Category Archives: Snack food

Banana Bread: Taste-Two

Hello there, Sometimes a sequel can be as good as the original. It happens. Based on my original recipe, Banana Bread with Pecans and Chocolate Chips, which is always, ALWAYS a mega hit whenever I make it, Banana Bread: Taste Two, is a … Continue reading

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Sardines Stuffed with Spinach, Pine nuts and Raisins

…with Oranges. If I had added “with oranges” to the title it would have been way too long but it must be said. 😉 This typical Sicilian dish is comprised of sweet, savory and citrus flavours. Its delicate, delicious and very healthy. Sardines … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

  Hey there! Found this great recipe on Pinterest, “The world’s catalog of ideas” It’s a marvellous place to lose yourself in. It can motivate you to make delicious muffins like these AND introduce you to new food concepts, like sandwich … Continue reading

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Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Heya! I’ve got just the thing for you to bring to your next holiday party which will raise your social status by a few notches guaranteed!  😉 Adorable, tempting, irresistible, chocolatey, soft, fluffy, delicious & NUTELLA are some of the adjectives … Continue reading

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Baked Italian Chicken Wings

  Hello there! I made this really easy, very flavourful and frankly, exciting dinner tonight and wanted to share. These chicken wings are so irresistible! It’ll be really hard to control yourself around these; delicately salted, with a parmesan, garlic and herb sauce … Continue reading

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Overnight Oats with Chia and Berries

Hello all, It has been a while and honestly, I’ve missed writing to you! Ever heard of overnight oats? They’re the best thing ever because it takes minutes to prepare, there’s no cooking involved, it’s healthy and super delicious! I … Continue reading

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Avocado Baked Eggs

I’m sure, like me, you’ve seen avocado baked eggs all over the internet. I love eggs and avocados so I couldn’t wait to try. Eggs are not as high in cholesterol as once thought. They have amazing health benefits such … Continue reading

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Fried Ravioli

Hey there! I see my parents almost every Sunday evening and we usually go to Gigi’s, a local pizza joint here in the West Island. However, on this occasion we ate at my place. I hate breaking routine. Especially when it means … Continue reading

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The Best Apple Pie – Step 3 – Assembly and Baking

Thank you for hanging in there! You are now at the final step – baking your delicious pie! To make the most delicious Apple Pie, I marinate my apples first! I find that the tastiest pies are made with McIntosh apples … Continue reading

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The Best Apple Pie – Step2 – Rolling Out and Crimping your Pie Dough

Rolling Out and Crimping your Pie Dough – by Smitten Kitchen Pictures & text by Smitten Kitchen Start by getting your stuff out: You’ll want a small dish of flour (or a shaker, if you have one), a rolling pin, your … Continue reading

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The Best Apple Pie – Step 1- All Butter Flaky Pie Dough

Hello all! For years I have been struggling to make pie dough. Most of the time it wouldn’t hold together at all and I’d have to do a lot of patch work in order for it to resemble a pie … Continue reading

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The Best Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Hey there! Why would I, a carb-worshiper, make a cauliflower pizza crust? Because its delicious but also because my husband is doing a sort of Paleo diet so he can’t have bread. (omg) Needless to say, coming up with totally carb-free dinners … Continue reading

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Claudia’s Fudgy Paleo Brownies

  Hello there! I’m crazy about brownies, especially the delicious & healthy kind. (Yes, they exist) Remember my Mind Blowing Black Bean Brownies ? Well, I now have another brownie recipe and it happens to be Paleo-friendly (Caveman approved)! These have a fudgey … Continue reading

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Pull-Apart Cheesy Garlic Bread

Hello all! I wanted to call this “Party Bread” because it is sooo awesome – its best served at a party but it’s also like a party in your mouth. When you take a bite you wanna dance around in place … Continue reading

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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

  Hello there! Southern biscuits have a wonderful soft flakey texture with a buttery taste. Crispy on the outside with an almost cake-like softness on the inside. I am in love with them, as much as you can be in love … Continue reading

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Meatloaf with ‘Awesome Sauce’

  I feel like I’ve been talking about and craving meatloaf for years…. Actually, I have. The reason is that I can seldom enjoy one. My husband hates most minced meat meals. So, Paté Chinois, meat pie, hamburger steak, sloppy-Joe and meatloaf … Continue reading

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Sicilian Blood Orange Loaf Cake

Hey there! This cake initially caught my eye because of its pretty pink frosting with those lovely, glossy blood orange slices on top and of course, the originality of it. You can always find recipes for lemon cakes or lemon loaves but never … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Goat Cheese Tart

Hello there! Hope you are enjoying the holidays, spending time with family, friends and eating a lot of good food. We certainly did. One of my contributions to this Christmas’ fare at my Aunt’s house was this Zucchini and Goat Cheese … Continue reading

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Marilou’s Make-ahead Breakfast Burritos (Burritos Matin)

  *Recette en Francais inclus* I’m not done with Marilou’s book yet. She’s great at this recipe thing. I am of course referring to Marilou Bourdon and her cookbook, Trois Fois Par Jour. Her recipes are easy, no fuss and contain ingredients … Continue reading

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No-cook Peanut Butter Bites – by Weight Watchers (Secret Ingredient Alert! :)

Hey there, So did the mention of Weight Watchers turn you off or on to this recipe? If you’re not sure, let me tell you, these bites are all kinds of “wow” including the whispery, gaspy type of “wow” and the … Continue reading

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