Yummy Oatmeal Toppings

Make your oatmeal come alive with some delicious toppings to take it from boring oatmeal to a tasty breakfast or snack. Oatmeal is a great snack to have at any time of the day. Start by making a batch of oatmeal or steel cut oats. Make extra to store in the fridge so that it can be reheated when you want a healthy quick snack. Add different toppings to satisfy your cravings!

Tips for making Iced Tea at Home

- to make a stronger brew always use more tea and keep the same steeping time - make ice cubes out of tea so you don’t dilute the flavour - pour tea over ice in a glass instead of adding ice to the pitcher - letting black & green tea cool  completely before putting in the fridge may help prevent clouding - mix rooibos tea and complementing fruit tea together to make your tea go farther - use Rooibos extract powder to make instant ice tea.

Red Fruit Tea Smoothie Recipe

1 cup boiling water 3 tsp. Strawberry Kiwi Fruit or any other favourite  Red Berry Fruit Tea 2 tbsp. sweetener 1 cup frozen strawberries 1/2 cup strawberry yogurt (can use frozen yogurt) 1/2 cup ice cubes ( about 3-4 ) 

Fruit Juice Gummy Bears – NON-GMO

THE BEST GUMMIES available. These candies are produced at the Specialty Candy Factory ‘Whilelm Mueller’ in Duisburg, Germany. This candy producer maintains candy making family traditions established in 1949. Some of the recipes are over 100 years old and the producer has maintained these recipes, techniques and utensils, such as original copper kettles to create the unique and delicious candies while preserving the originality, tradition, consistency, and integrity of the tradition.“

The Coffee Bean meets the Tea Leaf

Coffee and Rooibos Tea are combined in this beverage to create a unique taste that both tea and coffee lovers will enjoy it. Coffee beans are added to Rooibos tea and combine well with tea. The Rooibos tea adds natural flavour and the two together create a smooth tasting drink that doesn’t really require any milk or sugar. The Rooibos tea helps to reduce the amount of caffeine per cup so this beverage would be great to have in the afternoon if you want a quick pick me up without a full shot of caffeine.

Smoky Potato Leek Soup

3 tbsp. vegetable oil 3 leeks (use the white & light green parts) thinly sliced 1 rib of celery and 1 carrot 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. dried thyme 1/4 tsp. pepper 3 Yukon gold Potatoes (2 lbs.) peeled and chopped 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 4 cups strongly brewed Lapsang Souchong ( 10 […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda bread is really just a basic table bread to serve with soup or stews. This recipe has both regular and whole wheat flour but one could just use the regular flour instead. Don’t knead the bread or handle it too much or the bread will become tough. I have replaced the buttermilk with […]

Breakfast Tea Collection

Irish Breakfast tea is a popular tea found in many tea cupboards. Most “breakfast teas” are made by blending different types of black teas together. Tea leaves from different areas such as India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Sumatra, China and Java are blended to create the perfect blend. These teas tend to have more of a […]