Posts From Laura

Lunch

Puff Pastry Pizzas

Who’s looking for an inexpensive gift for themselves this holiday season? Anyone? Well, here it is. This is also the gift that will keep on giving week after week after

Red Meats

Mini Yorkshire Pudding with Beef Tenderloin Hors d’oeuvres

I’d never heard of Yorkshire pudding until I married my husband. Growing up in New England as the daughter of Italian parents from New York City, a Sunday night dinner

Snacks & Desserts

Pumpkin Pie Bars with Flourless Crust

Guys, bars are the new pies for Thanksgiving! I don’t know if you’ve heard, but a sheet pan of your favourite pie flavour saves on baking time. Obviously, we had

Winter

Baked Brussels Sprouts and Cheese

I grew up hating Brussels sprouts so it’s always a joke to me how much I love them now. In fact, my whole family loves them even my daughter. As

Vegetables

Sweet Potato Muffins

I hate myself when I don’t make a batch of muffins on the weekend. The self loathing is real every morning when I go to reach for something easy or

Soups

Carrot Ginger Soup

I read a post recently on a mom’s site that said when your kids get older you may find yourself in your head more and the physical exhaustion of little

Recipes

The School Year Survival Cookbook Series: Turning leftovers into Tacos.

We don’t need to wait until Tuesday to make tacos – we’re turning last night’s chili into tonight’s fantastic tacos! We love when one effort in the kitchen can turn

Recipes

The School Year Survival Cookbook Video Series: Turning our Shepard’s Pie recipe into mini lunch box pies.

We’re back with another video that supports our latest cookbook: The School Year Survival Cookbook. This time we’re turning our Sweet Potato Shepards Pie filling into mini pies that are

Legumes

Spicy Black Bean Enchilada Cups

This school lunch idea is what happens when you ask yourself “what in the hell am I making her for lunch today?” Scarlett normally jumps at most any idea for

Poultry

Pastry Pockets with Turkey, Sweet Potato and Cranberry (Thanksgiving Leftovers)

Everyone puts so much thought into their Thanksgiving holiday menu. I’m one of those people. However, do you bother to think about what to do with all the leftovers? It’s