Chicken, Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole

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Need an easy solution for a busy weeknight supper? How about a make-ahead casserole!

The casserole… I know, it’s old-school. But it’s simply delicious.

This time of year can be really busy; final exams, soccer tournaments, graduations, prom, the list goes on and on. It’s nice to have a quick, easy and super delicious meal waiting for you when you get home. That’s what makes a casserole the perfect solution. It’s starch, protein and veg all in one… you’ve got to love that! You don’t have to cook all the different parts to make a complete meal, the old-school casseroles’ got it all in one dish! Whether it’s my Weeknight Spinach and Gnocchi Bake or the Eggplant Layered Casserole, don’t think you have to put these time-saving dishes away just when the weather gets warm. I love a them all year ’round…

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Bacon and Mushroom Cheese Pie

A crustless pie that’s filled with veggies and cheesy goodness! Brace yourself, this is a good one. Totally LOVE LOVE LOVE it for so many reasons. Let’s start with the story of where this recipe came from, my Mom. Since she passed away at Christmas, I thought a cool tribute would be to look back…

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Fresh and Spicy Shrimp Tacos_2

Fresh and Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Long weekends in the summer call for something sweet and tangy Happy Holiday Monday! For all my U.S. friends, it’s Victoria Day weekend here in Canada. The celebration of Queen Victoria’s birthday means we have the day off! That’s usually the time to head up to the cottage or chill out on the deck with a…

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BBQ Beef Ribs with Spicy Pineapple Rum Sauce_2

BBQ Beef Ribs with Spicy Pineapple Rum Glaze

Get your grill on! Holiday weekends call for some Big BBQ Beef Ribs! The first holiday weekend of the summer is finally here! You’re heading up to the cottage or sweeping the patio to get ready to grill at home, right? Thinking about having the family or gang of friends over for your first meal on the…

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Cauliflower Penné with Raisins & Sundried Tomatoes_1

Cauliflower Penné with Raisins & Sun Dried Tomatoes PLUS new a contest!

Meatless Monday calls for a delicious vegetarian pasta starring roasted cauliflower It can be roasted, boiled, fried, sautéed, steamed or even eaten raw – the possibilities are endless when we’re talking about the multifaceted cauliflower! This deliciously simple Cauliflower Penné with Raisins & Sun Dried Tomatoes recipe is sure to start the week off right. Roasting…

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5 Brunch Recipes for Mom

Putting together a delicious brunch this Mother’s Day? Here’s 5 brunch recipes that Mom will love! I love recipe roundups (a quick list of 5 or 10 recipes based on a theme) that make event planning so much easier. This time we’re planning a brunch,. Whether it’s Easter, a bridal shower or Mother’s Day, a weekend brunch is an event everyone…

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Strawberry-Lime Rhubarb Tart

Dazzle her this Mother’s Day with a show-stopping dessert that’s simple as pie! It’s Mothers Day. You need a dessert. Sometimes a helpful shortcut will give you the little push you need to get the job done right. In this simple but stunning Strawberry-Lime Rhubarb Tart, save some time and effort by using store-bought pastry dough. Trust me, no…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Yogurt Cake

Sweet of the Month for May: delivers the perfect Mother’s Day gift Mother’s Day only comes once a year, so stop and pay a small tribute to all the Moms that lovingly care for us… always and forever. Just one day to show our appreciation for all that Mom does, seems a bit insufficient. So…

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Weeknight Spinach and Gnocchi Bake_1

Weeknight Spinach & Gnocchi Bake

This casserole is sure to make you a family-dinner superhero! I love casseroles! Any day that you can bake dinner all in one pan and carry it proudly out to your table, scoop it, and then devoured it, that’s a good day. This Weeknight Spinach & Gnocchi Bake is a pasta lover’s dream. A hearty, stick-to-your-ribs kind of casserole that…

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PB and J Yogurt Parfait

10 Spring Recipes for healthy family meals

Recipe ideas to spark new energy into your daily meal routine Is your meal routine feeling a bit boring? Do you always make the same thing for breakfast, take the same lunch to work and whip up that same old recipe for dinner? Time to give yourself a good slap and come out of that winter rut! There are too many…

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Inside Out Beef Burgers_2

Inside Out Beef Cheeseburgers with fresh toppings

THE MEAL MAKER: In these burgers, the cheese goes inside the patty for burgers so delicious from the inside OUT! It’s finally spring! Time to start thinking about cleaning up the garden, dusting off the patio furniture and of course, firing up the BBQ! If you don’t grill all year ’round, like some tough Canadians,…

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