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I’m Hungry: Vancouver vs. Boston

Since I'm posting this well before the big game is over – I thought it best to share two recipes in celebration of the final game. Smoked Salmon Potato Salad: BC is known for it's smoked salmon and Chef at Home, Michael Smith uses it to give a fancy twist to a traditional potato salad.  Click here for the full ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Father’s Day Ribs

A huge thanks to Roger Williamson for this fantastic post on everything you need to know about ribs!  This one's for all the dads (or moms) who really love to grill. As a father of 3, I don’t get too many days off.   So when Father’s Day comes along, I have 3 requests; sleeping in, BBQ’d ribs over fire, and ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Chewy Sunbutter Cookies

Special thanks to our "Bringing Balance" guest blogger, Wendy McCallum for this yummy cookie recipe.  Check out more of her recipes here. For all the parents out there struggling to find healthy “nut-free” snacks to send in the lunchbox, I have created a school-safe cookie recipe by modifying a Peanut Butter Cookie recipe from one of my favorite websites, 101cookbooks.com.  ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: ela! Greek Taverna

It’s restaurant time again and in anticipation of Greek Fest in a few weeks, we’ve picked ela! the local Greek chain of restaurants formerly known as Opa.  (don’t worry, it’s just a name change, due to a legal issue, everything else is the same!)  Actually, the HRM Parent team (minus 1) used this post as an excuse to take all ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Panorea’s Baklava

In celebration of the upcoming Greek Fest, we couldn't help but indulge in a little of the sweet and sticky Greek goodness – special thanks to Bessie Nikolaou from the Greek Fest organizing committee for sharing her family's special recipe for baklava – yum! 1 pound chopped walnuts + almonds1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 (16 ounce) package phyllo dough* 1 cup ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Happy Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo !!   We always love a good reason to celebrate and it’s even better when it includes maracas!  Create your own family fiesta this Cinco de Mayo with some great Mexican inspired recipes. Here’s two of our favourite recipes from our archives that are worth revisiting for this special occasion: Chicken Enchilada Casserole : a mild recipe ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Steak and Stein

Need a break from the kitchen?  There are so many great family friendly restaurants in HRM that we thought it would be a good idea to start featuring some of them as part of our I’m Hungry blog.  This week’s restaurant pick is Steak and Stein .  With locations in Halifax and Dartmouth and a kids menu that includes steak ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Easy Hummus

Special thanks to our "Bringing Balance" guest blogger, Wendy McCallum for this great kid-friendly hummus recipe.  Check out more of her recipes here   1 can chickpeas or 1.5 cups cooked chickpeas, well rinsed 1/4 cup water juice of one lemon 1 clove garlic 1/3 to 1/2 cup tahini 1 tsp salt Cumin to taste (I like cumin, leave it ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Nest Eggs

A little shout out to my sister Rachel who made this for her daughter’s birthday party last weekend. They were a big hit with the kids and adults alike!      Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 3 tbsp cocoa ½ cup milk 1 tsp vanilla 2/3 cup butter 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup coconut Mini eggs To Prepare: In a ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Faux Food for Fools!

Ok…we admit it, this week's I'm Hungry blog won't necessarily help you get out of the pinch of feeding those hungry tummies in a hurry – but hopefully the laughter it brings will at least help reduce the stress of mealtime?  Seriously, we just couldn't refuse sharing a link to Disney's Family Fun website for their hilarious ways to keep ... Read More »