Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

The most comforting Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie you’ve ever had! This savoury warm and hearty comfort food is exactly what I crave after a long day at work. The best news is that it is actually really easy to make. This truly is a dish that you will make over and over again for your…
Crispy Zucchini & Corn Fritters

Crispy Zucchini & Corn Fritters

You need to try my Crispy Zucchini and Corn Fritters. This is a perfect crunchy appetizer or snack to make this summer. They are gluten free and vegetarian. They are super simple to make and savoury. They taste delicious and best served with your favourite dip. The perfect way to use up all the beautiful…
Spicy Italian Sausage & Orzo Soup

Spicy Italian Sausage & Orzo Soup

This recipe is perfectly seasoned, made with spicy Italian pork sausage, orzo pasta, and lots of fresh vegetables. It is super comforting after a long week and super easy to make! You can omit the sausage if you want to keep vegetarian. I like using spicy sausage as it gives the soup a little more…
Juicy Turkey Meatballs

Healthy Baked Turkey Meatballs

I have finally cracked the code on how to make the most tender juicy meatballs made with just Turkey. Typically to make meatballs moist they are made with a combination of both beef and pork. These turkey meatballs are a game changer. By grating the onion and using all the juices creates a great depth…
Parmesan Orzo with Chicken and Asparagus

Parmesan Orzo with Chicken and Asparagus

This creamy cheesy Parmesan orzo recipe is absolutely delightful! It’s packed with asparagus and chicken and tastes incredible. What’s not to like about that? You only need one pan to make this dish and it can be ready in only 30 minutes! So if you want to make something that your whole family will love,…
Blueberry Muffins

Easy Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender flaky center and crispy sugar topping, these really are the best blueberry muffins you will ever have. I’ve been practicing my baking skills and these are so incredibly easy to make! Trust me if I can bake these, so can you! You can make these with fresh or frozen blueberries,…
Spicy Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats

Spicy Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats

Rock the Boat with my Spicy Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats! I love zucchini’s. They are such a versatile ingredient and a great alternative to pasta or other carbs.This recipe is a great #superbowleats meal and can be made in no time at all. They are creamy, filled with bold hot spices and perfect for the big game…
Perfect Whole Roast Chicken

Perfect Whole Roast Chicken

I just love roasting a whole chicken. You may think it’s hard to do, but trust me it is so much easier than you think. This is perfect for any day of the week or even meal prepping for your week. I love using the leftover bones and chicken for my soul soothing chicken and…
Miso Soup with Bone Broth

Easy Miso Soup with Bone Broth

Miso Soup with Bone Broth is one of my favourites in the winter months! 🍲 This recipe can be made in under 15 minutes and it has the warming comfort of a soup with a ton of health benefits especially for the digestive system! Normally you make miso with dashi broth but I love adding…

Thai Coconut Soup

This soup is just bursting with amazing flavours! This is traditionally called tom kha which is a classic Thai dish. It’s perfect for this time of the year and can make you feel good from the inside out. It’s super cozy with warm, sweet-spicy flavours, so you can curl up and stay feeling great all…
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