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Mini Cheese Stuffed Turkey Meatloaves

Mini Cheese Stuffed Turkey Meatloaves

Made in a muffin tin with lots of garlic and Italian seasoning, these minis are stuffed with a generous amount of mozzarella and topped with your favorite marinara sauce. This recipe couldn’t be easier and is kid-approved! I like to serve them with oven fries 

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

One of my favourite recipes to prepare. Tender chunks of beef braised in red wine with mushrooms and pearl onions: it’s a classic and a labour of love. My version is a bit of a shortcut from the original recipe I learned in cooking school 

Simple Succotash

Simple Succotash

A perfect way to enjoy that sweet summer corn, or use frozen corn if fresh is unavailable. Succotash is a dish that was introduced to struggling early colonial settlers back in the 1700’s by indigeous Americans. Composed mainly of corn, beans and assorted vegetables –  

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Sausage, Apple and Sage

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Sausage, Apple and Sage

One of my favourite fall meals – sausage stuffed acorn squash. The filling features savory Italian sausage, diced apple, onions and fresh sage, stuffed inside perfectly roasted squash then topped with parmesan and broiled. A wholesome and easy to prepare recipe that the whole family 

Low Carb Breakfast Bowl

Low Carb Breakfast Bowl

Start your day off right with a nutritious , low carb breakfast bowl. Skip the potatoes and sub in cauliflower rice! Sauteed with scrambled eggs and topped with crispy bacon, chopped spinach and 2 types of cheese, trust me you won’t miss the potatoes!   

Almond Chocolate Protein Bites

Almond Chocolate Protein Bites

Quick and easy to make, these protein bites are filled with nutrient-rich ingredients and satisfy that sweet tooth! I like using stevia sweetened chocolate chips but you can always use your regular baking chips. My kids love these – they make a great afternoon snack 

Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper Dressing

Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper Dressing

My take on this popular recipe using ingredients you probably already have one hand. I use boneless skinless chicken thighs but you could certainly sub in chicken breasts or bone-in chicken pieces. This vibrant dish is so easy to prepare and is a crowd pleaser. 

Chicken Parmesan Sheet Pan Dinner

Chicken Parmesan Sheet Pan Dinner

Easy to prepare and a meal that the whole family will love ❤️. I use panko crumbs because they are lighter and crispier than regular bread crumbs – they work really well in this recipe. Feel free to add any of your favourite veggies. One 

Hearty Chicken and Navy Bean Soup

Hearty Chicken and Navy Bean Soup

A change from the usual chicken noodle, this soup has it all; bone broth, chunks of chicken, navy beans, bacon and swiss chard. Perfect dinner for a chilly night and even better the next day! Protein packed and so good for you!

Smoked Mozzarella Stuffed Pork Chops with Polenta and Tomato Sauce

Smoked Mozzarella Stuffed Pork Chops with Polenta and Tomato Sauce

Thick cut bone-in pork chops stuffed with smoked mozzarella and chopped capers, served with a zesty tomato sauce on creamy polenta. I can’t think of a dish more delicious – comfort food at it’s best. I cut down on the preparation time by buying a