Blueberry or Blueberry Mango Muffins??

Time: 35 minutes Curiosity is a mom’s best friend if you have kids that don’t want to eat breakfast (or any meal)… I have found that by having an option (some slight change to a recipe) that you can offer for breakfast and ask your kids (and hubby) for input on which they prefer, if…

Summer Salad Rolls

Time: 25 minutes I am on an appetizer run lately… I am trying to build up my appetizer recipes as I always struggle coming up with an appetizer to make! This is an easy one to make. For the longest time, I was a bit intimidated with using rice wrappers, but they are simple to…

Crab Rangoon Wonton Cup Appetizer

Time: 30 minutes I always struggle with appetizers – I can never think of an appetizer to make when having guests!!! I am not sure why… Anyways, when I was in University, I had a go-to crab layered dip appetizer that I made way too often and then didn’t make it for at least a…

Cretons (french Canadian pork pate)

Time: 90 minutes and day to cool If you are looking for a healthy, protein breakfast that isn’t eggs, this might be the recipe for you! Cretons is a french-Canadian pork pate. It is simple to make and my kids think it tastes a lot of tourtiere filling. It can be eaten cold on toast…

Dill Pickle Soup

Time: 30 minutes Growing up in the ’70s – this song was played at every wedding, resulting in a mass group of people doing the polka! I haven’t heard it in years, but I made this delicious soup (which we love to have at a local Eastern European Restaurant) and it jogged my memory –…

Fruit Of the Gods Pie

Time: 45 minutes When I was a kid, every few summers, we’d jump in our camper and head to the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. Every mile you’d come across a fruit stand… delicious, fresh fruit grown right in BC. (Now – every mile is another winery, but that is also a great thing to…

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Time: 20 minutes “Hold on tight and let the flight begin” – words from the theme song of one of my favorite James Bond movies – Roger Moore is my favorite Bond… These creamy cheesy grits are amazing for breakfast, brunch or a side dish. For a breakfast cheat, you can make them the night…