Safeway Table Talk
Chicken Corn Chowder Soup Recipe

September 15th, 2014 by

Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

I’m always a little sad when summer comes to an end but only for a moment because I quickly realize that it’s soup season!  Soup is one of my favourite comfort foods but I also love it because it’s wonderful on the budget, for meal planning, and for sending in my daughter’s school lunch!  I …more

BTKO Grilled Cheese Sandwich

September 11th, 2014 by

BTKO Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

When it comes to fast family meals at the end of a busy day, sandwiches are often overlooked and thought of as “lunch fare”. Grilled cheese tend to be the worst viewed and relegated to the children’s menu, when in fact grilled cheese are the easiest to adapt to adult tastes! We live on tomato …more

Health & Wellness
Meatless Monday Meal Roundup

September 8th, 2014 by

Meatless Monday Roundup — Best Vegetarian Meals

Even those of us who are tried-and-true meat eaters know that it’s good to take a break from meat once and a while and enjoy a delicious vegetarian meal. The Meatless Monday Movement began in 2003 and is now supported by many bloggers, restaurants, and celebrities like Paul McCartney, all of whom believe that it …more

Back to School 2

September 6th, 2014 by

Easing the Back to School Pain Points

School is in full swing and if you’re having trouble getting back to the grind, here are a few tips on tackling the three biggest back to school routine pain points. Food Food is a HUGE challenge for me.  I really struggle with the need to send healthy food and the want to make lunches …more


September 2nd, 2014 by

5 Dinners for Time Crunched Weekdays

Dinner time is one of those things that can sneak up on you.  Commuting, picking up kids, running errands, and more takes your attention and then all of a sudden you hear it; “What’s for dinner?”  Whoops.  I’ve been there!  We’ve done our fair share of peanut butter and jam sandwiches for dinner in our …more

5 Ways to Get Excited for Back to School

August 30th, 2014 by

5 Ways to get your Kids Excited for Back to School

As a parent with school aged kids, nobody is more excited about back to school time than me.  Summer has been lovely and it came to an end all too soon, but there’s something wonderful about the routine of fall days too.  If your kids are kicking and screaming that they don’t want to go …more

Aug #4 Quinoa Kale Salad

August 27th, 2014 by

Quinoa and Kale Salad Recipe

I’m a big fan of using kale in salads: not only is it really good for you (and most people I know have gotten used to its stronger-than-lettuce flavour by now), but it’s much hardier than lettuce, which means if you make a great big salad in the evening the leftovers are going to be …more


August 26th, 2014 by

Five Fantastic BBQ Recipes To Try Before Summer Ends

Oh summer, please stay with us just a little while longer! We have more flowers to enjoy, more lakes to swim in and more food to BBQ! Granted, we Canadian’s barbeque well into winter (and some of us BBQ all year long) but it is definitely more enjoyable in the summer. Our houses are too …more

grilled flank steak

August 23rd, 2014 by

5 steps for a Perfectly Grilled Flank Steak

Flank steak is one of those ingredients that you come upon in the meat aisle, ponder for 2 seconds, and then promptly dismiss to move on to something more familiar.  While it needs to be treated rather specifically it isn’t that hard to cook a flank steak on the grill.  Flank steak has a wonderful …more


August 22nd, 2014 by

4 Twists on S’mores Your Kids Will love!

We have one more long weekend coming up before it’s back to school time and a lot of us will be heading out to campgrounds for one last weekend in the great outdoors. There’s almost nothing as tasty as good old fashioned s’mores made over the campfire while camping. That said, there are a lot …more