• Family,  Food

    Puppy Chow

    This Puppy Chow is NOT for our 4 legged friends, sorry pups!   Puppy Chow is a nutty, chocolaty, crunchy, messy sinful and SO easy to make treat.  My Grandma Smith made this every year for Christmas when we were…

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    Christmas Crack

    One of our favourite things my boys and I love to do at Christmas time is making cookies and treats. A few years ago I came across a new (to me) recipe. It was called: ‘Christmas Crack.’  I’m sure you…

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    Golden Garlic Chicken Thighs

    Alright guys.  Are you ready for an easy and super satisfying chicken recipe?  I really don’t need to talk this one up because it really sells itself; truly love at first bite.  Garlic, turmeric, chicken thighs….what’s not to love!?  I…

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    Dark Chocolate Black Bean Avocado Brownies

    Alright everyone.  You might as well stock up on black beans and avocados now because once you’ve tasted these brownies, you’re going to be hooked!  At least I hope so!  What’s better than a ‘healthy’ chocolatey brownie?  They’re peanut free,…

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    “L” is for Lunch…Back to School Lunch

    ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year….’ is the song a lot of parents are singing over and over right now as we scramble to get our kids ready for next weeks first day back to school.  For me,…

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    Zucchini, Tomatoe and Cheese Boats

    Here’s yet another zucchini recipe from yours truly!  This veggie is just so versatile I can’t help but make meals out of it!  Summer is coming to an end soon though, so stay tuned for all things pumpkin in the…

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    Anytime Nachos

    These ‘Anytime Nachos’ are great to make for any time of the week – not just for Sunday night football….orr Saturday Leafs games.  The first time I’d ever made this was just last summer.  We were hanging out with my friend…

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    Herb Garden

    Herbs All Year Long This is the first of many years that we didn’t plant a veggie garden.  I had every intention to but then – there was life.  I was kinda ticked with myself  because it’s so convenient to…

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    Kids in the Kitchen

    *Scroll to the bottom for Jack’s Pancake Recipe!   I’ll be the first to admit, having your kids help you cook/teaching them how to cook, can be stressful!  You want to let them help so bad, but you also want…

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    Oatmeal Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Soft Chocolatey Zucchini Goodness These healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies are SO soft and yummy, they’ll soon be one of your new favourite cookie recipes!  Ok, I know I say that about all of them, but these are really…