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January 2017

    Fall Freezer Meals Main Dish Side Dish Spring Summer Vegetarian Winter

    Easy Homemade Pizza Pockets

    January 30, 2017
    Easy Homemade Pizza Pockets - delicious, freezable and the perfect snack for any taste!

    These Easy Homemade Pizza Pockets are warm, cheesy and simple to make.  Customize them to suit your own personal tastes!  They freeze well and are delicious reheated, even in the microwave.  Throw together a double batch this weekend and enjoy them for weekday lunches, party snacks or game day munchies.  Be sure to check out the step-by-step photo instructions below the main recipe.   So, I hear there’s a big game coming up this weekend…. I know some people are…

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  • How To Stock Your Freezer On A Dime

    Stock your Freezer on a Dime

    It doesn’t have to be hard to stock your freezer on a dime!  This is the second part in a three part series on how to stock up on food in an affordable way.…

    January 19, 2017
  • Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken - a simple sauce that's fantastic on chicken or pork!
    Fall Main Dish Spring Summer Winter

    Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

    If you’re looking for something cheap, easy and delicious to make for dinner, look no further.  This Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, and is sure to…

    January 16, 2017
  • Buying local is important to us. We support our local co-op, farmer's markets and seafood market.
    Food for Thought

    On Buying Local

    When budget is your bottom line, it’s hard to decide where to spend your grocery dollars.  While we sometimes make bulk purchases elsewhere, buying local is important to us.  We always make it a…

    January 12, 2017
  • Easy Winter Salad - so flavourful and filling!
    Main Dish Side Dish Vegetarian

    Easy Winter Salad

    Most people don’t think of winter as salad season.  But if you’re like me and sick of heavy, weighty food for a while, this hearty but fresh salad is just waiting for you to…

    January 5, 2017
  • Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette - simple and so tasty!
    Fall Side Dish Winter

    Simple Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

    This Simple Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette is smooth and creamy, with a deep maple and balsamic flavour.  Perfect for cool weather salads, but also delicious year-round! I used to resist making salad dressings.  Even though…

    January 5, 2017
  • Food for Thought

    What are we to do?

    Rising food prices, pesticides on produce, antibiotics in meat, less time for food prep… why is it becoming so hard for us simply to eat? I spend a lot of time thinking about food.…

    January 2, 2017