February 2011

Oatmeal Flax Pancake Weekend

by zesty on February 28, 2011 · 9 comments

Happy Monday to you!  Did you watch the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Curling Final last night?  It was a great game for sure and came right down to the very end.  Leading up to the game we had both Saturday and Sunday breakfasts.  On Saturday morning, I whipped up a batch of Oatmeal flax pancakes [...]


Lemon Blueberry Muffin and Star Island

by zesty on February 25, 2011 · 2 comments

Friday is here and a big storm is brewing.  Exactly what we need around here….pffft.  I am not a big fan of snow storms, but I am definitely not a fan of them on the weekend.  Let’s try and get cheered up with a wholesome muffin recipe. I adapted a recipe from eatingwell.com on the [...]


Finally A Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie

by zesty on February 23, 2011 · 12 comments

The finally portion of this post title is for me.  I have been telling myself what feels like years that I am going to make a gluten free cookie to share with you and my family.  Finally the time has come where I did it and I was totally surprised by the results.  Not that [...]


It’s Baking Day!

by zesty on February 21, 2011 · 2 comments

Happy Monday to you!  It is a scattered holiday throughout North America today with presidents Day in the US, family day in some parts of Canada and Islander day at home here in PEI.  With that said, I have deemed it baking day!  We have 3 items on the agenda to tackle this morning and [...]


Dark Chocolate Chip Yummy Cookies

by zesty on February 18, 2011 · 6 comments

Remember me telling you a while ago that I was slightly addicted to dark chocolate? Well I was not really lying. I seem to eat it multiple times through the week (only in moderation of course) and I love it!! I cannot get enough of it, especially as a little treat after a savory meal. [...]


A Spicy Chicken Leg

by zesty on February 14, 2011 · 7 comments

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Hopefully everyone had a fun weekend regardless of where you are in this world of ours.  We had a fun family weekend, including a spur of the moment trip to Halifax ( which means I get to go to Costco ), a trip to the pool for swimming lessons and of course [...]


It’s Friday, It’s Friday!!  How are you doing?  Hopefully all is well but just in case you are down in the dumps – I have a spicy low carb pasta recipe that will make your tongue hop.  One of my favorite things to eat with pasta is a little bit of heat.  Nothing uncontrollable but [...]


Braised Beef w/ Spinach and Brown Rice

by zesty on February 9, 2011 · 13 comments

Every now and again I feel I come up with a dinner that is really really good!  Last night may have been one of those nights.  I started with a big piece of beef, almost like a blade roast (just a little thinner) and I had some homemade marinara sauce that I wanted to use.  [...]


Kale Chips and a Packer Win!

by zesty on February 7, 2011 · 4 comments

Happy Monday to you!  Did you watch the Super Bowl game last night?  It was a really great game, very enjoyable, lot of action, good commercials and the team I was cheering for won!  Whooo Hooo go Packers. Speaking of commercials though, Did everyone see the doritos commercial last night?  Oh my, when I saw [...]


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