#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 – 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 – 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

#FoodFocus – Refrigerator Oatmeal Breakfast

I absolutely fell in love with this idea when it first surfaced a few years ago! What could be better than oatmeal, yogurt and fruit? The problem before this was that you had to cook the oatmeal and then load it up with fruit and a bit of yogurt. Now, with this technique, this deliciousness…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Refrigerator Oatmeal Breakfast

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – AvoPeach Smoothie Bowl

My daughter will be┬áspending the next 3 months out of province so yesterday, we had a few of her friends over for a special send off dinner. I woke up this morning feeling a little guilty about all the lasagna and the profiteroles and the Portuguese tarts we ate. Not to mention the appys and…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – AvoPeach Smoothie Bowl

#FoodFocus – Eggs – Eggs-in-a-Mug

I believe that eggs rank really high as a perfect food. Think about it. They are like little bundles of protein, rich in Vitamins A, D and E and are a great source of folate, iron, zinc and choline. Eggs are good for healthy skin, eye tissue, bones and teeth, building and repairing muscles, organs,…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Eggs – Eggs-in-a-Mug