I really wanted a brownie for breakfast. I needed to use up some zucchini from my garden. So I made the zucchini brownies from Crazy for Crust. They were amazing. I made mine with 1/4 c. of brown sugar instead of the specified white sugar. I like my chocolate dark and only sort of sweet. I skipped the icing on the main batch, but did add it to a few individual slices. My son declared it very tasty. I’m not an icing person. He is. There is compromise in life. I put my serving in my yellow fix container. We … Continue reading Recipe Testing: Zucchini Brownies
A few months ago my son Billy came running up the stairs asking if he could use my credit card to get a free Nature Box. All we had to pay was $5 shipping. We’re Canadians. “Free” offers always include extra shipping. One of his favourite YouTubers Smosh had included a thank-you to NaureBox for supporting Smosh Games and Billy thought the boxes looked tasty. We made sure to use the link and ordered our box. The process was very easy. We were asked about our allergies and dietary restrictions. Gave our name and address. Payment Information. A few weeks later it came. … Continue reading Review: Nature Box “Free Box”
Nature Box is a subscription box system for yummy snacks that are a bit healthier. The first trial box is free ($5 in Canada for shipping). You choose your snacks, or let them surprise you. This is our first month getting a full box. 5 items. You can also choose to get 3, 10 (5×2), or 15 (5×3) items. You can easily log on and change your choices, subscription type, etc. Sweet Blueberry Almonds. Tastes like muffins. I love these. Reorder every month please. *Shrug* They’re okay. Can we just order these? I’ll pay extra. Seriously Mom, you can take my … Continue reading Review: Nature Box August 2015
In short: They will always have a home in my cupboard. Roger’s Ancient Grain Blend Porridge Oats. Oat flakes, rye flakes, barley flakes, spelt flakes, khorasan flakes, oat bran, millet, quinoa flakes Texture: The various flakes retain their texture when … Continue reading Quick Review: Roger’s Porridge Oats Ancient Grain Blend
“I can’t eat that. I’m on a diet.” “When my diet is over I’m going to eat (insert forbidden food here).” “You are so lucky you aren’t on a diet.” Sound familiar? I hope not. Too often I hear people … Continue reading Say NO to “Diet Food” and YES to “Your Diet”.
Save time and money but putting your options through a quick test before buying them. Continue reading Thrifty Thursday: Mastering the Clearance Rack
I have 4 meals a day. Breakfast. Lunch. Tea. Supper. It’s often been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I have no idea if that is true, but I really adore breakfast. Specifically I really adore breakfast foods. It’s the first thing I get to eat in the day, there are a ton of options that give me great nutrition and satisfaction for my calories. My definition of breakfast food is pretty broad. If I am craving a big meal I will have it for breakfast instead of supper because that way the calories have a … Continue reading Breakfast: The Fast and the Fancy