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30 Minute Pad Thai {Video}

30 Minute Pad Thai - Skip the takeout and make your Pad Thai at home instead! Super easy to make and it’s on the table in 30 minutes!

Skip the takeout and make your Pad Thai at home instead!  This easy to make chicken and shrimp Pad Thai will be on the table in 30 minutes!  Fast, easy, delicious.  Plus a recipe video! I had never actually eaten Pad Thai until about a year ago.  That's kind of crazy, right?  Isn't it a super popular takeout option?  I feel like it is. I think I had never had it because: we have only ever ordered Thai food once (which is when I tried it the first time) I don't really like tofu, ... read more

30 Minute Chicken Stew

30 Minute Chicken Stew - This creamy chicken stew is filled with veggies and is simple to make. Easily on the table in 30 minutes, it’s a healthy meal that is perfect for those cold nights!

This creamy chicken stew is filled with veggies and is simple to make.  Easily on the table in 30 minutes, it's the perfect healthy meal for this month's 30 minute Thursday! It's February already.  Can someone please explain to me how on earth that happened? I feel like it was just Christmas and I haven't even really gotten back into the swing of things after the holidays, and yet here we are in February. The last month actually went so fast that we never even thought about what to ... read more

30 Minute Chicken Noodle Soup

30 Minute Chicken Noodle Soup - This 30 minute chicken noodle soup is perfect with either chicken or turkey, is super fast and easy to make, and will be a family favourite for sure!

This 30 minute chicken noodle soup is perfect with either chicken or turkey, is super fast and easy to make, and will be a family favourite for sure! Or turkey noodle soup.  I'm not picky, I'll make soup out of whichever leftovers I have, it's all good! But the recipe I use for either of them is the same so I'll just go with chicken noodle soup since it's a bit more common (I think). This is the soup I make every single time I cook a whole turkey and end up with never ending ... read more

20 Minute Ground Beef Tacos

20 Minute Ground Beef Tacos - A quick and easy weeknight meal, only 20 minutes to have these fantastic ground beef tacos on the table! Plus, the prepared taco meat freezes beautifully! #30MinuteThursday

A quick and easy weeknight meal, only 20 minutes to have these fantastic ground beef tacos on the table! Plus, the prepared taco meat freezes beautifully! Is there anything better then ground beef tacos that are on the table in 20 minutes?  Probably not.  I know it's definitely one of our favourites - one of those meals that we make very, very regularly.  And will never tire of. I love these ground beef tacos because they're so fast and easy to make, but also because you can make a ... read more

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas {Video}

Quick and easy chicken fajitas with just one sheet pan to clean afterwards! This is my new favourite way to make one of my family's favourite meals!

Quick and easy chicken fajitas with just one sheet pan to clean afterwards!  This is my new favourite way to make one of my family's favourite meals! Plus a video! Mexican food is a favourite of everyone's in my family.  Good thing, since I make it at least weekly.  Probably more often. Whenever I'm not sure what to make for supper, it's Mexican food of some sort that ends up on the table more often then not.  Even if we feel like pasta, which isn't typically Mexican, I will usually ... read more

Creamy One Pot Turkey and Rice

Creamy One Pot Turkey and Rice - An easy 30 minute meal that can use up some leftover turkey or chicken and is made all in one pot!

This 30 minute creamy one pot turkey and rice is filled with flavour and a fantastic way to use up your leftover turkey!  Fast, easy, delicious. Do you sometimes get sick of leftovers before you've managed to use up all that leftover turkey after a holiday meal? I'll freely admit that I don't, really.  I could easily just have turkey dinner every night until the leftovers are gone.  That's probably just laziness on my part though - heating up some leftovers is infinitely easier then ... read more

One Pot Turkey Mushroom Tortellini

One Pot Turkey Mushroom Tortellini - Tender cheese tortellini in a creamy white sauce, this one pot turkey mushroom tortellini is a family favourite - plus it's ready in 30 minutes!

Tender cheese tortellini in a creamy white sauce, this one pot turkey mushroom tortellini is a family favourite - plus it's ready in 30 minutes! It's comfort food time here today.  Pasta in a creamy sauce with mushrooms involved.  That's my definition of comfort food. And this one pot turkey mushroom tortellini is on the table in 30 minutes which makes it even better.  Anytime I can make a meal that everyone in the family loves, and only takes 30 minutes to make, it's a winner.  Even ... read more

Baked Pork Chops with a Cinnamon Glaze

Baked Pork Chops with a Cinnamon Glaze - These baked pork chops with a cinnamon glaze are a simple, 30 minute meal that your whole family will love. Served with baked cinnamon apples and so tasty!

These baked pork chops with a cinnamon glaze are a simple, 30 minute meal that your whole family will love.  Served with baked cinnamon apples and so fast and easy! Do you like pork chops?  Okay, maybe that's a strange question, everyone probably likes them. But you know what?  I don't, really.  Don't get me wrong, I'll eat them.  They're not bad.  They're just not my favourite.  If I'm making pork, I typically go for pork tenderloin because that's just plain fantastic. I don't know ... read more

Greek Chicken Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Chicken Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce - An easy, 30 minute meal for the summer, these grilled Greek chicken kabobs with tzatziki sauce are fantastic. The whole family will love them! #30MinuteThursday

An easy, 30 minute meal for the summer, these grilled Greek chicken kabobs with tzatziki sauce are fantastic.  The whole family will love them! I'm a little bit addicted to Greek flavours.  Tzatziki sauce in particular.  I can't get enough of it.  When I make meals like these Greek chicken kabobs, I always make extra tzatziki sauce just so I can use it on everything for the next week.  On sandwiches, as a dip for veggies, it's fantastic - and it's so easy to make. Which makes these ... read more

Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp Salad

Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp Salad - A fantastic 30 minute meal for the summer - cilantro lime grilled shrimp salad with a creamy avocado dressing. Perfect for those summer nights.

A fantastic 30 minute meal for the summer - cilantro lime grilled shrimp salad with a creamy avocado dressing. Perfect for those summer nights. Cilantro lime grilled shrimp salad with a creamy avocado dressing.  I want this salad every single day for a very long time. My family might revolt if I did that though.  Or at least my husband would.  Salad is not a meal in his estimation. Me, on the other hand?  I could happily eat a great big salad for supper every night of the week.  I ... read more

Crispy Salmon with Greek Orzo

Crispy Salmon with Greek Orzo - Quick and easy Crispy Salmon with Greek Orzo for 30 Minute Thursday - this meal is on the table in 20 minutes and the whole family will love it!

Quick and easy Crispy Salmon with Greek Orzo for 30 Minute Thursday - this meal is on the table in 20 minutes and the whole family will love it! We love salmon around here.  Or any fish.  Actually, any seafood is probably what I should say! Anytime I make salmon for supper though?  That's when I have a very happy family.  I must say, I am very happy that my kids like fish.  It's one of my favourite things to eat.  I'm that person that goes to a steakhouse for a fancy dinner and gets ... read more

Thai Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Thai Chicken and Vegetable Soup - Easy to make and ready in 30 minutes, this Thai chicken and vegetable soup is the perfect dinner! #30MinuteThursday

This Thai chicken and vegetable soup is so fast and easy to make and is ready in 30 minutes for the perfect dinner! #30MinuteThursday Soup today!  30 minute Thai chicken and vegetable soup to be exact.  And it's amazing. Yes, I know, it's spring.  And I was just talking about all the fresh green things that are fantastic in the spring - and then I give you a soup recipe.  Which isn't exactly spring-like.  But you know what?  I like soup all year long.  It's always good, no matter how ... read more

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs - Quick and easy sweet and sour meatballs with green pepper and pineapple. On the table in 30 minutes and the whole family will love them!

Quick and easy sweet and sour meatballs with green pepper and pineapple.  On the table in 30 minutes and the whole family will love them! So, my mom makes the best sweet and sour meatballs.  Ever.  She makes them every year for our family's big Christmas Eve get together and every year they are all gone, even though there's a ton of food there and she makes a boatload of them.  Because they're the best. I may be biased, but I don't know if anyone that has had her sweet and sour ... read more

Skinny Cajun Shrimp Alfredo Pasta

Skinny Cajun Shrimp Alfredo Pasta - Skinny cajun shrimp alfredo pasta for #30MinuteThursday can be on the table in 20 minutes and everyone will love it! Alfredo pasta, but healthier!

Skinny cajun shrimp alfredo pasta for #30MinuteThursday can be on the table in 20 minutes and everyone will love it!  Alfredo pasta, but healthier! I needed to give you a great recipe to use that homemade cajun seasoning in.  Obviously.  You knew this was coming next. Skinny cajun shrimp alfredo pasta.  This one will be made often around here I think.  So tasty, so easy, and so fast.  Plus, it was super easy to make some plain shrimp and pasta (so boring right?) for the kids that don't ... read more

Teriyaki Chicken Stir-fry

Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry - Easy teriyaki chicken stir-fry that is on the table in less than 30 minutes - and the whole family will love it! #30MinuteThursday

Easy teriyaki chicken stir-fry that is on the table in less than 30 minutes - and the whole family will love it! #30MinuteThursday Happy New Year everyone!  Okay, it's the 7th, not really New Year's anymore, but this teriyaki chicken stir-fry is my first post of the year so I'm going with it. I had a nice long break from my computer over Christmas, didn't touch it much at all for two whole weeks, and I have to say it was rather lovely.  As much as I enjoy this little hobby of mine, it ... read more

One Pot Lemon Thyme Chicken and Rice

One Pot Lemon Thyme Chicken and Rice - One pot lemon thyme chicken and rice is ready in 30 minutes and filled with flavour. An easy and healthy weeknight meal the whole family will love!

One pot lemon thyme chicken and rice is ready in 30 minutes and filled with flavour. An easy and healthy weeknight meal the whole family will love! Well, I said that I wouldn't be sharing much other then sweets and baking for all of December, but I guess I lied.  It is 30 minute Thursday after all, so I guess I can still give you one recipe that involves real food and will feed your family.  I suppose we can't live on sugar and butter and chocolate for the entire month. ... read more

Easy Beef and Broccoli

Easy Beef and Broccoli - Super quick and easy beef and broccoli for #30MinuteThursday - this stir fry is on the table in under 30 minutes and is way better then takeout!

Super quick and easy beef and broccoli for #30MinuteThursday - this stir fry is on the table in under 30 minutes and is way better then takeout! It's 30 Minute Thursday again, and I don't know about you but I'm super excited to get some more quick and easy recipes to try for those crazy weeknights.  Our evenings seem to be getting busier and busier as the school year goes on.  There's hockey or soccer or diving or something almost every night. When did my kids get big enough to be busy ... read more

Hazelnut Chicken One Pot Pasta

Hazelnut Chicken One Pot Pasta - Hazelnut chicken one pot pasta recipe - an easy meal that is very adaptable and comes together in 30 minutes! Perfect for those busy nights! #30minutethursday

I finally have a recipe for you today that doesn't involve baking.  Or snacking.  Or way too much sugar.  I do actually cook most nights too, but you'd never know from the last month of recipes I've brought you! But it's 30 Minute Thursday again today (seriously, where did the last month go?), so I have a dinner recipe for, um, I think the first time since the last 30 Minute Thursday.  On the plus side, there's a whole list of other 30 minute meals along with it, so at least I'm bringing you ... read more

Spicy Chili Garlic Grilled Trout

Spicy Chili Garlic Grilled Trout - Quick and easy spicy chili garlic grilled trout - dinner is on the table in under 30 minutes! Perfect for those busy school nights!

So, school is back in, and the craziness that is the school year will now ensue.  My kids started on Monday, and there was a mix of excitement to get back to school and see their friends and find out who was in their class, and sadness that the summer was over.  Summer just goes by way too quickly, and this one seemed to fly by. I'm exactly the same as my kids.  Part of me is really sad summer is over, but the other part of me is kind of happy to get back to our regular routine, as crazy as ... read more