Cereal Crunchers

Here’s an addictive snack that’s sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. Printable Recipe 2 cups cheerios (can be regular, apple cinnamon or honey-nut) 1/4 cup honey 3/4 cup quick oats 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp flaxseed meal 1 tbsp bran 1 tbsp brown sugar 1/4 cup melted margarine or butter Combine cheerios […]

Lunch Box Muffins

Savoury spinach, ham and cheese muffins that are perfect for packing in lunches, or if you don’t have time for breakfast just grab one of these on the way out the door. Printable Recipe 1 pkg frozen chopped spinach 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked ham 1 small onion, thinly sliced. 1/4 cup feta cheese 1/2 […]

Lord of the Breasts

Ok…that title sounds bad! This is recipe was originally called ‘Lord of the Wings’ but I’m using chicken breasts instead. Recipe adapted from Eat, Shrink and Be Merry (Lord of the Wings) Printable Recipe 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/3 cup BBQ sauce 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp dijon mustard 2 tbsp liquid honey […]

Ukrainian Mac & Cheese

This meal isn’t exactly Ukrainian, but it reminded me a lot of nalysnyky (Ukrainian crepes), so that’s what I’m calling it. Like nalysnyky, this dish has cottage cheese, eggs, and sour cream. Unlike nalysnyky, this is very simple to make. Just toss everything in a crockpot and in a few hours you have a great dinner. Printable […]

Tropical Mini-Muffins

Sweet and moist bite-sized muffins made with tropical fruits. You won’t believe these have no added sugar or fat! Printable Recipe 1 cup dried mango slices 1 1/2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice 2 ripe bananas 1 egg 1 cup flour 1/2 cup oat bran 1 tbsp flaxseed meal 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda coconut […]

Mexican Lasagna

This is the best mexican casserole I’ve ever tasted. It’s become a favourite among my family and friends. I’ve brought it to a few friends when they’ve needed a break from cooking dinner (like after just having a baby), and everyone always wants to know the recipe. I got the recipe from Eat, Shrink, and Be […]

Rancher’s Pork Chops

Pork chops simmered in a zesty sauce. This is a crockpot recipe from my dad that we used to have a lot when I was a kid. 6 pork chops 1 onion chopped2 tbsp brown sugar4 tbsp Ketchup2 tbsp Mustard (I used dijon, but regular mustard works too) Put onions on bottom of the crock pot. […]

Snack Balls

Nutritious and tasty snacks in the fun shape of balls. Fruity Balls2 cups dried mixed fruit1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs1 tsp lemon juice Grind up the fruit (a blender, coffee grinder, food processor, or magic bullet all work).  Roll the ground-up fruit into balls. Combine graham cracker crumbs and lemon juice on a plate. Roll balls […]

Channa Masala

Chickpea curry with sweet potatoes and butternut squash, garnished with fresh chopped cilantro. It’s delish! 1 Tbsp of vegetable oil2 cloves of garlic minced1 thumbsized ginger minced1 diced onion3 Tbsp of good curry powder mix1/2 can of coconut milk1/4 cup of cashew butter (almond or hazelnut butter is also good)1 can of chickpeas2 cups of […]

Squaghetti and Meat Sauce

Here is a nice change from the usual spaghetti dish, using spaghetti squash to replace the pasta. It has a similar texture to spaghetti with the sweet and nutty flavour of a squash.   1 lb ground beef1 chopped green pepper1 jar of tomato pasta sauce1 medium spaghetti squasholive oilgarlic powder Brown meat in a large non-stick […]

Welcome! I’m Megan.

My kids like to whine, especially when it comes to the food they eat, but that doesn’t stop me from trying to make tasty and healthy meals for them. Follow along as I share family-friendly recipes and reviews from my picky family members, who I lovingly call “The Whine Critics.” Read More…

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