5 Reasons to Shop Online for Groceries for Meal Planning

5 Reasons to Shop Online for Groceries for Meal Planning

5 Reasons to Shop Online for Groceries for Meal Planning. Once you've got your weekly meal plan ready to go, how much time do you spend getting your groceries? This post shares 5 reasons why our family switched to almost exclusively shopping for our groceries online, a discussion of the challenges with online food ordering, and other alternatives beyond grocery stores where you can have your groceries delivered to your door. 

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11 Delicious Dinner Dishes | National Poultry Day Recipe Round-Up

11 Delicious Dinner Dishes | National Poultry Day Recipe Round-Up

11 Delicious Dinner Recipes: National Poultry Day Recipe Round-Up. Whether you are looking for an elegant meal to impress guests, or a 30 minute family dinner, there is a poultry recipe here for you to enjoy! This round-up features poultry prepared in a variety of different ways, and from different cultures.

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Spinach Pesto Recipe

Spinach Pesto Recipe

I'm guest posting today over at Almost Kosher and sharing my easy recipe for Spinach Pesto. This one is easy, delicious and economical. It's one of those recipes that's a keeper! Forget those pre-made pesto sauces. These flavours are irresistible. Not to mention, this pesto is packed full of all the nutritious benefits of spinach!

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White Lasagna Chicken Soup

White Lasagna Chicken Soup

This recipe for White Lasagna Chicken Soup is an easy chicken soup that is delicious comfort food during cold weather. It is definitely a new family favourite and arguably one of those chicken soups for the soul. Coming together in only 30 minutes, and with the flavour of a gourmet soup, it's a recipe you will want to add to your meal plan in the near future!

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16 Must-Have St. Patrick's Day Recipes for Festive Meal Planning

16 Must-Have St. Patrick's Day Recipes for Festive Meal Planning

16 Must-Have St. Patrick's Day Recipes for Festive Meal Planning. Whether you are looking for St. Patrick's Day recipes for your family menu, or for a St. Patrick's Day themed party, this recipe round-up will take the pressure out of your festive meal planning. We've got you covered on everything from appetizers, to main entrees, side dishes, and even some pretty spectacular desserts. 

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Irish Beef Stew in the Instant Pot

Irish Beef Stew in the Instant Pot

Perhaps you're planning an Irish themed party, or simply looking for ideas for St. Patrick's Day dishes. Regardless, this delicious, fast and easy Irish Beef Stew in the Instant Pot is one that you can throw almost effortlessly into your pressure cooker and it is sure to become a new family favourite! Hearty, loaded with veggies, and requiring only a few minutes of preparation for a delicious, rich flavour as though it was simmering all day!

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5 Essential Tips You Need to Meal Plan for Your Family (Free Template Included)

5 Essential Tips You Need to Meal Plan for Your Family (Free Template Included)

Where do you begin for planning your family's meals? I share how to identify your family's needs for meal planning, and 5 essential tips you need to meal plan for your family. This post outlines how to choose recipes, options for easy grocery shopping, and meal preparation to make your week run more smoothly at meal times! Free Meal Planner printable available.

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House on the Hill Blog Relaunch: What, When + Why

House on the Hill Blog Relaunch: What, When + Why

House on the Hill Blog will be now be focusing on fast and simple meals for families, weekly meal planner resources, helping kids learn to cook, and eventually offering some online cooking classes and "how to" meal planning resources that focus on fun meals that gets your family back in the kitchen together. Easy recipes and meal plan resources that were part of the top 5 favourite blog posts for 2016, and will become the foundation for the blog moving forward for fun, kid-friendly meal ideas and planning resources. 

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Baby Food Supplies: 9 Things You Need to Meal Plan for Your New Eater!

Baby Food Supplies: 9 Things You Need to Meal Plan for Your New Eater!

Baby Food Supplies: 9 Things You Need to be Able to Meal Plan for Your New Eater! If you're wondering what is the best way to make homemade baby food, you might be surprised how short the list is compared to the overwhelming number of products out there on the market! This post recommends 9 thing you will end to have on hand to prepare & plan meals for your new eater. Click through to read more. Follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to get sneak peeks of projects I'm working on.

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Easy Creamy Coleslaw

Easy Creamy Coleslaw

You don't need to buy coleslaw dressing. If you're wondering what dressing to use for coleslaw, this recipe for the salad has a mayonnaise-based dressing that tastes authentically homemade. It is fast, easy to make, and I'll bet you have the ingredients on hand in your pantry already! Cabbage is a seasonal vegetable almost year round in Canada, which makes this one of our regular family dinner recipes on a budget that we enjoy. This post also includes a link to a seasonal vegetable calendar. 

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Favourite Posts in 2016

Favourite Posts in 2016

Top 5 Favourite Blog Posts from House on the Hill. In a walk down memory lane for the first few months of blogging at House on the Hill, we revisit the top 5 blog posts, including Grandma's Holiday Prize Cookies (for Christmas and Hanukkah Cookies), Old Fashioned Molasses and Date Jam Sandwich Cookies, Cinnamon Roll Apple Cobbler, A Month of Breakfasts in 2 Hours (plus a free breakfast meal plan printable), and How to Make Your Own Freezer Meals.

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Amazing Sausage & Mushroom Empanadas

Amazing Sausage & Mushroom Empanadas

Amazing Sausage and Mushroom Empanadas Recipe. This easy holiday appetizer recipe for empanadas is delicious and is a perfect option for entertaining on New Year's Eve that the whole family will enjoy. The empanadas have a unique flavour that is both savoury and sweet, they are moist with a soft and flaky baked crust, and they will disappear in no time. You can easily swap out the sausage for ground beef or ground chicken, as the seasonings and flavourings in this recipe are very versatile.

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Old Fashioned Molasses & Date Jam Sandwich Cookies

Old Fashioned Molasses & Date Jam Sandwich Cookies

Old Fashioned Molasses & Date Jam Sandwich Cookies are a decadent and delicious combination of a sweet and savory molasses cookie with a rich date jam filling that are perfect for holiday celebrations! Handed down through the generations, this recipe uses pantry staples, doesn't require chilling & makes a big batch for family celebrations. These cut-out cookies can be easily be eaten on their own, or enjoyed with the date jam that takes them to a new level of yumminess!

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Grandma's Holiday Prize Cookies

Grandma's Holiday Prize Cookies

Grandma's Holiday Prize Cookies are an irresistibly delicious, soft and sweet sugar and sour cream cookie that are perfect for the holidays! Handed down through the generations, this recipe is easy, doesn't require chilling & makes a big batch for those festive celebrations. These cut-out cookies can be easily decorated with sprinkles, or iced and decorated after they have cooled.

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