The other day, while performing my weekly clean-out-the-fridge task, I noticed I still had two full cartons of Greek Yogurt which I hadn’t opened and they were about to expire. Instead of devouring the yogurt with the addition of Nutella (which by the way tastes like chocolate pudding) I decided to put my own spin on the two-ingredient bagel recipe which I could then freeze … Continue reading When you buy too much Greek Yogurt. . .
THE CHOCOLATE MOON
Winter is the time for fleece-wear, a roaring fire, page -turning books, and delicious aromas swirling around the kitchen as your comfort food is simmering or baking. We all have favourite dishes that feel like a hug as we relish each bite; and for me, it’s Italian food. One of my favourite meals to whip up for a self-care dinner is a simple dish with … Continue reading Comfort Food: Italian Style
Like many people who are challenged with grieving the loss of a loved one, the upcoming Christmas season is again emphasizing the loss of my husband in every level of my being. It’s a daily struggle to navigate life without my beloved. I have learned that even on a day when I feel good, it doesn’t mean that I’ve been cured of my grief, because … Continue reading SMILE THROUGH THE TEARS
Who says you need to squat, lunge, box jump and twist yourself into a pretzel for amazing thighs? Not me, that’s for sure. All you need is a baking pan, root vegetables, olive oil and chicken thighs and one hour of your time. I know what you’re thinking—that heading is clickbait. I admit, there is that, but also, chicken thighs are packed with a lot … Continue reading One-Hour for Amazing Thighs
Take a break from life, the bombardment of 24/7 news and bake a batch or two of Chocolate Chip Bourbon Cookies. Yes, you read that right. A shot of Bourbon in your cookies is not only out-of-this-world-delicious, but it’s hard to be stressed and sad when you’re eating these cookies. WARNING: These cookies are addictively moreish. Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients: 1 tsp. baking soda … Continue reading Bake Your Best Shot