It’s so dark and dreary out there… it’s an energy sapping, stay in your bed, don’t bother getting up, someone should be serving me breakfast in bed kinda day! I waited…nothing…had to get up and do it myself! Uugh! So…I made myself this delicious new smoothie, my version of a recipe found in a recent […]

Cabbage Roll Soup


I say this a lot, but some things are worth repeating… I love soups! Seriously, I can’t get enough of them! Been patiently waiting for cooler days so I can get back to cooking up a soup storm. …still waiting… In the meantime, here is a recipe to get you thinking about the crisp, fall […]

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Nectarine One Jar Jam

When life gives you more nectarines than you can eat before they spoil, there’s only one thing you can do… MAKE JAM! And, making just enough for one jar is the perfect solution, because, as it often happens, you only have a few ripe fruits to contend with. This recipe and method is very easy […]


Fresh Strawberry Citrus Juice

Strawberries are so  good right now….I can’t get enough of them! One of my new favourite things to make with fresh ripe strawberries is this delicious juice. It’s sweet and refreshing and simply delicious! I had clipped several, and very different recipes  for strawberry lemonade some years ago, and finally got around to giving the idea […]

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Lemon Mango Smoothie

Hot days like today call for a breakfast drink that is light and fresh and feels like summer… This smoothie is it! Sunshine in a glass! Fresh tasting, thick, creamy with a great burst of fruity flavour this healthy smoothie is also deliciously refreshing. Yet still filling enough to serve as a breakfast meal. LEMON […]

Greek Doctor Cocktail-Spreading Good Tastes

Cocktail time…The Greek Doctor

It’s a Victoria Day long weekend here in Canada…that means a lot of cottage getaways, picnics and backyard barbeques. And that means a lot of entertaining! Here’s a great idea for a simple but delicious drink you can serve your guests, as an aperitif or as an after dinner treat. This easy to make cocktail […]