Homemade, Slow Cooked, Creamy Mac and Cheese

 So there is nothing paleo or vegan about this dish, but trust me it is so worth the indulgence. I know, I know, I bragged that our Canadian Thanksgiving menu was filled with paleo, vegan and clean eats.  But rules are meant to be broken, and this recipe is so worth bending the guidelines for.  My justification for its inclusion is that every year without fail my super host of an Aunty preps some Mac and Cheese, because it is my cousin Graeme’s favourite side dish. So in my mind no Thanksgiving table is complete without a little Mac and Cheese. After you try this recipe I am pretty confident you will agree. Continue reading “Homemade, Slow Cooked, Creamy Mac and Cheese”

Slow Cooked Homemade Buns

321287_896434497146_48646962_nHere is another recipe from our Canadian Thanksgiving.  By sharing all my kitchen secrets, I am really ensuring all you Americans are ready for your feast in just over a month.  Now baking isn’t always my area of expertise, and I find bread to be a tricky culinary pursuit.  However, as soon as I discovered that I can turn my slow cooker into an almost bread maker I was sold.  Not only are these buns low maintenance and simple but they are also super healthy.  You can pronounce every ingredient in them, and unlike their store bought counterparts there are no added sugars.  Making bread at home is always a sure fire way to wow guests (little do they know how little work and how simple it is to do).  Continue reading “Slow Cooked Homemade Buns”