Lemon and Thyme Roast Turkey with White Wine Gravy

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I absolutely love Canadian Living magazine, so when I was asked if I would like to make the Lemon and Thyme Roast Turkey with White Wine Gravy recipe that was featured on the cover of their October magazine, I jumped at the opportunity. My husband Trevor and I love to cook together in the kitchen, so this challenge […]

How to make Spaghetti Squash

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When our family began our healthy living I had heard of Spaghetti Squash but I really did not know how to make spaghetti squash. Now it is a regular part of our family dinners. It’s actually pretty simple to make spaghetti squash. Spaghetti Squash 1 spaghetti squash 3 Tbsp coconut oil (or butter) 2 tsp […]

Homemade Bacon

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Homemade bacon – this post features a recipe, but more importantly, it is about tradition, family tradition passed down through generations. As some of you know, my wife  Jody and I purchased her grandparents old home.  We very much enjoyed spending time with her grandparents in their later years, listening to their stories of life.  I enjoyed […]

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As a mom to 2 young children, it is important to me to put not only great-tasting food that they will eat on their plates, but also healthy and nutritious food too. But between school, homework and after-school sports, we all know that these important guidelines can sometimes (if not more often than not) fall […]

Cheesy Mushroom Melt Sandwich

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Did I say a Cheesy Mushroom Melt Sandwich? I sure did. Sprouted grain bread smothered with Glengarry big brother cheese, sautéed mushrooms and onions makes quite the sandwich! My husband loves creating unique grilled cheese sandwiches! Did you see his Granny Smith Grilled Cheese? Yum! This Cheesy mushroom melt sandwich was a hit with hubby and the […]

2 ingredient grilled pork chops

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As we get into BBQ season we tend to get excited about all the various options about how to cook certain cuts of meat.  Walk down any grocery store or read and self proclaimed BBQ “expert” and they will have all the insight about what rubs, sauces and mops to use to season your pork […]

Canadian Barbecue Nachos

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Canadians and barbecues just go together, so these Canadian Barbecue Nachos are sure to please this Canada Day or any day. This recipe is a new take on an old favorite, nachos. Making these Canadian Nachos in a cast iron pan, ensures even cooking and great taste.  As for cooking on the BBQ, this makes it […]

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

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Grilled shrimp skewers are delicious. Shrimp is a family favorite in our home and grilled shrimp has been a treat now that the snow has finally melted. My husband has been outside grilling many of our supper meals – summer is almost here! We enjoyed these grilled shrimp skewers with rainbow root vegetables.   5.0 […]

Zucchini Lasagna

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I LOVE PASTA – and although I do eat the occasional rice pasta dish now, our real food way of living has us coming up with new ways to make old favorites. This zucchini lasagna recipe has become a fast favorite in our home. The best part is that it is easy to make – […]

Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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One thing I have realized on my real food journey is that food actually tastes really good. I think I forgot what real food actually tasted like when it was always processed or covered in sugar filled, or artificially flavored sauces. Simple is often better – these chicken lettuce wraps are so tasty, healthy and […]