Smashed Avocado Bacon Breakfast Sandwiches

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Well it's all over now, Valentine's day and my birthday. I'm glad! I'm officially one year older, and I'm not going to tell you how old I am. There was a time when I didn't use to care. Now I do, funny how that works. I hate getting old and I know we all do, nobody wants to get older but there's nothing we can do about it. My husband is a sweetheart. He got me these beautiful purple tulips for Valentine's day and I love the color so much I just had to take a picture of them and share them … [Read more...]

Christmas Morning Wife Saver

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Merry Christmas! My gift to you for Christmas is one more amazing Christmas recipe. I certainly cannot take credit for this recipe, it's one I heard from my friend and thought it sounded easy and perfect for Christmas morning or brunch. Apparently this recipe is a Christmas classic, and it will become a tradition for me because it's delicious and there are so many ways to personalize it and make it your own. For now I just wanted to try the basic recipe and next Christmas I'll change it up … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

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I think I love my slow cooker! I know I love my slow cooker! I don't understand why I haven't used one until recently. Not to worry. I plan on making up for lost time. I can't believe how convenient they are. You basically dump all the ingredients in there, turn it on and forget about it for a few hours. When you come back you have this amazingly delicious dish! How can you not love this? I also have a confession to make. I'm pretty much a chili making virgin. I think I've made it once … [Read more...]

Mushroom and Sausage Mini Breakfast Quiches

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Did I ever tell you breakfast if my favorite meal of the day? I probably did! But let me tell you again. I love breakfast and I can hardly wait for the weekends to make a nice breakfast. So that's what I did today. These mini breakfast quiches are as delicious as they are adorable and not to mention super easy to make. I've had this can of Pillsbury biscuits in the fridge for a couple weeks and have been wondering what to use it for. And then I had this brilliant idea to make these mini … [Read more...]

Cheesy Flat Breads

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It's almost middle of April. This morning was a regular Monday morning, hard time waking up. On the weekends I'm out of bed at 6 am, but no, not when it's time for me to go to work. When it's time to go to work, I press that snooze button at least 3 times. As I step outside of the house I couldn't believe my eyes, it was a winter wonderland. It had snowed all night. Remember I said it's almost the middle of April. Yet if you were here in Calgary and looked outside, you'd think it was … [Read more...]

Huevos Rancheros

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Huevos Rancheros literally means rancher's eggs in Spanish. Huevos rancheros is a popular Mexican dish consisting of fried eggs served over lightly fried tortillas with a tomato chili sauce, refried beans, Mexican style rice, and avocado or guacamole. Of course there are many versions of this, my version here is a bit simpler mostly because I'm not a fan of refried beans, so I just served my eggs over my lightly fried tortillas with a tomato chili sauce, and some cheddar cheese. Now having … [Read more...]

Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins

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Now this is a fun recipe. Potato skins! I know it's a Wednesday, or maybe Thursday depending where you're at, but I don't care what day it is, potato skins are great for any day of the week. And there's nothing easier to make than potato skins. Not to mention how fun and delicious they are. But you know what's even better? Buffalo Chicken potato skins! Yep! I love buffalo chicken, especially since I found Frank's RedHot Buffalo Wing Sauce, you know the commercial I put that beep on … [Read more...]

Taco Pizza

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You know what I think of when I look at this pizza? Perfection! Tacos have been on my mind lately, and I wanted one, but I wanted to have a different sort of taco. Since it's weekend, and pretty much every weekend my husband and I make a pizza, well what happens when you put tacos and pizza together? You end up with taco pizza! I have to tell you, this taco pizza is brilliant. Seriously brilliant. Ever since we've started making pizza at home we never ordered pizza again. The dough is so … [Read more...]

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini

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Ah zucchini! Who doesn't love zucchini? I know what you're thinking, there's lots of you out there who don't love zucchini, but why not? Have you ever had stuffed zucchini? They are perfect for stuffing, but there are many other ways to serve zucchini. When I was a kid, my mom used to slice up the zucchini into thin, about 1/2 inch, slices. She would then put them through egg wash, then some flour and fry them. Do you know how good they are? One of these days I'm going to try to bake them like … [Read more...]

Sausage Chicken and Cheesy Rice

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I woke up at 6:30 this morning, on a Sunday, thinking about this rice dish in my fridge, and wishing it was lunch time already so that I can have some. I've been thinking about it all night. It's really good. It has smoked sausage, chicken breast, cheese and rice. That's cheesy rice my friends. Do you know how good that is? No? I'll tell you. Very good, this is comfort food. This is a dish perfect for a cold winter day. This rice will comfort your soul, make you smile and make you feel good … [Read more...]

Chicken Burritos

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It's the weekend and the weather is pretty depressing. It rained and it looks like it's going to rain some more. But I don't mind too much, because this weather is perfect for staying indoors and cooking. And that's what I'm doing. Take a look at these chicken burritos. Do they look good or what? They are really good, and very easy to make. And you know what else? They're perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We just had them for breakfast and they did not dissapoint. Great way to start the … [Read more...]

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

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Quesadillas are one of the foods I usually order when I go to a restaurant. I just love them. Any which way you make them, I just love a good quesadilla. But I love the flavors of buffalo chicken so I decided to make a buffalo chicken quesadilla. Traditionally buffalo style sauce is a vinegar-based cayenne pepper hot sauce and butter and the buffalo style chicken is usually served with a blue cheese dressing. But I don't make my buffalo sauce anymore. I use Frank's buffalo wing sauce and it's … [Read more...]