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Menu Plan #1 Winter 2019

Menu Plan #1 Winter 2019

Menu Plan #1  Winter 2019 I try to do most of my Meal Prep on Sundays to alleviate the stress of what’s for dinner during the week.  Like so many of us, the What’s for dinner struggle can be real.    My Menu Plans always […]

Creamy Hummus; from scratch

Creamy Hummus; from scratch

Back in the day, when I was running my own catering business I often had requests for vegetarian appetizers so I worked on developing a collection of really good offerings for my clients.    Hummus and Baba Ganoush are common vegetarian appetizers, but honestly they […]

Cooking dried beans in the Instant Pot

Cooking dried beans in the Instant Pot

The Instant Pot is a game changer when it comes time to cook dried beans.  In under an hour, with NO pre-soaking,  you will have a large pot of perfectly cooked beans.   I prefer cooking dried beans in the Instant Pot as I can eliminate […]

One Skillet White Bean Spicy Sausage Soup

One Skillet White Bean Spicy Sausage Soup

This White Bean Spicy Sausage soup is really delicious and it can be made in a single skillet for easy clean up. It freezes well so you can make a double batch and have some on hand for a last minute meal when you really […]

Marry Me Meatloaf

Marry Me Meatloaf

One of my husbands all time favourite meals is, Meatloaf, yup, homemade, from scratch, good old fashioned meatloaf. When we were dating, and I was trying to get to his heart through his stomach, I started project Marry Me which meant I needed a knock […]

Best Ever Shepherds Pie

Best Ever Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie, also known as Cottage pie, is a dish originally created to use up left over meat and vegetables.  Traditionally using minced meat, either ground beef or lamb, it is one of those dishes that can be really good, or well, not that great.  […]

Vegetable Stock; homemade from scratch

Vegetable Stock; homemade from scratch

Once you make your own Homemade Vegetable Stock, you won’t want to ever buy it again. It’s so quick and easy to make, and it is a great way to use up all those fresh herbs and vegetables you didn’t get around to using.  You […]

Instant Pot Italian Chicken

Instant Pot Italian Chicken

This Instant Pot Italian Chicken recipe with mushrooms, onions and goat cheese is delicious dinner.  Easy enough for the weeknights, elegant enough for company, it’s also prep ahead friendly which is great for entertaining.   While this says it’s Italian, you won’t find any tomato sauce.  […]

Creamy Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Creamy Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

The enduring appeal of classic Alfredo sauce lies in its simplicity. Featuring a luxurious blend of heavy cream, butter and freshly grated Parmesan cheese, traditional Alfredo sauce delivers incredibly rich flavor without a lot of fuss.  Creamy Chicken Broccoli Alfredo builds upon the classic ingredients with […]

Pan Fried Cajun Catfish with Browned Butter

Pan Fried Cajun Catfish with Browned Butter

I forget how much I like fish, until I cook it, and then I always think, oh, I should do this more often.  Today was one of those days that went totally off the rails, I got lots done, but nothing I had planned on.  […]