Month: August 2014

Auntie Bea’s Amazing Rhubarb Muffins

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Auntie Bea made this recipe  for the first time on August 4, 2014 – made an entire batch for us and gave them to us on August 7 (the day before our anniversary :). They were amazing. They looked gorgeous – like something that came right out of a bakery. And YUMMY… oh, were these […]

Cream of Zucchini Soup, Fast & Easy

Just made this soup, literally a half an hour ago, and it was fast, easy, and really quite nice. I’ll be making this again. Got the husband seal of approval :).  I had this super huge zucchini that came in off the garden. It was a bit of a surprise when I found it there […]

Healthy HomeMade Chocolate

Made this chocolate for Mom yesterday, and gave it to her today. Was concerned it might be a bit bitter for her taste, but she gobbled it all up – I bet its because of the rum flavoring!   I’d been reading again recently about some of the remarkable improvements or outright recoveries experienced by […]

Canadian Living’s Blueberry Cornmeal Cobbler

Blueberry Cornmeal Cobbler Featured on front of Canadian Living Magazine: August 2014 This fruity dessert takes only minutes to prepare, making it a lovely finish to a weeknight meal. Cornmeal adds a bit of crunch to the classic biscuit topping. By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Canadian Prep time 10 minutes Total time 45 […]

Mrs. P’s Blueberry Crumble

Mrs P’s Blueberry Crumble My mother-in-law (Mrs P) dictated this recipe to me Boxing Day morning 2003, she and mom having stayed over for Christmas.  This was a favorite recipe of hers for a long time, and I always enjoyed the warm yummy goodness of this dessert whenever she’d make it for us.  Entered into […]

Homemade Tomato Sauce from Scratch

Homemade Tomato Sauce –  With Fresh Tomatoes!  Better & Healthier than Canned  A recipe I found on one of my late night dates with Pinterest when staying at Mom’s  to care for her in the summer of 2013. The tomatoes from the garden were starting to over ripen so I went looking for a tomatoes […]

“Fat Boy Chili” Recipe

“Like” Junior’s Chili in Winnipeg My mom worked at Junior’s on Henderson Highway from the day they opened their doors in the  late ’70s for several years thereafter, and we lived just across Henderson on Martin Avenue. I used to sit in Junior’s after school, doing my homework as a waited for her to finish […]

Auntie Bea’s Jerk Chicken

1 red onion, coarsely chopped 1 serrano chile, coarsely diced 1 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp ground allspice 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp pepper 3lb chicken breasts, boneless, skinless 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 c low sodium chicken broth Optional: 1 red pepper and 1 green pepper, seeded and cut into chunks – about […]

Curried Coconut Chicken

Made this a couple of weeks ago. Really, really good. A definite keeper. And quite quick and easy too :  )   1 tbsp coconut oil 2 small onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 3/4 tsp grated fresh ginger (less than 1/4 tsp ground because tsp fresh grated = 1/4 tsp dry ground) 3-4 boneless, […]