Nuts & Seeds

Breakfast

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

When we first started SPC, way back when, I remem­ber a dear and trusted friend say­ing to me, “I love food blogs but I never quite believe that they get how hard it

Snacks & Desserts

Chocolate Almond Granola

What do you struggle with in raising your littles? If I boiled down my biggest hurdles, they are: worry with one kid and disappointment with the other. Esme frets about

Nuts & Seeds

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Yes, it’s chocolate week on SPC and as Laura mentioned the other day, we’re loving the mini vacation from health food. Like most right-thinking people, chocolate is my favourite indulgence

By Meal Type

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

My God, but this is the bossi­est win­ter we’ve had in a long time. Just when you think you can’t find any more ways to com­plain, describe, cry about the cold

Grains & Rice

Slow Cooker Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich Oatmeal

One lazy, hot summer morning this past August I was sitting with our cottage neighbours, Paul and Lizzie, on their deck discussing breakfast. It’s usually what we did in the

Spring

Almond Joy Smoothie

Here’s a riddle for you. If Scarlett goes to school 5 days a week but each day Laura has at least 10 things to remember to pack in Scarlett’s school

Breakfast

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Even though I write a blog about cooking healthy meals and snacks for and with kids, I still struggle with what to make for dinner every night. Ok, I’m going

By Season

Sponsored Post: Pumpkin Pie with Nut Crust, plus a Cuisinart Giveaway!

For the first time in 6 years, we aren’t going to be at our place for Christmas. We decided when we had Esme that we wanted to start our own

Snacks & Desserts

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Scarlett and I have gotten addicted to watching…wait for it….the Food Network. It all came about when she was home for a week in early October, sidelined by a nasty

Summer

Coconut Loaf

I’ve been trying to use Sundays as a way to get ahead of what has become the wind-sprints of our weeks. I try to make one meal – either something