Fresh Cherry and Macadamia Nut Scones

Cherry and Macadamia Nut Scones

A wonderful recipe for butter-rich Cherry and Macadamia Nut Scones filled with big chunks of fresh cherries and chopped macadamia nuts and topped with a sweet sugary glaze.   We've had such a busy summer this year.  I've just returned from a conference with my husband in San Diego where we also were able to visit our … [Read More...]

Broiled Salmon and Roasted Zucchini for one! ZagLeft

Broiled Salmon and Roasted Zucchini, For One!

Quick, easy and delicious Broiled Salmon with Roasted Zucchini, for one!  This easy to make single-serving meal is made in the toaster oven in under 10 … [Read More...]

Pulled Pork Poutine - ZagLeft

Pulled Pork Poutine

Pulled Pork Poutine - savory pulled pork slow roasted to tender perfection piled high on top of a bed of crisp french fries and cheese.  A delicious Canadian … [Read More...]

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread for One! An easy to make & unique way to eat pizza made in the toaster oven!

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread, For One!

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread - this single serving of monkey bread bakes quickly in the toaster oven and requires only a few simple ingredients.  A unique way to … [Read More...]

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies from ZagLeft

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Only 7 simple ingredients and one bowl needed to make these moist, delicious and gluten-free Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies... As a kid … [Read More...]

I love this sweet and creamy no-baked dessert! It's unbelievably easy to make too! ZagLeft.jpg

Black Cherry Jello Pie

Black Cherry Jello Pie - a sweet, creamy dessert made with Jello and homemade whipped cream poured into a sweet graham cracker crust.  It's a dessert your whole … [Read More...]

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How To Stock A College Student’s Pantry

How To Stock A College Student's Pantry - here's a guide to help you decide what items you'll need... A few months ago, I wrote about the essential items … [Read More...]

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Mango Avocado Guacamole

Aren't the colors in this guacamole beautiful?   I've combined a few of my favorite ingredients together to make this sweet and tangy Mango Avocado Guacamole. … [Read More...]

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A Peek Into My Pantry

I recently organized my kitchen pantry and it feels great!  Read on and take a peek into my new and improved pantry... “This shop is part of a social shopper … [Read More...]

Moist, flavorful and delicious Banana Bread for One! |

Banana Bread For One

Moist and flavorful Banana Bread for One is the perfect size to satisfy a sweet craving.  It's easy to make and can be made in a toaster oven! What a day!  I … [Read More...]

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Photo Essay – The London Eye

On a clear day you can see for miles, here are a few pictures from our time spent on the London Eye. It's hard to believe that just the day before, we were in … [Read More...]

Tender and flavorful Barbecued Pulled Pork - the sauce is so good!

Barbecued Pulled Pork

Learn how to make oven-roasted Barbecued Pulled Pork perfectly with this easy recipe.  Made with lots of flavorful spices, this sweet and tangy pulled pork is great … [Read More...]


Essential Items For Your First Kitchen

ZagLeft's Guide to Essential Items For Your First Kitchen... I get asked this question a lot:  what are some basic kitchen essentials I should have for my … [Read More...]

Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread with Streusel topping | ZagLeft

Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread with Streusal Topping

I've taken my moist, flavorful, banana-filled Banana Bread recipe and elevated it to a whole new level by topping it … [Read More...]

A Perfect Day In Paris | ZagLeft

A Perfect Day In Paris

We had one last day to see all we could see in beautiful Paris, read along to see how we spent our perfect day in … [Read More...]

Flavorful Pea, Cheddar and Crispy Pancetta Crustless Quiche Recipe | ZagLeft

Pea, Cheddar & Crispy Pancetta Crustless Quiche

Pea, Cheddar & Crispy Pancetta Crustless Quiche - a delightfully light quiche recipe with the perfect balance of … [Read More...]

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Photo Essay: Versailles

Versailles in pictures - strolling through the majestic gardens pausing to admire the beautiful fountains, visiting the … [Read More...]

How To Create A Cheese Plate | ZagLeft

How To Put Together A Cheese Plate

Tips for putting together a cheese plate, what cheeses to include, what type of wine to serve, and other items to … [Read More...]

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The Eurostar from London and Day 1 in Paris

All about our trip that included taking the Eurostar from London to Paris, Saturday evening Mass at Notre Dame and a … [Read More...]

Knickerbocker Glory - scoops of strawberry and vanilla ice cream, whipped cream and raspberry coulis come together in this delicious British treat! ZagLeft

Knickerbocker Glory Recipe

Knickerbocker Glory Recipe - creamy ice cream, slices of fruit, whipped cream and raspberry coulis come together in this … [Read More...]

Visiting the Tower of London | ZagLeft

Visiting The Tower Of London

On the third day of our visit to London, EJ had to go into his office and take care of business so the kids and I had … [Read More...]