Warm and Sweet Apple Crisp, Made Better with Cool Whip

I live in the Annapolis Valley, the heart of Nova Scotia and the home of millions of apple trees.  Every autumn the apples come in season and pies, crisps and cobblers are on the menu in just about every kitchen.  In the Valley, we know apples. Each fall I head to my favorite market.  I try my best to buy my produce direct from the farmers when ever I can.  Most of the apples I buy are for eating whole, uncooked.  But when I know I'm going to … [Read more...]

Summer Desserts should be FROZEN!

I had the best of intentions... I was going to make these spactacular looking Frozen Chocolate Souffles from the Kraft Canada website...  they were going to be epic, and my kids were going to bow down to the amazing desserts that this momma makes.  But I wandered.  I didn't follow the directions, instead throwing a twist here and a replacement there... See, I didnt have any chocolate pudding, so I figured ice cream would work instead.  I mean... … [Read more...]

Kraft Peanut Butter Snack Bites, with Chocolate!

I couldn't do just one kind. I could not walk away from all of the flavour ideas that were spinning in my head after I made my first Peanut Butter Snack Bite recipe.  Do you remember the Fruit & Nut Peanut Butter snack bites that I shared with you earlier  this week?  And how I said I wasn't going to add chocolate... Yeah... I added chocolate.  I took a glimpse of the chocolate peanut butter snack bites recipe on Kraft Canada and just … [Read more...]

Fruit and Nut Peanut Butter Snack Bites

There is something about peanut butter than makes me feel like a kid again.  The sweet goodness baked in a cookie, or licked right from a spoon puts a smile on my face.  Instantly I am taken back to elementary school lunches and after school snacks.  Peanut butter was always in the house, for the perfect, easy snack (that even kids could make!) I am grateful that my kids get to enjoy that same snacking ease after a long day at school, but we … [Read more...]

Cream Cheese and Tomato Appetizers with Breton Bean Crackers

I love light foods.  An appetizer for my lunch is really all I need.  And what’s fun about appetizers is that you can make them just about any way you like.  One of my favourite flavour mixtures is cream cheese and tomato…throw in a little salmon and nom nom nom…. So when I got to try new Breton Popped! Beans crackers chips and Breton Bean crackers, I knew just exactly what I would be doing with them. Wait. I’m getting ahead of myself … [Read more...]

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