Category Archives: Food

Recipe of the Month: Honey Garlic Ginger Pork Chops

Recipe of the Month: Honey Garlic Ginger Pork Chops Two out of three kids enjoyed this, which means it’s a pass in my books (anyone who has kids knows that for all kids to enjoy a singular meal is a complete pipe dream).  The marinade works double time to not just season the meat but…

Recipe of the Month: Chipotle Chicken Salad Sandwich

I started making this recipe months ago when I had leftover roast chicken sitting in my fridge, begging to be eaten.  But honestly, who even knows what to do with leftover roast chicken?! All I know is that reheating that thing makes for a dry, chewy experience – which isn’t exactly tasty.  Since I’m always…

Recipe of the Month: Top Secret Guacamole!

Fun fact about me: It took me 14 years to learn to like avocados.  I know.  And honestly? I still don’t like them plain – I think it’s a texture thing. Anyway. I’m so glad I kept giving this guacamole a try, because now it’s one of my favourite late night snacks.  This is my…

Recipe of the Month: Homemade Taco Seasoning

I don’t know about you, but at our house Taco Tuesday is a thing.  A big thing.  In my quest to embrace eating “real food” (see above) I have learned a thing or two about making my own seasonings.  This taco seasoning is kid-approved, low sodium, and best of all – you can make it…

Recipe of the month: The best banana muffins!

  Recipe of the Month:  The Best Banana Muffins I’ve had a lot of banana muffins in my day.  And none compare to this particular recipe, given to my mom from her friend about 20 years ago.  They’re the perfect combo of sweet and spongy, they easily turn into a birthday cake if you add…

Recipe of the month: Peanut butter smoothie

  Recipe of the Month:  Peanut butter smoothie! This isn’t the most original of recipes… BUT! It is kid-approved and a great way to grab breakfast on the go when you’re late for work (guilty!).  Also, there’s a variation here that lets you add coffee, so honestly it’s a win-win in my books.  Obviously I…