Fluffy Fabulous (dessert for breaky) Pancakes

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 in Homepage Slider, Sweet tooth = every tooth | 0 comments

Fluffy Fabulous (dessert for breaky) Pancakes

Owen had a rough day so I wanted to treat him with his favorite breakfast treat – a short stack of pancakes! These can be topped any which way, but I went full out and caramalized bananas and pecans to go with the Bird Family syrup As always, combine the dry ingredients before mixing in the wet 3/4 cup milk mixed with 2 tablespoons of white vinegar – set aside and let it sour Whisk 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 – 3 tbs white sugar, or brown 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2...

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Sushi Party

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 in Dinner Tonight | 0 comments

Sushi Party

A couple weeks ago our dear friends came for a visit and we decided to make our own sushi. Surprisingly, it turned out awesome! Sticky rice – cook a couple hours before and let cool Prep all the veggies – cut them into think slices. We used cucumber, red pepper, avacado Cream cheese – cut into thin slices Fresh, sushi grade fish. We used tuna and salmon Buy seaweed paper and bambo mat for rolling, plus sesame seeds for topping…. oh, and lots of kikoman soy sauce Making simple sushi rolls...

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Stuffing & Tuna on Red

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Dinner Tonight | 0 comments

Stuffing & Tuna on Red

My mother-in-law makes the best stuffing! Luckily for us, we always leave stocked up with leftovers. Going along with my “no grocery store tonight” idea (see snack bar), I had to use what was on hand to feed my husband in between jobs (bathroom reno nearly complete). Red pepper cut in half and seeded. Roast in over for 15 minutes while you prepare the rest 1 can of tuna mixed with mayo stuffing (optional) grated extra old cheese (any cheese) Layer each half of the roasted red pepper with stuffing...

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Maple, Ham & Brie round

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Snack Bar | 0 comments

Maple, Ham & Brie round

As my husband well knows, I am sort of (REALLY) obsessed with grocery shopping. I am always at the grocery store, and even when we travel, I insist that we pop in to the local supermarket and check things out. However, I have a busy night ahead and vowed to skip the food shop tonight. We always have lots of food on hand,  but not always your typical necessities for a weekday meal. Last weekend my father in law gave us a jar of maple butter I was dying to dig into, so here is what I came up with for a sweat and...

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Chocolate Ice Cream in a bag – 5 mins

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Sweet tooth = every tooth | 0 comments

Chocolate Ice Cream in a bag – 5 mins

I happend across a recipe (jencomaskeck.com) for homemade chocolate ice cream and obviously I made when I walked in the door. This was easy and was definitley a hit in our house tonight. I had all the ingredients on hand, but of course there are substitues you can use. in a small bag that will zip tightly, pour in: 1 heaping tsp cocoa 1 pack of sweatener (I used Stevia), but you could definitley use sugar – about 1/3 of a cup 1 scoop chocolate protien powder (optional) 1 cup almond milk (or any milk –...

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