sausage and sweet potato hash

Do you know what I love about making a hash? You can literally throw almost anything into a pan, sauté it up, serve with a poached egg on top, and it’s damn delicious! Potatoes? Yes! Mushrooms? Sure! Green pepper? Why not! Spam? Give it a try! Here’s my version with sausage and sweet potato.

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for the love of squash – recipe roundup

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Squash: it kinda reminds you of autumn, doesn’t it? I feel like maybe I should be posting recipes that inspire thoughts of the warmer days ahead. I must admit – I’m tired of winter. I’m ready for long hot days, and air conditioning, and not having to scrape my windshield. But since there are still some wintery days before us, I figured that this was as good time to do a winter squash recipe round-up. That, and I have a lovely little acorn squash looking to be transformed into a plate of deliciousness.  Continue reading “for the love of squash – recipe roundup”

Just-Like-Jim’s Pasta Sauce Recipe

Have you heard of The Epicentre? I discovered it last year at FireHouse Gourmet when I was on the hunt for the perfect chili powder for my United Way Chili Cook-Off entry. Not only does The Epicentre have awesome products, and a huge variety to choose from, but these hand-blended spice and herb mixes come straight outta Birdgenorth. How amazing is that?!

I seriously use their premium chili powder in everything: omelettes, roasted vegetables, meat rubs, sprinkled on pizza before baking. But the pasta sauce – man, you can’t beat it! Continue reading “Just-Like-Jim’s Pasta Sauce Recipe”

12 heart health recipes (in a bowl)

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Alright, so it’s time that I actually take my heart health seriously. Having just witnessed (and been a part of) the difficult process and recovery required for a neglected heart, I need to do all I can to avoid the same fate.

I’ve been working with my mum to make balanced, properly proportioned meals since we got home this week. I want to make sure that the momentum that began at the hospital with appropriate meals doesn’t lose steam. This is so important.  Continue reading “12 heart health recipes (in a bowl)”