Tag: Cooking

Monthly Meal Planning – November

Here is my Monthly Meal Plan for the month of November. Just a reminder that we are located in Canada so I do not include Thanksgiving in my planning. For this month I have been trying to add more crock pot comfort food and…

Grandmas Homemade Donuts

When I was younger and My Grandmother lived with us, every year she made delicious homemade donuts. Most of the time they were filled with jam or marmalade and if she wanted to go all out she would make meringue and put a dollop…

Super Bowl Party Food

As the Super Bowl approaches I wanted to share with you the type of food that I will be preparing. We are not huge fans of Football but we do watch it here and there and the Super Bowl we definitely watch every year…

Guacamole – Family favourite recipe

We love guacamole.  Weather it is as a dip, a spread or a condiment.  We just love it. I went around and asked a lot of my friends that make their homemade guacamole to see what they put into it.  All of them added…

Canning Tomato Sauce

This recipe is yet another family favourite.  I have been making this sauce for almost seven years and it is absolutely delicious.  I use it for spaghetti, pizza, chicken and pasta, as a base for rose sauce and so much more.  It is packed…

Homemade Salsa for Canning

I got this recipe from a magazine called “Taste of Home Canning” long time ago while renting a cottage for our summer holiday up North.  This magazine changed my life.  Well not really but it got me started on canning.  Before this magazine I…

Easy and Delicious Healthy Pancakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups whole wheat or never bleached white flour 3 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/4 cups Coconut Milk (or milk of your choice) 1 egg 3 tbsp Coconut oil melted 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (I use pure vanilla extract that I make…

Peanut Butter Squares

Peanut Butter Squares are one of my families favourite cookies.  They are super easy to make and you can easily double up a recipe for even more squares or thicker squares.  I got this recipe from Companny’s Coming Pint Size Book but made a…

Garlic Dill Pickles

I have finally mastered my cucumber pickling recipe and was very happy to share it with you all.  The recipes is a mixture of my grandmothers pickling ways and my own.  So here it is I hope you enjoy it as much as I…

Meal Planning 101

I have been a meal planner for many years.  First I started meal planning with my daycare where I created a 6 week rotation menue.  This was very helpful and I recommend it to everyone that does daycare.  It takes a guess work out…

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