Month: September 2018

Pumpkin Pie Spice; Homemade from scratch

Pumpkin Pie Spice; Homemade from scratch

A couple of times a year I NEED Pumpkin Pie Spice, like twice, maaaybe three times, but that’s it!   I used to buy those little orange tins, labelled Pumpkin Pie spice tins that cost $6.00, that I never use all of before they go stale.  […]

Instant Pot Apple Sauce; Homemade from Scratch

Instant Pot Apple Sauce; Homemade from Scratch

Instant Pot Apple Sauce, I wondered if there would be a difference between the Crock Pot and stove top recipes I’d made in the past. It was, and in a good way.  Hands down, the best preparation for Apple Sauce that I’ve tried, my Quest […]

Italian Sausage & Vegetable Soup (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

Italian Sausage & Vegetable Soup (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

This soup is delicious; a family favourite that I’ve been making for years, it’s similar to my Minestrone but has no pasta, or red peppers or chili flakes, okay, I guess it’s not really that similar….  it is however amazing, and it’s pretty flexible, you […]

Freezer Friendly Meatballs; Homemade from Scratch

Freezer Friendly Meatballs; Homemade from Scratch

Who doesn’t love a meatball?  I mean really, they can be so delicious, and so versatile.  So many combinations of proteins and sauces it’s almost endless, but it’s so much fun to experiment.  Experimenting aside,  we all need a few good, flavourful, tender, tried & […]

Homemade from Scratch: Dry Onion Soup Mix

Homemade from Scratch: Dry Onion Soup Mix

When a recipe calls for Dry Onion Soup Mix,  most of us automatically think of those packets that we get in the store, convenient & full of flavour, they help us get dinner on the table just that much quicker.   Here’s the thing…. have you […]

Garlic Lime Crema; Homemade from Scratch

Garlic Lime Crema; Homemade from Scratch

Lime Crema; a few simple ingredients you likely already have in your fridge, a couple basic tools, and 10 minutes of prep and you have a sauce that is so much more than it sounds like it will be! I first made it to top […]

Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn

Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn

Corn, I love it…. Fresh Corn on the Cob is the BOMB and my favourite way to eat it, picked fresh from locals farmers fields.  Of course, that’s only in August, and well, I want to eat it year round,   my kids however are all […]

Meal Planner Freebie!  Weekly & Monthly printables

Meal Planner Freebie! Weekly & Monthly printables

I’ll admit it, I’m a Meal Planner addict!  Who’s with me?  I don’t know about you, but I also LOVE stationary!  Nice Pens, Cute Post it notes, and most of all NOTEBOOKS…. I have so many, and almost none of them full, except of course […]

Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Chicken

Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Chicken

This quick, flavourful and versatile Instant Pot Mexican Chicken recipe will quickly become a staple in your house.   The original recipe calls for a Chipotle flavoured salsa, which adds a nice smoke and a little kick of heat to the dish, but you can change […]