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18
May

Recipes: The Dawning of the Age of Asparagus

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It’s asparagus season! This fresh vegetable is easy to enjoy with a variety of simple enhancements. It’s packed with vitamins (A, C, E, K and B6) and minerals (folate, iron, copper, calcium) and is a source of protein and fibre. Luckily, it’s also delicious. Try one of these asparagus recipes or share your favourite with […]

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11
May

Recipe: Super Versatile Muffins

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Ah, the humble muffin, the perfect canvas for any flavour you can dream up! We love to make a double batch and split the batter in half to have two flavours. Handy for snacks or grab-and-go breakfast, you can vary this recipe any way you like to amp up the fruit, fibre or flavours. These […]

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03
May

Recipe: Egg Salad for Busy Nights

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Egg Salad for the Win It’s soccer season for us, so we’re always looking for ways to grab a quick supper before our little player hits the field. Egg salad is easy and filling, and three out of four in our family will happily have an egg salad sandwich any day (number four gets to […]

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03
May

The Well Stocked Pantry

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This week we read such a great post by Melanie Boldt of Pine View Farms All Natural Meats that we asked to borrow it! To help combat these cooking ruts, I have found it helpful to have a well-stocked pantry with staples that can be used to serve up a plethora of meals without much […]

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19
Apr

Recipe: Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken with Coleslaw

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Prep time on this meal is about 15 minutes, with delicious results! The pulled chicken is saucy and delicious, and comes together in your slow cooker while you do other things, and the tangy coleslaw only gets better with time. Pulled BBQ Chicken with Creamy Coleslaw For the chicken: 1.5 – 2 lb boneless, skinless […]

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12
Apr

Pobody's Nerfect (But 7 out of 10 Ain't Bad)

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In one of my (many) favourite moments on The Simpsons, Marge and Lisa are souvenir shopping in Australia. Marge saddles Lisa with the “Pobody’s Nerfect in Australia” hat, a sentiment that in her “Mom Jokes” book is pretty funny. (All these years later, the phrase actually does give me a giggle, causing me to realize […]

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10
Apr

Recipe & Video: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The new baking mixes from The Healthy Grind are made with their signature White Whole Wheat flour, so you get a fibre boost without sacrificing flavour. All of their ready-to-use baking mixes have no additives or preservatives, and use familiar ingredients you’ll find in your pantry. Just add eggs and milk or water, and you’re […]

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05
Apr

Producer Profiles: Saskatchewan is Dairyland

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I grew up spending a lot of time on my Uncle’s dairy farm. I have so many fond memories of milking cows, feeding baby calves with a bottle, spreading fresh straw for the cows and calves. To me, dairy farms in Saskatchewan exemplify the true meaning of a family farm. Dairy farming is a family […]

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29
Mar

Recipe: Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

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Is there anything better than coming home to dinner being ready to eat, even if everyone was busy all day? These incredibly easy chicken tacos make supper a snap, and all you need to do is drop the ingredients in your slow cooker and let supper make itself. For the Taco Filling: 1 – 2 […]

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22
Mar

Recipe: Simple Mango Salsa Chicken

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These fresh flavours taste like summer but you don’t have to wait to put your shorts on to enjoy! (We see you, and admire you, SK people with your shorts on when the temperature hits +1.) Try this recipe on a weeknight for a quick meal, or on the weekend, marinate the chicken for longer and […]

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