How to prepare Meals From Your Pantry During the COVID-19 outbreak

Today we are sharing some very basic meals you can make mostly from staples you would have in your pantry already. Included below is a list of all the staples we would suggest having on hand at any time, in case you are planning a trip to the store to stock your pantry.

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In the Kitchen: Hot Pockets & Beefy Quesadillas

Last night on the “In The Kitchen ” Facebook live, I prepped Homemade Hot Pockets and Beefy Quesadillas. 

Hot Pockets are a great option for work and school lunches or even packed up for a road trip. You will need a few hours to make and prep these, but over an hour of that time is allowing the dough to rise, giving you time to prep other meals or the fillings for the hot pockets.

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$25 Meal Plan – February 4th

Here is this week’s $25 weekly meal plan. The plan includes Carrot Soup, Roasted Chicken and Veggies, Lasagna Bake & Tacos . Family friendly frugal meals on a budget each week based on sales in Atlantic Canada.

The whole idea in sharing these plans is to inspire you to find lower cost options and plan ahead to save time and money. If you have specific dietary needs, you can alter some recipes or create your own plans. This is for inspiration, to prove it is possible to feed a family of 4 for supper meals on $25/week…customize as you wish. You can do it!

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Oatmeal Cookies – Cooking With Clayton: Episode 2

Welcome to Cooking with Clayton, where we make easy recipes for parents and their kids. Let’s get baking with my son Clayton who just turned 6 years old.

Thank you to We Make Scents for gifting this beautiful custom fitted and designed apron to Clayton!

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$25 Meal Plan – June 22

Here is this week’s $25 weekly meal plan. We are sharing ideas for meals that cost $5 in these meal plans.

The whole idea in sharing these plans is to inspire you to find lower cost options and plan ahead to save time and money. If you have specific dietary needs, you can alter some recipes or create your own plans. This is for inspiration, to prove it is possible to feed a family of 4 for supper meals on $25/week…you can customize as you wish. You can do it!

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Cook With Me – Preparing 4 Freezer Meals

Tomorrow night on my Facebook Page, I will be prepping the four freezer meals below. I invite you to prep these meals with me. (The Facebook Video, from Oct 2017, is at the bottom of this post) 

Below you will find the ingredients for each recipe. They are all to feed 4 to 6 people (if you have young children you will get 6 servings). I will be prepping 2 meals for each recipe. It is more efficient to prep more than one of the same meal.

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17 Awesome Zucchini Recipes

Harvest Time – What to do with all the Zucchini?

It’s that time of year! Harvest season is upon us and our gardens are overflowing with various veggies and fruit. My in-laws gifted me some zucchini, really big zucchini. I have made zucchini noodles (zoodles) before, and bread, muffins, and cake, but I was wondering what else I could make and freeze, or preserve. So, I went to my blogging friends and my Facebook page and asked what others are doing. Below is a long and varied list of how you can use this vegetable to bake, pickle, freeze and more.

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12 Local Maritimer Blueberry Recipes

Don’t you just love the warmer weather of Spring and Summer? First we have Rhubarb, then Strawberries and now Blueberries are in season. This week I have a flat of blueberries ordered and now is the time to plan what to do with them. Some will be frozen to add to recipes throughout the year, because, … Read more

Skinny Chai Tea Latte – Homemade and No Frother Needed

Skinny Chai Tea Latte – Homemade and No Frother Needed I am not a huge flavoured coffee or tea fan. Although, one thing I do enjoy is Chai Tea. The spice combination is one of my favourite. If I go to a cafe, my usual order is either coffee or a Chai Tea Latte. Knowing I … Read more