Muffin Tin Mashed Potatoes

Muffin Tin Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes were a staple on our dinner table growing up. My mom used to make her mashed potatoes whipped with milk and butter and made sure there were no chunks left. I was a picky kid and wouldn’t eat them if I discovered they were chunky! Also, my grandmother believed it wasn’t a meal… [read more]

15 Mouthwatering Meatless Meals

15 Mouthwatering Meatless Meals

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions expressed are my own.   Check out Meatless Recipes by Stacie Vaughan at Foodie.com We often have meatless nights in our home to change things up a bit. I enjoy trying new recipes and sometimes I forget to defrost meat from the freezer. Then I tell… [read more]

Buffalo Twice-Baked Potatoes

Buffalo Twice-Baked Potatoes- the perfect side for a game day meal!

If you enjoy Buffalo chicken wings, you might like this recipe for Buffalo Twice-Baked Potatoes.  It’s also a great recipe for game day. I have a love-hate relationship with twice-baked potatoes. I love to eat them, but I don’t always like to make them. I’ve had many recipe fails where I scoop out too much… [read more]

Orzo Pudding

Orzo Pudding- Creamy, sweet and delicious recipe for orzo pudding. If you like rice pudding, you will love this recipe!

I bought some orzo for a soup recipe I was planning to make earlier this year and then never got around to making it. The orzo was sitting there in my pantry and I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to do with it yet. It was when I was going through some boxes… [read more]

Warm Lentil Salad

Warm Lentil Salad

My old neighbour in Petawawa first introduced me to lentils many moons ago. I was at her house while she was making supper and she offered me a bowl of lentil rice when she discovered I’d never tried lentils before. I loved the recipe so much I asked her to write it down for me.… [read more]

Creamy Chicken & Rice Casserole

Creamy Chicken & Rice Casserole- a delicious way to get dinner on the table quickly! My family loves this recipe.

The lazy days of summer are over and I’m now back into a busy routine of being a mom of two active daughters. One of my duties is getting dinner on the table for my family. I don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen most nights, but I do like to… [read more]

Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower Bites

I used to despise cauliflower with a passion. I couldn’t even stand the smell of cauliflower cooking on the stove and there was no way I was eating any. The sad part was that I didn’t even try it. I was so picky growing up that I missed out on so many delicious foods, including… [read more]

15 Perfect Seafood Pasta Recipes

15 Perfect Seafood Pasta Recipes

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions expressed are my own. Check out Seafood Pasta by Stacie Vaughan at Foodie.com Growing up I was an extremely picky child. I had my specific likes and dislikes and would not budge in my eating  habits. I know I gave my parents much grief trying to… [read more]

Maple Syrup Bars

Maple Syrup Bars

I love using real maple syrup in my baking. It can be used as a replacement for sugar, but in this recipe it’s used in addition to brown sugar. It makes for a sweet, sticky treat! The filling reminds me a little of what you find in a butter tart (another addiction of mine). I… [read more]