Kara’s Ultimate Beef Taco Breakfast Buritto

One of my favourite leftover creations is using my delicious weeknight beef taco filling to make the most AWESOME weekend breakfast burritos! The perfectly spiced taco mixture is simply scrambled up with your eggs. Top with cheese, tomatoes, salsa, guacamole and sour cream and you will be in breakfast burrito heaven! Recipe makes 2 Burritos. Ingredients:…

Slow Cooker Provençal Beef Stew

It’s that time of year when the cool Fall air starts blowing in, back-to-school, back-to-work, and after-school activities are now in full swing. This is when I get my slow-cooker back out onto the counter and into the weekly rotation of meal planning for my family. In searching for a new and delicious recipe, I…

Fiesta Burger

I am really excited to share this delicious burger recipe featuring VG Meats ground beef! I was lucky enough to be part of VG Meats #50BurgerDays and in round one my Fiesta Burger was the winner and will be off to the semifinals! So to celebrate I wanted to share this great burger recipe with you….

Beef Bacon BLT & VG Meats “Meat Mentor” App Launch!

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited as a local blogger to attend VG Meats Meet, Greet and Eat…Steak event and Meet Your Meat Maker! Also the event launched their new and exciting Meat Mentor App. I was able to meet the VG Meats team and test the new app all while sampling local tender beef and mingling with…

Super Bowl Steak Sliders featuring Neal Brothers Mayo!

Super Bowl Sunday is coming up this weekend and what better way to celebrate and enjoy the game than with delicious steak sliders slathered with Neal Brothers all natural gluten free mayonnaise made with organic free run eggs. The mayonnaise is creamy and delicious, and honestly the best mayonnaise I have ever had! Yup I am saying it…

My Favourite Make-ahead Burgers

These are my absolute favourite make-ahead burgers! Excellent quality ground beef from VG Farms with perfect simple seasoning and made in a flash with the awesome Burger Master. I love to prepare a batch of burgers and then have them handy in the freezer for an easy and delicious dinner when we are craving burgers. Fresh, real food, fast! No…

The Best Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

My slow-cooker is a lifesaver (and wifesaver, and momsaver!) through the winter and this is my favourite and our family’s proclaimed best slow-cooker beef stew. The recipe is from one of my faves – The Looneyspoons Collection Cookbook by Janet and Great Podleski, and it is perfect – melt in your mouth beef, and chunks of…

Oven Baked Tacos

I had never tried oven baked tacos before, but they are delicious and a great change for taco night. These were really yummy and the addition of refried beans to the taco filling makes them softer and the tacos less crumbly. Big thumbs up from the hubby!  Baking the tacos in the oven with the…

Penne with Steak & Arugula

This is a new recipe of mine! A delicious pasta combination of thinly sliced sirloin steak and peppery arugula, tossed with grape tomatoes, pine nuts, lemon and Parmesan. We really enjoyed it – lots of yummy bits and bites and flavours. The recipe serves 4, double the recipe if needed. Ingredients: 1 small sirloin steak…