Breakfast

Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups

Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups

These Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups are full of shredded carrots, raisins and walnuts and they’re healthier and even more delicious than traditional Carrot Cake! They make the perfect on-the-go breakfast or afternoon treat! My first article for Shanghai Family Magazine was Oatmeal Cups. Since the first article way back […]

Cranberry Applesauce Muffins

Cranberry Applesauce Muffins

Cranberry Applesauce Muffins are great for a brunch or an easy on the go breakfast! The best part of these muffins is they’ll make your house smell absolutely delicious! I am feverishly emptying out my refrigerator for my 7 week trip to the USA. I have jars of  jam, applesauce, pickles, Artichoke […]

Peanut Butter Pita Pizzas

Peanut Butter Pita Pizzas

Peanut Butter Pita Pizza, topped with protein rich peanut butter, bananas and coconut flakes is the prefect breakfast for those mornings when you need an easy meal to feed your little ones! With three kids you could imagine how wild my mornings are. Between dragging them out of bed, looking for […]

Shanghai Featured Product: FSJuice Beet and Strawberry Oatmeal

Shanghai Featured Product: FSJuice Beet and Strawberry Oatmeal

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, juicing has become a very popular trend in healthy eating and living. Here in Shanghai, FSJuice introduced the city to the juicing market with different flavours of cold-pressed, kombucha and NFC juices. They use only fresh, seasonal ingredients […]

Oatmeal in Yogurt topped with Fresh Strawberries

Oatmeal in Yogurt topped with Fresh Strawberries

In an attempt to empty my refrigerator of the 8 x 1.5L milk jugs sitting on the shelves I made lots of Laban before we went to Hong Kong. The great thing about Laban is it stores really well and tastes even better with time. But now that I’m back […]

Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Mushroom Crustless Quiche

Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Mushroom Crustless Quiche

Because caramelized red onions can only make a dish taste better. We have never eaten quiche for dinner. Never. Seriously. Not once. In my humble opinion it’s a delicious brunch dish perfect for small gatherings and potlucks. But my ayi wanted to learn to make quiche so since Mr. A wasn’t […]

Indulgent Scrambled Eggs

Indulgent Scrambled Eggs

A vital part to healthy eating is creating various dishes that are not only good for me but filling. One can only eat oatmeal so many times during a week! It’s very easy to resort to low fat options in the USA, but not here. I find that I have to seriously watch […]

Crispy Waffles

Crispy Waffles

Some mornings I’m all about eating healthy. Eggs, oatmeal, fruit. Other mornings my body is hankering for a bit more of a splurge. This morning was one of those mornings. It’s been a while since I’ve made waffles. Mm mm…. Crispy and so easy to make! This recipe only requires […]

My First Shanghai Family Magazine Article: Oatmeal Cups

My First Shanghai Family Magazine Article: Oatmeal Cups

A few months ago I was contacted on Facebook by Darcie Hunter, a food writer for Shanghai Family Magazine. She told me that there was an opportunity for me with the magazine, could we meet up? A few days later we grabbed dinner at Commune Social (no surprise lol!) and […]

Cinnamon Pancakes with Apple Topping

Cinnamon Pancakes with Apple Topping

Our family has a standard breakfast rotation. Weekdays is a bowl of cereal, oatmeal or turkey and cheese sandwich. Rarely do we deviate this. Weekends on the other hand tend to be more elaborate. This is a kind of deal that I have with the kiddos. Eat your cereal and […]