MINI TURKEY MEATLOAVES & DILL PICKLE SALAD

OHHHHH KKAAAAYYYYY Just a heads up, I made this last night and Adam told me it was “the best food I’ve ever made” I can’t talk up these recipes enough. If you like pickles…… THIS SALAD. OMG. I’m addicted. Plus, I made it in like 2 minutes it’s really the perfect weekday dinner. That also goes for the mini turkey meatloafs. Now I’m on a health kick so I used ground turkey but you can use lean ground beef or bison as well.  LET’S GET AT IT.   xxoo Drea Marie

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HOW TO EAT TEXAS STYLE BBQ WHEN YOU’RE NOT IN TEXAS

Hey, newsflash, I love BBQ. Yeah maybe it’s not the most diet friendly food but everyone needs a cheat meal once in a while and usually mine is BBQ. Or pizza. NOWWW the secret to kick ass BBQ is finding the right spot. This can be tricky if you’re not living in Texas so I’m here to help you out. The SECRET is the smoker. A bad ass smoker makes or breaks your BBQ experience. Calgarians, you are in SOME LUCK.  I’ve toured around looking for the best BBQ joint in town and I am loyal to the best, Hayden Block. This is not the first spot I’ve gone to and I even tried a few more after Hayden Block, but it only confirmed what […]

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PORTOBELLO PIZZA RECIPE

So I have this recipe that I make and it’s such a hit. Oh and it’s hella easy and insanely quick. It’s also one of those ‘shoot, what am I going to serve with this main?!’ solutions. PORTOBELLO PIZZAS It’s the PERFECT side to a protein dish, or you can seriously eat it as a vegan meal alongside a hearty salad. YUM. I’m not saying I INVENTED the portobello pizza recipe but if you haven’t heard of them, I’m here to let you in on the secret. Alright let’s get at it.  xxoo Drea Marie  

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I Am SO Over Grocery Shopping. Hello Chefs Plate.

Drea Marie is SO OVER grocery shopping. So she found Chefs Plate, a grocery/recipe delivery service in Calgary, AB. CHECK IT OUT.

But seriously. SO OVER IT. Not to mention the lines at Costco. On a Sunday. *eyeroll* So I started searching for anyway to avoid it and came across Chefs Plate. I had never had a meal delivery service before but loved the idea of Chefs Plate. They deliver recipes and ALL the groceries that go along with those recipes right to your door. PLUS it’s not just in Calgary… they deliver to Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia, & Manitoba and they are expanding quickly. So you still cook it AKA it’s fresh for whichever day you want to make it but the prep is cut in half. Maybe even more than half.  NOT TO MENTION the number of times I’ve forgotten something I’ve needed for a recipe and sat on my […]

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