Purdy’s Dark Chocolate Review

Dark chocolate once haunted my nightmares. I would run screaming into the night if presented with anything other than a Kit-Kat as a child. Times have changed. Thank God. Trust me now, I don’t eat dark chocolate because I think it’s “healthier” although I do admire it’s health benefits (mineral-packed, antioxidants, improves blood flow, lowers blood pressure, etc…)  If you’d like to hear a similar … Continue reading Purdy’s Dark Chocolate Review

Pizza Party: Il Fornello

Il Fornello really does taste as good as it sounds. My family consists of pizza fanatics, so an authentically Italian-sounding restaurant in our own town was something we couldn’t pass up. Especially when they serve all of their individual pizzas for just $10 after 4pm on weekdays. Friday isn’t the only time for pizza night! My first trip here consisted of ordering the Margherita Pizza (with … Continue reading Pizza Party: Il Fornello

Speculoos Cookie Butter Cookies

Cookie Butter/Speculoos/Speculaas/Biscoff and I had a long distance relationship…until this weekend. I never even knew what Cookie Butter was until I went up to Minden this summer, where my family has been cottaging every year since I was little. I’m not big on ice cream, but this was (and is) a tradition every summer; getting a double scoop at the local Kawartha Dairy. I saw … Continue reading Speculoos Cookie Butter Cookies

Quick No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

 I’ve always wanted to make homemade cinnamon rolls (Cinnabon is too far away!) but I was scared to work with the intimidating monster that is yeast. Thankfully I found this recipe which I altered slightly in order to make a whole batch of yeast-free cinny buns (rolls?) in less than 45 minutes. Although the original recipe says it only takes 30 minutes this does not … Continue reading Quick No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

Sweet n’ Salty Chickpea Spinach Salad

This salad is perfect for a side or a complete meal that’s vegetarian yet super high in protein. The combination of salty feta and sweet honey is seriously insane. Hope you love digging into this as much as me! Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas (rinsed, about 1.5 cups) 2 handfuls of spinach Any veggies you have 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup chopped feta 1 tbsp … Continue reading Sweet n’ Salty Chickpea Spinach Salad