Nov 28th, 2011

Pomegranate, Clementine and Beef -- Slow Cooked in Squash

This seasonal dish combines acorn squash, clementines and pomegranate to create a scrumptious slow cooker dinner. The citrus flavour of the clementines infused the squash giving it a bright, slightly sweet taste, while the pomegranate juice gave the beef a delicate fruity flavour.

Nov 24th, 2011

Moroccan Mint Beef

Mint is one of those herbs that grows like a weed and will take over your garden if you let it. Rather than letting it become a pest, I decided to add it to our spicy beef dinner to brighten it up.

Nov 18th, 2011

Two Year Blog-iversary!

Should I be celebrating a blogiversary even though I haven’t posted a new recipe since July? Yes damn it!!’s main goal has been fulfilled. With an infant occupying the majority of my time we are still eating wholesome, delicious meals prepared from real foods.

Jul 20th, 2011

Slow Cooker Dill & Yogurt Chicken

The perfect balance of creamy and tangy, this slow cooker chicken dish is great for feeding a crowd. As a bonus, cooking this in your slow cooker, means your air conditioning won’t have to battle the oven in this summer heat.

Jun 24th, 2011

Thanks Bonnie!

They say moms should nap when their newborns nap… does anyone manage to pull this off?

I love my new little man so I’ve been hanging out with him, but I just realized that I am long over due in thanking Bonnie from Sweet Life for the Poteet prize pack that she sent me.

Jun 1st, 2011

Slow Cooker Pesto Chicken

Is the basil in your garden or on your window sill calling to you? Cook some tender chicken in a creamy, fresh homemade pesto sauce – prep it in just 10 minutes and let your slow cooker take care of the rest.

May 30th, 2011

It's A Boy!

On May 10th, 2011, we became the proud parents of a healthy 8lb 4oz baby boy!

Apr 28th, 2011

Braised Cumin Pork with Ginger & Pineapple Relish

A refreshingly light tasting pork. Perfect for dinner or lunchtime left overs (if you’re lucky enough to have left overs!). Prepare the pork with an easy cumin-based rub, brown for a couple minutes to get some nice crunchy pieces on the outside, then slow cook for the day.