Tasty Tuesday: Friendly Halloween Linzer Cookies

Halloween will be here in 3 days. As I grew up in communist Romania until I was in 5th grade, I never celebrated Halloween as a child. Here in Canada most children celebrate it, usually by wearing a costume and trick-or-treating or going to a party. My son and I looked online for him to choose his costume for Halloween. [...]

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Tasty Tuesday: Melt-in-your-Mouth Pumpkin Custard

Let's talk about fall and pumpkin recipes, shall we? More exactly, pumpkin custard. Fall is a wonderful season, especially if it follows a summer during which we were able to spend a lot of time outside playing, biking, running, basking in the sun, catching fish, camping, and just plain relaxing. Fall seems like it is a season of action. School [...]

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Tasty Tuesday: Amazing Chocolate Chip Banana Cake

This chocolate chip cake is truly amazing. It turned out way better than I thought it would. It went through many changes, but I finally came up with the winning version. My family and our friends can testify. Once you start eating it, you can’t stop. My son and his friend who came for a play date could not stop [...]

Tasty Tuesday: Loaded Chia Chocolate Breakfast Pudding

Remember two weeks ago when chocolate was not my favourite flavour? I can’t stay away from chocolate for too long and neither can my family. So I created a chocolate version of this yummy chilled vanilla coconut chia pudding. This is a nutritious breakfast that I will make regularly for my family from now on. It is very rich and [...]

Tasty Tuesday: Chilled Vanilla Coconut Chia Pudding

What do you call a happy event followed right away by a crappy one? Everything balances in life? Don’t get too comfortable as something is going to happen and is not going to be good? Let me explain why I ask. My family and I recently went on a holiday. One afternoon, I went on a long walk while my [...]

Tasty Tuesday: 3-Ingredient Mango Coconut Popsicles

When my son was little, he would not touch popsicles. It seemed that they were too cold for him. However, he is 5 years old now and he LOVES these Mango Coconut Popsicles. As does his sister. This is the first popsicle recipe I made for both of them and is the first popsicle my daughter tried. These popsicles are [...]

Tasty Tuesday: Kale Kiwi Avocado Smoothie

We were getting ready to go to the beach one day and I noticed we had some kiwis ready to be eaten. I decided to quickly make this smoothie, pour it in mason jars, pack some ice cubes and straws next to them, and take it with us to the beach. It is more tart than sweet, but it is [...]

Giveaway and Interview: Choosing Raw – Making Raw Foods Part of the Way You Eat Cookbook

This is the second interview in my series of interviews with people with amazing accomplishments  in the field of healthy nutrition and lifestyle. Whether we are vegan, omnivore, or follow another nutritious diets we can all learn from each other. What binds us is our desire to help our families and ourselves eat a little better today than we did yesterday. [...]

Tasty Tuesday: Pear Coconut Chia Smoothie

I make this smoothie at least twice a week when I can buy pears. When my son asks for it he says: “Mommy, can you make that brown pudding?” Yes, he knows it as the brown pudding. A very delicious description! This pear coconut chia smoothie can be a great snack, a great dessert, and a great addition to breakfast. It [...]