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Meal planning

  • Four tips for dealing with new-to-you ingredients

    Four tips for dealing with new-to-you ingredients

    It happens to me almost every week. I’ve found a recipe (or two, or three, or twenty) that I’m reeeaally excited about. I start reading the recipe in detail and then it happens. Ah…

    October 13, 2016
  • Easy meal plans for back to school

    Easy meal plans for back to school

    Most people remember their wedding as one of the happiest and busiest times in their life. I’m no exception. Back in oh-ten, I was… Living in Toronto but working in Waterloo, which meant an…

    September 1, 2016
  • The #1 secret to easy meal planning

    The #1 secret to easy meal planning

    I am, for the most part, a late-to-the-party-in-life-laggard. Let’s examine the evidence: Exhibit A: I just got an iPhone a few months ago and with it, have discovered the all-consuming world of Instagram. Exhibit…

    November 4, 2015
  • Why I meal plan and should you?

    Why I meal plan and should you?

    My new marketing gig is in the education industry and the first term of school (January-March here in Oz) is typically really quiet because we can’t really talk (ie. try to sell stuff) to…

    September 23, 2015
  • How to choose the right dinner recipes, easy dinner

    How to choose the right dinner recipes

    Dontcha just loooove food websites? (please say yes, please say yes, please say yes) Every week—err, day—I pore over my favourite blogs in search of new dinner recipes to add to my commuter cooking…

    May 26, 2015
  • Principles of commuter cooking: Part deux

    Principles of commuter cooking – part deux

    Do you like surprises? I love ’em. But I’m usually the giver, so being on the receiving end (like I was last Friday) is a real treat. What was the surprise you ask? Well,…

    April 14, 2015
  • Principles of commuter cooking: Part one

    Principles of commuter cooking – part one

    Welcome back from Easter break! Anyone recovering from a chocolate coma today? In my house, we’re so good at eating chocolate on a regular basis that it takes a lot more than Easter to…

    April 7, 2015