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...]

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...]

Summertime In The City – Keeping Your Kids Busy #FACEPAINT #RECIPE

Summertime is nearly upon us. A favourite of pretty much everyone. After all, there's sunshine, longer days and sleeping in. The kids don't have school and you don't have to pack lunches.¬†Personally, I can almost feel the sun and the breeze. Wait, what!? The kids aren't in school? Don't panic, I've … [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...]

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...]

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...]