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Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies

Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies

Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies 3/4 Cup Softened Butter 3/4 Cup White Sugar 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar 1 Teaspoon Kahlúa 1 Egg (Large) splash of 18% cream 1 3/4 Cup Flour 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1- 300 Gram Package of Cookies […]

Puff Pastry Apple Tart

Puff Pastry Apple Tart

Puff Pastry Apple Tart Ingredients 2 Apples peeled and sliced ( I used Gala) 1 block of plain cream cheese 1 tablespoon of cinnamon 1/2 Tablespoon of nutmeg 1/4 brown sugar 2 sheets of Puff Pastry (frozen) Directions Peel and slice Apple place in a […]

Potato Puffs

Potato Puffs

Potato Puffs 350’ for approx. 30  minutes on a bake sheet  Ingredients 2 Yukon Gold Potatoes (mashed and cooled) 1 Large Egg 5 Cups grated Old Cheddar Cheese 3 Tablespoon of Mayo Salt Pepper 1 Teaspoon of Garlic Powder 1 Teaspoon of Chili Flakes ½ […]

Sausage and Macaroni (One Pot Dinner)

Sausage and Macaroni (One Pot Dinner)

Sausage and Macaroni (One Pot Dinner) I prepared this in an electric pan, it makes it easy, it regulates the heat and doesn’t burn. 1 Tablespoon of Butter 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil 2 cloves of minced Garlic 4 Sausages cut into rounds (8 slices […]

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins 1/2 cup of soften Butter 1/2 cup Brown Sugar splash of Vanilla 2 Eggs (beaten) 2 cups of Flour 2 teaspoons of Baking Powder 3/4 Cup of Milk 1/4 cup of Lemon Juice (Approx 2) 1 1/2 cups of Blueberries   Cream Butter […]

Chicken & Sausage Kabobs

Chicken & Sausage Kabobs

Chicken & Sausage Kabobs Can you smell BBQ??  These are simple and easy to impress your guests.  All you need is enough of your favourite ingredients and a good Barbecuing technique.  The idea of the Kabob is to cook all items on the skewer, so […]

Beef Wraps

Beef Wraps

Beef Wraps cook steak first–click here for recipe 2 New York Striplons- cook then let rest and slice thinly Package of wraps (10″ work well) Sour Cream Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Sliced or shredded) Spinach 1 Avocado How to fold the perfect wrap click here for […]

Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs 1 Rack of Baby Back Ribs 2 Cloves of Garlic (sliced in half) 2 Bay Leaves 1 Tablespoon of Smoked Paprika 1 Tablespoon of Salt 1 Tablespoon of Pepper 1 white onion sliced into quarters (in there for flavour) 1.5 Litres of […]

Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

Oatmeal Banana Pancakes 1 Banana 1 Egg 1/2 cup of Oats 1/2 Tablespoon Baking Powder Pinch of Salt Splash of Vanilla Sprinkle of Cinnamon Place Banana in bowl, mash with fork, whisk in Egg and add rest of the ingredients.  Spoon out in preheated buttered […]

Easy Eggs Benedict

Easy Eggs Benedict

Hollandaise 4 Egg yolks (room temp) 1/2 cup of melted butter half a lemon 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon of salt Place egg yolks in bowl over a pot of simmer water maybe 3 inches (**important** you do not want the water anywhere […]

Healthy Baked Broccoli Tots

Healthy Baked Broccoli Tots

Broccoli Tots This recipe should make 50 tots.  Oven at 400′ Bake for about 15-20 minutes on middle rack 3 Potatoes (Yukon Gold or Red skinned will work)–peel and diced into little cubes 3 Heads of Broccoli (the tops only) 2 Zucchini (peeled) (grated–and squeezed […]

My thoughts on Baby-led Weaning (BLW)

My thoughts on Baby-led Weaning (BLW)

Below are my thoughts about my journey with Baby-led weaning.  We started feeding early with #littlemiss, she had horrible acid reflux and the doctor suggested Pablum (rice or oat cereal).  She got so constipated, being a trained chef I researched homemade food–it wasn’t too hard […]

Chicken & Bacon Penne in O N E pan!

Chicken & Bacon Penne in O N E pan!

Chicken & Bacon Penne (a spin on a healthy Alfredo) 3 Chicken Breasts 8 strips of bacon 1 Tablespoon of minced garlic (2 cloves) 3 Tablespoons of Butter 1/2 of All Purpose flour 2 Teaspoons of Thyme, or a sprig thrown in 1 Bayleaf 1 Tablespoon […]

Homemade Popsicles 

Homemade Popsicles 

    Homemade Popsicles 2-3 hours to freeze fully, to get out of mood when ready to eat place under cold water for 20-30 seconds. 8-10 Large Oranges A juicer Popsicle Molds Peel and cut oranges to fit into juicer, put juice into molds.  Place […]

"Mayoless"Egg Salad

"Mayoless"Egg Salad

“Mayoless” Egg Salad 6 Whole Eggs (hardboiled) see recipe here for the how to. 1 Avocado (keep the pit) Juice of half a lemon 1 Teaspoon of Smoked Paprika 1 Teaspoon of Yellow Mustard 1 Teaspoon of Onion flakes 1 Tablespoon of Hummus (i used  Sunflower Kitchen […]