Amazingly Simple Microwave Peanut Brittle


I know I posted this recipe two years ago, but it’s so great that I wanted to share it again!  When I think of peanut brittle, I usually think of boiling and sugar and candy thermometers…too much work. This recipe is done in less than 10 minutes in the microwave – SO easy!  And it tastes really good! Ingredients:1c. white ... Read More »

Ritz Cracker Dessert Squares


So who’s pumped about Christmas and the upcoming festivities? Right about now is a great time to get started on your Christmas baking, before all of the parties and kids concerts and recitals and family gatherings start. These squares are ALMOST no-bake – 10 minutes, and then another 2 to melt the chocolate. They’re fast, they’re easy, and they have 3 ... Read More »

MORE Christmas Sweets and Treats


As we’re heading into the Christmas season, there are certain things I love to bake.  Here are a few of our favourite from this past year.   Cinnamon Roll Bread Baked Apple Cinnamon Donuts Cute little Snowman Cake – so simple! This fun Sugar Cone Christmas Tree Fudgy Brownies (No flour, no added sugar) Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Squares (Gluten-Free) ... Read More »

{GF} Pumpkin Rice Krispies Treats


We did some last-minute Halloween treats today – Pumpkin / Jack-o-Lantern Rice Krispies Treats!  My little man is not yet 3, but I’m doing my best to get him helping me in the kitchen with something almost every day. He doesn’t do a lot yet – dumps measuring cup-fulls of ingredients into the mixing bowls, helps me stir things together, ... Read More »

Bundt Pan “Pumpkin” Cake


I first saw this cake on a pin from A Merrier World, and have been looking for an excuse to try it out ever since!  We went to Sarnia to visit my mother in law for her birthday last weekend, and since we’re the only kids left in the province, I try to make her a cake.  Everyone likes having ... Read More »

Yummy Apple Recipes


One of the many things that I love about fall is apples.  Eating, baking, picking.  There are so many apple orchards around us, so we watch the trees go into blossom in the spring, then develop the beautiful red apples.     Our boys have been eating “an apple a day” ever since they were small.  I also love using this apple ... Read More »

Chunky Crockpot Applesauce


With the start of the cooler weather and the busier season, I have been using my crockpot several times a week. I love the convenience of making things ahead of time and coming home to a warm meal. I also love smelling the food throughout the day. This applesauce is so easy, and a great way to let the kids ... Read More »