Gluten-free Biscotti

It’s that time of year where baking takes on a whole new kind of excitement. The house is decorated, the Christmas tree is lit and the television is always set to the Yuletide Fireplace channel, blaring Holiday music. I’m always inspired to bake for friends and family during Christmas. This year however I was challenged…

Banana Scones

Spotty, over-ripe bananas. I have a love hate relationship with them. I love them because I can throw them into my morning fruit smoothie and I have a killer banana bread recipe that I can make with them. But I also hate them because of the fact that I can only make banana bread with…

Layered Eggplant Pasta Bake

One pot meals are the answer to everything. Here’s why? – They bring together the flavours of many ingredients, cooking together in one easy to clean pot or dish. – They are cover tonight’s dinner and  a few days of leftovers. – They are freezable. – They take the stress out of making a side dish. – They…

Penne with Tuna and Tomato Sauce

This one’s an oldie, but a goodie. I have been making this recipe for over 10 years as my go-to weeknight meal. This recipe requires no pre-washing, no chopping, no pealing or pre-making. Just boil water, cook the pasta and mix a few staple ingredients with tomato sauce (homemade or store bought) to kick up…

Quinoa Zucchini Fritters

The weekend is when my weekday routine is pleasantly turned upside down. I don’t have to wake up when my alarm goes off, I can just keep hitting snooze. I don’t have to rush out of the house to beat morning traffic so I can get to work on time. And, I don’t have to…

Bacon and Eggs for Dinner, Italian Style

Otherwise known in my house as pasta alla carbonara. Not fancy, simple (only requires 3 main ingredients) and will deliver a devine plate of pasta that will make you feel like Chef Mario Batalli himself. Pasta alla carbonara is my go-to recipe when I suddenly have an impromptu dinner guest at my door and I…