Beet Jelly
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Who would have thought you could make jelly out of something you usually dump down the sink but this is an amazing way to use the water you boil beets in. The first time I made this jelly I cooked … Read More

Peach Jam
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I love peaches and the best are Southern Ontario peaches picked during the peak of the season (well okay, any local peaches from your local farmer’s market probably taste just as good). I’ve been expanding my repertoire of jams and … Read More

Back To School Breakfast Banana Muffins
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With back to school time approaching, I was looking for ways to create new, fast, but healthy on the go breakfasts and snacks that my boys could eat on the drive to and from school. Their new school is a … Read More

Yogurt Pecan Soy Waffles
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My sons love waffles for breakfast and while I have no objection to the amount of maple syrup we seem to consume, I was not happy with the ingredient list in frozen waffles purchased from the grocery store. In my … Read More

Tea Biscuits
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“These are great with tea or for breakfast with jam. I made these often as a kid with my mom.” INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup butter 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup sugar … Read More

Blueberry Jam
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“Puree the blueberries and it makes a jam with a jelly like consistency .” INGREDIENTS 4 1/2 cups crushed blueberries (just under 2 litre container) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 7 cups granulated sugar 1 tablespoon butter 2 pouch certo liquid … Read More

Scrumptious Pancakes
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“Soy milk gives pancakes a slightly sweeter taste than regular milk.” INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups soy milk 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 large eggs … Read More

French Toast
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“While we enjoy French Toast for breakfast or lunch, in France they serve it for dessert and call it pain perdue or ‘lost bread’ since it was a way to use up stale bread. Use a white fluffy bread for … Read More

Breakfast Oatmeal Blast
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“Breakfast Oatmeal Blast makes a healthy breakfast, lunch or afternoon snack.” INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon almonds, slightly ground 1/2 cup yogurt, plain 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese, plain 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced 2 tablespoons quick oats, uncooked 1 teaspoon … Read More