Esquites -Mexican Corn Salad

By Friday, July 22, 2016

Esquites is essentially Mexican corn salad. Until my recent trip to New York City, esquites was unknown to me. I feel slightly ashamed of admitting that, since Mexican food is among my top three. Taco night is alive and well at the Wismer household. It is especially successful with the kids because taco night is ...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake

By Friday, July 8, 2016

I don't know about you, but when my kids birthday's roll around I attempt to manipulate them into picking a dessert I dig. I've succeeded with my eldest, who chooses buttertarts, my most favourite dessert. However, not any buttertart will do, we specifically go to the Maid's Cottage, truly home of the best buttertart. Anyway, this year I knew Billie was ...

Clean Granola

By Friday, June 24, 2016

I've been craving granola lately and I find the store bought stuff expensive and too sugary. A few weeks ago I made Goop's Beauty Bars and loved them. I thought that would be a good place to go for a granola recipe and it was. I made the Clean Granola from her site and am ...

Tomato Basil Cauliflower Rice with Feta

By Friday, June 17, 2016

Last week there were a few days when it was a tad chilly out; the type of weather that has me craving soup or chili, which in June is not quite right. I looked into my fridge, spotted my cauliflower, leftover grilled chicken and decided a cauliflower rice was on the menu. Then I realized I was ...

Sweet Potato Toast

By Friday, June 10, 2016

Friday nights are pretty casual over here. When dinner rolls around we typically want something snacky and appetizer-like in nature. Most often we make a couple of pounds of baked salt and pepper chicken wings and throw out some veggies and dip. The kids run wild with their friends and pop in when they are hungry. Wizz, Leigh and I ...