjoys. When I have either of these items, I like to have more than just syrup on them. I had a bag of apples so I decided that a quick and easy apple compote that would be perfect to add on top. Quick and Easy Apple Compote I washed a couple of apples and pulled out my apple cutter. My husband peeled and diced the apples once I cut the apples up. … Continue reading

Beautiful Bundts by Julie Anne Hession – 100 DeliciousRecipes

I received Beautiful Bundts free of charge from Robert Rose Publishing for review purposes on this blog. No other compensation has been received or implied for this post. All opinions are my own as usual.  I purchased a Bundt pan a few years ago. My family loves to spend time in the kitchen baking. I have only ever made a basic bundt and a blueberry bundt cake. Nothing as mouth-watering as the recipes I have drooled over in the cookbook. I have a new love for the pan and will be getting a few … Continue reading

Pesto – Using Fresh Basil from the Garden

When you have fresh basil in the garden, you want to make the most of it and use it up. While I do use it fresh in pasta sauces, stews, and soups, this year I wanted to try something different. Something flavourful that we have never tried before. I began looking for ideas and recipes to use it in. Since I have never tried Pesto, that was going to be my choice to use up some of my basil. The day I decided to try it out, I realized I didn’t … Continue reading