Whole Wheat Pizza Crust (+ step-by-step photos & tips for pizzeria style pizza)

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Recently I was contacted by Fleischmann’s yeast about sharing a homemade pizza crust recipe, encouraging families to cook and eat together on a regular basis. You know I am all about bringing people together around the table with good, homemade food. But you guys! You know what I realized, for the umpteenth time, that I’ve… 

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Basic Spaghetti Bolognese

basic spaghetti bolognese

Last week after school Max asked if he could help me make supper. My immediate reaction was to hold back a sigh and wonder how to let him down easy. My hubby had been away on a business trip for most of the week and I was trying to get everything ready for them, and myself, as… 

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Quick Classic Tomato Soup

Quick Classic Tomato Soup

On a dreary day there’s nothing quite as comforting as a bowl of tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich. I’m not sure what it is about it, but it just hits the spot. It must be some lurking childhood memory that brings up those cozy feelings as soon as my spoon dips into the vibrant red… 

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Classic Bacon Cheeseburgers (& my favourite burger patties)

Classic Bacon Cheeseburger

I haven’t shared many burger recipes on here, even though they are almost a weekly occurrence over here in the summer. There is a reason, albeit a pretty lame one. I’ve tried making burgers with all the mix-ins but over and over again our favourite patty has always been the simplest of patties and our favourite… 

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B.E.L.T. Salad with Quick Bagel Croutons and Parmesan Vinaigrette

BELT Salad with Bagel Croutons and Parmesan Vinaigrette

On Father’s Day we made a ton of sweets. All of James’ favourites to show him how thankful we are for what a good Daddy he is. With all of that sweetness going down we really needed a healthy meal in the middle of the day to offset things a bit. So, I dreamt up… 

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Southwestern Chickpea Salad with BBQ Dressing

BBQ Chickpea Salad

I’m about to share one of my most crave worthy salads of all time. Are you ready? In my house it’s no secret that Mom’s favourite food consists of Mexican/Tex Mex/Southwestern flavours. So this salad is just bound to be a favourite. It starts off with some chopped romaine and southwestern-style veggies – bell peppers, tomatoes, avocado, and… 

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Crispy Chicken Mango Salad with Goat Cheese & Honey-Mustard Poppy Seed Dressing

Crispy Chicken Mango Salad with Goat Cheese and Honey-Mustard Poppy Seed Dressing

The kids and I love having salads for lunch during the week. When we’re driving home from picking Max up from Kindergarten and they find out we’re having salad for lunch, cheers erupt from the back seat. I usually just make up a salad with whatever protein, veg, and dressing we have on hand. But,… 

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