Category Archives: main dish

Award Winning Strawberry Sunrise Waffle and Chicken Sandwich: An easy and healthier version

I bought my first waffle maker at a garage sale almost 25 years ago, long before Waffle and Chicken Sandwiches were even a thing.  The lady that sold it to me for $5.00 said she had received it as a gift … Continue reading

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A quick and easy dinner recipe: Pork Chops with Apple – Sage Sauce

“So what did you have for dinner?” When I was a kid, this was one of the typical topics of conversation with my friends. I used to love to say, proudly, that I had ‘Pork Chops with Apple Sauce.’ I … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Daughter’s Crock Pot Casserole: An easy Ukrainian feast in one pot

It was only the morning after and my son was already in mourning. I couldn’t blame him, the day after Malanka is always a bit of a let down. Not only does the next one feel like a really long way … 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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Raspberry Mocha Cinnamon Roll Lasagna – an easy breakfast or brunch

The beautiful thing about this Cinnamon Roll Lasagna breakfast/brunch recipe is that it can be whipped up (in less than 30 minutes) the night before or a couple of days in advance because it uses packaged cinnamon rolls.

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SAUTÉED HOISIN ORANGE CHICKEN: A Healthy 20 minute Dinner

Valentine’s Day is  just around the corner and you may be thinking about what to do for your valentine(s). Why not make dinner at home? Restaurants are over crowded and you really can’t beat home cooking. Plus,  it falls on a … 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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Two Cheese Tuna Mexi- Melts

You don’t have to be a big fan of canned tuna to love this Tuna Melt Recipe. This new take on an old favourite pairs Mexican flavours with healthy broccoli slaw, 2 types of gooey melted cheese and good ol’ … 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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