Grandma’s Homemade Apple Pie Recipe

It’s that time of the year again! A few weekends ago, I went apple picking, as you may have seen in my previous post. I picked more apples than any human could ever possibly have time to eat so I went ahead and spent an entire day making homemade apple pie! I love throwing together a whole bunch and freezing them so that I always have a dessert on hand […]

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The Best Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Blueberry lemon muffins ingredients

I’m back again with another dessert recipe! I have some more savory recipe ideas on the way but I wanted to make sure to get all my summer recipes in while I still can! In the summertime, I love baking with fresh ingredients that are harder to come by during the winter months. Plus, I’m typically a bigger fan of fruity desserts as opposed to rich chocolate-y ones. Keeping with […]

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Grandma’s Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Grandma's Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

As I mentioned when I started this blog, my grandmother was an excellent baker. Although I may not be as talented as she was, I’ve inherited most of her classic dessert recipes and have been attempting to recreate them as best as I can! Her recipes were and still are adored by the entire family. ┬áMy grandma’s strawberry rhubarb pie was definitely one of her biggest hits and, I’ve been […]

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Freshly Squeezed Homemade Lemonade with Fresh Mint

Who doesn’t love a refreshing glass of lemonade in the summertime? Today I’m going to show you a super simple homemade lemonade recipe that you can whip up in no time! The best part about this lemonade is that you can control the amount of sugar that goes into it and it doesn’t contain any artificial sweeteners, unlike store bought juices. Ingredients 4 large lemons (about 1 cup of lemon […]

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Homemade Froyo Popsicles; 4 healthy Ways

With Summer in full swing here in Montreal, almost all my food cravings revolve around cold drinks and healthy snacks. My usual latte has been replaced with ice coffee and my smoothies have been swapped out for popsicles! Today, I’ll be sharing four of my favourite healthy popsicle recipes that make the perfect summer treat.┬áThese froyo popsicles really aren’t anything crazy innovative. I like to keep things very fresh and […]

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Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese; Grilled Cheese Month

In honour of grilled cheese month, I’ll be sharing my “go to” tomato & pesto grilled cheese recipe! You’ll need just a few simple ingredients and the sandwich can be prepared in almost no time at all. Here’s what you’ll need to get started.   Ingredients Any variety of sliced bread (I usually go for Rye bread) 1 tomato Sliced sharp cheddar cheese 1 – 2 tbsp of basil pesto […]

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Grandma’s Chocolate Killer Cake

A couple of weeks ago, we celebrated my grandfather’s 82nd birthday and I wanted to make something extra special for him! This chocolate cake recipe, which was passed on to me by my grandmother, is going to blow your mind. If you love chocolate, amaretto and Skor, I promise you are going to fall in love with this decadent dessert! Ingredients 1 cup of sugar 1 – 1/2 cups of […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Icing; Valentine’s Day Edition

Today I made some adorable chocolate cupcakes with pink whipped cream icing for Valentine’s day. I’ve made this chocolate cake recipe many times in the past and it’s always been a huge success amongst my friends and family. I think the reason why it’s always such a big hit is because its incredibly light, fluffy, moist and not too sweet! Typically chocolate cakes are topped off with a very rich, […]

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Mediterranean Inspired Pasta Salad

I’m a HUGE fan of pasta salad and an even bigger fan of making meals or sides that can be stretched over a few days. If you’re looking for a really simple lunch idea, this pasta salad is perfect! Ingredients Pasta (Farfalle, bow tie, macaroni, etc.) Chopped marinated vegetables (Marinated eggplants, roasted red peppers, hearts of palm, pitted kalamata olives) * Chopped parsley Crumbled feta cheese Cubed celery Cubed cucumber […]

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Craisin, Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Today I’m going to be sharing a recipe that was passed on to me by my grandmother. She was well known for always making the most delicious desserts and I am going to do my best to recreate them and share them with you! This banana bread is so simple to make and requires very few ingredients! Ingredients 1-1/2 cups of flour 1 tsp of baking soda 1/2 cup of […]

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