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Taco Chicken

I seem to get motivated about once every month to do a whole bunch of stuff around the house. Suddenly all the mess and dirt get to me and I get to work cleaning it up. It always seems to happen at night too, which is quite inconvenient as I really should be going to bed. Anyone with me, or is it just my problem? That burst of motivation just  ...

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Curried Green Bean “Fries”

This is one of my favourite ways to have green beans. They are flavourful, and if you cook them long enough, they get a little crispy and maybe if you close your eyes, they might possibly replicate fries? Just kidding. Nothing replaces real fries. But, this is a nice way to get some green vegetables into your body. When I decided this would be  ...

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Black Bean Soup

This recipe comes along with a funny story. In all the time I took off from writing on the blog, it was still on my mind and I was still jotting down recipes I came up with. I was looking through my notebook and saw this one. No title, but it had directions so I thought I’d try it out again. I could tell it was a soup but it seemed a bit of an  ...

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Zucchini Fritters

Potato pancakes are one of my absolute favourite types of pancakes. I love them infinitely more than regular fluffy pancakes. They are one of the foods I could eat forever, and never stop (along with rice krispie squares…but that’s a story for another day). Although I love potatoes, I know I should probably limit myself, so I  ...

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Curried Turkey Burgers

And we’re back. Not sure exactly what happened, but little TJ’s birthday came, then Christmas, then I started doing some childcare and somehow, in all of that, this lovely little blog lacked attention. So let’s give this another go! And why not start back up with one of my favourite combinations?! Take a guess… well, I guess the title gave it  ...

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Meatball Sub Casserole

I happen to really like this casserole! I guess I better like it if I’m sharing it with you! The funny thing is, as a kid, I would have hated it. Completely and utterly hated it. It has to do with the fact that I abhorred tomato sauce. I didn’t even want to look at tomato sauce. Every time we had pasta, my mom would make me a simple white  ...

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Sweet Pecan Dijon Baked Brie

The Christmas season is upon us! Tomorrow is December 1st, and I am sure you already have a calendar full of get-togethers and holiday parties planned. If you need to bring an appetizer to said get-togethers or parties, look no further. This baked brie is sure to please everyone in attendance! Brie is pretty close to the top on my list of  ...

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Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Banana Ice Cream Cake

Let me tell you about my experience with ice cream cake. Well, I don’t really have any except for the one I remember my sister making for her own birthday. All I remember about it was she did a ton of different layers of deliciousness.Remembering it was delicious and knowing my father-in-law loves ice cream, I decided I would make one for his  ...

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Greek Salad Dressing

I had the privilege of growing up in a home where almost everything was home made. My mom is an excellent cook, as I’ve mentioned before, and she has passed down many wonderful recipes I now use in my own kitchen. Since so many of the items I grew up with were home made, I sometimes have a difficult time eating “already  ...

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Sweet Potato, Beef & Bean Burritos

Here I go again on the sweet potatoes! I didn’t know I was so obsessed with them until I started compiling recipes for the blog. They’re just so versatile! Anyone else love them as much as me or am I just annoying you with how much I use them? Sorry if I am, but I don’t have plans to stop. I think this obsession is a recent thing. I used to  ...

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