Monthly Archives: March 2018

Fooled Ya! Veggies Fake outs- Avocado Chocolate Mousse

By | 2018-03-23T13:06:26-08:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

In honor of April Fools Day, we are bringing you some recipes for the veggie haters in your life! We don't really want to trick them, we want to convert them. Convince them?  Okay, we want to straight up lie to them, then tell them after they eat every last delicious spoonful that what they were [...]

Fooled Ya! Veggie Fake outs- Zucchini Mini Pizza’s

By | 2018-03-23T13:06:09-08:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

You won't be able to "hide" the veggies here, but we are betting that presenting them as pizza might convince your veggie haters to give them a try! These Zucchini mini Pizza's from Delish are a low carb snack option that benefits from Zucchini's awesome health resume: High Source of Antioxidants and Vitamin C. ... Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties [...]

Fooled Ya! Veggie Fake Outs- Hot artichoke Spinach dip

By | 2018-03-23T13:05:51-08:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

The beloved but diet wrecking Hot Artichoke Dip gets a fake-out makeover in this  Hot Artichoke Spinach Dip from Food Network Canada. It's not so much that they have snuck in veggies, but they have managed to sneak out the bad stuff while keeping all of the flavour! They have substituted full fat cream cheese with [...]

Fooled Ya! Veggie Fake Outs- Cauliflower Mac-n-Cheese

By | 2018-03-23T13:05:33-08:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

There is all sorts of veggie sneakiness going on in this Cauliflower Mac-n-Cheese recipe from Snixy Kitchen! She has subbed traditional pasta with a gluten free version made from quinoa, and added riced or grated cauliflower and shredded zucchini that only make this recipe more delicious! She uses sharp cheddar to amp up the cheesy flavour [...]

Fooled Ya! Veggie Fake Outs- Creamy Tomato Basil Zucchini “Linguine”

By | 2018-03-23T13:05:18-08:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

I will admit it right now, I don't like zucchini. I think its a texture thing. So, I was pretty hesitant to believe that "noodles" made from zucchini (or zoodles)  would in any way be able to take the place of pasta noodles. I was right, they don't. I'm not going to try and say that [...]

Easter Desserts: Creme Egg Nanaimo Bars

By | 2018-03-20T15:25:12-08:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

One for the kids! These Creme Egg Nanaimo Bars from Food Network Canada aren't going to be everyone's cup of tea. You need to have a sweet tooth of only the most epic variety for these to appeal to you, but if you love Easter Crème Eggs & Nanaimo bars, this is a keeper for you! Ingredients: [...]

Easter Desserts: Daisy Cake

By | 2018-03-20T15:21:24-08:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

This sweet Daisy Cake from Woman's Day is perfect for an Easter get together, or  any spring get together! I slightly modified the recipes to use grated lemon zest in place of the almond extract the recipe calls for. You can get the sanding sugar from Michaels, or Walmart. Get the cookie cutters here or here. Ingredients 32 Petal Cookies [...]

Easter Desserts: Easy Easter Cake

By | 2018-03-20T15:18:02-08:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

  Sometimes you don't have time to do it all from scratch. Sometimes someone shows up that you didn't expect. Sometimes nothing is going right and you just need to pull it off. This Easter Cake from The Gunny Sack isn't particularly innovative, but it is pretty, and simple to pull off. Ingredients 2 white cake mixes I used Pillsbury [...]

Easter Desserts: Cotton Candy Easter Cupcakes

By | 2018-03-20T15:17:15-08:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

These were so cute and pretty we had to include them. However, these Cotton Candy Easter Cupcakes from The Sweetest Occasion are tricky to serve, as the cotton candy melts very quickly. The recipe for the homemade cake is AMAZING, but if you need to save some time, you could use a cake mix for the cupcakes. [...]

Easter Desserts: Daisy Cake #2

By | 2018-03-20T15:16:17-08:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

When you are trying to put together a big Easter dinner, it can be really tough to also pull off a great dessert. Here is another great looking, but easy to pull off cake. This Daisy Cake from Food Network Canada would also make an awesome spring or Easter brunch dessert thanks to its showy presentation. [...]