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...]

Bacon And Brussel Sprouts #Recipe #Healthy

Brussel sprouts. Just the name can send shivers up your spine. As a kid, they were definitely not a favourite of mine. I despised them! If I could sneak them into the garbage, I did! However, as I began cooking for myself, I decided it was high time to try these amazing vegetables again. After all, … [Read more...]

Chili Stuffed Sweet Potato #Healthy #Recipe

The sweet potato is an extremely versatile vegetable. Growing up, the only time I saw one, was in a stew. When we had potatoes, which was pretty much every day, they were reds or russet. Mom served them mashed with gravy. Up until a couple of years ago, I followed in my mothers footsteps. It's what … [Read more...]

Simple Lentil Soup #healthy #recipe

If you're like me, you over indulged during the holidays. That's okay though, enjoying delicious foods with friends and family, is wonderful! However, once the celebrating is done, I'm ready for some great, healthy dishes. Something that's really good for you, but I seldom hear about, is the … [Read more...]

Lemon Cookies – A Cake Mix Hack #Recipe

Once again, my oldest daughter was baking up a storm. This time, she made lemon cookies using a cake mix. I love cake mix hacks. It makes whipping up a batch of cookies quick and simple. No fuss, and pretty much fool proof. Since the flu made the rounds through our family this year, it cut back … [Read more...]

Comfort Food – Ghoulash #Recipe

This season is so hectic, as you know. That's why I keep some handy, quick meals, in my back pocket. Comfort food that can be whipped up when needed. Dishes that don't require any extra shopping. Nine times out of ten, you already have the ingredients. Today, I'm sharing my ghoulish. It's … [Read more...]