Mango Lemonade


Try this Mango Lemonade recipe for a delicious and refreshing drink perfect for anytime of the year.  While I admit that the weather hasn’t been the greatest here in Calgary, it’s been quite cold actually, I’m not one to ever turn down a good lemonade. And this mango lemonade is so delish and refreshing that… 

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Brown Sugar Coated Pecans


We went to Costco today. Every single time I go there I feel like a kid in a candy store, I want everything. But in smaller sizes. Everything is so big, huge bags, huge boxes, but everything looks so good. I have to practice a lot of self control because there’s only 2 of us…. 

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Mango, Strawberry and Spinach Smoothie with Hemp Hearts


This mango, strawberry and spinach smoothie is packed full of nutrients, super healthy for you and the addition of hemp hearts will help with weight loss. Oh what a fun day today was. It was one of those days that things start going wrong early in the morning and carry out throughout the day. It… 

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Homemade Nutella Frappuccino


Homemade Nutella Frappuccino – the be-all end-all of desserts! The Holy Grail of Frappuccinos! Nutella and I have a very close relationship. We’ve been together for a very long time, don’t want to say exactly how many years because then you’ll know my age, but let’s just say since I was a kid. My husband… 

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Miracle Child


There is a story that I’d like to share with you, a story I’ve been thinking about writing for over 3 years now. It’s not a story about anything food related, it is merely a story about a child who overcame the greatest odds and survived. This child I’m speaking of is my little nephew,… 

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Jo Cooks: 40 Thanksgiving Recipes

jo cooks 40 thanksgiving recipes

Well, it’s that time of year again. At least here in Canada it is. Thanksgiving time. And as usual you wonder what to cook for this turkey dinner. For me this is a very busy time of year, I start cooking a day or two before the actual dinner. But I love it, because you… 

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