Month: July 2018

Friday Night Sliders – Cuban Style

Friday Night Sliders – Cuban Style

TGIF, for many it means the beginning of the weekend, heading up to the Cottage, getting together with friends, going on a date….  At our house, it means all the kids in the neighborhood come over to spend the evening with my three boys so […]

Friday Night Sliders – Cheesy Italian Club

Friday Night Sliders – Cheesy Italian Club

Had a super busy week this week, so it was great knowing that I could throw together these delicious Cheesy Italian Club Sliders for our weekly Friday Night Slider group of teenagers! A cross between an Italian Hero, a Club Sandwich and Pizza I knew […]

Meal Prepping – The 5 Dinners in 1 hour Meal Prep System

Meal Prepping – The 5 Dinners in 1 hour Meal Prep System

Like many people, Meal Planning is easy, Meal Prepping however can be a struggle for me.  I’m never feeding less than 6, and often up to 10 on the weekends.  While I LOVE to cook, and I’m always wanting to experiment with new recipes to […]

Summer Sides – Sweet & Spicy Coleslaw

Summer Sides – Sweet & Spicy Coleslaw

The term Lazy Days of Summer sure doesn’t apply at our house!  I actually think our schedules are even tougher as everyone is all over the place… Summer School, Camps, Vacations, Kids work schedules, and on and on and on….. Somehow I always get excited […]

Grilled Corn Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Grilled Corn Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

One of my favourite things about Summer, is corn season, and I’m impatiently waiting for it to arrive here in Ontario.   I can see the crops almost ready when we travel to our Trailer, and I’m so looking forward to buying it fresh from the […]

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Chickpeas, Garbanzo Beans… dried or canned, which ever you call them and however you buy them, I really like them!  They adapt so well to many types of cuisines, can be used hot or cold, are inexpensive, healthy, and if I prepare them “properly” I […]

Cooking From My Garden… Raspberries

Cooking From My Garden… Raspberries

  For the first time in a long time, I’ve actually been home for the summer enough to not kill my entire garden. Of course, I didn’t plant any veggies this year, but I do have fresh herbs and the most incredible ever-bearing raspberry canes. […]

We got our Grill On…

We got our Grill On…

We headed up to our trailer in Grand Bend for the long weekend. By the time we added in friends, we were cooking for TEN.  Four adults and 6 TEENAGE boys!   Planning meals for that large a group can be a challenge at the best […]