Last weekend, we were in Annan to celebrate an early Christmas with M's family. While we were up there, we made biscotti! I had never attempted this before and thankfully, it turned out really well (with help from M's mom!). I'm sure you could change up the additions that you make - I am going … Continue reading Pistachio & Dried Cranberry Biscotti
It's starting to get cold here in Waterloo and that means it's time for soups! Butternut soup is my absolute favorite soup - probably because my mom makes an amazing butternut soup. This version was made lighter by not adding any cream or coconut milk; it's creamy enough without it! And, because it is so … Continue reading Butternut Soup with Homemade Croutons
Last weekend, we went up to Annan to visit M's family and the fall colours were in full swing! We took Maggie, the farm dog, for a walk to try train her on a leash and got some great shots on the way.
Okay so maybe the crock pot part of this is not super quick but throwing it together is! This is great for those weeks where you want something warm for lunch or dinner but don't have the time. Simply throw everything in the pot and let it cook! Ingredients 2 cans of chickpeas 1 can … Continue reading Super Quick Crock Pot Curry
If you're looking for a dairy-free alternative to pumpkin pie, look no further! I found this recipe on Chemistry Cachet and I have modified it just a little bit for my own use. For the crust I used my recipe from the blog, Homemade Pie. The crust takes a little while to prepare, but if you are … Continue reading Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie
This past weekend, we took a quick trip out to Wellesley for their Apple Butter and Cheese festival. We tried their amazing apple fritters and award winning cheese, but sadly did not get any apple butter. Here are some of my shots from the festival.
This recipe was a huge hit! Even though we were super busy last weekend, we had time to throw this into the crockpot and have dinners ready for Saturday, Sunday and Monday! Seriously - it took me about 20 mins from start to finish and all our dinners were ready for the weekend. Even though … Continue reading Light(er) Turkey Chilli
It may be 30 degrees out today but it's fall and that means time for pumpkin-everything! Just kidding, the pumpkin craze is ridiculous. Do you really need to smell like a pumpkin? What you do need to smell is this pumpkin loaf - it is amazing. Made with pear sauce instead of sugar, it's a … Continue reading Pumpkin Loaf
These are hands-down the best turkey burgers I have ever made! They are juicy, flavourful, and healthy! As an added bonus, each burger is only 4 SmartPoints on Weight Watchers. We used these burgers for our meal prep this week and added boiled beets and green beans, with an option of adding rice or quinoa. … Continue reading Turkey Burgers with Feta
Last weekend we were up in Annan, Ontario for the nuptials of M's uncle and now-aunt! It was a beautiful, farm wedding filled with delicious food, infectious laughter, and lots of love! Here are some of my favourite shots from the weekend. Photos from the Bayview Escarpment Provincial Nature Reserve