20+ Summer BBQ Food Ideas!

This is a  delicious collection of 20 Summer BBQ Food Ideas!  Everything from drinks to salads to appetizers to great burgers!  Enjoy! One of the best things about summer is all the food!  There’s just something so great about cooking and eating in the great outdoors.  Burgers, salads, summery desserts and refreshing drinks…the best.  So because I love all the summer food so much, I put together a round up of some delicious recipes that you can make for your next BBQ.  I hope this list will help make your BBQ menu planning just a little easier! 20+ Summer BBQ Food […]

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Maple Leaf Foods New Food Manifesto for Real Food is Good News for Us!

Maple Leaf Foods New Food Manifesto for Real Food is Good News for Us!

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Maple Leaf Foods. I have been compensated for my time, but as always all pictures and opinions are my own.  I feel good about this initiative by Maple Leaf, and am happy to share it with you! Recently I had the opportunity to visit the Maple Leaf Foods head office in Toronto, and listen to President and CEO Michael McCain, talk about big changes made to the foods they make.  Maple Leaf Foods has made a promise through their Food Manifesto, that their food is only made with real, simple or natural ingredients. These are […]

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Easy 3 Ingredient Angel Food Cake Dessert

Easy 3 Ingredient Angel Food Cake Dessert

This 3 Ingredient Angel Food Cake Dessert is one of the easiest desserts you will ever make!  Made with a bakery-bought cake, whipped cream and fresh berries.  So good. Ok this is the easiest dessert you will ever make, and I’m sharing it as a reminder that we don’t need to make everything complicated or fancy to 100% homemade.  Sometimes it’s the easiest recipes that everyone ends up loving the most…including the host who doesn’t have to spend hours in the kitchen creating something that will get devoured in 5 seconds.  This 3 Ingredient Angel Food Cake Dessert is that kind […]

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It’s Coffee O’Clock! My review of the Philips 3100 Espresso Machine, plus a free printable and a GIVEAWAY!

It’s Coffee O’Clock! My review of the Philips 3100 Espresso Machine, plus a free printable and a GIVEAWAY! Disclosure: I am working with Philips and I am excited to share Philips products with you!  I have been compensated, but as always, all pictures, views and opinions are my own. Ahhhhh summer.  You’re here and I couldn’t be more thrilled!  We’ll be filling our days with all kinds of fun, but we’re most looking forward to time on the lake. My parents live on a lake in Northern Alberta, and we try to get out there to visit as often as we can.  […]

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Rainbow Pasta Salad

This Rainbow Pasta Salad is a perfect summer picnic or BBQ recipe!  Made with a tangy, garlicky dressing, spicy Habanero with Cracked Black Pepper Monterey Jack Cheese and oodles of noodles and fresh vegetables.  Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Bothwell Cheese. I have been compensated for my time and recipe creation.  This recipe, all pictures and words are my own.  I love cheese. 😉 I think one of my most favourite summer foods are pasta salads.  They pair perfectly with burgers, steak, chicken, turkey…they are the perfect addition to summer barbeques, picnics and potlucks! I also love that pasta salads […]

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Sweet & Sticky BBQ Turkey Legs

Sweet & Sticky BBQ Turkey Legs

Made with a sweet and tangy homemade BBQ sauce, these Sweet & Sticky BBQ Turkey Legs are a simple and delicious dinner idea.  This inexpensive cut of turkey meat is perfect for feeding a crowd too!  – – – – – – I partnered with Canadian Turkey to bring you this delicious turkey recipe!  I was compensated for my time, but the recipe, all thoughts and opinions are my own as always.  We really love turkey. I’m so relieved that summer is here!  We’ve got the BBQ fired up and we’re welcoming in this season with open arms! During these […]

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Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes

These Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes are a family favourite breakfast recipe! The sour cream makes them so soft, tender and delicious. Is it possible to have too many pancake recipes?  No.  I say ALL THE PANCAKES.  Over the years we have eaten many many many pancakes, and have tried all kinds of flavour combinations…it’s a tough job, but we’re happy to do it!  And when there’s a recipe that we love, I have to share it.  These Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes…they have to be shared. I absolutely love using sour cream in all kinds of baking.  It make cakes SO tender and […]

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