Carrot Cake Squares

Carrot Cake squares-- delicious and full of nutrients!

Oh yum. I just discovered my new favorite Easter recipe. The perfect after dinner treat or a lovely sweet brunch addition.

I’m pretty impressed with it, if I do say so myself.

It’s got the spices and flavor of carrot cake with the convenience of a breakfast bar. It’s packed with carrots, applesauce and good-for-you spices like ginger and cinnamon.

Mediterranean inspired garlic encrusted lamb

Mediterranean inspired garlic encrusted lamb, cooked over an open fire. #LocalLambGlobalFlavor #CleverGirls

We eat a lot of things in our house, but lamb is a relatively new dish for me. I first had it a few weeks ago served with pearl couscous and we really enjoyed it. My husband, in true wilderness man fashion, couldn’t wait to give it another go. To him there is nothing more thrilling… 

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How to transition your kids to gluten-free eating

When you're first faced with the dilemma of transitioning your kids to eating gluten-free, it can be a daunting experience for the average family. This may sound silly but I know that for me, as a mother, it was a trepidatious time and I constantly worried about my daughter feeling uncomfortable in social situations where food was involved. --And let's be honest, for our family food is involved in every social situation.

When you’re first faced with the dilemma of transitioning your kids to eating gluten-free, it can be a daunting experience for the average family.  This may sound silly but I know that for me, as a mother, it was a trepidatious time and I constantly worried about my daughter feeling uncomfortable in social situations where food was involved…. 

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Easy strawberry rolls

These rolls are sweet, sticky and are not for the fainthearted. The vanilla glaze on top seeps into the rolls, taking its sweet taste of vanilla along with it.

Cinnamon scrolls, strawberry scrolls – any type of scrolls, really – are just plain wonderful, are they not? The bready scroll, the sweet or tart filling and a glaze on top all combine together beautifully, making a wonderful breakfast, midmorning snack or even a complete meal in itself if you wish. For me, there’s just… 

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Feta and spinach tart

The spinach with the crumbly, salty feta is a flavor combination that can’t be beat. Add a hint of lemon, and you’ve got yourself perfection.

Say hello to my all-time favourite food-flavor combination: spinach and feta. If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll know that I’ve put this combination into lots of different recipes: pancakes, muffins and more muffins. The spinach with the crumbly, salty feta is a flavor combination that can’t be beat. Add a hint of lemon, and you’ve got… 

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