A Christmas Tradition
In this ‘instant’ society of North America, we tend to want everything now and do not like to wait.  Some things though can only truly be savoured if we only taste them once a year. ‘Impossible” you say, “why wait? ...
Don't leave home without it
Your new breakfast friend. Here’s one of the many joys of having a younger sister, she pushes your envelope sometimes and sometimes she brings ideas into the mix that you would never have considered. Little Bloom is also known to...
Try Thai Food
  I am bored.  Bored with making dinner and having the same old, same old.  My repertoire is rather pathetic, about a dozen tried and true that everyone is so bored of (but too lazy to cook anything different). Then...
Want a recipe to make the most drool worthy jam that kids and adults will swoon for?
Not sure when it all started but the fascination with jam has been a long standing one.  Originally from Toronto I remember Damson plum season and the first time I tried that jam, my taste buds explored over it’s distinctively...
Got the munchies? Try this protein rich snack
Are you noticing the changes with the fall season?  Leaves are changing colours, the evenings are cooler, it's time to layer and enjoy cozy nights. This recipe is perfect for this time of year. This recipe holds a special place...
An Apple Pie You'd like to meet
I love apple pie and have for a very long time. When I was a kid growing up in Toronto, Ontario we used to go Milton and visit Chudleigh's Apple Farm. It was a highlight every year. They had hay...
The Best Coconut Custard Pie Now
Many of you will remember The Classic British Dessert Recipe I did many posts back.  It was one of our most popular posts. I think it's because custard is a favourite. It's comforting, sweet, yet light and the sunny cheery colour just...
Marvellous Matcha Superfood Shake Recipe
I made a to cry for Matcha shake the other day on the spot. Truthfully I had been craving one the day before but was just too busy getting things done. The next day the thought came back and I...
Matcha Green Tea Snack Bar Recipe
It's that time of year when summer is almost over and you are looking for healthy snacks to get you through Fall. These are perfect for on the go meals and we love to bring them to our local market...
Looking for a Wheat Free Vegan Snack?
We LOVE making our own flax seed crackers and you can control the amount of heat or salt you want to put in them. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 cups of whole flax seeds (try and get organic if possible)...
Mouth watering zucchini noodle pad thai
It's been pretty hot here on Vancouver Island this summer and you know those muggy days where you just don't feel like eating much. Lately I've been craving lighter vegetarian meals so I was thrilled when Caron (the other bloom...
Its S’More time I Say!!
So maybe you won’t pack your tent this weekend, you can still enjoy a smore and wait for it – WITH YOUR OWN HANDMADE MARSHMALLOWS!!  Be warned, once you eat home made, you will never be able to eat another...
Zucchini Zoodles Raw Recipe
There was a time in our lives when we decided that a myriad of health issues could be solved with a raw, vegan diet.  So in typical fashion, we embraced the lifestyle wholeheartedly and did this for 18 months straight!...
The Classic British Dessert Recipe
Years ago my mom went to England and loved the way they served custard. They poured it from a pitcher (they made it thinner, so it poured.)  Ever since then we’ve made it often for a dessert. The creamy yellow...
Matcha Tea Go Go Bars
I love Matcha Green Tea lattes. We’ve even used it in our soap for a lovely green colour.  There are days when I’m on the go a lot like running a bunch of errands and I don’t want to go...
Epic Fail Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
See that photo right there, yup that's right folks I was drawn in an lured by such deliciousness. A little bit of history here I'm a 'cinnamon roll' connoisseur. Where ever I've lived I made sure to find the best...
Better then Junk Food Crispy Chick Peas
Today I'm sharing with you a chick pea recipe that I dearly love and it holds a special place in my heart.  Years ago I had the amazing chance to go the Philippines to work as a volunteer with a humanitarian...
Perk Me Up Blueberry Shake Recipe
Day 2 of the 30 Day Blog Challenge You know the mornings when you wake up and you have no idea what to eat for breakfast? Or you go through your list of breakfast ideas you’ve made in the past and...