Cheese Taco Shells

Cheddar Cheese Taco Shells from

I was scrolling through my facebook feed the other day and saw my friend Kate had made fricos (cheese crackers) and draped them over a dowel a la home ec class for pretty little cheese tuile taco shells. And it hit me like a ton of cheese: Cheese Taco Shells. Why had I not thought…

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Cheesy Jalapeno Potato Poppers

Cheesy Jalapeno Potato Poppers made in partnership with the US Potato Board

If Brillat-Savarin was correct when he said, “You are what you eat.” then it is quite likely that at this point I have achieved the status of 4/5 potato. I love them every day of the week and twice on Sundays. They’re my spirit food, people. I married a man who loves potatoes and together…

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Toasted Tortellini Bites

Toasted Tortellini Bites from Toasted Tortellini Bites from

Into every life, a little snack must fall. If you’re in my household, there’s a good chance a great many snacks will find their way to your mouth. I am a snack fiend. I’m not talking about chips and pretzels, either, even though I have a great affinity for both of those. I’m talking about…

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Whipped Roasted Garlic Feta Hummus

Whipped Roasted Garlic Feta Hummus in partnership with @Sabradippingco

Dips. They’re my jam. I have made a dinner of dips and dippables more times in my life than I can possibly count. I just love dip so much I could squeak. High on the list of dips I love the most are hummus and Whipped Feta. Hummus is one of my go-to foods because…

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Easy Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings

Easy Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings from

Easy Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings are my streamlined version of this recipe, making an equally delicious result with significantly less mess and swearing. We just finished up our birthday season around here. Fitting five kids’ birthday feasts in to a span of 86 days that also includes Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s is not…

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Pretzel Bread

Soft Pretzel Bread and a video tutorial for shaping the round from

I think we can all agree that a fresh loaf of bread straight from the oven is thing of joy, right? And we can probably also reach consensus on the fact that soft pretzels are one of life’s great pleasures. Pretzel rolls? Delicious, too. Now how about we combine all of that in one perfect,…

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Spicy Taco Seasoning

Spicy Taco Seasoning is simple and worlds tastier than commercial mixes.

I don’t think I need to try to convince you that tacos are a good thing in your life, right? I mean, TACOS. That should say it all. I do want to persuade you, however, that you should be making your own Spicy Taco Seasoning to flavour the meat or filling you add to your…

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Black Bean and Corn Tacos | 10 Minute Meal

Black Bean and Corn Tacos at Foodie with Family

Today’s selection is a lightning fast, super fresh and divinely delicious vegetarian taco that cooks up in under ten minutes. HELLO LOVELY!  I can’t say that Black Bean and Corn Tacos lack meat because they lack nothing; they’re just right as they are. What they are -and I realize this is semantics- is meat free….

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Lentil Stew

Lentil Stew with ham from

I know that today is New Year’s Eve. I also know that most of you are probably preparing to get all dressed up and go out on the town to ring in the new year in style, and the last thing on your mind is quite likely economical, nutritious soups and stews. So what am…

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Apricot Jalapeño Baked Brie

Baked Apricot and Jalapeno Brie

Raise your hand if you have a party or family event coming up in the next three weeks. Yeah? I’m willing to bet that almost everyone out there has a hand up in the air. Are you supposed to provide a dish to pass? I have the ultimate in ease and WOW factor for you….

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