Happy Thanksgiving

Amazing-Thanksgiving-Table-Decoration-with-Elegant-Harvest-Ornaments-Design-Ideas-948x628 source I love Thanksgiving because it allows us the time and opportunity to show those close to us just how important they truly are.  Columnist Courtland Milloy once highlighted the importance of this day through this poignant quotation, “Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends.” I am thankful to […] Continue reading →

Healthy Cabbage Salad

Cabbage Salad 054(f) I hadn’t planned on doing any more Thanksgiving side dishes for the blog because there are so many fantastic recipes out there at the moment but I had this cabbage salad tucked away and it occurred to me that it would make a nice addition to the table.   Most of us have turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes and so many other […] Continue reading →

Roast Turkey on the Grill

turkey on the Q 068(feature)b Last year at this time, we did Boneless, Stuffed Turkey on the Rotisserie to save some room in the oven and it was a big success.  A lot of you wrote to me saying that you loved the recipe but didn’t have a rotisserie so this year we did it on the grill in a […] Continue reading →

Healthy Popcorn Snacks

popucorn 309(feature) With the colder months here, we’re spending more time inside and on the couch with the TV on.  I have to confess that I love spending a free Saturday afternoon watching a movie with the fire roaring while the snow swirls around outside.   And what goes best with movies?  Popcorn, of course! If you`re a […] Continue reading →

Southwestern Chili with Bison Meatballs

Chili 246(feature) I’m thrilled  to announce that I am guest hosting at Bam’s Kitchen today.  Many of you are familiar with Bobbi and I know you love her recipes.  She’s all about nutrition and specific dietary needs and has something for everyone.  Along with her delicious dishes are beautiful pictures of Hong Kong and great stories of her adventures as an […] Continue reading →

Tuesday Tidbits

Beef-Pho_IMG_1413(2) Happy Tidbits day, everyone!  I hope everyone had a fantastic Halloween and for those of us who got that extra hour of sleep on the weekend – wasn’t that just the best!? Today’s Tidbits is a little different.  I am featuring some of my favourite bloggers’ latest recipes as well as introducing a website that […] Continue reading →

Moroccan Fruity Chicken Tagine

moroccan chicken 291(feature) I am so glad I decided to include more international dishes on the blog because it’s a lot of fun discovering new spices and experiencing unique flavours.  This chicken dish is a result of reading a lot about cooking in tagines and the amazing tastes that result.  The word ‘tagine’ refers to both the recipe and […] Continue reading →

Tuesday Tidbits

MICH2 Happy Tuesday, everyone.  Are you finding that even though the daylight is getting shorter each day that your workday seems to be getting longer?  Me, too!  With the busy holiday season approaching quickly, we all need to take some a moment to breathe, relax and have a few chuckles.  Ready? Set? Have fun!! Today’s featured blogger […] Continue reading →