Looking for me??

Looking for me? You may have noticed that I haven’t been active on the blog here for a while. That is because I launched My Menu Pal last year with my good friend and colleague, Lesley Baradel. My Menu Pal is the culmination of our passion for menu planning and recipe development, just taken to […]

Recipe Redux – Beef and Bean Taco Meat

This month’s Recipe Redux is Two For One. The idea being you cook once and eat twice. I do this all the time – finding ways to repurpose leftovers into another meal. My children are rather picky about eating leftovers so if I make extra of something, I have to find multiple ways of using […]

Grapes for Heart Health

My trip to Washington State to take part in the grape harvest and tour a Welch’s juice processing plant was paid for by Welch’s. I was not compensated to write this post. All thoughts are my own. American Heart Month is coming to a close, though really we should be eating in a way to […]

Recipe Redux: Chocolate Caramel Banana Bites

This month’s Recipe Redux is our favorite chocolate pairings, since it is February after all. Of course I love chocolate and will eat it will just about anything. It was no easy task settling on my favorite healthy pairing. But I do love chocolate with fruit and I absolutely adore it with caramel. My love […]

Homemade Caramel Sauce in 5 Minutes

I admit it, I have a sweet tooth. And almost as much as I love chocolate, I love caramel! Put the two together, and oh my….but wait, I’m jumping ahead of myself to another post later today. I think I’ve made my own caramel sauce maybe once. On a stovetop and it took a lot […]