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I’m Hungry

I’m Hungry: A Week of Meals

We know it’s a pretty busy time of year, especially for those of you with school age children, so we’ve taken the stress out of your meal plan for the next week with these fast and easy dinner ideas: Thursday: The idea of  "Breakfast for Dinner"  is always a hit with the kids and is so easy to prepare.  You can’t ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: For Love!

Happy Valentine's Day! Hope you enjoy these quick and easy love-inspired food ideas:   Heart-y Eggs: Start Valentine's Day off right with this adorable breakfast from Cute Food for Kids – we especially love the little ketchup hearts!   Struck by Love: Seriously, this idea from Eye Candy just goes to show how easy it can be to add a ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Kitchen Savers

Remember those new year's resolutions? If any of them included eating healthier, saving money or being more efficient, then consider some of these options in the kitchen to help you achieve all three.  Bulk Buying: Keep an eye out for good sales at the grocery store and stock-up on frequently used items like tuna, pasta and rice and store them ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Homemade Mac-n-Cheese

  What kid doesn't love noodles and cheese?  This time, ditch the box of KD and try our homemade version – it's almost as easy and much better tasting!       Ingredients:   3 tbsp butter 3 tbsp flour 3 cups milk 3-4 cups of whole wheat macaroni noodles 2½ cups grated cheddar cheese ¼ tsp dry mustard ½ ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Indoor Snowman!

I don't know about you, but my kids have been so bummed with the lack of snow so far this season that I'm soon going to have to figure out a way to magically create some so they can finally make a snowman.   In the meantime, we made these fun and easy snacks that brought out a few smiles ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: War Cake

In honour of Remembrance Day, here’s a timeless recipe that was popular during times of war when expensive foods like milk and eggs weren’t readily available.   There are lots of variations depending on the ingredients that folks would have had on hand, but this one is straight out of my grandmother’s recipe collection.  She used to serve it plain but ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Slow Cooker Style

Ahh the slow cooker! Nothing beats coming home after a long chilly day to a warm and tasty meal that's ready to go. Go ahead, pull out the crock pot and give some of these easy recipes a try. Betty Crocker’s Slow Cooker Jambalaya gets a 5 spoon rating on their website and is so fast and easy to make ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Cran-Apricot “Ga-nola” Bars

This is a recipe I clipped out of a 2009 issue of Parents magazine and have been making pretty regularly ever since. It's not hard to tell that these granola bars (or as my daughter says – "ga-nola") are a winner in our house based on how dog-eared, faded, splattered and permanently creased the magazine clipping is. We love them ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Perfect Summertime Steak

Back by popular demand, our favourite BBQ'er and fellow HRM Parent, Roger Williamson stirkes again with the low-down on how to prepare a perfect summer steak. Yum!  For more of Roger's great BBQ recipes simply search for "Fall River BBQ Guy" on our site.   Summer is here and that’s when a man’s thoughts turn to outdoor fires, BBQ, beers ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Veggie-n-Cheese Tacos

This has long been a "go-to" recipe of ours when we're in a hurry and have some extra tortillas on hand. Ingredients: 10 (6-inch) flour tortillas  (room temperature) 2 tbsp oil 2 cups broccoli pieces 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 1 cup chopped bell peppers 1/4 cup green onion, diced 1.5 cups cheddar cheese, grated Dipping sauce such at sour cream, ... Read More »