Ranch Dip

How can you move towards feeling your absolute BEST? hmmm numerous possible answers really. Ok let’s start with eating vegetables, meal planning, cooking at home and sharing with loved ones.  Movement towards feeling better and perhaps a step towards feeling your Best.  My Uncle’s  doctor  would say “motion is the lotion” pretty much every time…

Nanaimo Bars

Ingredients: Bottom layer: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup sugar 5 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup almonds finely chopped 1 cup shredded coconut Middle layer: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 3 Tablespoons cream 2 Tablespoons Bird’s custard powder 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar Top layer:…

Cranberry Sauce

Tart and sweet cranberry sauce is delicious served with poultry or tofurkey. Leftover sauce can be used in sandwiches and baking. This recipe makes 2 wonderful jars. We typically eat one jar and give the other to friends. Ingredients: 3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Method : In a…

Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups flour 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon ginger 1 cup pecan pieces 2 eggs 2 cups pumpkin puree 1 cup greek yoghurt 1/4 cup molasses 3/4 cup brown sugar Method: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine the first 7 ingredients in a…

Scones

Yield: 8 large or 16 small Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour, (also keep abit of flour to use when shaping dough) 2 Tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted frozen butter 1/2 cup buttermilk or heavy cream 1 large egg 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese cubed 2 Tablespoons…

Roasted Tomatoes

Ingredients: tomatoes olive oil salt and pepper fresh thyme toasted coconut bread or your choice of toast sharp white cheddar or your choice of cheese cooling rack cookie sheet parchment paper Method: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.Place parchment paper and cooling rack on cookie sheet. Cut tomatoes into 3 slices.Drizzle with olive oil.Season with…

Zesty Topping for Avocado Toast

This little topping is a wonderful flavour boost to your avocado toast. Combine equal parts lemon zest and sesame seeds. Season with salt & pepper to your liking. Sprinkle on your prepared avocado toast.