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I’m Hungry: Mandarin Orange Salad

A classic go-to summer salad recipe that has been passed around my family for years. It's always met with rave reviews from both young and old. How could it not with apples, oranges and almonds in it? Dressing: 1/4 cup apple juice 4-6 tbsp olive oil 3/4 tbsp sugar 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp vinegar salt, pepper and parsley ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Great Guacamole

A little creamier than other guacamole recipes, this recipe makes for a yummy patio snack or handy comdiment to accompany your next BBQ'ed burger night. So easy and yummy, you may as well make a double batch! Ingredients: 1/4 cup plain yogurt 1 ripe avocado 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 clove ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Turkey Cupcakes?

These mini-meatloaf and potato cupcakes are just as much fun to make as they are to eat and could be a fun Father's Day meal for the kids to help prepare. Ingredients: 1-1.5 lbs ground turkey or beef 1 egg beaten ½ cup rolled oats ½ cup bread crumbs 1 small onion diced 3 tbsp ketchup ¼ tsp dry mustard ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Greek Goodness

With Halifax's famous "Greek Fest" just a week away, we thought we would get in the mood with a few Greek inspired recipes: Moussaka – Likely one of the most widely recognized Greek dishes! Takes a little time to make is so worth it for the taste it brings. If eggplant isn't your thing, you can always experiment with other ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Golden Carrot Soup

If you're like me and can't beat the chill you get inside on a cold, damp day like today – then give this super easy carrot soup a try. It'll warm you up and fill you up – plus the kids will love it…what's not to like about a recipe like that?  Enjoy! Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter 1 medium onion, ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Eggless Nutless Chocolate Goodness

This is by far the easiest cake recipe going and is perfect for any celebration that would involve kids who may have egg or nut allergies.  It was passed on to my by a friend years ago and continues to be one of my favourite chocolate recipes.  It always a hit with the kids as well, which is key! The ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Rice and Salmon Packets

We're having salmon for dinner tonight and it made me think of this recipe that we clipped out of the Metro Halifax newspaper a long time ago and still continue to use.  We go for the BBQ option and the kids loved that they each had their own special "packet" of dinner. The packet approach steams the food which enhances ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: 5 meals with 5 ingredients

What's that you say…5 meals with 5 ingredients or less?  This may be one of our favourite "I'm Hungry" blog posts yet! That's right, we've searched the internet to find easy main dishes using only a few ingredients.  Pair any of them up with your favourite veggie side dishes and you'll have dinner on the table in no time.   ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Fondue Fun!

Dust off your pot and get out the skewers – it’s Fondue time! A family favourite in our house that always gets the kids eating platefuls of meat, fish and veggies. My youngest calls it a “fun-do” and she’s right since it certainly is a lot of fun to do! As a healthier option than the standard heavy cheese and ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Fun with Food

I'm not typically one for spending too much time getting food to look pretty on the plate but earlier this week my kids thought it would be fun to do just that. We were having leftover ribs with rice and they took care of the rest – including the ketchup lipstick!  It doesn't take too much to have a bit of ... Read More »