These apple pancakes are perfect for a fall morning. With a nice light texture and a hint of cinnamon, they make a wonderful breakfast or a light lunch.


Not only are they rich and delicious, but they are also packed with nutrition since they are grain-free, nut-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free. Continue Reading…

These homemade fish sticks are a great alternative to the popular store-bought fish sticks, which are covered in a coating made from wheat, corn, and other allergens.


They are a fun finger food that my son just loves for a meal or a snack. Serve these fish sticks with soups, salads, or sweet potato wedges. Continue Reading…


09/07/2014 — 3 Comments

During our layover at the Miami Airport, we ordered breakfast at a small restaurant. After we had been served our eggs, bacon, and fruit, the chef came up to me with a small dish of smooth green sauce.


“Would you like some chimichurri with your meal?” he asked smiling. Continue Reading…

One night while my adorable little bear was splashing in the bathtub, he released his little brown cargo into the bath water without warning. I am sure that this has happened to every parent, but the first time was still a bit of a surprise for me.


While trying not to think about what I was doing, and restraining my laughter, I pulled the plug from the drain to let the water out of the tub. Then my husband (who didn’t even try not to laugh) and I bickered about who would catch the floating debris. Continue Reading…

Cabbage is one of my favourite vegetables to use in cooking. Not only is it extremely nutritious, but it is also very cost-effective.


With all of the fresh cabbage available at the farmer’s market now, it is a great vegetable to incorporate into our daily meals. Continue Reading…

Mashed Cauliflower

08/27/2014 — 2 Comments

This is a great side dish that is similar to mashed potatoes, but with a slightly different taste and texture. It is a great way to present a familiar vegetable in a different style.


Mashed cauliflower is delicious and tasty, and it is a nice light dish for a summer evening. It goes well with meat or fish.     Continue Reading…

These popsicles are a delicious treat on a hot summer day. Not only do they taste rich and creamy, but they also replenish electrolytes that may have been lost after sweating in the heat. These all-fruit delights are dairy-free, nut-free, and sugar-free.


They are so easy to make, but they also taste so refreshing and wonderful that one would never guess that they contain only a few simple ingredients! Continue Reading…

Have you ever noticed that a visit to almost any other developed country immediately provides some perspective to compare and contrast how differently we experience our food?


From a gelato to an omelette, from a paella to a souvlaki, and from a schnitzel to a gyro, every meal is prepared, presented, and served with a real sense of pride, joy, and love. You can see, taste, feel, and smell the difference in quality. Continue Reading…