Saskatoon Berry Pie

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    As a kid we spent a lot of time at the lake. Lazy summer days full of swimming, bonfires and hiking in the hills are my fondest memories of my childhood. Come July we would hike our way to the wild Saskatoon berry trees to … [Read more...]

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

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  This long weekend the family and I seeded our garden. Having freshly grown vegetables and fruit nurtured by your own hard work and sweat has meaning beyond words. It not only gives us the ability to feed our kids quality foods but make … [Read more...]

Campfire Recipes: Egg & Nutella S’mores

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  This weekend marks the first camping weekend where Parks Canada opens up and campers alike swarm to get their tents up and campfires stoked for memories to be made. My family loves to go camping; there hasn't been a summer in many years … [Read more...]

Homemade Granola with Raw Honey

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  Our family eats a lot of granola. It wasn't until recently when a friend of mine helped me make granola in my kitchen that I realized how easy it really was. I love that I can add only the best ingredients to my granola and avoid all the added … [Read more...]

Broccoli Salad with Bacon

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With St. Patricks Day coming up I try to have  green themed food. Most green themed food I find is full of sugar and food colouring so I wanted to share a healthier version of green food. Family gatherings call for family favourite recipes like this … [Read more...]

Strawberry Apple Cinnamon Fruit Leather

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  Like most kids, my kids love fruit rollups. What I don't like is the added sugars and unnatural colours that come along with pre-packaged treats. Fruit leather is actually very easy to make and you don't need a dehydrator to make it, although if … [Read more...]

Creamy Shipwreck Casserole

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My parents were shift-workers, my father a Fire Commander at the local Fire Hall and my mother as a Licensed Practical Nurse. There were many times my parents were passing in the wind, missing holidays and working many nights. Easy meals became a … [Read more...]

Cherry & Honey Bundt Cake

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Christmas is right around the corner and the This Lil Piglet household has been busily wrapping gifts and baking tasty treats for family and friends. Traditionally we stick to the usual dishes for the big day but I try to have a few extra desserts … [Read more...]

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...]