Pump Up Your Pancakes

Great Pancake Recipe Ok, so this one might not exactly be a recipe but it is a great way to pump up your favorite pancake recipe to a great pancake recipe! As fall approaches I find myself navigating to different flavors like pumpkin or cinnamon and warm delicious foods are my go to, that is…

One Pan Shrimp Bake

Lazy Cooking at its BEST! My kids are in some sort of activity every night and I am constantly looking for dishes that are quick, easy, and something that they I think they will eat. This isn’t easy, not that my kids are really picky, but they all don’t share all of the same tastes,…

Easy Quiche Recipe

Easy Crustless Quiche So… quiche is amazing! Some people like it with crust, others without, but either way it is a pretty good way to start the day! I actually prefer quiche without crust, crustless quiche is great for those on low or no carb diets, but I just prefer it, and here is an…

Nanaimo Bar Recipe

Have You Heard of this Canadian Treat? During our Canadian studies for school, we decided to try to make this treat. Of course, we didn’t know a Nanaimo Bar recipe, or much about them, and set out to learn a little bit. Nanaimo Bars are a no bake treat named after Nanaimo, British Columbia on…

Best Stand Mixers – A Review

Not All Mixers Are Created Equally Who loves cooking and baking? Do you own a stand mixer? If you don’t, have you ever wondered which brands are the best stand mixers or which one is the BEST? Even if you are mixing up something as simple as a boxed cake, having a mixer comes in…

Groundhog Day Treats

Groundhog Grub We love Groundhog Day at our house, I think it is because the first thoughts of spring come with Groundhog Day. We love the holiday seasons between October and New Year’s Eve, but January is such a cold bleak month, that anything that can get our minds thinking spring is worth celebrating. Every…

Best Pizza Crust Recipe

No need to go out for pizza! My kids really love pizza, as many kids do, and so I thought it might be fun to make it at home one night and see how the family liked it. I set out to find the best pizza crust recipe and gave it a go! Well, needless…

Sweet and Spiced Acorn Squash Soup

A yummy soup for a cold day! So, this past growing season my compost pile produced several acorn squash plants and a bounty of fruit! I was super excited and couldn’t wait to use them. The year prior we had grown them for the first time, however, we planted too many. This year we only…

How to Cook a Pumpkin or Squash

Making homemade pumpkin made easy! It’s easy to grab a can of pumpkin but sometimes from scratch is best, especially when you have grown the pumpkin or squash in your own garden, but looking at a pumpkin or squash, it’s hard to vision them as delicious food and treats… however, turning them into yummy food…

How to Bake Pumpkin and Squash Seeds

Seasonal Snack and Lots of Fun While you are hollowing out those pumpkins for Jack O Lanterns or for pies or perhaps you are making some squash soup, you might ask yourself… what should I do with the seeds? Well, here’s how to bake pumpkin and squash seeds! If you are like me you will…