Game Day Taco Dip

No matter what team you are cheering for, you’ll want this Taco Dip for Game Day! Made from a delicious homemade taco spice blend, cream cheese and sour cream this is an indulgent appetizer perfect for a crowd!  Well, it’s that time of year in Canada. The one where every […]

Zippy Tomato & Tortellini Soup

This rich soup is warming from the inside, out and perfect for a mid-winter meal! Full of spice and flavour, Zippy Tomato & Tortellini Soup is not your average tomato soup! Well, we are officially in the dead of winter. When the wind-chill is -36, your furnace hasn’t had a break […]

Easy Quiche with Cheese

Cheese & Mushroom Quiche

Enjoy the finer things within the confines of your own home! This Cheese and Mushroom Quiche isn’t any ‘ol quiche! Made with a Black Truffle Monterey Jack Cheese, you’ll be surprised at how gourmet your brunch can be! This post contains sponsored content. I was fortunate enough to receive monetary […]

Easy Rice & Beans

Rice & Beans is the ultimate budget friendly dish. Inspired by the Caribbean-style version of this classic, plain white rice is seasoned with cumin and chili to provide a fresh and delicious flavour to this budget staple. Rice & Beans is an often forgotten about frugal dish that is made […]

Thanksgiving Dinner

Looking for ideas on what to bring to you upcoming Thanksgiving dinner? Look no further than here for a collection of budget friendly recipes that are perfectly suited for Thanksgiving. This post contains sponsored content. I was fortunate enough to receive monetary compensation and/or products from Two Oceans Wines Canada. Although compensated for my efforts, […]

Chunky Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

If you have a craving for Cookies, look no further. These Chunky Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies are an affordable bakery style treat made with Chunky Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chunks.  Beware! You’ll want more than one. I live near a bakery that has an amazing deal on sandwiches. On pay day I […]

Classic Family Friendly Mac & Cheese

With the welcoming of fall, dust off of the oven and treat your loved ones to an indulgent and warming Classic Family Friendly Mac & Cheese. Made with a strong Canadian cheese and crowned with a crumbly bread crumb topping, this Mac & Cheese is the perfect starting point for […]

Cheese and Potato Perogies (Dough and Filling)

Perogies from scratch, just like Baba makes. Need we say more? With the classic potato and cheese filling, these perogies are delicious boiled or pan fried and make an excellent addition to your upcoming Thanksgiving dinner. Growing-up, I didn’t have the largest appetite and was quite picky. I didn’t really […]

Budget Burgers

Summer isn’t over yet! Make the most out of these last few weeks of August! Fire-up the grill and celebrate summer by making these Budget Burgers! Made with a juicy mixture of ground beef and pork, onion and pantry staple seasonings these burgers are packed with flavour for a tiny cost. […]

Canadian Cheddar Popcorn

Invest in your movie night with Canadian Cheddar Popcorn! Jazz-up your popcorn with an easy addition of Canadian Cheddar! Simply add microplane grated Avonlea Clothbound Cheddar cheese to a big bowl of buttery popcorn to turn it into a homemade spin on the classic white cheddar popcorn. Now, what should […]