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How to Make Gluten-Free High Protein Snack Bars
Jul02

How to Make Gluten-Free High Protein Snack Bars

It’s important to keep our metabolism up during the day, and high protein snack bars are just what your body needs to make it through to the next meal. Protein rich snacks will keep you feeling full longer, and sustain you until lunch or dinner. It seems to me that lately there is an increasing emphasis on eating gluten free. Even in your local supermarket, you will find a section dedicated to gluten free choices. What does...

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How to Make Cream Cheese & Anchovy Stuffed Pickled Cherry Peppers
May13

How to Make Cream Cheese & Anchovy Stuffed Pickled Cherry Peppers

Cream Cheese & Anchovy Stuffed Pickled Red Cherry Peppers are not only festive for Victoria Day, but tasty too! My Father loved these tasty tidbits of creamy, spicy & salty delight. In fact, this was one of the only things I’ve ever seen my Father prepare in the kitchen. The red & white colors makes this the perfect set of hors d’oeuvres for Victoria Day, Memorial Day, Canada Day, 4th of July, Labor Day,...

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How to Grill Brie with Roasted Red Pepper Jelly: Victoria Day Recipes
May11

How to Grill Brie with Roasted Red Pepper Jelly: Victoria Day Recipes

Smokey, gooey & delicious is what you’re in store for with Grilled Brie with Roasted Red Pepper Jelly – perfect for Victoria Day weekend entertaining! I just love brie, a fabulously creamy cheese that’s soft on the inside and has a lovely rind on the outside. This rind will help us keep it all together while grilling a wheel of brie. Complete with grill marks & creamy deliciousness, this appetizer will rock...

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How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds + Video
Nov09

How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds + Video

I am very please to show you How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds, and I think you will find them to be a great snack. Pumpkin seeds, or pepitas, are full of healthy goodness for the kids and adults in your family. When I was last at Harvest Barn Country Market in Niagara-on-the-Lake, I was fortunate enough to find some beautiful sugar pumpkins. These beautiful, little pumpkins are perfect for pumpkin puree, and the seeds, are nice, big and...

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Web Chef Review: Ontario Baby Carrots at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Nov06

Web Chef Review: Ontario Baby Carrots at Harvest Barn Country Markets

Always delicious, raw or cooked, washed and peeled, they are Ontario Baby Carrots from Harvest Barn Country Markets. Baby carrots are one vegetable that I need to have on hand at all times. I find that I have dozens of recipes that call for carrots. These crunchy, Ontario baby carrots are great for packing in lunches, make healthy & tasty snacks and add flavor to many dishes. You can cook them, roast, bake, BBQ, whole, dipped,...

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How to Make Raspberry Caramel Corn Balls + Video
Oct03

How to Make Raspberry Caramel Corn Balls + Video

Autumn is here and it’s time to learn How to Make Raspberry Caramel Corn Balls! I look forward to the Fall harvesting months, and especially handing out goodies for Halloween. I find that the “old-fashioned” treats are falling by the wayside these days, pushed out by packaged candy treats & bags of chips. My Mother used to make caramel corn balls, candy apples & fudge, and I try to keep that tradition alive...

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How to Make S’mores Mini Cones + Video
Oct01

How to Make S’mores Mini Cones + Video

In this delicious recipe for How to Make S’mores Mini Cones, I am excited to show you how a little imagination goes a long way towards the creation of a wildly dreamy-creamy, S’mores-like treat. S’mores have always been a particular favorite of mine, even though they tend to get a bit messy to eat. With chocolate pieces hidden in the bottom of the cute little mini cones, followed by a golden, gooey, partially-melted...

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How to Make Mozzarella Balls with Tomatoes & Hummus Wraps: School Lunch Ideas
Sep17

How to Make Mozzarella Balls with Tomatoes & Hummus Wraps: School Lunch Ideas

Mozzarella Balls with Tomatoes & Hummus Wraps is a nutritious meal for your kids to take with them to school. Moms everywhere scurry around trying to get interesting school lunches together for their children, and this idea is one I think will go over well with the kids. Mozzarella is filled with calcium & protein, served with fresh, juicy tomatoes and protein-rich hummus, all of which is really healthy, and will be filling...

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How to Make Easy Skewered Kebabs with Dip: School Lunch Ideas
Sep13

How to Make Easy Skewered Kebabs with Dip: School Lunch Ideas

Easy Skewered Kebabs are a quick lunch idea that is healthy & tasty. It’s always nice for kids when mom provides them with a school lunch that is easy to carry around and eat, especially when it is so delicious and appealing as these kebabs. Two dips make these kebabs even more fabulous – a fruit dip and a savory dip. Children love dipping their food so they’ll have some fun while getting a nutritious lunch....

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How to Make Apple, Granola, Peanut Butter & Honey Snack
Sep12

How to Make Apple, Granola, Peanut Butter & Honey Snack

You’ll love this easy recipe for How to Make Apple, Granola, Peanut Butter & Honey Snack! This is a tasty, healthy and satisfying way for anyone, young or old, to get energy back after the 2 o’clock slump. The crispy, sweetness of the apple, with salty, creamy peanut butter, sweet honey & the crunch of granola will satisfy your cravings and get you over that hump to your next meal. If you are in an area where you...

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How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles + Video
Sep11

How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles + Video

I am excited to show you How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles with my amazing Mother! The recipe my mother uses is one where she combined my German grandmother’s recipe, and my Ukrainian grandmother’s recipe, and she came out with her own recipe which, in my opinion is the best of two worlds. Our family is wild about mom’s dill pickles. When I was away at university, mom and dad used to stock up my pantry, always...

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Web Chef Review: Monforte Dairy Black Sheep Ripened Sheep Cheese
Sep04

Web Chef Review: Monforte Dairy Black Sheep Ripened Sheep Cheese

Monforte Dairy Black Sheep Ripened Sheep Cheese is a very delicious, super soft and creamy cheese that’s great as a snack or to cook with. This cheese is 22% milk fat, has 37% moisture, and comes encased in a tasty rind – maybe my favorite part! A cheese that’s creamy, tangy & ripened to perfection, it’s perfect with crackers, pairing with wine & fruit, added to fabulous appetizers or hors...

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Web Chef Review: Haskapa Chutney
Aug25

Web Chef Review: Haskapa Chutney

Haskapa Chutney is a chutney that can easily be served with any number of entrĂ©es. It’s a real winner when it comes to serving it with poultry, on cream cheese, with pork, hamburgers, and many other dishes. Haskapa Chutney is a jar of deliciousness – sweet, fruity with a chili kick. Haskap berries are indigenous to Russia and parts of Asia, and presently they are grown in Nova Scotia, as well as other provinces and some...

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