Maple Apple Upside Down Skillet Cake

Maple Apple Upside Down Skillet Cake from #Vegan

Maple Apple Upside Down Skillet Cake is quite possibly the best cake I’ve ever made. Bold words, I know, but I mean them. I held off on boarding my Crazy Fall Train as long as I possibly could because I *KNOW* there are people out there (like my husband) who just can’t HANDLE the fact…

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Easy Meal Plan: Week of August 24th to the 30th

Easy Meal Plan Week 6 from

Happy Saturday! I’m back again with an Easy Meal Plan full of 6 dinner recipes, 1 side dish and 2 desserts to make a quick, easy, as stress-free-as-possible week for you. With this plan in place, there’s always an answer to the perennial question of “What’s for dinner?” As you may have noticed, we are…

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Slow-Cooker Breakfast Baked Beans

Maple and coffee flavoured Slow-Cooker Breakfast Baked Beans full of Canadian Bacon and breakfast sausage from

My 13 year old son is like a little old British man trapped in an American teenager’s body when it comes to food. He cannot get enough of beans on toast for breakfast. My grandpa always loved baked bean and toast sandwiches and I share that love. I’m no food snob, but I can’t get…

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Homemade Ovaltine Recipe | Malted Milk Powder

Homemade Ovaltine Malted Milk Powder in chocolate or plain from

One of my little sisters (she of Mapo Dofu fame) is pregnant for the first time. She has been obsessed -and when I say obsessed, I mean O.B.s.e.s.s.e.d. (get the pregnancy joke?)- with chocolate malts. Chocolate malted shakes, particularly, but chocolate malted anything pretty much. She texted me that she was making a chocolate malt…

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Easy Meal Plan: Week of August 17

Easy Meal Plan Week 5: 6 main dishes and 2 desserts from 8 top bloggers |

This is installment #5 of our Easy Meal Plan with 8 top bloggers bringing you 6 dinner recipes and 2 desserts to make a quick, easy, and delicious week! From our kitchens to yours!  I about dropped my teeth the other day when I started seeing “back to school” photos in my facebook newsfeed. Say…

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Spicy Bacon Cheddar Zucchini Breakfast Muffins

Spicy Bacon Cheddar Zucchini Breakfast Muffins from

Tender, shot through with crispy bacon, heavy on the eggs, moist with scads of shredded zucchini and topped with a generous cap of melted Cheddar cheese, these Spicy Bacon Cheddar Zucchini Muffins bridge the gap a quiche and a muffin.  They’re terrifically easy to make, take advantage of the current glut of zucchini from gardens,…

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Easy Meal Plan: Week of August 10th

Easy Meal Plan Week of August 10th from

You know what saves my bacon during weeks where I’m just too busy to think? Because frankly, the one precious thing that prevents me from phoning the only pizza joint around here that delivers and begging them to stop by at the same time every night is having an Easy Meal Plan in place. People,…

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Asian Pasta Salad {Asian Noodle Salad}

Asian Pasta Salad with a garlic soy vinaigrette and loads of fresh vegetables from

I’m a pretty big vegetable lover. My husband is serious vegetable guy, too. In fact, when I met him, he introduced me to the phrase “run it through the garden” when ordering subs. We assumed this meant all of our kids would be big vegetable fans. The two eldest are huge vegetable eaters, so we…

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