Real Food Molasses Cookies


It’s hard to believe at this time last year I was baking up a storm, not realizing how drastically my life would change in the months ahead. These Real Food Molasses Cookies are amazing. Gingerbread cookies, as my girls call them, are a hit this season. Switching to a real food way of eating does […]

Creamy Cashew Peppermint Hot Chocolate


Creamy Cashew, it just sounds delicious. As a person who does not drink milk I am always taste testing dairy alternatives. I wanted to make a peppermint hot chocolate recipe and I wanted it to be super creamy, so I decided to put the Silk Creamy Cashew to the test. For this recipe you will […]

Homemade Peppermint Fudge Sticks


My daughters love making homemade gifts every chance they get, so they were eager to help me make these delicious homemade peppermint fudge bars. They are quick and easy to make, and the peppermint, coconut and cocoa combination is simply irresistible. The best part is that this recipe is healthy and contains no refined sugar, […]

Savory Buttercup Squash Soup With Sage


This Savory Buttercup Squash Soup With Sage is sure to please on a crisp fall day.  We love homemade soups this time of year. You may also enjoy this sweet potato soup, this paleo hamburger soup or one of these soups and stews for fall.   For this recipe you will need: 2 small buttercup squash […]

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner and when you think of a Thanksgiving meal, you automatically think turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes.  We found that with all our family gatherings and get-togethers with friends, we were eating so much turkey and mashed potatoes that we were starting to dread the next meal.  So […]

Paleo Veggie Hamburger Soup


Root Vegetables are plentiful this time of year. This Paleo Veggie Hamburger Soup is packed full of root veggies and hamburger making it a hearty paleo soup perfect for these cooler fall days. This soup is free of tomatoes for other people like me who have to remove Nightshades from their way of eating (often […]

16 Squash Recipes PLUS a How to Make Spaghetti Squash Tutorial

Squash Recipes

Many people have seen recipes featuring spaghetti squash and have often wondered how to make it.  A couple of weeks ago, Jody posted a tutorial on how to make your own spaghetti squash — you can see that tutorial HERE:   When you see this Raspberry Cheesecake Smoothie, you may not be aware that one […]

8 Zucchini Recipes for Fall

8 Zucchini Recipes

With fall making it’s appearance this week (calendar wise, definitely NOT weather wise here in Southern Manitoba) it is time to start using those zucchinis we are taking out of the garden or picking up at the farmer’s market.  What do you love to cook with zucchini?  We have 8 zucchini recipes for fall that […]

Lemon and Thyme Roast Turkey with White Wine Gravy


I absolutely love Canadian Living magazine, so when I was asked if I would like to make the Lemon and Thyme Roast Turkey with White Wine Gravy recipe that was featured on the cover of their October magazine, I jumped at the opportunity. My husband Trevor and I love to cook together in the kitchen, so this challenge […]

13 Hot Drinks to Make at Home

13 Hot Drinks

Summer is officially over and fall has begun.  With fall, comes cooler weather and our attention turns to hot drinks that will help keep us warm.  However, heading to the coffee shop daily to pick up your favorite hot drinks can be costly.  So why not make a delicious hot drink at home?  We have […]