Sourdough Crackers with Flax and Chia Seeds

Jessica Penner, RDBaked, Dip & Spread, Snack1 Comment

Baking sheet filled with homemade sourdough crackers with flax and chia seeds

These sourdough crackers are light and buttery, yet crispy! They’re “nutty-tasting” from the seeds and have a rich flavour from the sourdough. When it comes to bread you will almost never find a loaf in my grocery cart. I’ve become a bit of a bread snob and find anything other than homemade sourdough worthy to be eaten! But crackers? Nope… I’m sure my family would be thrilled if I committed to making these sourdough crackers every single time but I still buy store-bought crackers. It’s called balance 🙂 I still have kids to take of and a business to run, … Read More

Chocolate Pudding (with peanut butter) [+video]

Jessica Penner, RDDessert, Recipes11 Comments

3 bowls of Chocolate Pudding with Peanut Butter topped with bananas and chopped peanuts

Fudge-y chocolate pudding with no dyes or additives, less sugar and added wholesome ingredients: eggs, cocoa, peanut butter and milk. Years ago, (before I originally posted this recipe) while we were enjoying the luscious, smooth chocolate pudding I told my husband that I should probably post the recipe since I hardly had any sweet recipes. He laughed in response. While he was laughing I was formulating my response… Hey! Dietitians enjoy dessert, too! This dessert has redeeming qualities: cocoa! eggs! peanut butter! milk! But instead of turning on the defences, I just asked what he thought was so funny. His … Read More

Peach Chutney Samosa Stew (gluten free & vegan)

Jessica Penner, RDEntree, Meatless, Recipes14 Comments

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)

Jessica Penner, RDEntree, Recipes41 Comments

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]

Jessica Penner, RDEntree, Recipes22 Comments

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!)

Jessica Penner, RDEntree, Recipes2 Comments

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