Pesto Gnocchi [Sheet Pan Recipe]

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Overview of pesto gnocchi on a sheetpan and served on a plate with a glass of wine and parmesan cheese

 This pesto gnocchi gives you gourmet taste without the work! Dinner in 30 minutes with only 5 minutes of prep!  Sheet pan dinners continue to amaze me with how both simple and delicious they are and I think…. this pesto gnocchi just might be my favourite sheet pan dinner to date! I keep catching myself reminiscing about how tasty it was and planning on when I’m going to make it again….. Let’s review why sheet pan dinners are so awesome: They’re ridiculously easy. The pan and the oven do all the work for you! Compared with sauteeing, there’s no need to … Read More

Sheet Pan Ginger Beef & Veggies

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Overhead view of three bowl of Sheetpan Ginger Beef and Veggies

Ginger beef made easy by cooking everything on a sheetpan! Flavourful, delicious, & healthier, with a ton of veggies! Ginger beef is my all-time favourite “Chinese” takeout dish. I put that in quotations because I know that the food we associate with Chinese restaurants in the Western world isn’t commonly what’s actually eaten in China. In university I took a class where we learned all about cultural food traditions. We did group projects where we taught the rest of the class about one culture’s food ways. A group of Chinese international students presented on cultural food from Northern China. Honestly, … Read More

Peach Chutney Samosa Stew (gluten free & vegan)

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Samosa Stew

Mmmm, all the flavours of a piping hot samosa filled with warming spices, potatoes and peas, dunked in a sweet peach chutney….. but in the form of a gluten free vegan samosa stew!  Gluten free Vegan Batch cooking Anti-inflammatory Allergy friendly Budget friendly One pot wonder (instant pot or stovetop) …. at which word did I have you falling in love with this samosa dish?? This dish really is a win-win for everyone! There are so many reasons to love it… especially because nearly everyone can eat it! Nowadays, there are a lot of dietary preferences, allergies, intolerances, etc that … Read More

Easy Stir Fry Sauce [2 ingredients]

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Easy Stir Fry Sauce

You won’t believe how tasty this 2 ingredient easy stir fry sauce is! Enjoy with your favourite veggies, protein, and noodles or rice. What do you do when you realize you need to use up the veggies in your fridge ASAP? In my home, I make a stir fry! And since it tends to be a Plan B, I don’t want a complicated sauce involving special ingredients I need to shop for. This 2 ingredient stir fry sauce fits the bill for something that… a) uses ingredients I always have in the fridge b) is super quick and easy! c) … Read More

Moroccan Beef Stew with Lentils (+ Instant Pot Instructions +VIDEO)

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Moroccan Beef and Lentil Bowl with parsley garnish and rice. A hand holding the side of the bowl

Not too sweet and not too spicy, this Moroccan Beef Stew with Lentils dish knocks it out of the park! Comfort food with a twist [gluten free]. My cooking schedule usually looks something like this: a new dish everyday. I’ve always enjoyed experimenting with new food combinations in the kitchen but this creative side of me has been amped up since I started blogging. My family will never get bored of eating the same thing. In fact, it’s hard for my husband to get me to make his favourite meals since I’m always trying new things! I’d say my success rate … Read More

One Skillet (or Instant Pot) Creamy Dill Chicken and Rice [VIDEO]

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two bowls of creamy chicken with green peas

Stovetop or Instant Pot, this easy creamy dill chicken and rice recipe is healthy, balanced, and sure to please even the pickiest of palates!  Lately, I’ve been into making dinners with leftover rice. It’s gotten to the point where I’ll make rice with no intention of eating it that day, so that I have “leftovers” the next day. It’s part of my meal planning strategy, using my To 10 Meal Planning Hacks! Get your copy of my hacks over here and find yourself getting a lot more organized in the kitchen! If you are one of those incredibly organized people then you … Read More

Easy Tuna Casserole (only 5 ingredients!)

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Easy Tuna Casserole with only 5 ingredients

Only 5 ingredients, 1 dish, and 20 minutes to bake; this easy tuna casserole will be ready in less than half an hour! Features salsa, rice, & cheese. It really doesn’t get any easier than this, folks. You literally throw everything into ONE pan, bake it, and eat it! This has quickly become a family favourite and has made it into our weekly meal planning routine! I’m pretty pumped that I’ve found a tuna recipe the whole family loves. The fact that it’s so easy is the icing on the cake! One thing that makes it so quick and easy … Read More