Thank you to Jamie Oliver for this week's Food Friday Feature. This is no normal cake – it's all the things people love parcelled up in one big, beautiful bundle. Pancakes, chocolate, cream... delicious! It's quite unusual, but I say embrace it and you won't be sorry. You don't even need an...

Thanks to Jamie Oliver for providing us with this recipe for Food Friday! "This fettuccine is only on the menu the short while asparagus is in season. I think that makes eating it even more special," says Jamie. • Extra-virgin olive oil • 1 small onion, finely diced • 1 small stick of...

Today's Food Friday comes courtesy of the always amazing Giada De Laurentiis and Food Network. 2 slices (1/2-inch-thick; about 2 ounces) fresh mozzarella 2 slices (1/2-inch-thick) rustic white bread 2 slices (1/4-inch-thick) tomato 6 medium fresh basil leaves or 3 large Salt and freshly...

This past week I have had many ideas for Food Friday recipes. I had a winner recipe all picked out and ready to go, when all of a sudden I found myself staring down a massive pile of overripe bananas. The obvious choice for overripe bananas is a batch of muffins or loaf of banana bread, but I...

Today's Food Friday comes from one of our favorite cooking sites for families, Weelicious . Chock-full of healthy meal ideas, quick and fun recipes, Weelicious is an excellent resource for those looking for inspiration in the kitchen! "I ate a lot of Baked Beans as a kid, but they were...

It calls for the basic ingredients that I usually always have on hand, and then I can easily add different ingredients to make new varieties. Because muffins are basically mini cakes, they don't usually live up to their "healthy" reputation. I like to substitute applesauce when a recipe calls...

I always have bits and pieces left over from previous meals, why not combine them inside of a sweet, healthy casing? Hearty stuffed peppers are extremely versatile and easy to make on any night of the week – and I am all about easy! This recipe came to me from a a girlfriend who picked it...

I am already dreaming of making a sweeter and more desert appropriate blend incorporating brown sugar, maple syrup and dried apple! YUM! This granola was adapted from Ina Garten's recipe on foodnetwork.com. My granola crisped up beautifully in only 20 minutes and by cutting the recipe in...

Today's Food Friday post is dedicated to smoothies. Recently I have incorporated smoothies into my daily routine and it has been awesome. With our busy schedule and kids to constantly feed I have found whipping up a big smoothie for us in the morning has been a great solution for making sure...

Peach and raspberry crisp is a delicious and economical desert, and when served with yummy vanilla ice cream it can't be beat. It is important to use fresh, ripe peaches for this because they yield the best flavour. There are a lot of great recipes out there but my go-to is by Ina Garten...

 

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