Did you know that March 28th is National Black Forest Cake day? I don’t know who comes up with these things, but hey, any reason for cake, right?
This German confectionery is my ultimate favourite cake. As a child, I remember getting Black Forest Cake for my birthday from the bakery at Safeway. It was the only cake I vividly remember loving — the chocolate sponge cake, chocolate shavings, whipped cream, and most importantly, the glistening red maraschino cherries. (more…)
When you have kids who are picky eaters, it can be daunting to get that extra nutrition into them. Time and time again, I’m scratching my head trying to think of what to make for them to eat, and is relatively healthy. Out of the many things they don’t like eating, there is one thing they will willingly eat… (more…)
There are so many natural foods that are good for you, but sometimes it’s hard to remember what to eat. And how to eat it. Many years ago, I had a doctor tell me to sprinkle turmeric on my food since it has many good health benefits (antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, amongst others). So my husband and I purchased organic turmeric powder and whenever we’d remember, we’d sprinkle some on. (more…)