Sweet potato hash is one of my favourite go-to breakfast or brunch options. Prepared in a skillet, this savory dish comes together quickly and easily, is full of flavour, and is a healthy meal option loaded with vegetables.Read More
What does one do with leftover mincemeat when the holidays are over? I’ll be honest, that’s never happened in this house before, so I’ve never had to think about it. I’m a mincemeat junkie and usually the holidays for me are all about warm tarts, pies, and mincemeat topped scones. But this year, I had some left over and started looking for a new way to use it up.
Thankfully, I stumbled upon a great idea for mincemeat-stuffed pancakes. I know what you’re thinking, WHAT? But think on it for a minute. It’s like a warm breakfast version of a mincemeat tart.Read More
Raise your hand if you survived another weekend of food prep! Now pat yourself on the back and congratulate yourself. Way to go!
This weekend was an extra long food prep session in our house: it’s exam week here for our oldest daughter, so I wanted to make sure the refrigerator was fully stocked with quick go-to grab items that would keep her going as she struggled with study time.Read More
Let’s talk breakfast.
If you’re like me, you’ve got four or five go-to choices that you rotate through for your morning meal (and you’re probably getting tired of them), but what are they and how different are our choices from someone else’s?
I never really thought much about it until this past week at work when my boss and I shared a funny moment. First thing in the morning, I had to make a Tex-Mex salad that contained cilantro (not one of my favourite herbs) and jalapeno. As a chef, I have to taste everything I make and salad is no exception. Testing for seasoning, I jokingly commented ‘there’s nothing like eating cilantro and jalapeno first thing in the morning’ and made a nasty face as I tasted my forkful. My boss looked up and said ‘this from the girl who has tuna for breakfast.’CONTINUE READING