DAVIDsTEA White Cranberry Bark Tea Review & White Chocolate Cranberry Bark Recipe

DAVIDsTEA White Cranberry Bark Tea Review & White Chocolate Cranberry Bark Recipe

Another of the recent winter/holiday collection from DAVIDsTEA.  White Cranberry Bark sounds delicious and I was hoping for a little more creamy taste.  Perhaps because I just had a sample and only three of the little chocolate stars in it?  So might be creamier if you buy in larger quantities. “Hooked on that decadent white […]

DavidsTea Hot Chocolate Tea Latte Recipe

DAVIDsTEA Hot Chocolate Tea Latte Recipe with Mint Candy Cane

Behind tea and nail polish, chocolate comes a close third so I love DAVIDsTEA Hot Chocolate tea.  Sadly it is a limited edition for the winter collection and will disappear after Christmas despite my pleas to keep it around.  The colder weather just begs for yummy frothy warm drinks, but drinking hot chocolate every day […]

How To Make A Tea Latte At Home

How to make a tea latte at home with no steam

Someone asked me what machine I used to steam milk at home without using the UHT milk that comes in Tassimo discs.  I don’t have a steamer and while my milk isn’t as soft and foamy as you can get when steamed, it is possible to make your own latte without it. Make 1/2 cup […]

Buttery Cream Cheese Roll-Ups Recipe

I have made these cinnamon cream cheese roll-ups lots of times but last year I came across a more savoury version cutting out the sugar and cinnamon.   They make a great appetizer or just a treat but save them for special occasions!  Despite cutting out the sugar, these are still bad for you. Buttery […]

The Epicure Chipster – Home Made Potato Chips

My Epicure Chipster is one of my favourite kitchen “gadgets”.  It isn’t really a gadget but isn’t really anything else and who doesn’t love warm potato chips? It is super simple to use the Epicure Chipster, you cut the potatoes thinly using a slicer – Epicure sells a great ceramic one, but I just use […]

Healthier Chicken Nuggets: Panko Breaded Chicken (Big Boss Fryer Recipe)

To  go with the healthier fries I mentioned earlier, a craving for McDonalds led me to try making my own chicken nuggets.  After some trial and error, I followed a very simple recipe with no flour and panko bread crumbs which seem to stick better without the added flour. Healthier Chicken Nuggets Recipe 1 chicken […]

Healthier Fries: Big Boss Oil-Less “Fried” Potatoes

We have had a TFal ActiFry on our wish-list for a while but are trying to stick to our budget, so when I saw the Big Boss Oil-Less Fryer on sale at shop.ca for $119 minus a load of coupons – $15 coupon, $10 bonus, $25 paypal rebate and $20 ebates rebate) just days after […]

Healthier Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Potato leek soup is one of my favourites.  It is just so warm and comforting on a cold day – you really can’t get much better than a comforting soup when you come home on a winter day.  My usual recipe however calls for butter, flour and cream and would eat away at my calorie […]