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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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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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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Best Easy Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Dip

Best Easy Sun Dried Tomato Dip and spread from

I have a flavour BOMB of the very best kind for you today. Best Easy Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Dip is one of the most versatile recipes in the kitchen. It makes a ridiculously habit-forming dip, to be sure, but it is like the little black dress of the condiment world, too; it works everywhere!…

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Homemade Garlic Parmesan Pita Chips Recipe

Homemade Garlic Parmesan Pita Chips Recipe from

If it were possible to be a professional snacker, I would be the best in the world. I have a snacking system, people, and it’s foolproof. I always have couple of preferred snacks in rotation. There must be one that’s a little sweet, one that’s cold, one that’s full of protein, and one that’s crunchy. …

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Twix Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Twix Ice Cream Sandwich Cake for No-Bake summer sweet tooth satisfaction

  I only have so much virtue in my body. I try to eat well and feed my family healthy foods, and I do a pretty good job of it most of the time. But every so often, I spend all my good behaviour on things like parenting, being honest and moral, and tidying up….

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