Cinnamon Baked Apples Hack: No Coring or Peeling

Baked apple with yogurt and flax

I once read that, although people complain about airplane food being unhealthy, when it’s time for a mile-high snack the salads go uneaten and the brownies run out. To me, baked apples are the airline food of the dessert world. I always say they sound good and feel like I should eat them, but when […]

Apple Cider Oatmeal Recipe

Apple cider oatmeal with walnuts

Apologies to those who are familiar with my evangelical promotion of oatmeal as a breakfast food. But I have to post this recipe because I know there are people out there who are struggling to find a healthy, no-sugar-added breakfast option that actually tastes good. Cereal lovers, I’m looking at you. And if you’ve looked, […]

Food Adventures from the Road to the Carolinas

Pride brand "buttery spread" (USA)

My husband, baby and I spent the last ten days travelling from our home in southern Ontario to sunny North and South Carolina on a trip that was half vacation, half our friend’s wedding. We didn’t get the best weather, but it was warmer than the ice storm we left behind! Living relatively close to […]

Swap-out Sunday: Pancakes

Pure maple syrup on a whole wheat oatmeal pancake |

I’m so excited to share with you one of my favourite recipes of all time for this week’s Swap-out Sunday. The original is from one of my mom’s old cookbooks; the page is stained with the splatter of batter from Sunday mornings past. I copied it out by hand when I went away to university, […]

See Real? Not in Your Cereal

Jordan's All-Natural Muesli Cereal

Lucky Charms and Frosted Mini Wheats were not what Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and his brother had in mind when they devised cold breakfast cereal as a healthy alternative to the usual white bread and meat diet of the mid-19th century. Two hundred years later, cold (pre-cooked) breakfast cereals are the most commonly consumed breakfast […]