Cretons (french Canadian pork pate)

Time: 90 minutes and day to cool If you are looking for a healthy, protein breakfast that isn’t eggs, this might be the recipe for you! Cretons is a french-Canadian pork pate. It is simple to make and my kids think it tastes a lot of tourtiere filling. It can be eaten cold on toast…

French Canadian Split Pea Soup with Ham

Time: 4 hours on stove; 4 hours on high in crockpot; 8 hours on low in crockpot My dad was visiting the other day and was gushing about the amazing split pea soup my mom made from scratch using a smoked ham hock… he made me think I should make some, too. Split Pea Soup,…

Philippine’s Pork Adobo

Time: 1 ½ hours When we first had kids, and both were working full-time, we had live-in nannies helping out with the kids, meals and cleaning! They were a God – send! One huge benefit to having these lovely ladies from the Philippine’s is that they made some amazing dishes, like pork adobo and chicken…

Swedish Meatballs

Time: 35 minutes My hubby was recently in Stockholm, Sweden for work — home of Swedish meatballs, VASA Museum (it has a full ship that sunk originally in 1628 – I bet they wish they had a better Save Our Ships (aka SOS) system back then!) and the ABBA Museum! While the rest of our…

Bacon & Tomato Sandwich

Time: 20 minutes Makes 4 sandwiches What the World Needs Now is Love and Bacon & Tomato Sandwiches. Starting the day off with a great, healthy breakfast and great music is good for the mind, body and soul. Quick, easy and perfect for any time of day – even in the middle of the night…

Cowboy Breakfast

Time: 20 minutes When my oldest son was little, he refused to eat and was slipping off the doctor’s scales for size and weight. But, he would eat food if we made it interesting. So, brocolli would be trees that dinosaurs (apatosaurus, to be exact) would eat, cabbage rolls would be egyptian mummy food, and…

Crockpot Pulled Pork

Time: Prep: 10 minutes; Cook time: 4 hours high; 8 hours low Music Selection: Head Above Water – Avril Lavigne When life is throwing you a million curve-balls and you are short of time, a crockpot pulled pork recipe may “keep your head above water”… I like to keep a pork shoulder in the freezer,…