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This is a good basic chili recipe that I got from my mom. We had it a lot when I was a kid and now I make it for my family. It’s so easy too- even Tony has made it! 1lb of ground beef1 chopped onion1 14oz can of crushed tomatoes1/2 of a 14 oz can […]



Harira is a traditional Moroccan soup, served during Muslim Ramadan to break the fasting day. This crockpot version is a wonderful way to enjoy Harira. There’s no need to wait for Ramadan for this delicious soup. 1 tbsp olive oil2 small onions1 clove garlic, crushed2 carrots2 celery stalks1 tsp each of ground cumin1 tbsp grated ginger1 tsp […]

Bread Machine Pizza


There’s nothing like good wholesome homemade pizza for dinner, and it doesn’t have to be a big ordeal to make it. If you have a bread machine, the dough is super easy. Then top with your favourite toppings and throw it in the oven. Simple as that! Here’s the bread-machine pizza dough recipe I use:1-1/2 […]

New Mexico Style Chili Chicken Casserole


An easy casserole made of layers of creamy sauce, shredded chicken, cheese and soft tortillas. 1 (14 ounce) can chicken broth 2 (4 ounce) cans chopped green chilies, drained 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup light sour cream 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans […]

Ricotta and Spinach Gnocchi


If making your own gnocchi sounds daunting to you, don’t worry, this is actually really easy and fun to make. It’s fun to eat too! 1 14oz container of ricotta cheese 1 10oz package of frozen chopped spinach 1/3 cup parmesan cheese 1 large egg 1-2 cups of flour dash of nutmeg Heat up spinach […]

Ham and Pineapple Asian Noodles


This tastes as good as take-out chinese food, and just as fast (probably faster)! Printable Recipe 1lb diced ham 2 tbsp catalina dressing 1 tbsp soy sauce 1/2 cup catalina dressing 1 can pineapple tidbits (juice reserved) 1 chopped bell pepper 1 cup water 1 tsp ground ginger 8 oz steam fried noodles Brown ham in 2 tbsp Catalina dressing. Add […]

Lemon-Soy Chicken and Rice


This is one of my favourite meals that my mom used to make when I was a kid. It’s one of the first recipes I remember learning from her, and I still use it quite often for a nice Sunday dinner. It’s so easy to make, but tastes like you put a lot more effort […]

Tuna Tetrazzini


A creamy, cheesy tuna cassserole that’s ready in no time. It’s my go-to recipe when I can’t think of anything else to make! 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 finely chopped onion 1 finely chopped stalk of celery 4 cups rotini 1 can mushroom soup 1/2 can of milk 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese […]

Pizza Soup


What better way to enjoy soup than to add your favourite pizza ingredients to it? Make it in the crockpot or just simmer on the stovetop. The leftovers are great for lunches too. 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves minced garlic 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1 tsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp each […]

Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Casserole


Basically this is macaroni and cheese with broccoli and ham added in to make a more complete meal. It’s real comfort food. 2 cups uncooked macaroni 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp ground mustard 1/4 tsp worcestershire sauce 2 cups milk 2 cups shredded […]