Hearty Beef + Barley Soup

Warm your body with a thick and Hearty Beef + Barley Soup. Made from affordable beef cuts and winter-proof veggies, this filling soup is sure to be a new family favourite! Ideal for cold days, this slowly simmered soup is a perfect way to enjoy the snowy weather ahead. Who wants […]

Green Lentil Noodle Soup

Soups on! A hearty soup made from pantry items that you’ll want on rotation all Autumn long!  This Green Lentil Noodle Soup packs a flavourful punch with a thick and zesty broth. Who knew so much flavour could be so affordable? Do you feel that chill in the air? It […]

Fire Ban Chicken + Peppers

Camping this Summer? With the unseasonably dry temperatures, fire bans have been put in place all across Canada. Be a responsible, happy camper and cook with a propane stove! This Fire Ban Chicken + Peppers is a quick stir fry and the perfect way to bring back a little heat to […]

Homemade Curry Powder

Skip the store bought curry powder and cook with a mixture that has a bit more kick. Made from a homemade blend of pantry spices, this quick and easy mixture will last you a while and makes for a great hostess gift! Your curries will thank you. Last week I […]

Budget Basic Beef Chili

Sure, your Dad’s chili was good and all, but it could have had a bit less beans and a ton more veggies, right? This large-batch Budget Basic Beef Chili stays true to the classic dish but bulks it up with the addition of affordable veggies that are available year-round. Chili […]

Sparkling Fruit Juice Mojitos

Looking for an easy and ultra tropical cocktail? Try these Sparkling Fruit Juice Mojitos, made with Havana Club Rum for a perfectly unique sip! Easier than a traditional Mojito, these cocktails are perfect to make during a party. Cheers, friends! Hello, party people! It seems that I ran-off to Cuba […]

Chewy Dark Chocolate + Coconut Granola Bars

Looking for affordable food on the go? Chewy Dark Chocolate + Coconut Granola Bars are perfect for the commute to work or hike. These bars are a fun, protein packed homemade option to the sugar laden store bought bars. Hey, friends! What a couple of week it has been! I […]

Cajun Couscous

Cajun Couscous is fun side dish packed with affordable veggies with little time investment. Bring some heat to your winter with this light grain and veggie side! I find that us food bloggers tend to focus on mains and cookies and forget about side dishes. Yea, I am guilty of […]

Mini Pomegranate Coconut Pudding Pies + Best Budget Bubbly

 Mini Pomegranate Coconut Pudding Pies are a quick and deliciously festive dessert option for New Years! This simple dessert was created to pair perfectly with the light citrus flavours of cava, a budget friendly option to expensive Champagne. I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! I, as usual, was spoiled with love […]