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...]

Cranberry Balsamic Pork Loin

On the menu this week, cranberry balsamic pork loin. Actually, it was on the menu last week. Regardless, it's delicious, and deserves to be shared. Since there are only so many proteins, and I tend to pick the same ones, I need to find different ways to serve them up. For example, I published my … [Read more...]

Easter Goodies From #Kellogg’s #Giveaway #spon

Easter is upon us, and that means Easter goodies. However, that doesn't have to be a basket brimming with chocolate. Just like Easter dinner, there are tons of options available. One option, is Kellogg's mini rice krispie squares. They're just the perfect size to fit inside those plastic eggs. … [Read more...]

Pepperoni Pizza Spaghetti Squash #recipe

There is nothing I love more than warm weather and sunshine. Unless, of course, it's pizza and pasta! Seriously, who just doesn't want to devour it all the time? If I could, it would be on the menu more than once a week. After tasting my pepperoni pizza spaghetti squash, I think I may just of … [Read more...]

Ground Chicken Chili #Recipe

Calgary has been experiencing some beautiful weather this month. The snow has melted and spring is in the air. It makes you think about summer, bbq's and outdoor fun. However, springtime also makes me think of cooking. Although we do a lot of bbq'ing, I like to keep some freezer meals on hand. No … [Read more...]

Chicken Thighs In Balsamic #Easy #Recipe

Chicken is one of those ingredients that we put on the table, on a regular basis. It's economical and extremely versatile. Since Larry loves the legs and thighs, whereas I prefer the white meat, serving chicken in our home works out great! At least, It did! A few weeks ago, I came across a … [Read more...]

Easy Peasy Applesauce #Yummy #Recipe

Occasionally, I find myself with a few apples that are beginning to go soft. Since there's only the two of us, sometimes I over buy. In which case, I think applesauce. It's a favourite of my husbands. Admittedly, it's not something I've made throughout my married life. Then again, we never really … [Read more...]

Dairy Free, Gluten Free Whipped Cream #Recipe

In January, we attended the wedding of a friend in Manzanillo, Mexico. It was such a treat, getting away at that time of year. The weather was gorgeous and we were fortunate to meet a couple from Calgary as well. Turns out they live no more than 15 minutes from our own home! We got along famously … [Read more...]

Banana Bread With Chocolate Chips And Walnuts #Recipe

How often do you find a banana or two, browning on the kitchen counter. If your house is anything like mine, it happens on a regular basis. I'll buy a bunch when I'm out grocery shopping. However, the moment a brown spot appears, no one reaches out for a banana to chow down on. It's extremely … [Read more...]