Category Archives: Recipes

Foodie Friday: Donairs – An East Coast Experience

  This is a recipe passed to me by my dad who got it from the owner of a pizzeria in the town where I grew up. Depending on where you live in Canada, you might be thinking “what the heck is a donair?!” And this is a fair reaction because they are quite unique […]

Foodie Friday: Chocolate Chip Cookie Self-Care. Because…mom life.

Let’s cut right to the chase, shall we?! These cookies are my saving grace. They work to help me eat my feelings, because…mom life. And alternatively, they pair well with the “it’s Friday – Hallelujah!” celebration, as well as “Good grief, it’s Monday again” slump. In other words, they work for a range of occasions […]

Foodie Friday: Chili Winter Days

Chili is just one of those perfect cold weather meals, isn’t it? It’s also ideal for batch cooking because it freezes well. This particular recipe is done in the slow cooker so it’s great for busy families. Put it on in the morning (or even mid-day) and it’s ready for dinnertime. You won’t even miss […]

Foodie Friday: Baked Apple Overnight Oats (As good as having pie for breakfast)

A couple of weekends ago, we took our son apple-picking for the first time in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, the apple capital of the province. Apple-picking is a fall tradition for us but this was our first time going as a family of three. One thing is for certain, we will never experience […]