Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone and Cheese the Day!

Oreo Cheesecake-3

How many times have you been standing staring into the depths of your pantry wondering if you can pull off dinner or dessert with what you have available, or is this the day that you make the mad dash to the grocery store to get everything you need. I know I have been there, done… 

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Dehydrate ALL the Things with the Hamilton Beach Food Dehydrator #Giveaway

food dehydrator

There are not many products that come through my door that get my hubby excited. The Hamilton Beach Food Dehydrator however already has him excitedly planning to “Jerky All The Meat”. While his thoughts turn to all the meat he can dehydrate my first thoughts went straight to making the kids “all the snacks”. It can be hard… 

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Cooking with Kids

kids cooking

If I could give my kids one thing before they leave me to embark on their own adventures, it would be the ability to cook. My mom rarely cooked with me and I never had much time with my aunts and Oma in the kitchen. When I left home for the first time, I could boil water… 

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It’s Time to Bring Out The Baskets! #LetsDoPicnic with Maple Leaf Foods


Its summer and that means bringing the fun outdoors! From playtime to mealtime nothing is better than enjoying the summer with good friends and good food! While backyard BBQs are fantastic we find extra joy in taking our adventures and our meals on the road. While travelling around Alberta during #NugsABRoadTrip this summer we had ample… 

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carrot ginger soup

Summer is here and that means hot days, backyard barbecues and spending time with the people you love.  No one wants to spend hours upon hours in the kitchen doing food prep. That’s why I’m thrilled to add the Hamilton Beach MultiBlend™ Blender & Food Processor to my small appliance collection. It makes short work of all… 

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Time to Vote for Your Favourite Thai Kitchen #TKeveryday Recipe!


It’s back for Season 2 – Thai Kitchen’s recipe Challenge. Last year I drooled my way through the competition as Canadian bloggers brought their A game. This year, in celebration of 2015’s Chinese New Year, 5 new Bloggers have been selected across Canada to compete in the recipe challenge that tests their creative abilities as they use tasty Thai Kitchen products… 

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Tune in to Pure This Holiday Season with Jewel

Pure Via Logo

With just 2 days left until Christmas (did I really just say that?!), shoppers are our shopping, menus are being pulled together, and the sounds of paper crinkling and Christmas carols can be heard throughout the land. Pure Via in partnership with Jewel are helping to make the season just a bit brighter thanks to… 

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Oh The Things You Can Cook #Giveaway #HBsocialKitchen

Cinnamon Monkey Balls

As I sit here behind my screen typing with fingers all gooey and sticky from eating cinnamon monkey balls I can’t help but think how much I would enjoy sharing them with you. Since it’s the season for giving I can only offer you the next best thing – a Hamilton Beach Countertop Oven with Convection & Rotisserie… 

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Cranberry Apple Galette – Tenderflake’s Making Me Look Like I #BakeWithStyle

Cranberry Apple Galette

I’m not a baker. The sticking to exact measurements so that whatever I am trying to create doesn’t turn into a flop just isn’t me. I much prefer the unusual combinations that can be achieved when you add a little of this, and a little of that. That’s why, when it comes to baking I… 

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