Classic Beef Stew (crockpot recipe)

It’s been a comfort food kind of week now that the weather is getting cold and the days are getting shorter. Winter is fast approaching and snow will be here soon. What better way to start the season with a healthy and hearty beef stew? It’s time to dust off the crockpot and get cooking!…

Spinach and cranberry tuna wrap

This week, I cleaned out my kitchen and went through the pantry and cabinets. I have a problem where I buy too much for one person. So, my goal for the next couple of months is to use up as much of the canned and dried goods I have in my pantry that are close…

Saturday morning mood – carefree heart

I did something incredibly stupid yesterday after watching the opening ceremonies for the Olympics. I didn’t even make to the end. Got about 3.5 hours in and decided to go to bed. I figured I could watch highlights of what I missed on the CBC website. What I had intended to be a four hour…

Fitness Challenge 2021 – update 1

So, I figured I should post a fitness update since it’s already April 10th. The one major thing that has changed for me in this challenge is being able to cook more. I’m back to working with healthy foods and vegetables. I’ve made many meals in the past week and have posted the recipes for…

November Fitness Goals

It’s that time of month already – where has the year gone? It’s already November and yet it feels like I’ve done nothing this year. I guess that’s true since I’m still off work. I’m having a hard time filling in the hours of the day. So, it’s time to really buckle down and focus…

Fitness Goals: November 2020

It’s that time of month already – where has the year gone? It’s already November and yet it feels like I’ve done nothing this year. I guess that’s true since I’m still off work. I’m having a hard time filling in the hours of the day. So, it’s time to really buckle down and focus…

Lazy One-Pan Meatloaf

I’ve been craving meatloaf for a while now but have been feeling lazy when it comes to cooking. But the great thing about meatloaf, is that is easy to make . That’s great for the lazy chef like me. I go through spurts. Some days I want to cook all day. And other times, it’s…

Creamy Asparagus Soup

I made this the other night and still have leftovers even despite having a large bowl for lunch today. It reminded me of when my mum used to make asparagus soup for family dinners as a kid. Some of my fondest memories were watching her in the kitchen standing over the stove whipping up some…

Easy Peasy Lemony Bread

In addition to the Easy Oatmeal Bread I made on Saturday night, I decided to whip up a second batch of bread. Sometimes it’s just that much easier to bake two loaves at the same time when you have all the ingredients out already. I was going to make two batches of oatmeal bread but…

Easy Oatmeal Bread

I ran out of bread tonight and bagels too and was craving something crunchy – so I decided to whip up one of my favorite recipes which I call Easy Oatmeal Bread. It’s a cross between a loaf and a muffin but tastes delicious. I just love the crispy topping. This recipe is so easy…