A Dozen Ways to Eat Hard Boiled Eggs

There are a few kitchen tricks that I try to follow on a regular basis which make life just SO much easier. One is to have a bowl of hard boiled eggs cooked, cooled and ready to go. When I buy eggs I use the freshest ones for frying and baking […]

Warm Chicken Salad – for Dipping!

This post is sponsored by Sabra Canada Summer is in full swing and I’m trying to avoid the usual sandwiches and drab lunches that the kids eat all year in school. Making new things often is great so we don’t get bored and so we get balanced nutrition but it’s tough […]

Easy Cheater Falafel Pitas

The May long weekend is on the horizon and we are looking forward to warm weather and lighter fare! Bring on salads and easy entertaining and foods that are perfect for casual sharing. I’m so excited for the change of seasons this year. One of my favourite things to eat […]

Hot Chicken and Broccoli Salad

I’ve joined up with a whole bunch of awesome bloggers to bring you some easy weeknight meal ideas – we all need more of those right?  I know I do.  I get so bored of the same things over and over and over but when we’re in a time crunch […]

Cashew Chicken Salad Rolls

The biggest challenge I’ve encountered when changing my eating and adapting a primarily paleo / grain free diet is finding ways to stay interested in my food and not get bored.  I don’t miss the grains or bread really…but sometimes they are the vehicle to bringing everything together.  A wrap […]

Roasted Cauliflower and Parsnip Soup

  Since adapting our diets I’ve really missed our favorite creamy winter soups.  It’s hard to do creamy without potato or you know, cream.  But this super simple roasted cauliflower and parsnip soup fits the bill to a ‘T’ and it’s perfect to go along with a crisp salad. I […]

Salad with Apple and Apple Cider Vinegar Dressing

It’s winter and it’s snowy and cold and we’ve been through turkey season.  It’s time to shake things up a little.  Literally.   This is a pretty basic salad but the addition of granny smith apples brings a tart crunch that wakes the senses.  The dressing is so simple to make.  […]

Fiesta Chicken Soup

The weather has turned to the cool side here in Calgary.  We’re getting frost each morning and snow threatens to appear at any moment.  I wake up to the sounds of my children and I cringe remembering my moccasins are right beside the bed and I should have put them […]

Fresh Summer Pasta Salad Recipe

I love pasta.  It’s inexpensive, you can make a large amount to have leftovers for lunch and it’s always satisfying.  But in the summertime I like to take it a little lighter.  A little brighter.  A little less….saucy. Pasta Salad. We usually buy a spice packet from the grocery store […]

Beef and Barley Soup

  I have completely and utterly embraced crock pot cooking.  It fits in with busy mom life so neatly because I can take 10 min to throw everything in there in the morning and the crock pot does the rest.  This Beef and Barley soup recipe is one of my […]

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