Recipes

Recipes for healthy eating and traditional Mennonite family recipes

3-Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe, The Ticking Heart 3-Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe - Hurray! It’s Autumn, my favourite season of the year! Why is it my favourite season? Because it’s that time of year when pumpkin spice everything emerges into baking and hot beverages, when I can wear a hooded sweater with my jean jacket and comfortable hiking boots, when I can curl up on the couch with a good book or movie and wrap myself in a fuzzy blanket, and when I can pour myself a steaming…

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Homemade BBQ Beef Burger Recipe Homemade BBQ Beef Burger Recipe - I love summer because it’s BBQ season in southern Manitoba! There’s nothing like the scent of burgers grilling on the barbeque. Whenever my husband and I go for a walk and I smell the aroma of BBQ in the air, I take a deep breath, inhaling the sweet smoky scent, and sigh in satisfaction as my mouth begins to water. If I could have a BBQ all year long, I would be so happy, but…

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Thin-Crust Tortilla Pizza - The Ticking Heart Thin-Crust Tortilla Pizza Recipe - This thin-crust tortilla pizza recipe is simple to make but packs a punch of flavour and satisfies your hunger. Because the crust is thin, you can load your pizza with any vegetable toppings of your choice to get in your daily recommended serving of vegetables without filling up on carbs. You can also keep it vegetarian or add any meat of your choice. I started making this pizza when I was experimenting with a gluten-reduced…

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The Best Ever Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe - I’m not one to brag, but the below Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe is the best I’ve ever tasted and I get a lot of compliments when I share these muffins with other people. I’d like to say it’s my recipe, but that wouldn’t be the truth. I received this recipe from my Home Economics teacher in high school about twenty years ago. I fell in love with this banana muffin recipe the day I…

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No Sugar Added Banana Oatmeal Muffin Recipe - I loved banana bread when I was growing up. It was a real treat for the whole family when my mom baked banana bread. As soon as the banana bread was cool enough to touch after coming out of the oven, my mom sliced it up and served it on plates. Then we sat down together as a family, slathered butter on our slices, and gobbled it up. The loaf usually didn’t last in our…

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Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole - A Recipe of Comfort Do you remember the iconic ice cream trope in films and TV shows when a woman (occasionally a man) is having a bad day so s/he plops down on the couch with an entire tub of ice cream and eats straight from it with a tablespoon?  Do you find yourself having a day like that, craving foods that will make you feel better? Most comfort foods are high in fat content,…

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Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe - Do you have an anniversary coming up or just want to surprise your sweetheart with a delicious romantic dinner to say thanks? Skip the takeout, put on your apron and wow your sweetheart with a handmade recipe of love! This Baked Chicken Parmesan recipe is healthy, simple to make and tastes delicious, too! Pair it with a pasta side, Caesar salad and a glass of wine.   Baked Chicken Parmesan Preparation Time: 10 minutes Bake…

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Cinnamon Ginger Milk Tea - A Natural Cold Remedy It’s a new year and a new decade, but some things never change, especially cold and flu season. It seems everywhere you turn, someone is coughing into their sleeve or blowing their nose into a tissue. I don’t know what it is about winter that gives viruses the right environment to flourish and spread—perhaps it’s the change in temperature resulting in more people staying indoors, the reduced daylight hours, or stress…

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