Healthier Options: Sweets & Treats

Healthier Options: Sweets & Treats As you may know by reading the blog, I have started to follow a nutrition program of real food and regular meals to help boost my metabolism and help in my weight loss journey. I am only one week in, and so far no cravings, but I am sure they … Read more

8 Local Maritimer Blueberry Recipes

  Don’t you just love the warmer weather of Spring and Summer? First we have Rhubarb, then Strawberries and now Blueberries are in season. This week I have a flat of blueberries ordered and now is the time to plan what to do with them. Some will be frozen to add to recipes throughout the year, … Read more

It’s Rhubarb Season, Try Making These! 10 Rhubarb Recipes

It’s Rhubarb Season, Try Making These! 10 Rhubarb Recipes I love Rhubarb season. Growing up, my mother made rhubarb relish and rhubarb cobbler (I will add those recipes to my round up when I get them made this summer). That was my only exposure to it until I started cooking and baking. We always had … Read more

12 Amazing Strawberry Recipes

We love strawberries, even the picky eater in the house will try anything with strawberries in it.  Here is a roundup of 12 Amazing Strawberry Recipes that are guaranteed to make you want to run to the local u-pick or supermarket and buy some fresh berries. Desserts: Strawberry Fluff No Bake Cheesecake Old Fashioned Banana … Read more

Strawberry Fluff No Bake Cheesecake

Strawberry Fluff No Bake Cheesecake As a child I remember having a dish of cut up strawberries or strawberry shortcake. We only ate them when they were in season, and never year round. This time of year strawberries are available locally grown from farmers, supermarkets, etc… Fresh locally grown strawberries are the best one to … Read more

Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies, or Peppermint Swirls I have made these a few times over the years and have tried a few recipes. Some require more prep time than others (putting in fridge for hours). My preference is simple and at one sitting! Today, Clayton, my almost 3-year-old (Dec 30th birthday) and I made Candy Cane … Read more