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Food Trends 2015

January 26th, 2015 by

New Food Trends for 2015

Everyone likes to speculate about what the newest food trends are going to be for the upcoming year. Will kale ever go away? (Just kidding. A little.) No one really knows what the next year will hold, but I can venture a few guesses, so here’s my predictions! 1) Canning will remain strong and grow …more

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Jan #3 meal planning

January 23rd, 2015 by

How to Meal Plan Properly

I will admit: on most days around three o’clock I start thinking about what I’m going to make for dinner. I dash off to the grocery store before picking the kids up from school and furiously buy the ingredients I need, often not paying attention to what I already have in my refrigerator. Living on …more

Knorr Creamy Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff

January 21st, 2015 by

Creamy Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe

Get restaurant taste without leaving the comforts of your own home! With the help of Knorr®, you won’t need to endure the cold and wait in long restaurant lines! This recipe has easy-to-follow directions that will give you restaurant flavour in 30 minutes, all within the warm comforts of your own home.

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Sweets that aren't so bad for you

January 19th, 2015 by

Three Ideas for Sweets that Aren’t so Bad for You

Sugar is something we all know we should consume less of, but it can sometimes be hard to turn off the sweet cravings that come now and then.  Why do we crave sweets anyway?  Well, sugar sets off happy feelings in our brains when we eat it.  And millions of years ago, our ancestors searched …more

Potato Pancake With Green Onion and Cheese Recipe

January 16th, 2015 by

Potato & Cheese Pancakes

What could be better than breakfast for dinner? Savoury pancakes, that’s what! Try your hand at making these cheese and green onion potato pancakes for your next supper meal and you won’t be disappointed! The best part? Leftover mashed potatoes are even better for this dish than freshly mashed!

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Coconut Sugar -What is it and How Do I Use It

January 15th, 2015 by

A Look at Coconut Sugar

With the possible exceptions of kale and quinoa, few food items have the superfood star power of coconut. Over the last few years people have turned to coconut water to hydrate, coconut oil as a healthy fat, coconut milk to add dairy-free richness to curries and desserts, and coconut flour as a gluten-free baking alternative. …more

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How to Read a Nutrition Label

January 14th, 2015 by

How to: Read a Nutrition Label

It’s not easy to eat well these days as so many foods contain ingredients that we might not realize are in them.  Reading the nutritional label is extremely important for trying to eat well and it’s something I’m already working on teaching my kids. I use a two pronged approach when looking at product packaging.  …more

Deli BBQ Chicken

January 10th, 2015 by

Five Time Crunch Meals

I’m not sure if I have mentioned it before, but I’m not the most avid cook around. Baking? Oh, absolutely. Cooking for the family? Not so much. Most days I find myself baking all day for my website or developing recipes and by the time dinner rolls around, I take one look at my flour …more

Baked Oatmeal Peaches & Cream Recipe

January 8th, 2015 by

Baked Peaches and Cream Oatmeal

Oh boy do I have a winner for you here.  In our family we are split down the middle on Oatmeal.  At least we used to be.  I love oatmeal and always have.  It’s one of the best grains out there for health and there’s something about it that just exudes comfort.  My son loves …more

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How to Have a Meatless Monday

January 5th, 2015 by

How to Have a Meatless Monday

As much as I love a fabulous rare steak, I actually find that we eat very little meat it seems, almost by accident. Meatless Monday’s in our house happen on Tuesdays…Thursdays….Saturdays… almost any day of the week. I do know that sometimes planning a meatless Monday can be daunting however, so I’ve come up with ways that …more