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]

Easy Macaroni & Cheese

Easy Macaroni & Cheese

John and Bridget eat Kraft Dinner (otherwise known as “Macaroni & Cheese” in the USA) like it’s going out of style. I don’t really see the appeal and much prefer the real thing. This recipe for Easy Macaroni & Cheese is almost as simple as the boxed stuff and contains real cheese! I’m working with… [read more]

#SchoolFuel Challenge with Walmart Canada

Fiesta Roasted Chickpeas

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. Does your mind run blank when trying to figure out snacks for the kids to take to school? First off, it needs to have ingredients that are permitted at the school and it also needs to be something that the kids… [read more]

Oven Scrambled Eggs

Oven Scrambled Eggs

Making breakfast for a large crowd is tiring! We usually only have a full house a couple times a year and it’s mainly around the holidays. Instead of slaving over the stove making multiple batches of scrambled eggs, I can get them done in one shot when I prepare them in the oven. The result… [read more]

Honey Garlic Chicken

Honey Garlic Chicken

This recipe for Honey Garlic Chicken is an easy way to dress up plain ol’ chicken breasts using ingredients you probably have in your house right now. There’s nothing fancy about it! It makes a moist, tender and flavourful meal and tastes delicious paired with mashed potatoes and veggies. If you love garlic, add in… [read more]

Ranch Potato Salad

Ranch Potato Salad

This potato salad recipe couldn’t be easier. The hardest part is boiling the potatoes! You don’t even have to peel them. I love the flavour of ranch dressing and it pairs perfectly with the potatoes and crisp veggies. Use your favourite type of ranch dressing. If you use peppercorn ranch, I’d leave out the extra… [read more]

Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad

Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad

I think one of the reasons I love making pasta salad so much is that its so versatile! The pasta is like a blank canvas just waiting for you to add flavour and colour to make it a delicious dish to serve your friends and family. The only way you can really mess it up… [read more]

Cheesy Zucchini Bake

Cheesy Zucchini Bake

I’m still unpacking boxes in our new home. It seems like it’s a job that never ends! Anyways, I found a box of cookbooks and loose scraps of paper with recipes jotted down on them. I even found a few of my late grandma’s recipes that I’m planning on making soon. In the box was… [read more]