10 Leftover Halloween Candy Recipes

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Each year no matter how long my kids are out trick-or-treating, they seem to get an over abundance of candy. We don't usually go much farther than the relatives because, to be honest, there is already far too much candy by that point.  Add that to … [Read more...]

Best Beet Borscht Soup with Barley

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  I love the beautiful colours of fall and with that comes cooler days. This morning I ran outside to grab some beets from my garden, one of the only vegetable left there, and the crisp cold air had me running back to the house in short order. One … [Read more...]

Peach Bellini Mocktail

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  Peach Cobbler, Peach Crisp, Peach and Pineapple Upside Down Cake, could there be anything better? I suppose if you are not a fan of peaches, yes but I love peaches. In fact peaches is one of my most picky child's favourite fruit. Being that we … [Read more...]

Campfire French Toast

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  Camping is one of favourite ways to spend time together vacationing as a family. We often go will extended family with travel trailers, making plans ahead for easy to make groups meals. With a plethora of little mouths to feed all wanting the … [Read more...]

Garlic Herb Grilled Potatoes

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During the summer potato packs are a staple for our meals. I love my barbecue and use it regularly throughout the summer. Having a garden full of fresh vegetables to choose from makes it even easier, especially baby potatoes which are perfect for … [Read more...]

Lazy Cabbage Roll Casserole

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It's the middle of summer and I'm cooking casseroles. Have I mentioned how much I love casseroles? They are an easy, make ahead/pop in the oven kind of meal and that is important come back to school time. The other day I Hubs and I were rolling up … [Read more...]

Campfire Apple S’more Nachos

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We're just got back from a weekend of camping and there was no shortage of grilling goodies over the fire. The flavour over a smokey fire is a memory of it's own for the kids to take into their adulthood but it's not just about flavour, it's about … [Read more...]

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

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I love blueberries. Last year we planted a blueberry bush on our farm, hoping we'd have fresh blueberries for the picking this year, but it didn't make it through the winter. We will be replanting next year; for now we will enjoy our blueberries from … [Read more...]

Canadian Caesar Cocktail #CanadaDay

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Canada Day is next week and among the fireworks and good food that most Canadians will be celebrating with a beverage or two, mocktail or cocktail. For Hubs and I, besides beer there is nothing more Canadian than a frosty Canadian Caesar. We don't … [Read more...]

Lemon Dill Marinated Veggies

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Canada Day is coming up, as is Memorial Day for my American friends and family, and like many, I'm busy planning some of my favourite dishes for a backyard barbecue celebration. Most years we celebrate with fireworks, friends and good food; this year … [Read more...]

Strawberry Cheesecake Hand Pies

Strawberry Cheesecake Hand Pies

  Strawberries are one of my favourite fruits to use in recipes; they just seem to compliment recipes nicely. Today is national Strawberry Shortcake day. I love Strawberry Shortcake but I wanted to make something a little different to celebrate, … [Read more...]

Gourmet Mexican Fried Rice

Mexican Fried Rice

Weekdays run in hyper-drive around our house; we're busy with school activities or various other things and like many other families I look for healthy meals under thirty minutes to keep my family away from the draw of fast food. Fried rice is one of … [Read more...]

Veggie Egg Power Cups

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It's no secret that I enjoy my carbs but lately I have been making a secret plan to  lose the carbs. Don't laugh; I'm being serious here. Okay, I know that losing all carbs is not entirely realistic but eating less carbs is doable, right? More … [Read more...]

Jalapeño Goat Cheese Burgers

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  Today we reached the temperature of 29 degrees Celsius by mid-morning. It's going to be a scorcher and I am not complaining. Days like these there is only one type of food I like to cook and that is barbecue. Barbecue is a cuisine all it's own … [Read more...]