Slow Cooker Mac & Cheese with Cornbread

It was Southern night at my house! BBQ chicken with sides of mac and cheese, cornbread, and coleslaw. My cooking mantra (you may have picked up on by now) is to focus on one or two dinner items to prepare from scratch and then take a little help from the store for the...

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Florida trip and yummy vacation eats!

Day one of travelling is always so exhausting. I love vacation but I am not a fan of the actual travel/airport/flying part. We had an early morning flight from Halifax, connecting in Montreal and onto Orlando so we were on the go since 3am but the adrenaline always...

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Cruising on the Oasis of the Seas

So, I'm back and ready to report about our Florida and Caribbean holiday! And it did turn into quite a holiday because we were in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean when Hurricane Irma was smashing along the Carribean islands and then up through Florida so our 7 night...

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Sail Away with Me…

I thought I'd do something a little different for my next few blog posts since I did say this would be a place that I share not only recipes but my life experiences as well. So I decided to take you along on our escape away with us! Brad and I decided last year to try...

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Susie’s Traditional Banana Bread

I figured since I've already done a healthy banana muffin recipe, I should also show you how to make a good old fashioned version too. This is a true Susie's recipe, passed down from my Mom. I've been eating this since I was a kid and now it's one of my kid's...

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Healthy Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

I used to stock my kid's lunch drawer with pre-packaged snacks like granola bars but since striving for a healthier lifestyle I am now making homemade versions each week. Sure, this is more work, but I know exactly what is in them and recipes such as this one are...

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Healthy Banana Muffins

Since I own a bakery that specializes in cupcakes, we have a running joke that when customers refer to them as "muffins" we tell them "muffins are just ugly cupcakes".  While obviously we all love a good cupcake around here, one cannot live on cupcakes alone. So when...

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