The Best Nanaimo Bars + Video

The Best Nanaimo Bars - These are the absolute best nanaimo bars, an amazing sweet treat that's a perfect addition to your holiday dessert table!

These are the absolute best nanaimo bars, an amazing, no bake treat that's a perfect addition to your holiday dessert table!  Plus a recipe video! Have you ever had a nanaimo bar?  When I originally posted this recipe almost two years ago, I discovered that they're actually a Canadian thing and many, many people have never heard of them, let alone tried them. Now, clearly I should have known this was a Canadian treat.  They're named after a city that I visit every. single. summer. ... read more

Honey Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Honey Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts - tender on the inside, crispy edges and honey garlic flavour - a great way to change up the usual side dish!

Honey garlic roasted brussels sprouts - tender on the inside, crispy edges and honey garlic flavour - a great way to change up the usual side dish! I have never liked brussels sprouts.  Just one of those things that never appealed to me.  But now I'm thinking that this is because I had never had them cooked any way other than steamed.  Roasted brussels sprouts?  That's a whole different thing.  These honey garlic roasted brussels sprouts were delicious. I discovered roasting brussels ... read more

Homemade Thin Mints + Video

Easy to make homemade thin mints that are just like the real thing - crisp, slice and bake chocolate mint cookies coated in chocolate - they're amazing!

Easy to make homemade thin mints that are just like the real thing - crisp, slice and bake chocolate mint cookies coated in chocolate - they're amazing!  Plus a quick how-to video at the bottom, right before the recipe! Who loves thin mints?  I know I do.  What's not to love about crisp, mint chocolate cookies coated in more chocolate? We go through those boxes of cookies at a ridiculous rate.  They never last long. It's probably a little bit dangerous that I know how to make them. ... read more

Spicy Mongolian Beef and Pineapple

Spicy Mongolian Beef and Pineapple - Spicy Mongolian beef and pineapple made in the slow cooker - a super easy meal to make at home that is even better then takeout!

Spicy Mongolian beef and pineapple made in the slow cooker - a super easy meal to make at home that is even better then takeout! I have an incredible recipe for you today.  This spicy Mongolian beef and pineapple is absolutely amazing and you should probably make it tonight. This dish is one of the amazing recipes in my friend Kelly's (Life Made Sweeter) new cookbook, The Asian Slow Cooker.  I was lucky enough to receive a review copy and I can't even tell you how much I love this ... read more

Apple Pumpkin Bread

Apple Pumpkin Bread - The best pumpkin bread I've ever made, this apple pumpkin bread is super soft on the inside, has a crunchy cinnamon topping, and is full of pumpkin flavor.

The best pumpkin bread I've ever made, this apple pumpkin bread is super soft on the inside, has a crunchy cinnamon topping, and is full of pumpkin flavour. I've made a lot of pumpkin bread. As one of my favorite treats I make at least two or three new recipes every year. I love to try different variations of it, and literally always have a loaf of it in my freezer throughout the fall months. So it's saying something when I tell you that this is the best pumpkin bread ever. Don't take ... read more