Crusty Bread


MR – I was given this recipe by a friend.  It was supposedly the EASIEST bread recipe there is – no breadmaker needed.   As I read through the blog post, I was inspired by her beautiful photos and the hundreds of comments, agreeing that this bread was amazing!  So…I tried it.  5 minutes to measure & mix the 4 ingredients.  ... Read More »

Cloud ‘Bread’ – Gluten/wheat-free Bread Replacement


In keeping with the wheat-free trend for my little man, I finally got around to trying this Cloud ‘Bread’ recipe, found here.  My little H loves his bread, and breakfast has been a hardship since he’s had to give up toast. Fluffy meringues waiting to be baked. This recipe is extremely easy to whip up – so long as you ... Read More »

The Absolute BEST Pancakes!!


Our family loves pancakes, and every now and then we even have them for supper instead of breakfast.  My problem, though, was finding a good recipe each time.  If I used a decent one once, I forgot where it was or which one  it was.  But when I found this one on, I made a point to bookmark it and ... Read More »

Apple Cinnamon Muffins (Healthy!)


I’ve always loved eating freshly baked muffins on Sunday mornings, and I was lucky enough to have a mom who often baked tasty muffins before church.  This morning, I decided to make muffins of my own – but, not having my mom’s apple cinnamon muffin recipe on hand, I headed to (where else?) Pinterest to find a recipe.  I came ... Read More »

Home Made English Muffins


I really, really love English Muffins.  So, when I saw this recipe for home made English Muffins this week on Pinterest, I knew I had to try it out!  It takes several hours to make, due to the fact that the dough has to rise three times before going into the oven, so a Friday morning at home with just ... Read More »

Fresh Crumpets


When I was living in England, Crumpets were one of the cheapest and tastiest snacks that I could stock my cupboard with.  (Seriously, I could buy a package of 8 for 22p, which is like $0.50Cnd!)  I love bread, and I love melted butter, so there was really nothing tastier than a toasted crumpet oozing with melted butter.  Except, perhaps, ... Read More »

Dangerously Delicious Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins


Is it strange that I intentionally let the last two bananas in the bunch get over ripe last week, just so that I’d be able to make banana bread, or something else just as tasty?  I must admit, though I am often inspired by recipes on Pinterest, if I know what type of food I want to cook or bake ... Read More »

Healthy Waffles!


I love having waffles at special occasions  – birthdays, Christmas, holidays, but I liked them especially when they were very unhealthy – white processed flour, lots of oil. Mmmm.   But in the spirit of healthy eating, I thought I’d try this recipe from  It boasts large amounts of healthy ingredients: whole wheat flour, flaxseed, wheat germ, and applesauce.  There is ... Read More »

Perfect, Easy, and Mess-free Bacon!


I’ve noticed that in the past few weeks, leading up to the Christmas season, I’ve been using a LOT of bacon in my savoury treats.  I thought that if I’m doing this, others might be as well – and you might appreciate this tip!  This past summer, I picked up a fantastic tip from a good friend.  When it comes ... Read More »