Free Meal Plan: 5 Easy To-Go Meals

Everyone is getting run down, catching spring colds, tired of school and ready for summer holidays. This week is going to be simple, comforting, low-stress and easy to eat – nothing complex if at all possible. I’m hoping for some happy, relaxed mealtimes with minimal prep that will rejuvenate tired kids (and parents!) so that we can focus on resting and reconnecting, taking dinner to soccer or eating at the park. Nothing some bare feet in the grass won’t cure. […]

Pork Recipe: Meatball Subs

Meatball subs make a fun family meal, and extra meatballs can be frozen to serve on spaghetti (or to make extra subs) on another day. While you’re at it, double the recipe to get a head start on dinner down the road. […]

Free Meal Plan: Creamy Carrot Orange Soup

The crunch is on. Families are traveling, making last minute preparations for the big day. Weeknight dinners tend to be more an afterthought than at any time of year. Takeout is a popular option as so many of us spend after-work hours in malls and shopping centres. This week calls for recipes that are simple to make and/or can be taken to go on evenings occupied by Christmas concerts, parties and other festive events. Keep calm, carry on! […]

Italian Recipe: Stromboli

A new twist on pizza night, Stromboli are like homemade pizza pockets that are great to nibble while decorating the tree or take in the car to go. Fill them with anything you like – olives, mushrooms, crumbled sausage – whatever goes well on a pizza goes well in Stromboli. […]

Italian Recipe: Italian Roasted Chicken with White Wine and Sage

This recipe is probably one of my easiest, and yet a very tasty way to serve roasted chicken and potatoes. All you do is brown the chicken and potatoes, then bake it in the oven with white wine and sage. Everything soaks up the delicious juices and becomes full of awesome flavor. […]

Italian Recipe: Italian Meatballs

Meatballs are so versatile! Make them ahead and freeze for a day when you don’t want to cook, stuff them in a bun with some sauce for a sandwich, dunk them in sauce with spaghetti, or serve glazed with little toothpicks as an appetizer. However you do it, these are delicious! […]