Easy Smoothie Recipes

Easy Smoothie Recipes

Fill, blend, and go is my current motto for smoothies. The Easy Smoothie Recipes shared in this post have been on-the-go breakfast for my daughter as well as afternoon snack for my whole family. Healthy and yummy…you can’t go wrong with these effortless smoothie ideas… Easy Smoothie Recipes Chocolate Yogurt Smoothie   Print Prep time 1 min […]

Ontario Pork Farmers Care

Ontario Pork

Farm to table – farm to fork  – – both catch phrases sum up my preference for eating/cooking/serving…local, fresh, food. Which is why I appreciated seeing that Ontario Pork Farmers Care because food is not just about product… Ontario Pork Farmers Care From bacon for breakfast to ham in my kids’ lunch to roast pork tenderloin for […]

Fruit Equivalency Chart

Fruit Equivalency Chart

Having just made homemade strawberry jam recently – I thought it timely to share this Fruit Equivalency Chart. It might be helpful if you are canning/preserving foods (aside: I love to buy fruit in season and make jam – that way we enjoy the taste all year!). Fruit Equivalency Chart For reference: I made 18 […]

Rubbermaid Lunchblox® Kid Friendly Lunches

Rubbermaid Lunchblox Kid Friendly Lunches

Rubbermaid Lunchblox® kid-friendly lunch containers have made my lunch packing easier! Everything is organized (which I love), the foods are separated (which my kids love), and it all packs into a standard size lunch bag (which everyone loves). Discovering a creative and healthy packed lunch can brighten a kids’ day…so why not add your own […]

Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe

Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe

Get ready for my Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe.  It makes 2 loaves which is fantastic because you can eat one and freeze one. Great for breakfast, brunch, school lunch (or day camp snack) or evening treat. You’ll want to bookmark this… Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe   Print Prep time 10 […]

So Good For Heart Health

So Good

I am very open to adding new, healthy, food and drink choices to our family menu. Our lives are so busy – every healthy food option helps fuel our schedule. Recently, I picked up So Good Soy Beverage at the grocery store and I realized – it is So Good For Heart Health… So Good For […]

#WW w linky – Appetizers

Parent Club w linky - Appetizers

Despite the fact we had rain…dh made is famous paella this weekend. After 20 years, I still don’t “get” the event that is a paella (people – specifically people with Spanish roots – take it crazy-seriously).  I have no Spanish roots (as you know) so I take paella like I would hamburgers (and no one tell my […]

Quick and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Quick and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

This Quick and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe is a family favourite (which is pretty amazing because it’s rare everyone in the family likes the same meal!). How quick and easy is this spaghetti sauce recipe you ask? It’s dinner in under 30 minutes! Super versatile you will love this Quick and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe… […]

Veggie Rice Lasagna Loaf Recipe

Veggie Rice Lasagna Loaf

This Veggie Rice Lasagna Loaf Recipe came to me via Chef John Higgins, Director of George Brown Chef School here in Toronto. It uses Minute Rice® (which we all have in our pantry right?) and it bakes for just 20 minutes! You’ll want to add this recipe to your dinner menu! Option: fancy up Veggie Rice […]

Orange Poppy Seed Muffins

Orange Poppy Seed Muffins

My latest homemade muffin creation: Orange Poppy Seed Muffins. A total hit (and great for breakfast, school lunch idea, and after school snack). You will want to make these… Make Orange Poppy Seed Muffins with your children as a cooking with kids activity. Kids love to measure, pour, and stir! Have kids take turns adding ingredients. […]

Tips To Preserve Fresh Food

GLAD Food Storage

From fresh herbs to fresh veggies to fresh fruit – fresh foods tend to go south quickly once you get them home from the store or farmer’s market. We’ve all had wilted lettuce or yucky strawberries at least once right?! These Tips To Preserve Fresh Food may help good food from going bad… Tips To Preserve […]