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...]

Poached Pears With Raspberry Sauce – Valentines Day Treat #Recipe #Repost

I have never made poached pears before. Sure, I've watched chefs on t.v. do it but I always hesitated in case I messed it up. You know, the pear goes soggy or tastes yucky cause it's warm. Well, I'm sorry I've never made them before because they couldn't be easier to do! Watching chefs, they make … [Read more...]

Easy Caprese Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms #Recipe

Dinner time can get a little stale. Sometimes you fall into a rut and find yourself cooking the same meals over and over again. I keep an eye out on FB and twitter for recipes that are new to me. If I have something specific in mind, I've scoured Pinterest as well. It's not always easy to find … [Read more...]

Overstuffed Tomatoes With Chicken And Provolone #Recipe

Before moving to Calgary back in 1989, I lived in Winnipeg. My mom always had a garden. After leaving home, so did I. Everything seemed to grow so nicely. I had cucumbers, lettuce, potatoes, peas and of course, tomatoes. They were big and juicy with a ton of flavour. There's nothing quite like … [Read more...]