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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 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 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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Hearty Green Bean and Beef Stew

I had a revelation while making this stew for the blog post. When I explain it, you might think I’m crazy, and I would likely agree with you, because its not earth shattering in any way. It was a revelation to me, nonetheless. I normally make this stew in the summer/at harvest time because fresh green beans are cheap and plentiful. I  ...

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Sweet Potato and Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

This is one of my favourite casserole recipes. I use it all the time, especially when I want to bring a meal to someone in need. I realize not everyone loves sweet potatoes but I take the chance. The combination of the sweet from the sweet potatoes and the salty and savoury flavours from the meat mixture just sing in my mouth. I think the  ...

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“Spicy” Sausage Corn Chowder

You know those dishes that taste wonderful, so you mentally pat yourself on the back and think “This is fantastic!” and vow to make them again soon? And then, you have leftovers the next day, and you end up mentally patting yourself on the back all over again because the leftovers are even more fantastic on the second day than the  ...

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Tuscan Inspired Stuffed Peppers

So I’ve been thinking about what to write about this recipe. It’s come down to either telling you about my inspiration for it, or the fact that I made it once so I could write the recipe for the blog, ensuring I measured everything exactly and then didn’t write down any of my measurements. I also made sure to take all the pictures I needed.  ...

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Honey Curry Barbecued Chicken

You know those childhood memories you have that make you laugh every time they cross your mind? I love those!  This recipe makes me think of my childhood friend Caitie, because it was a recipe her mom made when we visited their home for dinner. And when I think of Caitie, I think of something I like to call “The Turkey Incident.” I  ...

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