Category Archives: make-ahead meal

Easy Italian skillet chicken

Quick recipe yields big flavour! This is one of those deceptive dishes – so fast and simple to prepare yet so flavourful that people might think you spent hours making it. It’s a great meal for using up any leftover … Continue reading

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Meat lovers’ pizza Sloppy Joes

An amazingly delicious mashup of two great dishes! I grew up eating a LOT of Sloppy Joes. They were inexpensive and quick to prepare – two essential elements of feeding a family of eight. My mom served these open-faced sandwiches … Continue reading

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Baked chicken taquitos

A tasty twist for Taco Tuesdays! Taco Tuesdays just got a whole lot more interesting and delicious. What’s a taquito, you ask? In Mexico, you’ll usually find them as small, soft corn tortillas, rolled up with a filling of meat … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 3 recipes

A fast and family-friendly weeknight meal! I have to confess that when my kids were younger we ate a LOT of pretty boring pasta because it was the fastest weeknight meal I could whip up. The kids never seemed to … Continue reading

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Easy potato and ricotta gnocchi

A dish that might look daunting but is deceptively easy to make! There is something so special about pillowy-soft gnocchi, bathed in a rich sauced and dusted with cheese. It’s probably the pasta I have loved the most since the … Continue reading

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Pizza meatball casserole

A delectable mashup dish! This lovely creation is the result of my menfolk being unable to decide what they wanted for dinner. The premise is simple: meatballs cooked up with classic pizza toppings including onions, mushrooms, green pepper, sauce and … Continue reading

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Fast and flavourful enchilada dip

Five minutes to make a party-perfect yet nutritious dish! I love this dip because it takes just minutes to assemble and can even be prepared up to 48 hours ahead of time before baking. More importantly, it’s packed with flavour … Continue reading

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