I think I am at the age where birthdays are not something to look forward to anymore, but they are not something to dread yet. In other words, I am at the perfect age?  I must be, since I got to celebrate over four different days. Two days before my birthday, my roommates prepared a… Continue reading Birthday

Cream Cheese Walnut Apple Oat Bread {No Added Sugar}

All is right in the world again. I finally feel well enough to have a proper workout, I had a three day weekend, I was able to enjoy a hike, and I FINALLY GOT TO BAKE. With the weather turning a bit crisper, I decided that I wanted apples.  So here is a recipe centered… Continue reading Cream Cheese Walnut Apple Oat Bread {No Added Sugar}

Chocolate Avocado Mousse?

Confession:  I’ve been eating a lot of unhealthy desserts lately. I manage to eat a healthy breakfast and a fairly healthy lunch….then I come home from work and eat all the sugar and chocolate in the house. So, to try and correct this bad habit I’ve fallen back into, I decided I needed to make… Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Mousse?

Mini Sweet Pepper and Raspberry Salad {Packed Lunch Edition}

I have a new favourite vegetable. Mini sweet peppers.  Oh my.  Now I want them on everything. Their crispness and slight sweetness complement the soft raspberries, while the almonds provide a nice crunch, and the Romano cheese adds some richness to the salad. The colourfulness of this salad will likely draw envious comments from your… Continue reading Mini Sweet Pepper and Raspberry Salad {Packed Lunch Edition}

Chicken Mushroom Vegetable Pita

Now that I have conquered pitas…I needed some appropriate stuffing! Even though the weather is rapidly cooling down now, I am holding on to the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables as long as possible!  After picking up some vibrant peppers and fresh mushrooms at the grocery for amazing prices, I decided they would be… Continue reading Chicken Mushroom Vegetable Pita

Whole Wheat Pitas {Fixed Disaster}

I feel like I need to state again how spoiled I am. I have mentioned before that the house I am living in is currently being renovated.  The owner of the house has been buying many things, including kitchen goods.  For the first time in my life, I have access to a KitchenAid stand mixer. … Continue reading Whole Wheat Pitas {Fixed Disaster}

Homemade Kaiser Rolls | A Review

One of my new roommates has a collection of cookbooks, one of which is The Bread Baker’s Apprentice.  I decided that I needed to try at least one of the recipes, and soon! I settled on the Kaiser roll recipe since I had a family cookout coming up.  This was the first time that I… Continue reading Homemade Kaiser Rolls | A Review