Category Archives: Recipes

Family Circle Slow Cooker Recipe Books

Family Circle

I’m always on the hunt for more creative ways to use my Slow Cooker.  Family Circle is offering a free printable recipe book for liking their Facebook page! Recipes Include: Sausage and Veggie Lasagna Pineapple Ginger-Glazed Pork Chops Slow-Cooker Beer Braised Smoked Sausages and Onion Slow-Cooker Corn and Crab Chowder Chicken Patrikash Chipotle Baby Back

Barilla Modern Family Pasta Cookbook – eBook

Barilla Cookbook

Pasta is a staple at our house!  When all else fails my daughter will eat s’getties, but my husband and I get tired of the same old stuff and would love to try some new recipes. Barilla has released a PDF full of dishes that look absolutely yummy! Found inside: Lemon Spaghetti Three Cheese Torellini

Gooseberry Patch Meatloaf Recipes – Free Book

I love Gooseberry Patch. They offer free booklets from time to time that are always full of the most delicious recipes. Even though I’m not an avid anything in the kitchen, I love to look (or is that drool) over recipes. Who knew there were so many different ways to make meatloaf? Simply like their

Free Recipe Book – Kerrygold Rachel Allen Recip-e-book

What could be better than a free book?  A free book that has recipes for all sorts of yummy foods! Kerrygold has teamed up with Rachel Allen to offer visitors a free download of her latest recipe book. Recipes Include: Potato, Chickpea and Spinach Soup Savoury Beetroot Tartlets Rachel Allen’s Stuffed Mushrooms Hazel’s Savoury French

Perfectly Easy Pancakes – 28 simple pancake recipes

Free Pancake Ebook

Week-ends here are serious breakfast times.  We pack up the kids and head on over to Poppies house for a big breakfast.  One of my favourites is buttermilk pancakes.  I’m always on the hunt for new recipes though, I love to sneak little surprises into them like banana’s and chocolate chips. is offering a

How do you make S’mores?


We recently upcycled the base of our old washing machine into a fire pit in our back yard.  It works like a charm, so we’ve been braving the bugs and having some great family time out around the campfire. After a week it’s getting a little boring. We’re looking for some fun activities to do!

Catelli Healthy Harvest Cookbook – Free

One of my daughters favourite meals is ‘sgetties. Although I personally love pasta, I’m getting tired of eating the same pasta’s every day, she on the other hand, could eat it every meal. Catelli Healthy Harvest has saved the day. They are offering a free cookbook with recipes to appeal to almost anyone. Get your

Caramel Popcorn

I’m not a great cook, I’m not sure I even fall into the category of good but this is a recipe that even I have a hard time messing this one up!  It’s a great cheap, I mean frugal, recipe.  We made batches upon batches of this for fund raisers and of course Christmas presents! Ingredients 

100% Whole Wheat Bread using Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil

Homemade Bread

We love homemade bread at our house.  We’ve been trying to eat a little healthier at our house and bread is one spot where we’ve tried to cut out all the extra preservatives, so I’ve been making our own and experimenting with an old recipe with great results.  I swapped out the shortening with the

Home-made Fries

Homemade Fries

Last night after hubby came home from his hockey game he decided that “we” needed a snack.  So I decided to make homemade fries using our new Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil!  Wow!  How Yummy they turned out! Ingredients: 2 Yellow Fleshed Potatoes Oil – (I used Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil, but olive oil works too)