Baking, Dinner, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Lunch

How to Make Pasta at Home

Winter is a great time of year to practice making homemade comfort food. One of our favourites? Pasta! Have you ever tried making fresh, homemade pasta? Once you make it, you might have a hard time going back to the store bought variety! It’s so tender and delicious, and it might be a lot easier to make than you think. Let me show you how to make homemade pasta at home.Continue reading

Dinner, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Lunch

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken with Peppers

School has begun, dance class has started, work’s in full swing, so that means… it’s slow cooker season! I enjoy using a slow cooker to prep suppers in Fall and Winter to save time, but still cook something tasty and nutritious. Today, I’m sharing with you my ultimate favourite slow cooker recipe: honey garlic chicken with peppers. It’s incredibly flavourful, and it’s so simple to prepare. Simply set it up after lunch, and you’ll be able to enjoy it over rice at suppertime. Want even more supper inspo? Make sure to scroll down to the end of this post for more slow cooker recipes from my Canadian blogging friends.Continue reading

Dinner, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Lunch

Easy Prep BBQ Chicken & Veggie Packets + Back Yard Safety Tips with Esurance

I’m a huge sucker for one dish or all-in-one meals, and I love food cooked on the BBQ even more! This dinner recipe idea combines both of these into one foil wrapped package. With the help of Esurance, let me share with you this easy prep BBQ chicken & veggie foil packets recipe plus some general back yard safety tips as you enjoy the summer outside!Continue reading

Dinner, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes

Make Easy Honey Garlic Shrimp with Minute Rice & Steamed Broccoli

Our family eats chicken a lot, so it’s nice to be able to branch out into different protein options when I’m planning easy weekday dinners. This easy honey garlic shrimp is a lot simpler to cook than it looks, and it has so much flavour! We love how it pairs with steamed vegetables like broccoli, and it’s perfect with a side of Minute Rice. Let me show you how easy it is to make this dish.Continue reading

Dinner, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes

Make Chicken & Mushroom Mock Risotto with Minute Rice

I love cooking flavourful dishes for supper, but I don’t always have the time to cook something that requires a lot of ingredients and time. Between the kids homework, dance class, chores, reading, and all of the other things that come with normal family life during the precious hours between school and bedtime, I need to stick with quick and easy suppers. The other day, I had the desire to make some decadent and creamy mushroom risotto. If you’ve ever tried risotto, you’ll know how comforting and delicious this rice dish tastes. So yummy! With the help of Minute Rice and my taste buds, I was able to come up with a method to make a mock risotto that tastes just as creamy as the real thing but takes much less time to make. Let me show you how easy it is to make this chicken and mushroom mock risotto!Continue reading