Homemade Green Tortillas With Spinach and Cilantro

These tortillas have some spinach for color and a bit of cilantro. It's just the right amount of surprising flavor. You must try and see for yourself.  ...more

20 Food Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2015

Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more

Use Extra Christmas Candy to Make These Fudge Recipes

My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more

Make Your Own Girl Scout Cookies

As a Canadian, I didn't grow up with Girl Scout cookies and I honestly did not understand why my American friends got so excited about them. We have Girl Guides in Canada and they do sell cookies but they aren't really something we get all that excited about. When my American friends talk about Girl Scout cookie it's like they are speaking a different language. Samoas? Tagalongs? What? I don't have easy access to Girl Scout cookies I turned to the internet to see if I could make any of them at home. Here's what I found. ...more

Recipe: Amazingly Cheesy Asparagus Melts

Let's be honest: asparagus is pretty amazing.First of all, because it grows so quickly and doesn't require pesticides, it is a naturally organic food. It's also high in fiber and packs in only 27 calories per cup. But the real clincher? Asparagus is high in glutathione, an important anti-carcinogen and the most potent anti-cancer antioxidant available.And did we mention that it's simply delicious? Because, you know, it is. Steam it and then toss it in fresh lemon juice for a delicate, invigorating side....more
Thanks, Hope McCain! We think you are going to love it! Let us know how it turns out!more

Bang Bang Party Dip: The Easiest Dip You'll Ever Love

I tried something called Bang Bang Mahi Mahi a couple of weeks ago when we went out to eat for lunch. Wow! I have craved the flavor that sauce ever since. When I crave something, I have to figure out how to make it. Bang Bang sauce is too good to just put on fish, so I made it into a party dip! This would be amazing for a Super Bowl party, or whenever you need a lick-the-bowl-amazing kind of dip!...more

Wedding Bliss

Our Beautiful niece Brooke was married last week in a wonderful outdoor wedding (yes in January) The weather was perfect. Every detail was just as they wanted it ....more

Creamy Tagliatelle with Bacon, Portobello Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

“Dates at home could be fun. Really we shouldn’t feel like we are resorting to “the second best” because we are parents now and can’t go on spontaneous adventures like... [[ This is a content summary only ....more

Kuska Biryani ~ Veg Biryani South Special

For the second day under BM#48, I have a typical south special biryani made specially for the Vegetarians, called the Kuska Biryani. In most non veg restaurants, the biryani sold without the meat is referred as Kuska. However the vegetarians didn't want to be left behind, so they devised a version for themselves ....more

Jurassic Sweets

When I was little, I read The Enormous Egg, a book about a chicken that laid a triceratops egg, and all the adventures the dinosaur had with its kid. (By The Cake Geek) I've secretly wanted a dinosaur ever since. ...more

How to make Chancaca Syrup

For the second day of BM#48, under Sauces, I landed in an interesting Sauce made with Chancaca. I was on a mission to know what this ingredient was all about.My research led me to details that made me grin. The syrup is made with Chancaca or Panela ....more

Sunday Links

Wow this week went by fast- I don't even know where to start! ...more

Nutty Quinoa Porridge and an Alter Eco + NITK Digestion Reset Guide Giveaway!!

I am so glad you are reading this right now....more

Low carb pizza frittata

Apart from being a vegetarian, I don’t follow any particular diet. But if I was going to, a low carb diet makes the most sense to me – much more sense than a low fat diet, a raw diet, etc. If you feel the same, here’s a low carb dinner idea for you – pizza frittata! ...more

Scot or Not, Join the Burns' night Celebrations with my party Haggis Samosa's

It's here again, Burns' night.  Roll out the haggis.All over the world, Scots will be celebrating their national poet tonight with meals of haggis neeps 'n' tatties (haggis, turnip and potato).  His famous poems and songs will be sung and, for those of us Scots living outside the country a nostalgic tear or two will more than likely be shed....more

mediterranean baked ziti

that’s right, people… i’m back with yet another recipe using...more