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Delicious Pecan Sticky Buns

Pecan Sticky Buns

October 26th, 2015 | Learn How, Recipes

Yum, thats all I have to say after making these delicious Pecan Sticky Buns with my mom over Thanksgiving. They were so delicious, and if you’re already making bread its easy to snitch a little of the dough to whip up a pan of these tasty morsels. I grew up in a farm family, not […]

Soft and delicious pumpkin whoopie pies with cream cheese icing

Happy pumpkin season!! As the summer passes and we’re settling back into a more normal routine I find myself spending more time in the kitchen. Since I just got my hands on a new Breville Handy Mix Scraper™ I had to share my newest addiction- Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Icing.  These little fall delights are so […]

Weight Watchers strawberry shortcake recipe- ONLY 2 points per serving!!

Happy Canada Day! What better way to kick of July than to celebrate our nation, the sunshine, the last day of school (yesterday), and that strawberry season is in full force! Each year at the end of the school year, our family goes on a camping trip where we celebrate the season with a Strawberry Shortcake […]

Sweet and Spicy Fresh Pear Salsa Recipe- great for dipping and adding to recipes

I love salsa, it may as well be a food group (really anything tomato based), throw some fruit into the mix and it’s an instant siesta in my mouth! One of my favourite treats is chips and salsa; so today I wanted to share a yummy Sweet and Spicy Fresh Pear Salsa recipe with you that is on […]

tropical blender drinks made easy

Happy looong weekend my fellow Canadians! You know what that means… glug, glug, or maybe it means the Queen’s birthday, you choose! Since today kicks off the May long weekend, the sun is shinning, and the kiddos are out of school early, I thought it would be the perfect day to set up our patio drink […]

No bake, 2 ingredient, weight watchers dessert. Tastes like yummy lemon meringue

It has been a long time since I’ve shared a waistline friendly recipe. This 2 ingredient, 2 point, no bake Lemon Weight Watchers Dessert is one of my favourites when I’m trying to behave. It is so easy to make, and always a crowd pleaser… let’s be honest, it really just has to please me! […]

Donair cups, Party appetizer favourite!

Donair Cup Appetizers

December 29th, 2014 | Recipes

I hope you all had a very happy holiday, I sure did! We spent Christmas at my moms lake house (where there is no phone or cell service) it was so peaceful to be unplugged, (maybe peaceful isn’t the word, there was 30 people there) a lot of fun had though! I’m still in Holiday […]

Hot Chocolate Candy Cane Float in one easy step!

We love hot chocolate around here, most often with the typical marshmallow topping, but every once in a while I go a little crazy and try something new… I think we found a winner! Presidents Choice Candy Cane Ice Cream is my Christmas weakness. Really how can you go wrong with candy canes, ice cream, and huge pieces […]

Easy to make Greek Meatballs a healthy party recipe

I love good party food, who doesn’t?! But I also love when I can still walk at the end of the night, which means finding easy healthy recipes to put into action. Enter this yummy Greek Meatball appetizer idea. I often serve these little morsels when I’m catering, they never last long! Greek Meatball Recipe   […]

Delicious Apple Cider punch

Fall is in the air, Thanksgiving weekend is here (this side of the border anyhow)! I love everything about this holiday… really how can you go wrong with turkey and all the fixings. But what I love most about the holidays is time spent with family. Whether it is around a punch bowl, snuggled up […]

Super yummy very chocolaty chip cookies

Chocolate Chip Crunch Cookies

September 30th, 2014 | Recipes

We love cookies and I can not lie. My husband mainly wears the cookie captain cap, I swear I can bake a batch and they are gone before I can turn around. I’ve been trying hard to have a fresh batch in the cookie jar so Mr. Fynes, the kiddos have some for their lunch box. […]

Delicious and EASY to make homemade crouton recipe. You have to try!

I’m a long time crouton lover, I love anything in salad that gives a big crunch. However, I don’t like the break your tooth crunch you get from some store boughten croutons. While there is no way to get around having ‘healthy’ croutons, some salads just need them, and if you’re going to have them you […]

Stuffed Pork Loin

Easy Stuffed Pork Loin

February 7th, 2014 | Learn How, Recipes

Did you know I grew up on a hog farm?  Needless to say pork was the staple food in our household, and remains my favourite protein to this day. I have loads of great ways to put this versatile meat to use, but today I wanted to share one of my best- stuffed pork loin- […]

Delicious Sweet Thai dip in a few EASY steps from fynesdesigns.com

Tis’ the season for snacks and tasty delights, so today I have another quick dip that you might want to whip together for your New Years guests.  I love this Sweet Thai Nacho Dip, it comes together ridiculously fast and most often I have the ingredients in the house so it doesn’t take any special […]

The Easiest Brie Dip EVER! Less than 5 mins to prep!

We’re in the home stretch, only 2 more sleeps! With the hustle of last minute shopping, gift wrapping and baking, coming up with clever entertaining ideas often gets pushed to the back burner. I have a catering business so when I entertain most assume it is going to be the bomb dot com of yummy […]

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