Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins

This Blueberry Buttermilk Muffin recipe is so delicious!  Sweet, soft and loaded with blueberries! - - - - - - You know how in the summer, right around mid July the stores start filling up with blueberries?  Big, blue, delicious and inexpensive blueberries?  Or if you're really lucky you can pick them right out of the fields and eat them all warm and delicious?  In the middle of winter I miss those days.  I've been craving these blue jewels so bad that I finally broke down and bought some last … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft and chewy, and decorated with red & pink smarties, they're perfect for Valentines Day! xo - - - - - - It's February!  How is it already February?  At the speed that time currently seems to be flying, I'm hoping that the next thing I know it will be summer.  Because right about now I tire of winter.  We have very very very long winters here in Alberta, and while I enjoy the first few months of this season, I eventually get tired of the grey and cold and … [Read more...]

Easy Lemon Loaf

This Easy Lemon Loaf is perfectly tangy and bursting with fresh lemon flavour! - - - - - - - When we first moved to Calgary as newlyweds, we lucked out and met some great neighbours, Jason and Allyson, who quickly became good friends for the short time they lived here.  Over 10 years later we still keep in touch, and are crossing our fingers to be neighbours again one day!  Anyway, I remember one day Allyson brought over a newly baked and warm lemon loaf that was so delicious that I had to h … [Read more...]

10 Easy and Delicious Weeknight Dinners that are Ready in Less Than 1 Hour

Weeknight dinners need not be boring or complicated!  In fact you can have delicious and exciting meals on your table in less than 1 hour!  I promise. - - - - - - - So much of our time is scrambling around trying to come up with ideas for dinner during the week.  And when you think about it, 5 out of 7 dinners during the week are rushed and at times stressful, but they don't have to be.  There are so many easy and delicious recipe options out there to choose from, including those that take less … [Read more...]

Crockpot Chicken Fajitas

These Crockpot Chicken Fajitas are easy to prepare, and make the most delicious dinner!   Serve them up with all of your favourite toppings! - - - - - - - This past weekend I came home from a fantastic girls trip to dinner simmering away in the crockpot.  My husband made dinner with the crockpot!  The crockpot.  I was shocked and super impressed.  My husband is very adventurous in the kitchen and isn't afraid to cook and try new things, which I adore, but I just never imagined him using the cro … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Recipes of 2015

I love putting together these posts of my most viewed recipes of the previous year!  I always find them so interesting, and such a surprise, because often times the recipe that I thought would be a top post, just isn't, so it's neat to see what you like! So here we go...My Top 10 Recipes of 2015! #1 most viewed recipe was this Bruschetta Pasta Salad.  This salad is so delicious and I'm pleased to see it was so well received by you all! - - - - - - - #2 was my recipe for Mozzarella and Par … [Read more...]

Winter Sangria Recipe

This Winter Sangria recipe is the perfect winter drink.  It is so wine with Grand Marnier, brandy, pomegranate juice and fresh fruit all mixed together into one very festive and flavourful drink!  I'm also sharing a non-alcohol version as well. - - - - - - - This year for the holidays my husband & I wanted to mix up a festive drink we could enjoy for Christmas and all of the gatherings we plan to attend leading up to the big day.  We tend to always have the same sta … [Read more...]

Christmas Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies are a must for your Christmas treat plate!  And double the batch because they're going to get eaten fast! - - - - - - What is it about the Christmas season that just makes one feel like there needs to be dozens and dozens of cookies around?  I'm not complaining because I love cookies almost more than life itself.  I just find it fascinating that as soon as December hits it's Christmas cookie madness all around.  That's ok, I'll jump on board...twist my rubber arm.  So now tha … [Read more...]

Mincemeat Pie

This Mincemeat Pie is the perfect Christmas dessert!  Serve it up warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream...delicious! - - - - - - - My friend Clare has been delivering mincemeat tarts, made from her family recipe, to our home every Christmas and we look forward to them every year.  I hadn't really been a big fan of mincemeat, at least that's what I thought until I tried Clare's tarts, and now I'm a convert.  I mentioned to Clare that I wanted to share her recipe with my readers and I'm so h … [Read more...]

Turkey Appetizer Meatballs Plus More Delicious Turkey Recipes

So many delicious recipes that have turkey as the main ingredient!  Lots of good ideas for using up leftover too! - - - - - - - Today I'm sharing a recipe for Turkey Appetizer Meatballs with Cranberry Glaze on the Kendall-Jackson Blog, and you won't want to miss it!  Turkey isn't just for dinner, in fact I know that this most delicious holiday appetizer will be a hit at your next gathering!  These meatballs taste like a turkey dinner wrapped up in a little ball of deliciousness.  They are savou … [Read more...]