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3 dinners-in-bags & a meal plan for the next 5 days
Lately, I have found that there has been more conversation than usual amongst friends and on the www about meal planning, crock pot recipes, and healthy eating! Personally, I have been starting to think of what life with 2 kidlets will be like, seeing as we are now just... Read more
Toddler (and husband) approved Enchiladas
Last night I made Enchiladas for the first time ever.  They were delicious and took just over 30 minutes to prepare! Try them out this weekend and I guarantee they’ll be a family favourite! The ‘filling’ for the tortillas. Ingredients: ~8 whole wheat tortillas ~ 3 COOKED chicken breasts... Read more
Super easy homemade pizzas
I love pizza, but I’m lately I’m finding that delivery and take-out are getting more and more expensive.  Is it just me?  There is also nothing quite like homemade pizzas where you get to put all of your favourite toppings on (without the risk of being told “ok, but... Read more
Dinner Inspiration: Cheesy Spinach Bowtie Pasta
These days, my world revolves around easy weeknight dinner ideas.  Finding that balance between working full-time and being a mama is not coming as easily to me as I hoped it might when I returned to work in September.  I find myself scrambling on the best of days, no... Read more
Dinner Tonight: Salmon Tacos with Honey-Lime Slaw & Creamy Hot Sauce
I made a really yummy dinner tonight that I thought I would share, because it was also super easy and I would go so far as to call it a “quick weekday meal”.  Our 2 year old loved it as well, so I might even call it a “toddler... Read more
Homemade (and whole wheat) Fig Newtons
Growing up, we were rarely allowed ‘treats’.  I’m pretty sure I did not know about all those delicious sugary cereals until I was in grade 1 and went for a sleepover at a friend’s house.  Perhaps needless to say, I ate 4 bowls of lucky charms the first time... Read more
Spinach Pesto: Healthy & Super Easy
If you’re strapped for time one night this week, I highly recommend trying this yummy and very healthy pesto.  Just stir it into some steaming hot noodles (I like to put it over the tri-colour vegetable pasta) and you have an instant meal. My toddler LOVES it! Last time... Read more
In case you are looking for some meal-time inspiration, I thought I’d share a very yummy recipe that we are having for dinner tonight. I found this recipe on All Recipes right here. I made some changes, as I usually do when following a recipe. I left out the bread... Read more
Rainy Days & Chicken Noodle Soup
One of my fondest memories as a child/teenager was coming home after a long day of school and extra-curricular activities to the smell of my mom’s homemade chicken and dumpling soup.  The aroma of the soup sitting hot in its pot used to instantly bring me to a place... Read more