• American Thanksgiving 2023

    Recipe: American Thanksgiving 2023

    American Thanksgiving 2023. It’s that time of year again, turkey, mashed potatoes, and all the family laughs you can get! I’m not too sure about you, but the last few months have flown by! Okay, let’s get into these recipes. American Thanksgiving 2023 The above three recipes are my go to ones for thanksgiving or holidays in general. Classic dinner items, then you can spice things up with a salad, side dish, or even a special dessert. Mashed potatoes are my absolute favourite – they’re…

  • Canadian Thanksgiving 2023

    Recipe: Canadian Thanksgiving 2023

    Canadian Thanksgiving 2023 – this season we had one of my new favourite dessert! Carrot cake cheesecake bars. They’re delicious and taste like sweet Saturday afternoon – with nothing to do but enjoy life! Okay, let’s check out some the recipes for this upcoming holiday dinner. Canadian Thanksgiving 2023 Do you have turkey every Thanksgiving? We don’t – it all depends on what we’ve got going on and if we’ll be around to eat all the leftovers! With the two of us (although Daphne would…

  • Dessert Time!

    Recipe: Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

    Carrot cake cheesecake bars – they’re the best fall holiday treat around. These beauties are moist and a great play on traditional carrot cake with cream cheese icing. Okay, let’s get baking! Ingredients Carrot Cake Cheesecake Okay – let’s get started. This recipe might seem like a bit of work, since you’re making two things, the carrot cake and the cheesecake, yet it’s worth it – and you’ll have it all done in less than an hour. Okay, here we go! Set the oven to…

  • Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

    Recipe: Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

    Caramelized onion mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food! They’re perfect for your upcoming Thanksgiving meal, or even for a Sunday night family dinner. Either way, you should try them! Okay, let’s get cooking. Ingredients First, let’s get the potatoes on, so wash and peel them, then cut each potato into 8 chunks. Add to a large pot and bring to a boil. While the potatoes are boiling, let’s get the onions going. For the onions, pick a pan that will create build up. I’m…

  • Hearty Fall Salad

    Recipe: Hearty Fall Salad

    Hearty fall salad time – filled with crisp romaine lettuce, crunchy almond slivers, and juicy red grapes, this is a great salad for your upcoming Thanksgiving dinner. Okay, let’s check out the recipe! Ingredients Dressing First, chop then wash the romaine hearts – you’re looking for bitesized pieces so the salad mixed well. Then, once the lettuce is drying, set it off to the side and toast the almond pieces. I toast them in a naked cast iron pan for about 5 minutes, tossing the…

  • American Thanksgiving 2022 - the perfect family meal!

    American Thanksgiving 2022

    American Thanksgiving 2022 is full of some old classics. From my Nana’s gravy mug to some good old fashioned cornbread, this meal is flat out comfort food. Let’s get cooking! Recipes These recipes might not be too fancy, but the food is comfort for the soul! A few weeks ago at work we had a Wellness Wednesday event that was focused around cooking. One of my fellow colleagues asked – what’s your favourite meal?! Many shared about Mom’s or Grandma’s cooking. It’s so clear that…

  • Canadian Thanksgiving 2022 - one of my favourite holidays!

    Recipe: Canadian Thanksgiving 2022

    Canadian Thanksgiving 2022 – one of my favourite holidays. With a focus on family, togetherness, and food, it’s just the best! This year we had a hefty meal (hello carbs!) and it was perfect. Let’s get cooking. Canadian Thanksgiving 2022 Loaded Acorn Squash Roasted Spicy Parmesan Potatoes Old Fashioned Cornbread Peanut Butter Cup Brownies For the main dish we had loaded acorn squash. A bit of a different take on a thanksgiving feature, yet for some reason we just weren’t in the mood for a…