everything cookies

Before I started actually documenting and testing recipes, this is how I cooked (and baked!)—I would take a simple inspiration and add more of everything nutritious and healthy to it. Usually my creations would work beautifully. Sometimes they were an epic fail. I still find it tough to measure and record when making meals because…

Oat biscotti: two ways

  Variety is key in my cooking and hosting life. I love to try switching things up and making an old favourite with a new twist. I also love to have options and all the colours and flavours in the food I create. It's infuriating sometimes I'm sure for my family because I'll make something…

Kidcakes: banana, berry & quinoa 

Entering into the world of childrens' birthdays and parties with a small toddler is such a fun phase. It's so cute to see your little human start to interact with other little humans. The discovery of toys and games and learning from each other begins and it seems that without actual dialogue there is this communication…

Hippie breakfast-crumble

You know how I know this should be a family go-to favourite? Besides being super simple to throw together, I know it’s a hit because it was nearly gone before I was able to photo-document it. This crumble has a hearty granola topping which is why I feel it could be categorized as a breakfast…

Mocha Custard

I don’t even know whether to put this in the dessert or breakfast category. I will admit this is more for the parents than for your little people because it’s pretty rich but it can be made with dandelion as an alternative coffee. But you know what, sometimes having a treat for you is totally…

Raspberry Cups

Who doesn't love raspberries. I've never met a soul who didn't. They are the first fruit I can remember... we had raspberry bushes lining our driveway when I was young so berries right off the bush is always a sentiment and treat but even a carton of market raspberries or frozen ones kept around can…

Monkey Cookies

For all your little monkeys. A good rule of thumb is this: the fewer ingredients the better—particularly in packaged food fewer ingredients usually mean a simpler product made with real food and less preservatives and artificial additives. It's also a decent rule when it comes to the efficiency of the things we make. Sometimes we need to…