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Crispy Bacon Fried Lupini Beans (Low Carb Snack)

YOU HAVEN’T TRIED A DELICIOUS SNACK UNTIL YOU’VE EATEN THESE BACON FRIED LUPINI BEANS We got this crazy idea for making Crispy Bacon Fried Lupini …

Food

One-Pot Meal: Courgette and Tomato Goulash

FILL THOSE HUNGRY BELLIES WITH THIS INEXPENSIVE ONE-POT MEAL. It has been surprisingly cold and white (Yes that means snow) here in Manitoba,Canada …

Zucchini

Creamy Avocado Blue Cheese Salad Dressing (Low-Carb)

LEAVE THE BOTTLED DRESSING AT THE GROCERY STORE AND JUMP INTO THIS CREAMY AVOCADO BLUE CHEESE SALAD DRESSING. Watch out…I’m bringing the best of my …

Food

Flaky Corned Beef Puffs A Taste Of Home

YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO TO THE UK TO TASTE THE FLAVOURS OF CORNWALL They say that you haven’t had a proper pasty unless you’ve been to Cornwall, UK. I …

Food

Cream of Asparagus Soup with Asiago Cheese (Low-Carb) (Gluten-Free)

MAKING A POT OF HOMEMADE ASPARAGUS SOUP DOESN’T GET ANY EASIER. Although we enjoy broth and tomato based soups another famous soup we make in the CBB …

Food

Low Carb Meatballs In Tomato Sauce

Yum, Meatballs-LOW CARB FOOD ISN’T JUST FOR LOW CARB FOODIES We’ve been using our crockpot quite a bit over the years because it’s convenient with …

Food

Amazing Creamy Potato Leek Soup

WARM UP TO A BOWL OF CREAMY POTATO AND LEEK SOUP TODAY. Imagine a hot bowl of Creamy Potato Leek Soup and bacon with slices of homemade fresh bread …

Homemade

Basil Pesto Cheese Biscuits In 25 Minutes

DON’T JUST DREAM ABOUT HAVING HOT BASIL PESTO CHEESE BISCUITS FROM THE OVEN, MAKE THEM RIGHT NOW. Baking Christmas morning is not out of the question …

Biscuits
Homemade

Jolly Don-Don Fudgy No Bake Squares

EASY CHRISTMAS BAKING TO CHECK OFF YOUR HOLIDAY TO-DO LIST If you’re super busy for the Christmas holidays like we are you will appreciate our …

Dessert

Five Alive Carrot Cake + Pre-Made Snack Cake Mix

A BAKING MISTAKE SOMETIMES MAKES THE BEST PRODUCT! I have a long story about this Five Alive Carrot Cake and how it all came together but I’ll keep …

Food

Homemade Potato Waffles

USE YOUR LEFTOVERS TO CREATE A NEW RECIPE: NO FOOD WASTE So, Monday rolls around and we had a refrigerator with Sunday dinner leftovers of …

Food

Italian Panettone Bread and Butter Pudding

Today Nicola our resident Brit chef at heart brings a classic British Bread and Pudding dessert to a whole other level using an Italian Panettone …

Cauliflower Mash Cottage Pie (Low Carb)

AN EASY DINNER THAT HITS THE SPOT The hot new low carb substitute for mashed potatoes is cauliflower. Cauliflower mash is buttery, creamy and …

mashed potatoes

Anytime Sausage Egg Pie

A SAVOURY PIE THAT YOU CAN ENJOY FOR ANY MEAL OF THE DAY If you enjou sausages, eggs and pie this anytime sausage egg pie is a great addition to your …

Food

Sweet and Sour Meatballs with Pineapple

FOR ALL THOSE TIMES YOU WANT COMFORT FOOD THAT SENDS YOU INTO YUM MODE…PICK THIS RECIPE! Don’t pass by this recipe frugal foodie fans because sweet …

Cooking

Queen of Hearts Jam Tarts For Valentine’s Day

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF LOVE AND SWEETS We love jam tarts of just about any description in our home so when a special occasion pops up like …

Dessert

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie with Cranberry Topping

SWITCH UP RECIPES INTO PIES When I have tonnes of turkey leftovers after any holiday one of my favourite recipes to make is this creamy Turkey Pot …

Cooking

Lemon Coconut Macaroons

FOR THOSE TIMES YOU CRAVE SOMETHING SWEET Not only are these lemon coconut macaroons budget-friendly they are also super easy to make. Those who …

Dessert

Fondant Fancies- Iced Sponge Cakes

FANCY UP ANY HOLIDAY OR SPECIAL OCCASION This year for Christmas and New Years I wanted to make a few fancier smaller cakes so I decided to make …

Dessert

Turkey Chunks In Teriyaki Sauce

HAVE I GOT AN EASY TERIYAKI SAUCE FOR YOU! We always have leftover turkey after the holidays so having a few quick turkey recipes up my sleeve is …

Cooking

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Pancakes (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

ADD THESE CREAM CHEESE PANCAKES TO YOUR BREAKFAST MENU I’ve created my version of low-carb cream cheese pancakes and they taste delicious for a quick …

Breakfast

Cauliflower Cheese Soup with Italian Meatballs

HOMEMADE SOUP NEVER TASTED SO GOOD Move over chicken noodle soup I have a cauliflower cheese soup that will hit the spot and it’s topped with Italian …

Cooking

Sweet Peach Crumble Bars

FRESH PEACHES NEVER TASTED SO GOOD If you love peach desserts with fresh peaches I’ve created these gorgeous, sweet peach crumble bars for you that …

Dessert

Eggplant Meatballs

A TASTE OF ITALY If you are Italian your parents may have or still do make Eggplant Meatballs also known as “Polpette di Melanzane) which are …

Food

Amazing Pumpkin Scones With Pumpkin Spice Icing

THIS IS WHAT YOU DO WITH PUMPKIN PUREE As soon as October hits all we see is pumpkin this, that and everything else in our social media feeds. Well …

Baking

Homemade Sweet Corn Relish

HOMEMADE AND FRESH IS BEST! Making homemade sweet corn takes no time at all and the best part is that you always have a little bit of summer in a …

Sweet Corn

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

SOMETIMES YOU JUST NEED THE COMFORTS OF HOME Roasted Tomato Basil Soup is perfect for the Fall season especially if you had a garden full of tomatoes …

Food

Easy Cheesy Chili Cornbread Muffins

YES IT’S CHILI IN A MUFFIN! I bet you thought this was just a cheesy cornbread muffin with chili powder but NO it’s a Cheesy CHILI Cornbread Muffin. …

Cooking