Nova Scotia Date Squares!

My family comes from Nova Scotia and majority of my extended family still lives there including my grandparents. Each year, I (and sometimes my husband) make the trek out to visit everyone and I must admit, apart from seeing family, one of my favourite parts of visiting ‘home’ is indulging in the fantastic maritime food […]

Sleep, Parenting and Health

We all know we feel so much better when we’ve had a good night’s sleep, and for most people a good night’s sleep is between 6 and 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep. Any less than 6 hours of sleep in a night and most people would agree that they feel groggy, irritable, and possibly lethargic […]

Veggie Babies: Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato with Red Pear

A new month means a new batch of homemade baby food! Sweet Pea and Ginger Snap have become such great eaters over the past month and it’s so fun and exciting to watch them trying new foods. After doing some research and watching how the twins experiment with food, I’ve decided that I definitely lean […]

Triple Chocolate Cake with Coconut Cream

In our family we have what I call birthday season; from the end of February to the beginning of May we have five birthdays! As my husband and I eat sugar free and moderately gluten free, this year I have offered to make all the birthday cakes to accommodate our lifestyle requirements. I first made […]

Coconut Apple Crisp

Apple crisp has got to be one of my most loved fall/winter desserts, and it is so easy to make!  When I first started eating vegetarian, refined sugar free and somewhat gluten-free I had to go on the hunt for an apple crisp recipe that met all those requirements.  I soon found out that finding […]