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...]

Dessert/Cookie Roundup – Five Of Your Favourites #recipes

Dessert is not served that often in my home, but you can usually find a cookie or a treat of some sort if you want one. Mainly, I serve dessert on special occasions and then I make something fancy. However, I know that when you have kids, dessert is often on the menu. At least it was when my kids … [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...]

What’s For Dinner? Six Easy And Delicious Dishes #Recipe

Every day is a challenge. What to feed our families for dinner. Something yummy that the kids will eat but something fast that keeps us out of the kitchen. We find ourselves making the same ole same ole and it gets boring. I love creating dishes that use my regular groceries but add a little fun and … [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...]

Tasty Tuesday – The Only BBQ Pulled Pork #Recipe You’ll Ever Need

I've made a lot of pulled pork over the years. It's one of my favourite sandwiches. During those years, I've tested many different recipes. Finally, I've come up with what I consider to be the best bbq pulled pork recipe, ever! Seriously! Once you try this, I don't believe you'll use any other … [Read more...]

Your #MinuteRice Now Comes In Ready To Serve Cups #Giveaway

How many times a week do you eat fast food? Do you run out to get it or order in? I admit to twice a week. Plus, there's usually one time that I pop something frozen in the oven. I get tired, and I just want to eat. Nothing wrong with that at all, however, what if I told you that you could make … [Read more...]

A One On One Chat With Chef Lynn Crawford #HealthyEating #Giveaway

On Tuesday, May 26th, Chef Lynn Crawford was in Calgary to promote her new product line. In fact, her only product line. Not that she hasn't been asked many times, but she was waiting for something that said "Chef Lynn Crawford ". More about that later. I was invited to have a one on one, sit … [Read more...]

Shepherds Pie Potato Skins #Recipe

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about potatoes and how they can be a healthy part of your diet. One thing I mentioned was potato skins and a loyal reader of mine, Lynda, gave me this fabulous way that she enjoys them. It was a super idea and so I made them for dinner with a terrific salad … [Read more...]

Chilled Noodle Salad with Ginger Wasabi Dressing Courtesty of Chef Lynn Crawford #Catelli #Ancient Grains Pasta

  Yes, that's me. Looking all ridiculous like and pointing to a red pepper. I couldn't help myself. I was about to make a chilled noodle salad that Chef Lynn Crawford had just shown me how to do. Needless to say, I was both excited and nervous about this proposal. However, I did look pretty … [Read more...]

Cooking And Learning From Chef Lynn Crawford And #Catelli #Giveaway

Wow! I just have to tell you guys what a fantastic evening I had last Tuesday. No, I didn't go partying for St. Patrick's Day, I did something better! I headed on down to SAIT Culinary Institue here in Calgary, and sat down to listen and learn from Chef Lynn Crawford. What an exciting moment for … [Read more...]

Potatoes – Week 10: What I Ate This Week #HealthyEating

You gotta love potatoes. So many ways to use them and they are economical. However, they are starchy and should be limited in meal planning but definitely not excluded. Here's a great way to include potatoes, keep it healthy and make them go even further. Below are three meal sides you can make … [Read more...]