Easy Rice & Beans

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

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 […]

Cheap and Easy Pork and Zucchini Lettuce Wraps

Cooking for two? Don’t need leftovers? These Pork and Zucchini Lettuce Wraps are perfectly portioned for a pair are are sure to be easy on the wallet! Are you holding-on to the last bit of Summer like I am?  I really, REALLY do not want summer to end. I am […]

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 […]

Mushroom & Bannock Bites

Mushroom & Bannock bites are an easy, affordable and all-Canadian appetizer to serve at your next shindig! Using classic Bannock as a base, these bite-sized treats are packed with Canadian flavours. This post and recipe for Mushroom & Bannock Bites is my entry to Mushrooms Canada’s FBC2017 Mushroom Appetizer Contest. […]

Camping Essentials: Tipsy Campfire Nachos

S’mores shouldn’t be the only snack around the campfire this summer! Treat your friends to this fun and unexpected camp treat! Tipsy Campfire Nachos are the perfect excuse to crack open another beer and relax around the fire in the great outdoors. This post contains sponsored content. I was fortunate […]