Crock Pot Potatoes


I love my crock pot.  Especially since returning to work, it’s so lovely to have meals ready to be eaten at the end of the day.  I’ve used it for a lot of purposes.  I’ve made pudding cakes, carrot cake, bread puddings, pea soups, stews, roasts, lasagnas, mac n cheese, apple sauce, etc., in it – but I’ve never thought ... Read More »

Cauliflower-crust Pizza – Gluten/grain free! (and soo tasty!)


In keeping with the grain-free diet that we’re trying to keep our little guy on, I’ve tried out a few grain-free recipes.  This past weekend, I put together a cauliflower crust for our pizza using this recipe.  I’ll be honest – it takes a lot longer to put this together than it does to throw regular pizza crust ingredients into ... Read More »

Stuffing the Freezer


Well, after a luxurious 13 months of maternity leave (well, ok, 11 months of luxury and 2 months of babysitting craziness), I returned to work this week.  I leave the house with the little guy at 8am, and we get home at 5:15pm.  He goes to bed at 6:30pm (right now, at least – we’re gearing up for that upcoming ... Read More »

Loaded BBQ Chicken Pizza


Ever since I was little, it’s been a tradition to have homemade pizza on the weekend.  I always remember my mom saying that she enjoyed having one meal where no one complained.  I didn’t fully understand that until I became a mother to four boys! Even with a meal like pizza, one of our boys would still prefer a slice of buttered ... Read More »

Baked Sausage & Spaghetti Squash


I’ve never been a big fan of anything in the squash family.  But my sister (and co-author of this blog) made spaghetti squash for me once when I was eating gluten-free.  It was really good, especially how she made it.  She told me the basic gist of the recipe, and I made it for supper tonight.  It was a big hit, ... Read More »

Perfect, Easy, and Mess-free Bacon!


I’ve noticed that in the past few weeks, leading up to the Christmas season, I’ve been using a LOT of bacon in my savoury treats.  I thought that if I’m doing this, others might be as well – and you might appreciate this tip!  This past summer, I picked up a fantastic tip from a good friend.  When it comes ... Read More »