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Category: Recipes

Hot Artichoke Dip

Can you tell I am on a roll when it comes to snacking with homemade dips? Another delicious dip to try if you’re gonna throw a St.Paddy’s party.  Artichokes are oh so good and great at balancing our hormones.  It’s warm, it’s got cheesy goodness and if you want to make it green add some chopped spinach (1/2…

Sun-dried Tomato Basil Dip

Last weekend I hosted a girls night.  A much-needed visit with some friends and since getting out isn’t always easy I put out a favourable spread.  I made dips, ratatouille, charcuterie and a tasty cheese board.  Everyone loved the sundried tomato basil dip so I thought I’d share the recipe in case you want to try it.  I love making…

Spuma di Mortadella Recipe

A couple of weekends past, I met with one of my popular blogger friends, Baby & Life, Yashy to celebrate her husband’s birthday. I don’t get out too often so it felt unreal to leave our home at 7pm to head to down to one of Toronto’s hippest joints, Birreria Volo. What a swell night of conversation, cheers, food and bevvies. Birreria Volo offers food…

Making recipes healthier through Guiding Stars from Loblaws #TradingUp

How’s your year going? Have you made any plans to change your diet or want to make your favourite recipes healthier?  I recently just did something like that thanks to the team at Loblaws and learned more about their Guiding Stars program.  What is Guiding Stars? Guiding Stars is a food rating system that rates food based on nutrient density using a scientific algorithm to assign…

Peanut Butter Marshmallow Bars

Have you ever had Peanut Butter Marshmallow Bars?  They are the best treat that gives you salty and sugar deliciousness in one simple bar.  I haven’t had this bar in well over 30 years.  Back in the 80’s this was the one treat I’d find at every holiday party and birthday party.   Only multicoloured marshmallow was used more often than…

The Boss Blender from Breville Canada

It’s time to mix up a new routine!  Breville Canada’s newest blender, The Boss can make you feel a whole lot better and help maintain those New Year resolutions with juicing and smoothies thanks to their powerhouse blender.  It does more than make juices and smoothies for you too.  Just to name a few, mill your own flour, make delicious soups, dips and…

Easy entertaining with the charcuterie board from Mastro and San Daniele

I have a delicious giveaway for you! This week is all about charcuterie boards as I love them.  Whether I am entertaining, leaving a snack out for the kids, or bringing one over to a party, the charcuterie board is so versatile.  What makes a great charcuterie board? Quality meat and Mastro and San Daniele has been a part of many parties and charcuterie boards.  We…

Simple Spaghetti with Chicken, Parmesan and Mozzarella

Schools out and it’s winter break.  Are you coming off the Christmas high? Are the kids getting stir crazy already? Well, if you’re out and spending the day enjoying those Boxing Day sales and exchanging your gifts from Santa, I have a quick and easy meal you’re going to love!  You’ll have to ready in 15 minutes and it serves…