Quick & Easy

Lazy Lasagna

I love lasagna – I love the layers of meat sauce, the copious amounts of cheese in various forms, and the noodles. What I don’t love is how long it takes me to prepare it. I know, it’s not nearly as finicky as things like cannelloni, but you can’t deny that it takes time.  Yesterday, since I was leaving in the late ... Read More »

Curried Sweet Potato Soup in 15 minutes

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Alright. If you’ve been hanging out with us on the blog this month, you’ll know that I won a Harley Pasternak Power Blender from Salton at Blissdom Canada last month. I’ve been having an absolute blast with it, and the honeymoon period is definitely not over yet. Mornings are filled with raw veggie smoothies (so far, a Lime Spinach smoothie is ... Read More »

Kinda Like Clodhoppers Recipe (No-Bake Christmas Baking)

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I fell in love with Clodhoppers several years ago after I saw a documentary on TV about the family who made them. I hadn’t heard of them before, so before my next shift at Ira Lee’s, the sandwich & salad fast food joint in the mall that was my job for all four years through highschool, I picked up a ... Read More »

Let @dinnerlicious! Deliver Your Groceries AND your Meal Plan! A dinnerlicious review

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I learned something extremely important this summer: there is a company called dinnerlicious!, based right here in Hamilton, Ontario, that delivers fresh food (mostly local, many organic) and easy to prepare recipes in a meal plan RIGHT TO YOUR FRONT DOOR. And it’s completely affordable! It’s it’s an absolutely reasonable price for the average family, and because dinnerlicious! delivers only the ... Read More »

Simplified “Meal Planning”

Meal planning

 With all the hype everywhere about “Back to School” and getting organized, I sometimes get a little annoyed.  There are so many lists and ideas and ways to stay organized (just do a search at www.pinterest.com ), but I don’t have the time for all that effort. If you haven’t noticed yet, this blog is about how to simplify the things you ... Read More »

Homemade Tomato Sauce – SO Easy!

Roasted Tomato Sauce Recipe - so easy to make!

I was at the grocery store this morning, and headed to the “reduced to clear” shelf, as I always do. I often get big bags full of slightly over-ripe bananas for a dollar or so. Today, in addition to the bananas, I got two big bags of very ripe tomatoes and two bags of very ripe peaches for a dollar ... Read More »