Potato, Broccoli and Cheese Soup

  Well, today was the day! Back to school. My son & I walked my big girl to school for her first day as a 1st Grader. She was excited to go to school, I wasn’t as thrilled. I’ll miss having her at home, and I know that from now on, she will be in […]

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Homemade Relish | the Baking Beauties

Homemade Relish

Last year I had so many veggies coming out of the garden, I started to look for new recipes to use them all up. I’d never made my own relish before, but we liked the sweet relish that my MIL had given us the year before. So, after an email or two, I had her […]

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Caramel Macadamia Nut Ice Cream

Mmm…this ice cream ranks right up there with the Lemon Meringue ice cream I made a while back (which won me a contest, woohoo). It is smooth, creamy, but full of wonderful flavour. The caramel is a little difficult to work with, but once it is in the ice cream, it creates a beautiful ribbon […]

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Nutella Cake

GOOD MORNING, READERS!! I’m sorry for not having a post yesterday, I’ve been having trouble with my unreliable internet service. Cooking with Kids will be coming tomorrow though, so please check back then. In the meantime, I hope that you will enjoy this recipe for a wonderful, moist, light, DELICIOUS chocolate cake. Oh yeah, did […]

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Flavorful Sugar Snap Peas

I love fresh peas from the garden, and sugar snap peas are no exception. They really can’t get any easier, as they are peas that you don’t have to shell, you eat the shell with the peas. Perfect! My sister-in-law gave us these sugar snap peas fresh from her garden, and we had them for […]

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Gluten Free Old Fashioned Doughnuts

Yes folk, that’s right, gluten free old fashioned doughnuts! These Old Fashioned Doughnuts were actually really simple to make, and they tasted just like the donuts that you get fresh at the summer fairs, all covered in a cinnamon-sugar coating. I bought myself a donut cutter the other day when we were in the city. […]

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Black Bean and Corn Salad

I have been playing around with different salads this summer. They are great because they can be made ahead, which makes them great to take to a barbecue or even camping. I’ve never really had a black bean salad before, but decided to give it a try this summer. I tried one recipe, and was […]

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Saskatoon Cheesecake Ice Cream

This is another ice cream recipe that I just came up with while playing around in the kitchen. I used Saskatoon berries, but you could use blueberries, strawberries, or cherries in place of the Saskatoon berries. This ice cream is rich & smooth, tasting just like your favorite cheesecake. I didn’t include graham wafer crumbs, […]

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Blueberry Chicken Salad

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Salads that can be thrown together, using whatever you have in the fridge or garden at the time, are the PERFECT summertime meal! this salad will make a great lunch or light supper. The combination of chicken with the celery, pepper, blueberries and lemon yogurt were […]

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