Apple Pancakes

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it doesn’t always feature the most delicious dishes. People are rushed and will grab just about any type of convenience food on their way out the door.
These Apple Pancakes take only a few minutes, are healthy, and I hope you will agree are worth the wait!

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A Taste of Home

Sloane Taylor takes over my blog today with some terrific comfort food for fall! This recipe makes one delicious sandwich that works great for lunch or dinner. Add a bowl of soup or crispy salad and a nice cold beer for a complete meal. Revved Up Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwich 2 slices Italian bread…

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Healthy Baked & Glazed Chocolate Doughnuts

Looking for a treat, but don’t want all the fat that comes from a traditional fried doughnut? Try these Healthy Baked & Glazed Chocolate Doughnuts!

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Creamy Cauliflower Pea Salad

This is a traditional Midwestern recipe usually served as a side-dish. You can’t make a meal of meats and carbs alone. Well, you can, actually, but it’s nice to have a tasty vegetable dish to balance out your plate.

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Maple Blue Smoothie

While working hard on edits and other aspects of publishing for the second book in my Revelation Chronicles, I’m making a lot of smoothies instead of full meals. (A lot of indy authors can probably relate!) The fact that fresh fruit is in season makes this a lot easier!

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Date Night Dinners by Sloane Taylor

COUNTRY RIBS WITH BARBEQUE SAUCE 2 – 3 lbs. (1 – 1.5kg) country style pork ribs, preferably on the bone 5 sprigs fresh thyme or ½ tsp. (2.5ml) dried 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock, possibly more 1 bottle your favorite barbeque sauce Preheat oven to 325° F (160°C). Place ribs in an ovenproof dish in…

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Date Night Dinners by Sloane Taylor

Ready to ignite that old flame? Or perhaps spark a new one? Take your partner by the hand and turn on your stove. Award-winning author Sloane Taylor brings her creativity to the kitchen with easy-to-make meals sure to spark the intimacy and quality time you want with your special someone.

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QUICK and EASY GOURMET

Fellow author Emma Lane joins me in the virtual kitchen today. Take it away Emma!   This meal may be served from ladies’ bridge to hefty dinner guests. Just increase the size of the proportions. Pop out this meal in a hurry and enjoy a cocktail with your company. Red Salmon with Zesty Italian Dressing…

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Easy Tomato & Bacon Pasta Bake

This recipe makes two generous portions. It’s nice served with a green salad and some crusty bread. A little red wine is a bonus. Easy Tomato & Bacon Pasta Bake Photo by Serge Bertasius Photography 4 rashers (slices) thick bacon, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1-2 tbsp. olive oil 300gm (10oz) dried pasta shapes. Penne works…

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Eggplant Chips

Fans of Starter Zone, book one of my YA LitRPG series, know that Cami and Alby are two sisters who are inscribed into a game-like realm after their world is destroyed by violence and war. Stay tuned for further announcements about the launch of Book Two, including upcoming title and cover reveals.

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Portobello Caps and Mozzarella Cheese

Portobello Caps and Mozzarella Cheese

As I gear up with writing and editing, I need these go-to quick and easy (and healthy) dishes more than ever.

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Ginger Pear Pudding with Chia Seeds

A quick and healthy snack. Garnish with fresh strawberries or your favorite seasonal fruit.

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Frozen Chocolate Banana Chips

This cool treat is easy to make and is a healthy mix of fruit and dark chocolate. #desserts #easy #frozen #chocolate

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SAUTÉED SEA SCALLOPS

Here is a quick and easy meal that is sure to impress your special someone, family and friends. Serve with sliced tomatoes, orzo, and a bottle of dry white wine. Be sure to drizzle plenty of sauce over the pasta.

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Sugar Cookies with Lemon Almond Buttercream Frosting

Looking forward to spring? These sugar cookies mix the zest of lemon and the rich flavor of almonds to create a springtime treat. So let it snow outside. Your home will be warm and toasty and scented with the heavenly aroma of buttercream. (At least until your family devours the cookies!)

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Chocolate and Cranberry Rice Crispy Squares 

Chocolate and Cranberry Rice Crispy Squares  A healthier version of the rice crispy treat dessert with cranberries and dark chocolate added. Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter, plus extra for greasing the pan About 4 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows About 5 cups chocolate rice crispy cereal 1/2 cup dried cranberries Materials: Measuring cups Large 3- quart saucepan…

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HL Carpenter’s Venison Stew

One of the largest quick-service fast-food sandwich restaurant chains in the U.S. (in number of restaurants) offered a venison sandwich again this year—for a single day. The sandwich sold out quickly.
If you missed your opportunity, here’s a healthy, fast, one-pot venison stew.

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Unquiet Dead

  The Unquiet Dead is now available at Amazon in Kindle and Print: Click Here I’m excited to share Catherine, Devyn, and Benedict’s story with you. Want to know more? Take a peek here! Changes: You may have noticed a few changes to my website. I’m always working behind the scenes to make this a better,…

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Carol Browne’s Lavender Biscuits

Straight from the oven, these are simply divine! Who would have thought that lavender worked so well in sweet biscuits, but it gives them a lovely fresh flavour.

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