My Favourite (healthier) Falafel

Falafel is a delicious little deep-fried fritter made with either chickpeas or fava beans, depending on what country you are from. These little fried balls are thought to have originated in Egypt but the true origins are unknown and highly controversial. What could have originally been eaten as a meat replacement for religious holidays, falafel…

Spiced Blueberry Peach Muffins

I don’t know about you, but I am always on the look out for delicious breakfast foods. There will always be pancakes, bacon and eggs eaten with friends over never ending mimosas but who has the time for all of that everyday? These muffins are a quick and healthy fix to your rushed morning routine….

Zucchini Pizza on Cauliflower Crust

  OH MAN…I am in love with pizza. The bubbling cheese with that glorious pull and stretch. The crust, so good it could be eaten alone. The wonderful aroma that wafts from your oven that makes you instantly salivate. I love it all. The issue is, pizza is like a bad relationship. It looks and…

Portable Tacos

These are perfect for lunchboxes and can be made ahead and frozen! My recipe is with chicken but you can change it up with beef or pork, even fish! Make sure to send some salsa as a dipping sauce! Prep time 30 mins / Cook time 15 mins / serves 4 (2 each) Ingredients 1…

Peanut Butter & Banana Sushi Rolls

These “sushi” rolls are the cutest little morsels I have seen in a long while. Not only are they super fun to make, but they are super fun to eat as well. Your kids can pretend they are sushi chefs perfecting their craft, as they attempt to roll these beauties. For an added touch, have…

DIY Pizza Snails

These are so much fun to make with kids, you can set up a few fillings for them to choose from and watch them try all the different flavour combos. Puff pastry can be bought in flat sheets or rolled up sheets, both work very well. It is important to note that if you fill…

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

These make a great grab-n-go breakfast or snack idea for you and your kids. The whole wheat flour and flax adds flavour and a healthy kick to these delicious muffins. Recipe adapted from King Arthur Flour Cook time 25 minutes | Makes 12 muffins Ingredients 1/2 cup salted butter, at room temp. 1/2 cup sugar…

“Cheaters” Thin Crust Spinach Pizza

      If you are anything like me, then you will understand when I say that pizza might just be the perfect food. This doughy vessel that lifts your favourite flavours to your lips while oozing a molten lava of cheese. This food fit for anytime of day, yes ANYtime. This delicious meal to…

Sweet & Spiced Apple Bundles

Everyone loves a slice of apple pie right? Well if you don’t, you’re weird.   Slightly tangy and sticky sweet with a luscious mouth feel, apple pie is a classic dessert that needs no introduction. I am not here to give you an ole’ granny’s recipe, rather, a hybrid. Using flaky puff pastry as the perfect cocoon,…

Tea Party Lemon Thyme Shortbreads

Pinky’s up! If you are in the need for a nice cuppa with your friends on a cold afternoon, serve these gorgeous buttery shortbreads with some strong tea. The interesting addition of thyme pairs perfectly with the lemony sweetness in these dainty cookies. The shortbreads, once baked, will keep extremely well tightly wrapped and frozen…