Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

I have never even tried jalapeno pepper jelly before, but this was on my list of things to attempt to make. I have no idea how the store bought stuff tastes, but I know that this homemade version that I did, which gets it’s pectin and colour from natural sources, is one that I will […]

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Gluten Free Zucchini Carrot Muffins

Yes, Gluten-Free people, there is a delicious and nutritious breakfast/coffee break/snack muffin for us! (insert cheering here). These muffins have a wonderful flavour & texture, and contain a number of good things like sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seed, raisins, zucchini and carrots. Yes, it’s a long ingredient list today, but it’ll be totally worth […]

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Best BBQ Chicken

Wow, talk about putting pressure on a recipe, huh? Calling it “The Best”. Well, lucky for this chicken, this recipe lives up to it’s name. I have barbecued chicken many, many times in the past 10 years. I’ve marinated & basted in a variety of different ingredients. However, I’ve never done my chicken this way […]

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Pina Colada Sorbet

Summer isn’t gone yet! At least I haven’t posted all my summertime recipes yet, so the season can’t be done yet. This sorbet was simple to make, had only a few ingredients, but tasted fantastic! Definitely a welcomed treat.    

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Gluten-Free Brownies

No one should be denied brownies, not even those with celiacs or a gluten-intolerance. So, here to the rescue is a gluten-free brownies recipe.   This bite’s for you!

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Avocado, Tomato and Mango Salsa

This fresh salsa is so delicious, and so simple to make too. I’ve made it 4 times already, and loved it each and every time! The mango adds a nice sweet element, that offsets the heat of the jalapeno pepper perfectly. The lime juice in the dressing adds a nice tang as well. All in […]

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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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