Growing up in a big family, we often had to be tight with food. My parents did their best but there were times when there wasn’t enough food in the house to help us to have good nutritional meals.
I often found myself not able to concentrate on school work in the morning because I would be counting down the time for lunch when I could run home and eat because I often didn’t have breakfast.
Now what if I could tell you that if you skip one morning coffee on the way to work, or didn’t buy that bag of chips, you could pay for a nutritional meal for a child?
Really it is that simple. A Toonie.
I am happy to assist The Grocery Foundation with getting the word out about the Toonies for Tummies program. This is a program that is near and dear to my heart.
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5 Pumpkin Recipes
With fall here many of us want to enjoy adding pumpkin to their recipes.
From pumpkin to deserts to pumpkin meals. It is a nice change and a great taste of fall.
Here are 5 of my favourites.
What is your favourite pumpkin recipe?
Pumpkin Ice Cream ~ Recipe from David Bovitz
Pumpkin Granola ~ Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod
Roasted Pumpkin Soup ~ Recipe from Against All Grain
Pumpkin Chili ~ Recipe from Paleo Parents
Pumpkin Cheesecake Pillow Popovers from Willow Bird Baking
Sometimes money is tight, here is an easy recipe to make a meal that might be a favourite with a cheaper cut of meat!
This recipe is under $2 a serving so it is perfect for a tight budget. Add any sides you have and enjoy!
Parmesan Pork Cutlets
What You Will Need:
1/2 half a cup of All Purpose Flour
2 Large Eggs
3/4 cup of Bread Crumbs
1/2 cup of grated Parmesan Cheese
1 pound of Boneless Pork Chops
2 Tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tablespoons of Unsalted Butter
Salt and Pepper
- Place flour in a shallow bowl.
- Wisk eggs in a different bowl.
- Combine parmesan cheese and bread crumbs in a 3rd bowl.
- Sprinkle cutlets with salt and pepper (lightly)
- One at a time put a pork chop in flour then egg then bread crumbs. (coat bread crumbs)
- Warm 1tsp of oil and 1 tsp of butter in a frying pan in medium heat until bubbling.
- Place cutlets in the pan and cook one side until brown and turn over.