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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Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Mushrooms

jalapeño popper stuffed mushrooms

Five years ago if someone had told me that one of my husbands favourite appetizers would be stuffed mushrooms I would’ve been dumbfounded. And yet, here we are today with the dreaded mushroom taking centre stage, and killing it! There is something about this combination of flavours that works so well together. The mushrooms act as… 

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Stove Top Stuffing

Stove Top Stuffing

The scent of stuffing = the holidays for me. I remember the excitement of Christmas buzzing through the air on Christmas Eve, all of us kids waiting anxiously for the night’s festivities. I spent so many hours looking at our tree with it’s twinkling lights and examining every detail of the special ornaments that were… 

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Lunch Box: Quick Tomato Basil Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sticks & Seed Snack

Lunch Box: Quick Tomato Basil Soup w/ Grilled Cheese Sticks & Seed Snack

The past couple of days it has officially started to feel like fall. When I’m driving Max to and from school, the leaves are gently falling from the trees and gathering around the edges of the road. Everything’s still pretty green, but the change is coming, and I’m surprisingly ready for it. The weather is… 

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Healthy Strawberry Milkshakes

Healthy Strawberry Milkshakes

I love how food holds memories that can bring you back to a different time and place. When I was growing up my dad would take me on dates, whether it be to the garbage dump or out for lunch, we always had to stop and pick up some strawberry milkshakes along the way. It… 

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Fresh Cherry Slushies

Fresh Cherry Slushies

There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day then a nice fruity slushy. They were a favourite of mine growing up. These days I have a hard time justifying a run to the corner store just to fill my kids up on sugar, but I don’t want them to have to miss out either…. 

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Ham & Swiss Sliders with Butter-Mustard Glaze

Ham & Swiss Sliders with Butter-Mustard Glaze

Happy July! I’m so excited that summer is here and in full swing. That means potlucks, BBQs, and picnics galore! If you’re looking for a simple picnic/potluck sandwich to impress, you must give these ham and swiss sliders a try. They are so simple yet so flavourful. We served them at Max’s birthday party and several people said they… 

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