Why pumpkin puree is great for your dog

Improve your pet’s digestion, health, coat, vision, and (reduce) flatulence by adding a bit of pumpkin puree to their diet.

Mr. Bentley had to go to the vet a few weeks ago for a problem with his tummy.

He was throwing up randomly every afternoon and his stools were liquid.

Outside of running a million tests, my veterinarian suggested that we add some pumpkin puree to his diet to see if that made a difference.

Amazingly it did!

2 tbsp of pumpkin puree every morning […]

2022-11-23T14:18:11-05:00November 23rd, 2022|GIFT IDEAS, GIFTS, RECIPES|Comments Off on Why pumpkin puree is great for your dog

Shakeology protein balls

Since I’m not a food blogger, I’m not going to ramble on and on and make you scroll endlessly to get the recipe for these scrumptious chocolate Shakeology protein balls.

I will add one more line here to say they are absolutely DELICIOUS and you really need to try them if you are any kind of health journey.

Shakeology protein balls

2022-04-05T11:41:10-04:00February 18th, 2022|RECIPES|Comments Off on Shakeology protein balls

Charcuterie roses made from cold cuts

Entertaining, or just looking for a treat for two – take your grazing board up a notch and whip up these simple meat roses / charcuterie roses.

Is there anyone on the planet that doesn’t like charcuterie?  Okay, yes, perhaps Vegans don’t, but their version of charcuterie would be called “crudités” and is just a platter of veggies.

A charcuterie board is an assortment of meats, cheeses, artisan breads, olives, fruit, and nuts, all artfully arranged on a serving board.

Yup, meat, cheese, […]

2021-08-20T10:35:18-04:00August 20th, 2021|RECIPES|Comments Off on Charcuterie roses made from cold cuts

My favourite guacamole recipe – Guac that ROCKS!

 One of my favourite things in summer is sitting out on the patio on a Friday night after work, sipping caesar’s and eating guacamole.  It rarely happens, but it’s like the ice cream truck… you have such fond memories of the last time you did it, that it’s a special treat when it happens again.  Today I’m sharing my favourite guacamole recipe and hopefully we’ll all be sitting on the patio enjoying it this weekend.

I turn to my blog whenever […]

2021-07-29T09:19:41-04:00July 29th, 2021|RECIPES|Comments Off on My favourite guacamole recipe – Guac that ROCKS!

How to make an ice cream cake

If I’d known how easy it was to make your own ice cream cake, I might never have made anything else for birthdays!  The simple three-step process for how to make an ice cream cake on the blog today.

We had a birthday here last week!

My baby (my eldest, but first born baby) turned 15!

Where has time gone – truly?!  She’s counting down the days to her next birthday – and a driver’s permit – and I’m doing all I can […]

2021-04-15T10:53:10-04:00April 15th, 2021|KIDS, PARTY IDEAS, RECIPES|Comments Off on How to make an ice cream cake

Aunty Edie’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

This is the super-secret recipe – long sought after by… me – for the best homemade spaghetti sauce you will ever taste!

I know you guys don’t come to the blog for recipes, and I fully admit to being a less-than-stellar cook, but when I find something good – like SO GOOD! – I want to share it so you can enjoy it too (and so I have it on the blog to easily look up over and over again.) 

My Aunty […]

2021-01-20T10:21:50-05:00January 20th, 2021|RECIPES|Comments Off on Aunty Edie’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

The best sausage rolls in the history of the universe

I know, you think I’m exaggerating, but if you have an appreciation for a savoury sausage roll with a perfectly flakey crust – then these will blow your mind and you’ll erase all other sausage roll recipes from your mind.

I can’t take credit though – Chris made these.

Chris made dozens upon dozens of these.

And I ate them all.

Okay, I shared about a half dozen with the girls, but for the most part all of them ended up in my ever-expanding […]

2021-01-04T13:19:01-05:00December 27th, 2020|RECIPES|Comments Off on The best sausage rolls in the history of the universe
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