#FoodFocus – Harvest Vegetable Quiche

When the weather turns cold, the oven calls me to roast or bake something. Not only does it warm up the kitchen, but fills the house with enticing aromas. This morning, I felt like making something with eggs. So I decided on a quiche, which is quite versatile as a breakfast dish, brunch or even…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Harvest Vegetable Quiche

#FoodFocus – Light and Fluffy Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

No matter how many (or how few) bananas I buy on my grocery trip, I always seem to have a couple that don’t get eaten. And banana loaf seems to be my go-to for these beautifully ripe and sweet fruits. However, this morning I thought I would use them for something a little more portable…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Light and Fluffy Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

#FoodFocus – Mushroom and Pepper Scramble

Who doesn’t love a good scramble on the weekend? Especially when it’s bright and colourful and packed with flavour! And you don’t have to wait for the weekend because this dish is so quick and easy to make. It’s also a great way to sneak in some veggies for those ‘picky eaters’  😉 For 2…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Mushroom and Pepper Scramble

#FoodFocus – Prosciutto and Sausage Breakfast Bake

The inspiration for this dish came while I was dealing with (still) some leftovers in the fridge. I found some garlic bread stored in a cookie tin. I was about to throw it out but one thing that really bothers me is wasting food. So I decided to do something with it. I scoured the…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Prosciutto and Sausage Breakfast Bake

#FoodFocus – Cherries: the New Super Fruit

Especially Montmorency tart cherries! Gorgeous, red, juicy bites of goodness! Nutritional powerhouses, these beauties are packaged and sold in several different delicious ways, including covered in dark chocolate! One of my girlfriends often visits Vineland in the Niagara region of Southern Ontario and quite frequently drops in at Cherry Lane. This retail outlet sells a…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Cherries: the New Super Fruit

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – Mixed Berry Smoothie

I love this Berry Smoothie! In a blender, combine: 1/2 cup plain low fat yogurt 1/2 cup milk, your choice 1/2 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries 1 small ripe avocado 1/4 cup apple juice 2 tsp ground flax seed honey to taste Blend, pour into a glass or Mason jar if you’re on the…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – Mixed Berry Smoothie