Skip The Dishes #XmasCountdown2017 #Giveaway CAN/USA

Previously, I wrote about my experience with Skip The Dishes. It’s a great alternative to ordinary delivery. For example, you can order from restaurants that don’t offer delivery of their own. As well, you can keep track of what’s happening with your order, and where your delivery person is, through … [Read more...]

Soup’s On! 7 Yummy Soups You Can Make

Over the years, I’ve posted a lot of soup recipes. Not surprising, since they’re a favourite of mine, especially with winter on the way. It’s a comfort food that’s both economical and delicious. I prefer to make my own, because I have to watch my salt intake. However, that doesn’t mean I don’t use … [Read more...]

Seafood Dinner @TangoBistro #NotSpon #yyc #yyceats

Listen up, if you live in Calgary and love seafood, you just got lucky. Right now, you can get a lobster dinner for $25 per person at Tango Bistro. If you’re visiting Calgary, you simply have to stop in and have a bite. They are located on MacLeod Trail, next door to Smugglers. It’s a meal … [Read more...]

Meatloaf Made My Way #Recipe

Everyone has a meatloaf recipe that they enjoy. Personally, I never thought I'd switch out my recipe for another one. A few weeks ago, however, I found myself returning home from the grocery store with a large amount of lean ground beef that I'd bought at one heck of a deal. Most of it, I turned … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Cheese Soup #Recipe

Cold, winter days, call for warm and comforting soups. If you're like me, a big bowl of soup, combined with a sandwich, takes care of dinner. They're simple to make and taste a whole lot better than the cans. Plus, you can control the seasonings. Many canned soups are over the top with salt. … [Read more...]

Ham And Black Bean Soup #recipe

One of the things I enjoy during the winter, is a hearty bowl of soup. Especially, a homemade one like my ham and black bean. There's something very comforting about the smells and taste of a piping hot bowl. It's also a great way to use up leftovers from a large family meal. This particular … [Read more...]

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...]