Homemade Hamburger Helper

I know I’m not alone when I say that I grew up on Hamburger Helper. As a child of the 80s, I inevitably witnessed the massive wave of instant food gain popularity. It wasn’t the healthiest of times (we ate this boxed, preservative-fill deliciousness minimum once a week), but our parents didn’t really know any […]

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Classic Apple Crisp

Warm apple crisp a la mode is one of my favourite desserts of all time. Not only is it delicious, it can be prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator for days until you’re ready to bake it (which is precisely what I did). Another great perk? Apple crisp can easily be made into […]

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Harvest Chipotle Chili

When I first assembled this Harvest Chipotle Chili recipe, I thought it may taste hella weird. It was inspired by a recipe in Midwest Living and I’ll be honest with you; the idea of sweet potatoes in chili was both intriguing and somewhat off-putting to me. I decided to try it nonetheless and the result […]

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Chicken Souvlaki

You know when you’re with someone so much that you can predict the exact words that will come out of their mouth before they even say it? This is what happened when my boyfriend walked in and saw me making Chicken Souvlaki. “You should have used chicken thighs,” he said eyeing the chicken breasts. Living […]

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Spicy Carrot Ginger Soup

I know, I know; soup season isn’t here yet. Don’t burn me at the stake, please. You can trust that there is no one holding onto summer more than I. It isn’t that I don’t like fall. Cozy sweaters, cute boots, autumn leaves, there is so much to love about the season. I’d go as […]

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Rustic Peach Galette

Peach season is still hanging on strong, folks. Their juicy, sweet perfection is upon us and you best believe that I’m taking full advantage. While I wish my derriere was more peach shaped, I take what I can get and bake. They’re a surprisingly versatile fruit and can work in both sweet and savoury dishes. […]

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London Lemonade

I’m not ready for summer to be over yet. I actually died a little inside while shopping for back to school supplies for the kids. Not to sound like a complainer but on top of this summer vanishing faster than my paychecks, I feel like I was gypped last summer too. As some of you […]

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