Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Hey there! So, what could make my all time best cookie recipe ” Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies ” taste even better?? There’s only one way – Nutella! Right now, there’s a little Nutella craze going on. It’s been around for ages but suddenly all over the country, Tim Hortons’ doughnut shops have just introduced their new…

Quinoa Burrito

I go to this lovely little café in Pointe-Claire village called Marmalade Café and they specialize in unprocessed, body-friendly food. They even bake their own signature bread which has an amazingly soft texture and contains ground flax so its delicious and great for you. A sandwich with this bread is unreal! It smells heavenly in…

New Shepherd’s Pie

New Shepherd’s Pie I wanted to share my recipe for “New” Shepherd’s Pie! Instead of beef, its made with chicken thighs (for maximum moisture), slowly cooked in BBQ sauce & shredded, with a traditional mashed potato topping. It was so delicious! Soooooo, why would I make a pulled chicken shepherd’s pie? Well, beef is out….

Italian Lemon Cookies

Hi Everyone! Back in ’09 when I first started food blogging, one of the first recipes I wanted to conquer were my Nonna Stella’s sugar glazed lemon cookies. I have very vivid childhood memories of sneaking into a low cupboard next to her stove, extracting this long green tupperware and  stealing those deliciously soft, sugar glazed lemon…

Vanilla Bean 2012 – A year in review

Happy New Years Eve! I woke up this morning and groggily looked at my e-mails. I saw that WordPress, the site that hosts my blog, had compiled stats from the past year. It was so interesting to learn that in 2012, I got a total of 2800 hits! Also, people from !!!64!!! countries have stumbled upon…