Category Archives: lunch

Bread Maker Paska: Ukrainian Easter Bread made EASY!

  It was a beautiful summer day when I got the call from my Mom asking me to come home. She didn’t want to tell me over the phone. I was over at a friend’s house watching “The Shining.” I … Continue reading

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Healthy Starts Round up – Our Growing Edge

This January I had the opportunity to host a blogger’s link up called “Our Growing Edge.” Our Growing Edge is all about bloggers trying and sharing new things. It’s also about adventure, growth and pushing the boundaries. The theme for … Continue reading

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Easy Spicy Peanut Pasta Salad (Vegan): Leftovers are the best

Leftovers are one my favourite things in this world! There isn’t much that beats cooking once and eating twice, right? That’s why, as part of this month’s Healthy Starts theme, I wanted to share a healthy leftover recipe. I like … Continue reading

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GREEK PASTA TOSS- Eat smart & healthy in 30 minutes!

            Photo: Courtesy of Simple & Delicious magazine The new year is upon us and if you are anything like me, you are thinking about getting a healthy start. That’s why, for the month of … Continue reading

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie & $100 Co-op gift card Giveaway!

Win a $100 Co-op grocery gift card I am having my first giveaway this week! Thanks to Rocky Ridge Calgary Co-op for generously providing a $100 grocery card that I will be rewarding to one lucky winner in Canada (excluding Quebec). … Continue reading

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Contest Winning CREAMY CARROT CHOWDER: Eat your veggies!

I think most of us are trying to incorporate more vegetables into our diet. I know I am, anyway. So that is why I am so pleased that my children’s school is involved in a really great healthy choice fundraiser called … Continue reading

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“Lunch Bag Food” Series- Part 4: THE 5 MINUTE TURKEY CLUB RANCH WRAP RECIPE

Welcome to Part 4 of my Lunch Bag Food Series. This Turkey Club Ranch Wrap  is an easy lunch that will take you 5 minutes to throw together. It’s really nothing earth shattering or fancy, but it’s tasty!  

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UKRAINIAN SHORTCUT BORSCHT RECIPE: IN UNDER 30 MINUTES!

NO CHOPPING REQUIRED! This Ukrainian SHORTCUT BEEF BORSCHT recipe is quick (cook time of 15 minutes), healthy, low fat and delicious. You can realistically get home from work and make it for dinner that evening. If you are not a red meat … Continue reading

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SERIES- “LUNCH BAG FOOD”- PART 2: EASY MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN & WILD RICE CUPS RECIPE

Welcome to the 2nd installment of my “Lunch Bag Food” Series- a simple chicken and rice recipe. In the spirit of back to school, I am offering up some healthy, different and easy recipes to pop in your kids’ lunch … Continue reading

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Love, Hate & Laziness: Stuffed Green Pepper Casserole

You either love them or you hate them. If you love green peppers, you will love this “Stuffed Green Pepper Casserole.” But if you don’t, you likely aren’t reading this post anyway. However,  if it’s your kid(s) that hate them, … Continue reading

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