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Gluten free lasagna recipe

Gluten Free Lasagna Recipe – Bake-able Noodles (NO BOIL)

Hallelujah! Finally 1 dish for the WHOLE family… Yep, you heard right, gluten free lasagna… NO BOIL noodles, just lay ’em and bake ’em. It gets better… They taste like regular noodles (can’t tell, really, yes, no I’m telling the truth!) Even my 85 year old father likes them, and he’s old school “discerning of […]

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Gluten Free Hash Brown Potato Casserole with Chicken

Gluten Free Chicken Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe

These are great hash brown casserole recipes for the “what to make for dinner?” Question …

Don’t call take-out, save your money… as long as you have a few ingredients on hand – this will be perfect (and it’s delicious to boot!) Known as a dinner dish, it’s also great for breakfast, brunch or lunch too. Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe…

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bbq chicken in a spelt yorkshire with vidalia onion sauce

Spelt Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

No sacrificing on the height of yorkshires with this recipe using spelt. This  Yorkshire Pudding Recipe for roast beef is the one we use for our family, and is also great with roast chicken or turkey…. use mini pans to make appetizers stuffed with pot-roast or mini bbq chicken pot pies. Of course I’m usually […]

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curried-quinoa-recipe

Quinoa Recipe Curry

We cook the quinoa in the rice cooker – just like you would rice

Great as a side dish, or add in more protein (chick peas or meat) to make it a whole meal-in-a-bowl

Good hot, warm or cold – excellent for summer bbq picnics, potlucks, etc.

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west coast salad with chicken

West Coast Style Salad with Goat Cheese and Chicken

Salad

As a family favourite, we know when we say salad, this is what we mean. The ingredients speak for themselves. A bit sweet, a bit salty. This is hubby’s fav salad. Everyone else so far has really enjoyed it as well. Even the nieces and nephews.

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Recipe Bars

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

Super easy to make, no fussing, just throw a few ingredients in a pot, stir and then mix. Kids and hubbies like to help make this one.

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Mini Cheesecake Recipe

Mini Cheesecake Recipe | Easy and Very Elegant | Can Make Ahead

This super easy make ahead mini cheesecake recipe takes all the “fuddling” out of the crust – as it’s sprinkled on top, since we’re making them upside down! A silicone mini muffin pan is needed. Can be done in a regular mini muffin tin, but they’re trickier to pop out. Easy Mini Cheesecake Recipe – […]

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Zucchini Bread Recipe Like Chocolate Cake

Zucchini Recipes – Zucchini Bread – Chocolate (like cake)

This is one of the firsts in the Zucchini Recipes line. I made this when we had a baseball bat sized zucchini. It was fresh picked and the rind was still soft – therefore we didn’t bother to peel it, however, if peeled and finely shredded, no one could tell it was in this recipe…

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Easy Cheesecake Recipe | Chocolate Chip with Rumball Crust

Easy Cheesecake Recipe – Chocolate Chip with Rumball Crust

This super easy cheesecake recipe is a favourite of my sister’s – and most requested of all the cheesecakes she made!

I’ve tweaked it to add a rumball flair to the crust.

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Teriyaki Beef with Roasted Vegetables Recipe

I created this recipe after loving the Beef in a Teriyaki Fajita but wasn’t in the mood for rice or assembling anything. We get so many raves over this recipe, and it smells amazing when the guests are walking in the door…

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Curried Rice Recipe - Chicken Beef Shrimp or Veggie - Your Pick

Curried Rice Recipe – Chicken Beef Shrimp or Veggie – Your Pick

I forgot how good and light this easy curried rice recipe was. I didn’t have my recipe on hand, so I called my mom – who had had some pulled beef already cooked and cooled … This is great to use leftover chicken or beef in (even canned white chicken in a pinch -drained)- be sure to marinate the meat in the dressing until needed … great hot or cold (perfect for buffets or picnics – we prefer hot) see below…

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Curly Fry Recipe Baked | How to Make Curly Fries

Curly Fry Recipe | How to Make Curly Fries

How to Make Curly Fries: I was being lazy one evening, and mostly busy, thus didn’t feel particularly like peeling potatoes. As I’m washing them, I look up and spot my sturdy hand cranked apple peeler/corer/slicer on the wall… hmmm… what the heck… so I plop one of those suckers on and voila! Curly fry heavenliness! We didn’t want all the fat of deep frying (or the mess), therefore, we baked them, just like we do our wedge fries.

This is our recipe…

Curly Fry Recipe: (Baked)

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Easy Pot Pie Recipe

Easy Pot Pie Recipe with Beef or Chicken

Easy Pot Pie Recipe – Beef or Chicken

This is a great way to use leftovers, that make a completely new meal.

Use up the previous day’s pot roast or roast chicken. Save the gravy….

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Easy Lemon Chicken Recipe

7 Minute Dinner – Citrus Chicken & Rice Recipe

7 Minute Dinner Recipe – Citrus Chicken & Rice – Easy Lemon Chicken: No more take-out with this easy one pot dinner recipe, it’s done before you can pick up the phone & order. Great for students too…

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Broccoli Salad Recipe

Fresh Broccoli Salad with Toasted Almond Slivers Recipe

Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Almond Slivers. This is a great salad recipe to get fresh, raw broccoli down the hatch, and do it happily! If you like sweet n salty, this is for you.

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Fruit Explosion Muffins Recipe

Fruit Explosion Muffins Recipe

If you like Canadian’s Tim Hortons, you will like our version of these:

Fruit Explosion Muffins Recipe:

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Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Spelt Cookies Recipe

Chewy Chocolate Chip Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

They’re straight forward cookies to bake – the secret to the chewy but moist chocolate chip oatmeal cookies, with a slightly crunchy perimeter, is the honey.

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blueberry rhubarb crisp recipe

Rhubarb Crisp Recipe with Fresh Blueberries

About suppertime on my way to the compost bin, and mumbling under my breath, I turned to see the rhubarb patch, the leaves being big enough to rap up a newborn, which was filling out nicely and ready to pick. Bing! oooh rhubarb crisp!

Since my sister-in-law Karen has an awesome bluebarb jam recipe, we saw some fresh blueberries in the fridge and tossed them in…

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Loaf Quick Bread Recipes Banana Bread

Easy Best Banana Bread Recipe

This easy banana bread is a family favourite, and so simple, and can easily be doubled.

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Yorkshire Pudding Recipe - popovers

Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

This Yorkshire Pudding Recipe for roast beef is also great with roast chicken or turkey

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People Puppy Chow Easy Snack Recipe

People Puppy Chow Easy Snack Recipe

People Puppy Chow – Easy Snack Recipe

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Caramel Dip Recipe for Apple Slices

Caramel Dip Recipe for Apple Slices

Caramel Dip Recipe for Apple Slices – I tried it at a party and was lucky enough to get the recipe.

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Wheat Free Brownie Recipe

Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb Free Brownies Recipe that taste good!

Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb Free Brownies that taste good!

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Stuffing Stove Top Dressing Recipe

Stuffing, Dressing Recipe, Homemade Stove Top

This awesome old fashioned, yet easy dressing recipe is for both inside the bird and stove top. The choice is yours.

It can be made fresh, or made ahead, frozen, and pulled out for use whenever the mood strikes, for any meat, pork, chicken, turkey… even to add a little something to chicken pot pie.

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Oatmeal Date Squares Recipe

Wheat Free, Dairy Free Vegan- Oatmeal Date Bars Recipe (Squares)

Gluten Free, Wheat Free Oatmeal Date Bars Recipe (Squares), that taste like they came right from the bakery! Vegan Recipe (no animal products), Vegetarian, natural bars, using good quality margarine and light spelt flour…

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Farmhouse Spelt Bread Recipe - Can use with bread machine

Farmhouse Spelt Bread Recipe – Can use with bread machine

My sister lives on an organic farm, in which they grow spelt, this is her recipe…

awesome with a nice thick potato leek soup on a rainy day.
Farmhouse Spelt Bread Recipe:

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Homemade English Tea Biscuit Recipe

Homemade English Tea Biscuit Recipe

If you miss those old fashioned tea biscuits nicely puffed bits of warm fluffy delight with some jam or maple syrup then this is for you … similar to Tim Horton’s if using white flour and real butter… (we do have a wheat & dairy free version too)

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Salsa Recipe

Homemade Salsa Recipe

How do I make salsa?
If I gave away a jar to everyone who asked, I could open a manufacturing plant… my friends have to go on a waiting list for this stuff…
Homemade Salsa Recipe…

(Excellent! One of the very best I’ve tried & adapted to my taste)

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Pomegranate Salad Recipe

Easy & Elegant Pomegranate Salad ~ The Perfect Light Summer Recipe

Pomegranate Salad Recipe with dressing, spinach, feta, pomegranates, pine nuts or Almonds… Here’s one that will surely impress. It’s fresh, slightly sweet, and oh, so good. Perfect for entertaining, yet such a family favourite, you’ll find yourself making it all the time.

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Cheese Burger Pasta Recipe

Cheese Burger Pasta Recipe – easy hamburger casseroles

My sister Evelyn gave me this recipe as one of her family’s favourite. Easy with noodles (can use corn noodles), ground beef, tomato soup, and cheese. Cheese Burger Pasta Recipe…

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Best Sloppy Joe Recipes

Betcha didn’t know… interesting bit of trivia: Who invented the Sloppy Joe? Benjamin Franklin. Originally called the Sloppy Ben, however, over the years it became known as the Sloppy Joe, the blue collar sandwich. (Hey, both Donald Trump and Billionaire  Warren Buffet both love cheeseburgers!) What is a good Sloppy Joe Recipe? What are the […]

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hash brown potato casserole potato deluxe

Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe

These are great hash brown casserole recipes for the “what to make for dinner?” Question …

Don’t call take-out, save your money… as long as you have a few ingredients on hand – this will be perfect (and it’s delicious to boot!) Known as a dinner dish, it’s also great for breakfast, brunch or lunch too. Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe…

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Doritos Taco Salad Recipe

Doritos Taco Salad Recipe

Looking for a taco salad recipe with Doritos? A winner at summer picnics A quick and easy ground beef recipe! Doritos Taco Salad Recipe …

Brown ground beef (approx 1 lb). Cool. Mix with salad mix (salad in a bag – from the grocery store, or make your own), chopped tomatoes, grated cheddar cheese (approx 1 cup), 1/2 bag of crumbled doritos and cover with Kraft Catelina dressing.

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Homemade Pound Cake Recipes

This is a very moist pound cake recipe. My mother, Edythe, has been making this for more than 30 years. Since this is a real butter pound cake recipe – there’s an art to the order of ingredients & the mixing (ie: sifting the flour). Mrs. McCallum’s name is mentioned on the original recipe card. […]

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Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe with Biscuit Topping

This was one of my favourite dishes growing up. Definitely one of the  top 10 have to have comfort foods Chicken Pot Pie (or Turkey): 1/2 cup milk (or omit the milk and use a combination of milk powder & 1/2 cup chicken broth instead) 1/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 cups hot […]

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Ham Recipes

Pork Tenderloin Recipe – Roast Pork Loin Cooking Time

This is a wonderful lightly spiced yet almost sweet recipe my sister in law Ellen makes. We haven’t met anyone yet who doesn’t like it, children included. Since we have 25 in our immediate family and lots of friends… that’s pretty good odds! Ellen’s Pork Tenderloin: 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons soya sauce 2 […]

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Shake n Bake Recipe Style Oven Fried Chicken

Fake Shake’n Bake (clone) ~ baked chicken drumstick recipe

Coating for baked chicken drumstick recipe and simple boneless skinless chicken breast recipes:

Great with fish! Those non-fish eaters will be converted! See notes section for details…baked fish recipe…

Make your own…

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Easy Easy Chicken (Turkey) Tetrizini

Easy Easy Chicken (Turkey) Tetrizini

If you like East Side Mario’s version, you’ll probably like this: Perfect recipe for any chicken or turkey leftovers … as it makes a brand new meal! Easy Easy Chicken Tetrizini For 2 people: 1 clove garlic, minced (or to taste) 1 Tablespoon butter 1 Tablespoon flour 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon salt ¼ t […]

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Meatloaf Recipe

Happy Husband Meatloaf Recipe

If you like Boston Market Meatloaf or Cracker Barrel, here is a tasty basic meatloaf recipe with bread crumbs.

How long do I cook a two pound meatloaf? This recipe is 55-60 min @ 400°F taking out half way to drain fat (if needed) and slice-in-pan -add sauce & return to oven…

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