Condo Vacation In Playa del Carmen

Larry and I have been promising ourselves we’d go vacationing for two weeks. Somehow, that never happens. Something always comes up. Whether it’s financial restrictions or other commitments or simply not being able to get that much time off, we’ve never done it. Back in July, I decided to … [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...]

Does Regrowing Your Food Really Work? #MyThoughts

Pretty much every week, I see a post in my Facebook feed about regrowing your food. I've watched the video a few times, and have to admit, it peaked my curiosity. Just like anyone else, I like to save money where I can. So, after a trip to the grocery store, my first venture was the romaine … [Read more...]

Food Waste – Read This Before You Toss

Food waste has become quite an issue over the last few years. We all do it, but how much is waste and how much is not knowing? Many times I have questioned whether or not a product is still good to eat.  If you take a look, most products have a best before date or an expiration date. Sometimes, it's … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna! #LowCarb Easy & Delicious #recipe

I'm sure many of you have heard about spaghetti squash. It's commonly used for swapping out the pasta in your spaghetti dish. However, it makes a great lasagna too! It's simple, holds together well and is a great way to add more veggies to you and your families diet. As per usual, you can swap out … [Read more...]

Four Pantry Essentials For Grilling Vegetables

Our barbecue is going year round. We have a gas hook up which allows us to do this. You can pretty much cook anything on it and it tastes darned good! Larry and I really enjoy our vegetables grilled and that includes our salad. That's right, bbq'd romaine lettuce. It's scrumptious! Toss a couple … [Read more...]

Lasagna Soup – Tina’s Version #Recipe Dinner Under 500 Calories

If you're on Facebook, you've seen tons of Lasagna Soup recipes. They vary here and there. The soup tastes like lasagna; but it's basically a dump everything into your slow cooker dish. This is the fabulous part. What you need to know are two things. Do you want it meatless and what veggies do … [Read more...]

Tasty Tuesday – Meatballs And Cranberry BBQ Sauce #recipe

Here is a fabulous recipe of mine for the holidays. It tastes like Christmas and is very simple to make. Who doesn't enjoy meatballs? This recipe is for your slow cooker, which is even better. You wouln't use my meatballs and cranberry BBQ sauce for your pasta; but it makes a great sub sandwich, … [Read more...]

Savouring #Waterview Shrimp With @Chef_Lynn #NewFlavours

  Have you ever sat down, closed your eyes and just enjoyed the smell coming from your dinner plate? Perhaps you've stood at the stove and wafted the aromas towards you? Smell is half the experience of enjoying a meal . It's what sets your saliva off and enhances the flavours. Last … [Read more...]

Try Seafood Steamers And Just Cook The Bag @Sobeys #Giveaway

I'm a huge fan of seafood but I don't always know what to do with it. One misstep and it can dry up so fast! So, I stick to my faithful recipes, over and over again. Now, however, you can "Just Cook The Bag" with Sobeys. It's their new Seafood Steamers and so simple. This is inspired by the French … [Read more...]

Tasty Tuesday – Cheater Potato And Cod Soup # Recipe

Winter is a great time for hearty soups and stews. They're a favourite at my house. We could easily sit down to a bowl of soup or stew with a hunk of bread for dipping two or three times a week. It's comforting, homey, satisfying and warms your insides. I don't always have the time to make it all … [Read more...]

New At Evangeline Downs – The Spotted Horse Tavern And Dining Parlour #Lafayette

September offered the premier of The Spotted Horse Tavern and Dining Parlour at Evangeline Downs. It has that Louisiana feel but with a modern twist. A casual and yet elevated experience. On one side of the Spotted Horse, you can sit at a local tavern and share the days stories and events … [Read more...]