DIY Seasoning Mixes

 

Do you make your own seasoning mixes from scratch? If you think about how much pre made mixes are costing you, you may reconsider, and make your own. You can put together the following seasoning mixes in bulk and store in Mason jars, or spice tins.

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

These homemade granola bars are my all time favourite snack on the go. They combine oats and rice crispy cereal for the base, and the honey, maple syrup and chocolate chips make then chewy and sweet!

These are a no bake granola bar that can be made up quickly in the evenings for the next day's treat! Check links below this recipe, for other recipes for homemade granola bars.

Egg Roll In A Bowl

 Have you ever had Egg Roll In A Bowl, or deconstructed egg roll? Any meal like this, served in a bowl, is a winner in our house. Cooked in one skillet, for easier clean up as well!

This is my version of an Egg Roll in a bowl. I used dark soy sauce, so

Strawberry Muffins – Baking with Kids

Strawberries, they are one of those berries that I love just as they are, or in a dish with a little cream and maple syrup (yes, that is a real treat!). I remember, as a child, waiting for strawberry season every summer so we could enjoy strawberry shortcake. When we would visit my grandmother or aunt & uncle in Cape Breton, there were usually a few churches around the Cabot Trail hosting a Strawberry Tea, and we would go to more than one!

Today Clayton asked if we could bake some muffins. He is my picky eater, so I asked him what he wanted to try.  He said Strawberry, at the beginning of March...so we are going to give them a shot! I cannot guarantee he will eat them, but perhaps by letting him make them, he will be more interested in eating them as well.