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Robin’s Egg Nest Treats

Here is a fun and tasty activity to do with the kiddies around Easter time! INGREDIENTS 1/4 teaspoon water 2 to 4 drops green food coloring 1/2 cup flaked coconut 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 package (10 oz., about 40) Marshmallows OR 4 cups Miniature Marshmallows 6 cups Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal Miniature Marshmallows […]

Recipe Nutella Microwave Cup Cake

Do you know this moment when you are craving something sweet but you don’t or can’t leave the house? If you have some Nutella in your kitchen this could solve your problem and it’ll take only 5 minutes of your time!

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Bananas for Bananas!

I love ice cream, I mean, who doesn’t? It is a tasty treat that seems to make summer all that more…well, summery! I just cannot have very much ice cream. For a variety of reasons, one being that my tummy and dairy are not getting along as well as they used to. Enter Bananas. Bananas […]

Almond Joy Recipe

These days, allergies are everywhere! It is hard to meet anyone who is not allergic to something. Especially when working with little ones! Lately, a rise in gluten and lactose intolerance in children has left many people wondering…well, what CAN I bake for my children, or the children I nanny for? Enter GOOP. No, not […]

Best Hotcakes Ever!!

My children and family regularly ask for this for a “breakfast for supper meal” also – sometimes you just want something comforting and this is a great meal after running all over town with two kids in several sports!

Recipe: Cheezy Rice & Lentil Bake

During the winter months, hearty and warm comfort food is a staple. This Cheezy Rice & Lentil bake will definitely be a crowd pleaser! It’s delicious, filling, AND nutritious. This recipe is courtesy of the Kid Tested Fire Fighter Approved blog and is plant-based/vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free! Bonus – you can always save the leftovers […]

Easy Spinach Pancakes

So, I was really skeptical the first time I tried these, as my son is really not a big fan of green veggies yet. But, I was pleasantly surprised to find that his obsession with pancakes won out over his hate for greens! These are delicious and such a huge hit in our house, I […]

Chocolate Reindeer Cookies

Here is fun, great tasting cookie recipe to make with the little ones during the holidays.

On The Go – Green Spinach Smoothie Recipe

Here’s a favourite smoothie of ours for getting your greens, your fruit, and likely your breakfast in your hands and traveling with you out the door pronto! Add or remove fruit according to your personal tastes, allergies, availability, and so on. Smoothies are also a handy way to use up bruised or wonky-looking fruits that are still good to eat.

Grandma’s Shortbread Cookies

It seems that this week Christmas has arrived! All of a sudden shop windows have Christmas displays, streets are lined with lit up trees and there is even the odd lit up reindeer or giant gift box.

I love every part of Christmas and look forward to it every year. One of the best parts of Christmas for me is my Grandma’s shortbread cookies. I love my Grandma, we have a very special relationship so I’m happy I get to make these and have a little piece of her with me at Christmas time.