Island Maple Stirfry #WhatsCooking

I think it must be the long winter.  Knowing that it is finally coming to an end has me craving lighter foods.  I'm a huge meat and potatoes girl, but when the sun shines longer and the days are warmer, I enjoy lighter meals filled with veggies.  So last night I was playing around in the kitchen with some ingredients I had picked up at the market earlier in the week, and I found myself with a bottle of Kraft Thousand Island Dressing in one hand … [Read more...]

Seriously Simple Beef Stew from Kraft #WhatsCooking

It's no secret...our family likes comfort foods.  Well, my family puts up with comfort food, usually because I'm the one doing all the shopping and cooking.  In the dead of winter I want hearty foods that will warm me from the inside out, and keep me full for a long time.  Long cold nights can lead to snacking and I don't want to do too much of that. So on a night like tonight, when there is a blizzard outside and being warm in the house is … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chili #WhatsCooking

If there is anything I am really not good at, it is planning my meals.  More often than not I find myself standing in front of the freezer at 4:30 pm...wondering just what I am going to feed my kids.  If you've been a long time reader, you'll know that more than once I have tried to change this habbitual act, I even created a meal plan printable to put on the fridge, but even that didn't work (for me anyway - I'm sure many of you are putting it … [Read more...]

Delicious Mexican Rice #YouMexiCAN

By Diane Edwards As the third installment of the Old El Paso Challenge, we were asked if we ever mix up cuisines in one meal.  Though I cannot say I do this all the time...on occasion it does happen. For the first time in my adult life I am not working outside of the home.  This has allowed me much more time to spend in the kitchen.  It's a real luxury for me to have the time to experiment with different products and recipies.  So for this … [Read more...]

Getting Creative With Butterball – Recipe Included!

“This post is sponsored by Butterball Canada. In exchange this review, I have received special perks in the form of products and monetary compensation. All opinions on this blog are my own.” Working with Butterball this summer has been fun.  I have always been a lover of all things Turkey, but this has gotten our families creative juices flowing!  Mmmmm nothing makes better gravy than Turkey juices.... My hubby loves to get creative in the … [Read more...]

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