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

Jessica Penner, RDEntree, Recipes33 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]

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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

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte (no fancy equipment needed)

Jessica Penner, RDDrink, Recipes7 Comments

A mug of homemade pumpkin spice latte with a spoonful of spices and a bowl of pumpkin puree.

Enjoy this easy Pumpkin Spice Latte all year long. It’s much cheaper than Starbucks! No fancy equipment needed. Vegan version listed too. When does pumpkin spice latte season start? Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte usually makes its first appearance the last week of August or the first week of September. In my opinion, that’s much too early! At that time I’m still desperately holding on to the last shreds of summer I can. Remember, I live in glorious Winnipeg, Canada where we only get a solid two months of hot summer weather! But maybe you’re the opposite and are already itching … Read More

How to Roast Nearly Any Vegetable [+video]

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Roasted Broccoli

An easy tutorial for learning how to roast vegetables in the oven using my show stopping all-purpose seasoning! (This post contains affiliate links) If you read nearly any food blog post it inevitable starts with a lot of gushing about how the recipe is now this person’s new all-time favourite food ever! And then you see the next post and it says the exact same thing. The cynic in you is probably doubting how every single recipe surpasses the one before. Now that I’m a food blogger, I totally get it. When you create and test a recipe, it’s hard … Read More

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

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Chicken fajitas with avocado sauce and cheddar cheese

Very little prep work & hands-on time go into making these easy sheet pan chicken fajitas! Includes instructions to use either fresh or frozen chicken breasts. Sheet pan dinners are such a brilliant, yet simple idea that it makes you scratch your head and go “why has no one thought to do this before?” They are so stinking easy and always turn out so well! A lot of dishes where you would have originally thought to cook in a frying pan such as fajitas, perogies, or even gnocchi, you can just throw on a sheet pan, toss in the oven, … Read More

Turmeric Falafel Bowl

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Turmeric Falafel Bowl (vegan, gluten free)

This turmeric falafel bowl is vegan soul food in a bowl! Fresh greens, earthy beets, and sweet dates compliment the spicy falafels and umami filled dressing. “With dishes as tasty as this turmeric falafel bowl I could definitely go vegan!” True words I spoke to my husband today. But then we had a good chuckle because he knows how much I also love fine European cheese, and going out for a special steak dinner. So no, while I don’t foresee myself ever excluding myself from animal products entirely, we do eat a lot of vegan meals in our house. I … Read More