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Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits and Buttermilk Biscuits Recipes

| September 8, 2017 | 17 Comments
Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits and Buttermilk Biscuits Recipes

    What could possibly be better than a wonderful dinner at Red Lobster®? Bringing the delicious taste of their Cheddar Bay Biscuits to your home, of course! The pair-up possibilities are endless: add it as a tasty entrée to your lunches, dinners, or even as the new biscuit to your cup of tea! This homemade […]

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Create & Share to Win in the #BakeItPossible Contest!

| December 1, 2016 | 3 Comments
Create & Share to Win in the #BakeItPossible Contest!

Whether made for the holidays, a special occasion or to brighten a loved one’s day, Canadians love baking fun and creative treats! We like to take chances and think outside of the box when coming up with fabulous ideas for baked dishes to put smiles on the faces of our loved ones. Pillsbury™ and Betty […]

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Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #FestiveCdnTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

| November 12, 2016 | 172 Comments
Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #FestiveCdnTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! The holiday season is on its way! The countdown effectively on and it is time to start planning for this special time of the year.  Some of these items may be on your holiday checklists: Home decorations Tree trimming Gift buying and wrapping Party planning Whether it is a […]

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15 Crazy Cheesy Bread Recipes

| March 25, 2016 | 16 Comments
15 Crazy Cheesy Bread Recipes

  15 Crazy Cheesy Bread Recipes Round Up‏ I find that cheese bread can be best served as an appetizer or, my favourite, with a pasta meal. It’s also really filling when my family is hungry for an afternoon snack. Usually, we eat it while watching a sport’s game on the big screen in the family room. You will […]

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Top 25 Football Party Recipes

| January 15, 2016 | 5 Comments
Top 25 Football Party Recipes

  One of the best parts of Autumn is the return of football season. Even if you’re not a fan of the game itself, you’re probably on board with the socializing that comes with it. Think of it – every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday from mid-September to early February, you have a built in reason […]

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Smoked Salmon Gluten-Free Breton Bean Crackers Appetizer Recipe #BretonBean

| April 1, 2015 | 5 Comments
Smoked Salmon Gluten-Free Breton Bean Crackers Appetizer Recipe #BretonBean

Nowadays, it is not uncommon to hear that someone has celiac disease. Celiac is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the small intestine due to the presence of gluten. Unfortunately, eating a gluten-free diet is the only acceptable treatment to help people with celiac disease control their signs and symptoms, and to prevent complications.  […]

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Delicious Cheesy Dip Recipes!

| January 22, 2015 | 17 Comments
Delicious Cheesy Dip Recipes!

Are you looking for yummy cheesy dips to make that will impress your guests? These are perfect for serving during the Super Bowl or any of your favourite sport game! Check them out on each blog! Spicy Swiss & Bacon Dip ~The Farm Girl Gabs Beer Cheese Fondue ~Melanie Makes Spicy Buffalo Cheese Dip ~Family Food […]

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VIVA Best Buy ~ Helping Me Enhance a Healthier Lifestyle and a $100 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

| September 5, 2014 | 164 Comments
VIVA Best Buy ~ Helping Me Enhance a Healthier Lifestyle and a $100 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

Blame it on lack of exercise or hormonal changes in my body due to pre-menopause, but I have gained a few extra pounds over the last 2 years. I definitely don’t exercise as much as I used to and have been wanting to get back into incorporating an exercise program in my routine. I find this is […]

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Chicken Quesadillas Grilled on the BBQ and Homemade Guacamole #Recipes

| June 16, 2014 | 67 Comments
Chicken Quesadillas Grilled on the BBQ and Homemade Guacamole #Recipes

Finally the warm weather is here to stay, and now it’s the time for some BBQ fun and summer activities! We are very lucky to live on an acre lot in rural Ottawa. Therefore, we have so much open space to play sports and games with the kids. Our favourite summer activities as a family […]

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Father’s Day Snack Tie Box Craft with a Caramel Popcorn Recipe

| June 6, 2014 | 32 Comments
Father’s Day Snack Tie Box Craft with a Caramel Popcorn Recipe

       Once a month, we have a snack night while watching a movie or a sports game. My husband enjoys eating his favourite snacks, so this is a yummy gift that he can keep all to himself! This craft is very easy to prepare and the hardest part was finding a template for the tie, thanks […]

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2014 Winter Olympic Women’s Ski Jumping Team Recipes and Giveaway ~ CAN 02/08

| January 27, 2014 | 83 Comments
2014 Winter Olympic Women’s Ski Jumping Team Recipes and Giveaway ~ CAN 02/08

Did you know that Women’s Ski Jumping is debuting for the first time this year at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? It sure is a reason to celebrate, so why not make these amazing appetizers and eat them while watching the Women’s Ski Jumping Team compete for medals! Courtesy of Lesley Stowe, lead sponsor of the […]

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Halloween with Food Allergies and Fun Recipes!

| October 14, 2013 | 13 Comments
Halloween with Food Allergies and Fun Recipes!

Halloween is a magical time of year, where everyone gets to be a kid, dress up in fun costumes, decorate the front porch with ghouls, witches and goblins, and best of all gorge on large amounts of candy and chocolate.  Growing up, my mother used to come home early on Halloween and we always made […]

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Greek Cuisine ~ Spanakorizo – A Traditional Vegetarian Greek Dish Recipe

| October 11, 2013 | 14 Comments
Greek Cuisine  ~ Spanakorizo – A Traditional Vegetarian Greek Dish Recipe

Many people associate Greek cuisine with lamb, souvlaki, olive oil and feta cheese. However, the vast majority of Greek meals are peasant dishes that use simple ingredients, and are typically vegetarian. Spanakorizo is one of those traditional vegetarian meals that I’ve been eating for years. Its name translates to spinach rice and it is such […]

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The Tomatillo & Salsa Recipe

| October 4, 2013 | 11 Comments
The Tomatillo & Salsa Recipe

The Tomatillo, also known as the Mexican tomato, is a staple in Mexican cuisine. I was recently given some Tomatillos and I really did not know what to do with them. I did some research for recipes and eventually came up with one of my own. The recipe is for salsa and it is quite […]

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Growing My Own Basil & Tomato Basil Salad Recipe

| July 26, 2013 | 8 Comments
Growing My Own Basil & Tomato Basil Salad Recipe

I just love the idea of growing things in the summer.  I grew up with a huge backyard garden, and my parents just love to grow all their own vegetables and then put together fabulous summery salads.  These days their garden is enormous, and seems to grow a bit bigger every year.  I have always […]

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Kale Chips – Yum!

| March 22, 2013 | 6 Comments
Kale Chips – Yum!

We’re crazy for kale at our household and love kale many different ways.  My fave is using black kale in a salad with organic sundried tomatoes and lightly toasted pine nuts, maybe some sesame seeds and salt.  I’ll add raw kale to my smoothies and we’ll sometimes just steam it plain as a side with […]

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Greek Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

| February 22, 2013 | 11 Comments
Greek Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

Over the years, so many friends have asked me to share my recipe for spanakopita. I always promise to e-mail it to them but then life gets in the way and I forget. Here’s a way to share with my friends and everyone out there who loves spanakopita and would love to know how to […]

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VH Excite Your Dinner Blog Tour

| February 11, 2013 | 2 Comments
VH Excite Your Dinner Blog Tour

  I am so excited to have been selected to participate in the VH Excite Your Dinner Blog Tour.  My blogger friend Shannon, from Shannon’s View from Here recommended me for round 4 of the tour.  I already cook with many of their sauces such as the VH®Mild Garlic Rib Cooking Sauce, the VH® Honey Garlic Cooking Sauce, the […]

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5 Minute Popcorn For Movie Night

| January 26, 2013 | 7 Comments
5 Minute Popcorn For Movie Night

Treat yourself to a night at the movies… without leaving home! My mom gave me this super easy recipe for making delicious popcorn in the length of time it takes to choose a movie on Netflix. This stovetop recipe also makes a healthy and tasty snack for kids. The hardest part will be getting your […]

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Home Made Simple Guacamole

| January 25, 2013 | 4 Comments
Home Made Simple Guacamole

For our nachos we used multigrain tostitos nacho chips.  I prefer these to all others.  we also used president choice white corn and black bean salsa  because I love beans and corn on my nachos and we don’t always have a can of each on hand. The real treat was the home made guacamole.  simple and delicious. […]

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