Blueberry Green Tea Popsicles

It feels like it is 1000 degrees out and I live near the water. The only way I have been able to cool down is Ice cold beverages and showers.  Sometimes thou, you do not want to drink, or shower! I made these tasty popsicles using Epicures Sencha and Jasmine Green Tea some local blueberries and simple…

Cucumber Watermelon Salad

Are you ever lost when it comes to a potluck BBQ, or are you ever sick of bringing the same thing all the time? This salad is a new game changer for me. It is sweet, it is salty, it is spicy, it is love! It only took me 5 minutes to make, and another…

Cucumber Noodle Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

I have so many cucumbers right now! And anyone who knows me knows that I love my classic cucumber in vinegar any time of the year, but when it is fresh out of your garden you need to highlight it more!  Recently I have been on a mission to make the perfect peanut sauce because…

Quick and Easy Falafel

I have been cooking this recipe for a long time, and every time I make it for someone new they say OHEMGEE this is soo good. Not only is it tasty, but it is also healthy, and can be super quick to make.  My Cousin, who lives on the other side of Canada, is growing…

Chocolate Maple Cupcakes

Happy 151st birthday Canada!!!!  What is more Canadian, is making maple syrup cupcakes??    Ingredients: 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 3/4 cup hot water 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoons coarse salt 1 1/2 cups salted butter 2 1/4 cups sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature…

4 ingredient Kale Chips

I love kale. And I love Salt and Vinegar. So why not put them together? I will be honest, I don’t LOVE raw kale. It has to be cooked or coated in something or blended with a bunch of fruit, but I love kale chips! It is a healthy alternative to my fav potato chips…

Kale Pesto

With this hot spell here in the lower mainland, my garden has gone crazy. So much so that I have way too much lettuce and kale to eat. But I am not complaining. A few days ago, I went to the farmers market and got an amazing deal on basil, such a fantastic deal I…

Cast Iron Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

I am sitting here, writing this post in my office, surrounded by empty bookcases, boxes of alcohol and piles of games and cookbooks because we are in the middle of a kitchen mini-reno. I say mini reno because it pretty much is just painting. But it has swirled my life into chaos, and I am…

No Machine Strawberry and Chocolate Icecream

I love ice cream. It does not matter what time of year it is if someone asks if I want ice cream I will say yes.  A long time ago, I had an ice cream machine, and a few years back I got rid of it, now I am regretting that decision. But it has…

Strawberry Sangria

It is summer time, what means it is sangria season! I personally don’t like my sangria’s overly sweet, so I never add any pop or extra sugar, my secret is to let it sit and get all the flavours from the fruit!  This one I just whipped up when the girls came over, and trust…