Baked Potato, Ham & Cheese Frittata

It has been pretty hot here in Southern Ontario for the past couple of weeks, so for a quick and easy summer dinner I love making a frittata (basically a crustless quiche). What’s great about a frittata is that you add in leftovers to make an amazingly delicious meal. This time I had a leftover…

7 Minute BBQ Salmon

4 ingredients and 7 minutes is all you need for this easy and delicious salmon recipe. Simple and quick to prepare, and very tasty thanks to a saucy barbecue crust. My family loved this dish! I served the salmon alongside some freshly cooked green beans and a few of our favourite side salads for an easy (and healthy) meal. Ingredients: 4 skinless…

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…

Bacon, Onion, Asparagus & Pea Macaroni Toss

This is an easy and delicious gluten-free pasta dish that is packed with the sweet and salty flavours of bacon, peas, asparagus, sweet onion and Parmesan cheese. This dish tastes great warm, or it can be served at room temperature as a pasta salad for summer bbq season. Ingredients: 4 slices of bacon 1 sweet onion, diced…

Fast, Fun Pita Pocket Wraps

It’s a momstown.ca #FoodFriday and today’s recipe is a great on-the-go meal. Trying to squeeze in a healthy meal between school, sports, and activities? Forget drive-through and takeout: Fill these delicious, portable, make-ahead pitas with meat, veggies and flavours of your choosing, ready to grab as you head out the door Head on over to…

Portobello Mushroom Fajitas

This is a fantastic “Meatless Monday” recipe for delicious fajitas especially if you love mushrooms. By using meaty portobello mushrooms you get a hearty filling without missing the meat. My husband loved these as well as my eight year old daughter which was awesome! I loved making these quick and easy one-skillet veggie packed fajitas…

“I’ll Bring You Dinner” Baked Chicken

It is a momstown.ca #FoodFriday and today’s recipe is an awesome creamy and delicious sun-dried tomato baked chicken. It is the perfect dish to take to your mom, your mom friend, or anyone else who needs a break this Mother’s Day weekend. Just make sure you make a pan for yourself too! This recipe is for…

Weeknight Winners

I don’t know about you, but lately I have been feeling like life is so much busier since Spring has come. School and extra-curricular activities along with work and have all gotten busier, and the weekdays just seem to fly by. To help me cope with meal time madness I turn to some of my “weeknight winner”…

Breezy Springtime Salmon Packets

I am ready to jump into spring and this is an easy and delicious French-inspired fish dish for Easter weekend or any day of the week. I like to prepare my salmon simply with salt, pepper, lemon and butter but feel free to add a pinch of your favourite spice (maybe some dill or red…

Danielle Walker’s Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken

Delicious buffalo chicken that takes just like your favourite wings! The recipe is from Danielle Walker’s Meals Made Simple Cookbook and it is fantastic if you are a fan of “buffalo” chicken flavours.   The recipe is only found in the cookbook (which I highly recommend along with her first book Against all Grain), but here is my slightly adapted…

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…

Un-canny Broccoli Chicken Casserole

This is a tasty and comforting family casserole, perfect for after the holidays, when you want to lighten things up a bit, but still eat something hearty that will stick to your ribs. The homemade white sauce was very easy and a nice change from canned condensed soup. You can use any noodle of your…