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Deviled Eggs with a Twist

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Normally Easter is filled with mountains of traditional Easter recipes and the laughter of our family members surrounding our table. This year will be celebrated with one less. If you've been following along, you will know that my grandmother passed … [Read more...]

Herb and Garlic Cheese Roll Loaf #MemorableMelts

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  Growing up in a household with two shift working parents often meant dinner time was spent rushing to get food on the table. Grocery lists were made with the easy meals in mind that included fast versions of our most memorable classic recipes. … [Read more...]

Egg and Avocado Salad Rolls

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  March was nutrition month which is a great reminder for all to eat better and make healthier choices. Once I started having children I made a choice to feed my family healthy foods but nearing 40, a healthier lifestyle is more in the forefront. … [Read more...]

Family Meals Made Easy With #KraftCheesefest

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This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca and Kraft Cheesefest #KraftCheesefest sponsored program.   From the moment I wake up groggy from the numerous wake-up calls of my littlest one, I hit the ground running. My day doesn't slow down … [Read more...]

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

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I could eat pasta every day of the week and if I didn't have to worry about a waist-line, I would. As it is we likely eat pasta too often but it's one meal I can be sure my kids will eat every last morsel. This Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo is the most … [Read more...]

Spinach Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells

Spinach Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells

Pasta and me are BFF's. I really don't think I could go without carbs; I love pasta and bread far too much. Fresh croissants with pasta, even better. Hubs on the other hand is not much of a pasta fan; he's a meat and potato and other worldly cuisine … [Read more...]

Chocolate Jam Pecan Bars

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I talk about how much I am ready for winter to be over a lot but you can't blame me when I'm stuck at home again because of another blizzard. On cold days I tend to cook; lucky for my family. Today I strapped on my apron to whip up a batch of one of … [Read more...]

Sugared Strawberry Mini Donuts

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Strawberries are one of my favourite fruits to eat, especially in desserts. In the summer strawberry ice cream is a nice cool treat, on cool winter mornings oatmeal topped with strawberries or strawberry rhubarb crisp always comes to mind but even … [Read more...]

Crockpot Lime Chicken Chili

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We've been lucky this winter; we haven't seen a lot of snow, not like last year anyway, but the cold is another story. Most of the winter has been bitter cold, and by bitter I mean -30 degrees Celsius. I'm more than ready for spring. Unfortunately we … [Read more...]

Heart Shaped Eggs for a Sweet Heart

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This month is heart health month and as much as I love an adorably festive addition to holiday meals, this post is more about the importance of good heart health than it is about cute Valentine's Day food. As a Burnbrae Farms Brand Ambassador and … [Read more...]

Shirley Temple Recipe

Shirley Temple Recipe

Valentine's Day is next Friday and we're spending it together as a family. There won't be any romantic dinners for two here but I actually prefer spending it with my little ones anyway. I find it much more fun to spend the day creating themed crafts, … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Buttercream Maple Walnut Frosting

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All this talk about cupcakes lately and I had an itch to bake. I can justify my need to eat 6 of these with the reasoning that this is for a good cause AND that they are low in calories...minus the frosting. Seriously. These cupcakes are made from … [Read more...]

Sunshine Egg Cups

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As with most of you, I too began the year seeking ways to be healthier. My youngest, Baby Ro, just turned 10 months and up until now I haven't put in a real effort to get my body back to it's pre-pregnancy shape. I don't necessarily want to lose … [Read more...]

Cherry Bomb Brownies

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  Valentine's Day is coming up and I seem to get into the mood for red hearts, flowers, sweet desserts and glittery things. Having little ones at home usually doesn't allow for much romantic time alone but I really don't mind. I find it fun to … [Read more...]

7 Easy Recipes and $5000 in Prizes #TKLucky7

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  If you've been following along, you'll have seen a flurry of recipes going out through my social networks. Last week I cooked up 7 of my tastiest easy recipes using ingredients you'd be surprised can be used in every day cooking; yes, even … [Read more...]