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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Healthy Breakfast Oatmeal Recipe

Back again with another quick and healthy recipe!  This oatmeal is a great way to start your day off on the right foot and will keep you full all morning long. Plus, it actually tastes great! Prior to discovering this recipe, I only used to eat the Quaker Maple and Brown Sugar oatmeal (which is loaded with unnecessary sugar) and I was really skeptical about trying plain oatmeal. This recipe […]

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Healthy Banana and Peanut Butter Shake

For my first food post, I thought I would share a very quick and simple snack smoothie recipe! Not only is this shake delicious, it’s also really healthy and nutritious! Essentially, it tastes just like a banana milkshake but without all the unhealthy components. I like to have this as a light afternoon snack or after a workout as it’s packed with protein!  Here are the ingredients you will need: […]

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