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...]

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...]

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...]