cooking with kids

Baked Asparagus with Parmesan Crust, Candied Lemon and ...

Cooking with kids is easily one of the best ways to spend quality time with them, especially as they grow older. Some of the more obvious benefits are teaching them an essential life skill, promoting healthy choices and encouraging them to experiment ...

Maple Bacon Salmon

Maple Bacon Salmon

This past week, I’ve been busy working on a vegetarian meal plan. Though not vegetarian, I am definitely an equal opportunity eater, and I do try to regularly incorporate plant based meals into the weekly dinner rotation. Generally, though, I try to ...

Orange maple salmon rice bowl

Orange Maple Salmon Rice Bowl

Every family has their easy, go-to dinners that they fall back on from time to time. At our house, it’s salmon. We have a meal with it almost every week. It’s healthy, delicious and best of all, my kids gobble it up, ...

Italian Sausage Penne

Gah!!! I can’t believe it’s only 1 week until Christmas. ONE WEEK!

This past week has been a busy one. I spent a few hours at the start of the week with my sons grade 3 class showing them how to make ...

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Hey guys,

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a new recipe, but I’m back and just in time for Christmas. I’m also just in time to be co-hosting the Fiesta Friday blog party along with Sadhna of ...

Beef and Veggie Chili

Beef and veggie chili

 

So, here we are on the eve of Halloween. My kids have been crazy excited ever since our annual family pumpkin carving last weekend. It’s one of my favourite traditions, although I’m going to be honest, I don’t really love carving ...

Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Buttercream

Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Buttercream

This week has been a busy one. Aside from everyday life, a lot of the week was focused on running around getting party supplies for my sons birthday this weekend, baking a batch of muffins to share with his ...

Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins

Can you believe it’s the first day of Autumn?! What happened to September?! It’s not like I didn’t see the warning signs; apples at the market, the arrival of pumpkin spice lattes and the need to wear a cozy ...

Bacon corn chowder

Bacon corn chowder

 

“Mom, how much longer until the corn is ready” asks my 7 year old as we drive by the corn fields. This was back in March, and again in April, and again in May, etc, etc….you get the idea. For all ...

Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

 

I don’t know about you guys, but this summer has gone by in a flash for me. We’ve been keeping pretty busy and have had a bit more time away than usual, which was wonderful, but I always find that, no ...

Lemon Herb BBQ Chicken

Lemon Herb BBQ Chicken

Do you ever notice how opportunity comes knocking at the most in-opportune times? That’s sort of been my story over the past couple of weeks or so. Like most people, I think, I don’t like to pile too much on my plate ...