Starbucks Holiday Cups

Are here and they’re glorious!! They came out on November 1, which kicks off the ‘Minter’ season!! Oh Peppermint Mocha…how I’ve missed you…I shall have you soon enough!! On this day I had a Flat White – which never disappoints πŸ˜€

Cheers Everyone!! πŸ™‚ 

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Crock Pot Leftover Turkey Corn Chowder

Few weeks ago we Canucks celebrated Thanksgiving. And of course, after spending a wonderful day filled with great company and food, there’s the leftovers. So. many. leftovers. The majority of it being the turkey meat itself. So, I went to Google, to find a Crock Pot recipe I could use it up with. I came across the recipe below and thought I’d give it a try, as I had never made a chowder before. It was easy to put together, which is always important to me!! The sweetness of the corn and the spiciness of the red pepper flakes were a great combination, which myself, hubby and our son enjoyed. We’ll definitely make this again sometime. For those of you in the U.S., about to celebrate Thanksgiving day a few weeks from now – give this recipe a try to use up that leftover turkey you’ll have. I think you’ll enjoy too!!

Leftover Turkey Corn Chowder Recipe

Bon Appetit Everyone!! πŸ™‚ 

Starbucks Zombie Frappuccino


Full disclosure, I have not tried this Instagram-worthy concoction. After reading the review below, I was contemplating it, but so far people I know haven’t liked it. One friend even said ‘I’ve heard it tastes like regret lol’…LOL . So, as cool as this frapp looks, I’ll be passing on it. But, take a read of the review below, and decide for yourselves. If you’re a big fan of SUPER sweet green apple flavour, then this may interest you!! It’s available until November 1st.
Zombie Frappuccino Review

Cheers Everyone!! πŸ™‚ 

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte and Whipped Cream

Because why not go all the way and have everything pumpkin spice LOL I actually got the flavoured whipped cream, as it was free that day. Otherwise I could take it or leave it. But for those of you who love pumpkin spice everything, here’s another one to try!!

Cheers Everyone πŸ™‚ 

Frank’s Favourite Slow Cooker Thai ChickenΒ 

I came across this recipe online, as always…amirite?! LOL Was craving chicken and peanut butter, and this recipe ticked those boxes nicely. I know what you see in the photo, doesn’t look like much, but we really liked it. Next time I’ll make this the same way, but will add veggies for sure!! The flavours melded together nicely…I even put more peanut butter then it called for, but that’s me!! It will definitely be added to our rotation. Next time I’ll also try my best to remember the cilantro and peanuts as garnish LOL I’m sure you’ll enjoy this one too, if you’re a peanut butter lover too!!

Frank’s Favourite Slow Cooker Thai Chicken
Bon Appetit Everyone!! πŸ™‚ 

Tim Hortons Smile Cookies Are Back!!

My hubby went to get us coffees yesterday, when the smile cookie caught his eye. So he bought a couple, for a sweet snack to go with our coffee, as well as to help support local charities. They’re available from Sept 11th – 17th, so grab one the next time you stop by a Tim Hortons, and help your local charities.

Bon Appetit Everyone!! πŸ™‚ 

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

I know, I know…from the photo above, you’d think it was chili right?! Nope!! It actually IS the deconstructed stuffed pepper soup…just like the title states. I didn’t have any green peppers to use, so Iade it with red and yellow ones instead. Being that it’s a Crock Pot recipe, it was easy to prepare. I only had to brown the ground beef and sautee the onions before hand. Other then that, everything went into the pot (even uncooked rice with extra liquid) to set and forget!! Now, I was pressed for time, so I set it to cook on high for 5hrs. But when I checked it around the 4hrs mark it was ready πŸ™‚ My hubby, our son and I all loved it (hubby and I added hot sauce for a bit of a kick to ours too)!! It tasted exactly like stuffed peppers, without all the work. I bet it will taste even better, with some green pepper in there next time too…omnomnom. If you love stuffed peppers, then I HIGHLY recommend this recipe!! I believe you’ll enjoy it as well πŸ™‚ You can make it exactly the same as the recipe below, or add your own spin to it too…

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

Bon Appetit Everyone!! πŸ™‚