Month: January 2019

Instant Pot Taco Pasta Supreme

Instant Pot Taco Pasta Supreme

When you didn’t plan dinner, but you still need to eat I confess to being a Meal planner that doesn’t ALWAYS plan, life happens that way some times.  But you still need a hearty dinner to feed the family right?  This Instant Pot Taco Pasta Supreme […]

Instant Pot Lemon Olive Greek Chicken

Instant Pot Lemon Olive Greek Chicken

Instant Pot Lemon Olive Greek Chicken is a quick, delicious dish full of fresh flavours reminiscent of Greece.   We love the combination of  salty from the olives, sour from the lemon, and just a hint of sweet from the honey.    The chicken is nicely […]

Greek Seasoning Blend; from scratch

Greek Seasoning Blend; from scratch

Add Mediterranean flair to your menu with this amazing Greek Seasoning Blend.  Made from scratch it’s so much more flavourful than those you purchase at the store.    There are also a few “surprise” ingredients that are traditional to Greek Cuisine,but often omitted in recipes […]

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 […]