Easy Artichoke Bread Bowl Dip

Sometimes I love creating a dip from scratch and other times I take the easy way out and use store bought! This quick recipe is all about simplicity. Artichoke and Asiago dip topped with cheese and warmed in a sourdough bread bowl. A twist on the classic spinach dip in pumpernickel. By carving out theContinue reading “Easy Artichoke Bread Bowl Dip”

Easy Pot Pie

When the weather gets colder, it’s all about the comfort food. Pot pie is one of our favourites because it is quick and easy to make and tastes so simple and delicious! I make this after we have had a roasted chicken or turkey. I’ll cut up the leftover meat into cubes and freeze inContinue reading “Easy Pot Pie”

Apple Spice Cake

I want to bake everything pumpkin and apple in the fall, not surprising, right? I have made many different versions of muffins, loaves, cakes, etc. over the years but I wanted to try a different recipe for an apple loaf. I have a rich, dense pumpkin loaf I love. This time I wanted an appleContinue reading “Apple Spice Cake”

Homemade Granola

I love making granola! It is so versatile, easy and delicious! I often use whatever seeds and nuts I have on hand to keep it simple or use up items that have been sitting for a bit. Add a little cinnamon, nutmeg and you have a quick snack or addition to yogurt for a moreContinue reading “Homemade Granola”

Peach Blueberry Muffins

This time of year there is so much local, fresh produce I can’t help but want to buy it all. It’s the first thing I see when I go into the grocery store, or farmer’s market and I want all the juicy peaches, plums, cherries, pears and more! This always leads to having way moreContinue reading “Peach Blueberry Muffins”

School Years Storage

Every parent reaches that point; do I keep the craft, hide it, throw it away? How do you deal with the never ending crafts, poems, colouring pages, paintings? When your kids are younger you want to keep it all! You feel so guilty not holding onto something your beautiful child created. As the years goContinue reading “School Years Storage”

Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

These brownies are perfection! Crispy outer edge, soft, fudgy center perfect on their own or as the base of the most awesome sundae. Such a simple recipe to make and they bake perfectly every time. This recipe involves a lot of butter, eggs and sugar but it is so worth it! This recipe makes aContinue reading “Fudgy Chocolate Brownies”

Vinaigrette Potato Salad

My husband tried this style of salad at a friend’s house and loved it, so requested I try my hand at it. He had a general idea of the ingredients, so I guessed portions and found a balance we like. It is super easy to make, tastes best after it has sat at least overnightContinue reading “Vinaigrette Potato Salad”

English Muffin Pizzas

I usually start my posts off with a picture of the finished meal. This time, I featured a picture of the Chef! This week we started having our daughters each pick, prep and cook dinner once per week. They are 11 and almost 13 now and becoming quite adept in the kitchen. We wanted toContinue reading “English Muffin Pizzas”