Feta, Roasted Beets, Raisins and Seeds in “My Favourite Things” Salad

Do you see the brown edges on the lettuce? I pretended I didn't.

As usual, our Mother's Day brunch this year was at my mom's house. In our signature control-freak kind of way, the women in our family take responsibility for our own Mother's Day brunch. This year we each brought something so it really didn't amount … [Read more...]

Home-made Nut-Free Chewy Granola Bars


Lil D is my older child.  He enjoys granola bars in his lunch.  I do not like buying over-packaged, over-processed foods.   So, I found this amazing looking recipe on a local blog which is one of my regular reads.  I adapted it to the … [Read more...]

Banana Oatmeal Granola Bars

Sad and lonely; the lone remaining overripe banana

I've been on a baking kick this week.  On Tuesday when Derek came home, he exclaimed, "there is some serious housewife action happening here".    I was up to my elbows in mixing ingredients for brownies.  I hadn't planned to make the brownies, … [Read more...]