adjusting as I go, baking, cooking with kids, muffins, new recipe, Uncategorized

Back in my kitchen

I just spent a couple of days in the post-Easter haze on a mini-getaway with my husband. You know, Easter, where my husband has lots of work, and I hosted a dinner for 12, aaah, relaxing. HA! Anyhow, we had such a great break from real life, work, kids, and cooking. We had some amazing… Continue reading Back in my kitchen

adjusting as I go, budget meals, frugal eats, main dishes, new recipe, soup

Tortellini soup

I had the idea to do a tortellini soup, but didn't have the right ingredients for the two recipes that were in my head. So I made one up. And my family inhaled it. It was quick and easy. olive oil dice onion (1/4 cup or so) 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 can tomato soup… Continue reading Tortellini soup

adjusting as I go, frugal eats, main dishes, new recipe, salad, vegetables

Spiralized Vegetables

I love spiralizing vegetables (is that even a word? eh, it is now). I first discovered them from a local food truck that made vegan dishes. Spiralized yellow and green zucchini noodles, raw, made for an amazing lunch! I was inspired to make my own. I like having lower carb, vegetable dishes as part of… Continue reading Spiralized Vegetables

new recipe, frugal eats, budget meals, main dishes, Uncategorized

Ugly carrots, and meal on the cheap

In my neck of the woods, we've recently had a newer grocery store open. It's a No Frills, and I *love* it. It's much smaller than a Superstore (all same chain in Canada), it's still new and clean, and has great deals. The other week, I found asparagus there at $1 a pound, which is… Continue reading Ugly carrots, and meal on the cheap

adjusting as I go, baking, muffins, new recipe

First post – Muffins!

I used to bake a LOT. Since moving to a larger city nearly 4 years ago (what? what??), I've baked less and less. Tonight, I felt "bakey". So I did. The kids and I picked up these salted caramel chips at the grocery store the other day, and I wanted to do something with them.… Continue reading First post – Muffins!