Double Chocolate Cookie Bar Cake #recipe

I am always looking for great new ways to use a cake mix. On their own, they can be a little boring. However, they are quick, which causes a wee bit of a dilemma. Naturally, when I come across something fast, that uses a mix, well, I simply have to try it. That's what happened when I found a … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Made A Wee Bit Healthier #recipe

There are few foods in my life that cause me to salivate at the mere thought of them. One of those items happens to be a carrot cake. Just the smell of the spices as it's cooking has me craving a piece with cream cheese frosting. Seriously, who doesn't love cream cheese frosting? If you don't, … [Read more...]

School Volunteers Make Things Happen! Nominate Yours #Contest #kellogger #FeedingBetterDays

There is something about our country that really bothers me. That's hungry children! In such a strong, wealthy country, this should never occur. Thankfully, there are donations and volunteers who help to make a dent in this horrific problem. When a child arrives at school hungry, it affects their … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Ravioli #recipe

Last week, my oldest daughter was in the mood to cook. Thankfully, she was also thinking of her mom and popped over to give me a sampler of her latest vegetarian dish, butternut squash ravioli. Now, her and her husband have not turned vegetarian, they've simply decided to eat less meat and … [Read more...]

Homemade Old Bay Seasoning #Recipe

Often times, when searching for seafood recipes, they call for Old Bay Seasoning. Perhaps I'm looking in the wrong area of my store, but I can't find it. No matter though, it's extremely easy to make a close version. First, you want to find a small container. I used an empty spice container. … [Read more...]

Rhubarb Blueberry Muffins #recipe

We all know that rhubarb and strawberries go together. However, did you know that blueberries with rhubarb is just as scrumptious? Well, it is, and my rhubarb blueberry muffins are going to prove it. Last week, I gave you a recipe for strawberry rhubarb pie. Since rhubarb is in such abundance … [Read more...]

Rhubarb And Strawberry Pie #recipe

It's rhubarb season! In case you didn't know, this delicious stalk, is a vegetable, perennial, and it grows like a weed. Growing up, we would wash and peel this vegetable, then dip in sugar and eat. Such a refreshing treat. Although I know longer dip and eat, I do love baking with it. One of the … [Read more...]

Turkey Noodle Soup #Recipe

Last week, I showed you how to make delicious, turkey stock using the turkey carcass as your base. If you followed my recipe, you should have a minimum 10 cups of stock frozen. Depending on the size pot used, you may have more. Today, I'd like to share a simple recipe for turkey noodle soup that … [Read more...]

Create A Fabulous Turkey Broth Using Your Turkey Carcass #Recipe #stepbystep

The May long weekend has come and gone. Here in Calgary, the weather was fantastic! Perfect for barbecuing. Not so typical for May long BBQ, is turkey. However, that's what I chose to do. Delicious turkey with grilled vegetables and sweet potatoes. Naturally, I made a gravy on the side. Seriously, … [Read more...]

Chicken Nachos – Dinner Time Or Snack Time #recipe

You have to love a plate of nachos! All that cheesy goodness in a finger food. I know I do! They make a terrific game day snack. However, how about dinner? Your kids would love it. Plus, you can get a few extra veggies inside them. It's super easy to do, and everyone will think they're getting a … [Read more...]

Best Thai Food In Calgary @JackiesThai #spon

For the most part, my life has literally been meat and potatoes. It's only been a dozen years since I started eating international cuisine. Those experiences came from travel, spilling over into every day eating. For example, my fish dishes were limited to fish and chips. I'd never eaten sea bass, … [Read more...]

It’s Breakfast Time – Yes, It’s Still Important

We all know that breakfast is important. In fact, we find ourselves discussing the issue with our children. Sometimes, going out of our way to make it more interesting and appetizing for them. We've even created breakfast on the go, for those of us in a hurry. However, up until five or six … [Read more...]