Mexican Lasagna

This super simple recipe has become my favourite variation to the sometimes time consuming Italian version. I make this at least once a month and freeze half for my work day lunches/dinners. Ingredients: 1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey (I use vegan crumbles) 1 pkg. taco seasoning (or make your own as I do) 1 can … More Mexican Lasagna

Tuna Salad

I’m not going to pretend that this is my own concoction. For the life of me I cannot remember where I first found this recipe – no doubt there are many similar tuna salad recipes out there. Nonetheless, this salad is a summer favourite – and almost always requested for picnics/work pot lucks. Erica’s Epic Tuna Salad Ingredients:  … More Tuna Salad

Bird’s Nest

When I was a kid I found this recipe in a cookbook that my skating club put together as a fundraiser. It quickly became a breakfast favourite – especially on Sunday mornings. Directions:  On a parchment or aluminium foil lined cookie sheet, place a slice of bread. Lightly butter. Toast under the broiler until lightly brown. … More Bird’s Nest

Meatless Meatloaf

For those who are just starting a vegetarian lifestyle or those who are seasoned veterans, this fake “meat” loaf is worthy of trying. Even steadfast meat eaters in my life have given this recipe a thumbs up! Enjoy!   Meatless Meatloaf* Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 tsp salt 1 cup lentils 1 small onion, diced … More Meatless Meatloaf

Pumpkin French Toast

As I mentioned in my Homebodies Unite article, I have come to LOVE cooking. Here is a great recipe for Pumpkin French Toast that I know won’t disappoint – in fact, it’s ruined me for regular French toast. (Side note, this makes a great carb loaded breakfast following an event filled evening of “merry” making … More Pumpkin French Toast