Homemade Pizza

Hey y’all! I often ask the kids to help me meal plan. Without a doubt, one of them always says “PIZZA”! I learned to make pizza crust from scratch in Home Ec. class back in junior high … and have been using the same recipe ever since! With only 4 ingredients, it’s the easiest pizza…

Top 5 Reasons to Cook at Home

Hi y’all! I am a self-proclaimed home chef and love to create delicious meals in my farm kitchen! There’s nothing better than sitting down at the kitchen table with my family at the end of a hard day’s work and sharing a delicious meal! If you love cooking at home, you’ll completely resonate with me….

Pulled Pork Tacos with Pineapple salsa & Cabbage Carrot Slaw

TACOS! Tacos aren’t just for TUESDAYS! They are great every day. Our kids love a traditional ground beef taco topped with cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, and salsa. But every once in awhile, we like to change things up! My absolute favorite taco is a pulled pork taco, that combines the delicious flavours of pork shoulder, pineapple,…

Five Ways to Help Decrease your Food Budget

Hey there! I don’t know about you, but food and money seem to be front of mind these days. Eating is not CHEAP. Our three kids eat nearly as much as my husband and I, making our monthly grocery bill pretty hefty. We are so thankful for all the farm raised meat in our freezer…

Maple Dijon Pork Loin Roast

Did you grow up with a big home cooked roast on Sundays? Back when our grandparents were farmers or our parents were farmers, it was much more common to eat nose to tail. Most families in rural Alberta had a freezer full or beef or pork or possibly lamb. From roasts, to chops, to stewing…

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches with Garlic Aoli

I love a great steak on the grill. But my true love for steak comes in the form of a sandwich! Steak sandwiches are a great way to use the more economical cuts of steak like a round, flat-iron, and flank steaks, which can be tougher when grilled as they are leaner and more muscle-y….

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

I love Hawaiian meatballs! My Mom had the best recipe for these growing up and I remember we often took them to potlucks and hockey windups. They were always a hit! I modified the original recipe slightly by reducing the brown sugar by a little bit since there’s a lot of sugar in these. I…

Spaghetti & Meat Sauce

As requested by Greyson on his birthday! Spaghetti & meat sauce! One of our favorites around here.

Swedish Meatballs

We recently had a challenge on the farm. Swedish meatballs. Versus. Hawaiian meatballs. I grew up eating Hawaiian meatballls as a regular occurrence in our household. It’s still one of my favorites! It’s probably the PINEAPPLE! You know when people ask you “What’s the ONE food you couldn’t live without?” Like, if you HAD to…

Korean Beef Rice Bowls

This is my absolute favorite “meal in a bowl” meals! Rice. Ground beef. Slivered peppers. Grated carrots. Green onions. Lettuce. Hard boiled eggs. Sesame seeds. Perfection.

Sheet Pan Pulled Pork Nachos

About once a week, we create an appetizer supper! We love chicken wings, artichoke dip, mini pizzas, stuffed jalapeños, charcuterie, sausage with crackers, cheese, fresh veggies, and anything else we can throw on a plate and eat with our hands! One of our favourite appies is pulled pork nachos! Tender, flavourful pulled pork on top…