Zucchini Lasagna

zucchini lasagna recipe

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


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 […]

no bean Hawaiian chili recipe


February 27th, 2014 is National Chili Day – I wanted to create a chili recipe without beans that would work for people following the Paleo diet. Although I do not follow the Paleo way of eating specifically, I would say that 70-80% of the foods I now eat (real food/clean eating) would fall pretty close […]

Quinoa & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers


One of my favorite recipes is Quinoa & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers. These long sweet peppers are perfect for this healthy, delicious supper. Quinoa & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers Author: Jody Arsenault These quinoa stuffed mushrooms are healthy and delicious! Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 cup mushrooms, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 Tbsp coconut oil 3 cups […]

Lacmajun ~ A Turkish #Recipe


Hello Mommy Moments readers. I have some exciting news. Since I last wrote in this space, I have become a first time Grandma! Our gorgeous little granddaughter (literally only 6  pounds) came bursting into the world this past weekend and we are over the moon with joy. Since her arrival, I have been cooking in […]

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

baked mac and cheese bacon

It’s lunch week here on Mommy Moment and I couldn’t miss the opportunity to talk about how leftovers make great lunches. Baked macaroni and cheese using local Bothwell cheese is a favorite in our home, so I try to make extra and then the next morning I put it piping hot into a thermos for […]

Pink Sticker Pot Stickers Recipe

Pork Pot Stickers

  I have written in this space on previous occasions, about how thrifty I am with my grocery shopping and meal preparation for my family. Well this recipe takes my frugal eye, to a whole new level, as every single ingredient that was not already on my pantry shelf, had a 50% off fluorescent pink […]

Greek Chicken Burgers with Tzatziki

Finished Greek Chicken Burgers

I was feeling the need for a change in the burger area, I went with a Greek chicken burger and it was yummy! The zesty tzatziki and the hint of feta are a nod to Greek flavors that we all enjoy and doing it in a chicken burger is just so simple and healthy. These […]

Braised Pork Recipe

Braised Pork pan

Last month in this space, I mentioned my love of braising as a way of utilizing “lesser” cuts of meat, thereby saving some money on your regular grocery bill. Recently, my husband purchased a very large quantity of pork loin chops but they were so lean, that they were a bit on the chewy side […]

Easy Turkey Chili

Easy Turkey Chili a

Easy Turkey Chili Here is an easy turkey chili recipe, I make a double recipe and freeze it for an even quicker meal on busy nights.   Easy Turkey Chili Ingredients 1 pound Maple Leaf Prime Grounds Turkey 1-2 tsp coconut oil 1 onion chopped 1 cup tomato juice 1 cup water 1 can of […]