Week 3 – Pulled Pork Poutine

Well here I am on time with Week 3 😀 However… I did change it up from the original on the list… So we are a little simpler then original planned. I made this one super simple and easy for you guys to toss together! I made my own gravy out of the juices left…

Week 2 – Grilled Cheese Bites – 3 ways!

Good Morning Everyone! I first have to start with I AM SORRY! I clearly did not get this up last weekend, and I feel awful! I have been insane with work on this massive project that just went live the last 2 weeks so I have been nothing but work work work! I did manage…

Week 1 – Loaded Potato Skins

FINALLY!!! The 2020 Season begins!!! Hey gang! Happy First week of Football! Annnnddd I am actually late with getting this post out, sorry! It has been a long day! I was working a little over the weekend (mostly today) and the day got away with me. But, this weeks Game Day recipe is worth the…

NFL Regular Season 2020/2021 – The Line Up

Good Morning old Friends! It has been a while since I sent out a Blog! 2020 has really gotten the best of me this year, and I have to admit I have been lacking with Bites by Brittany this year! For those of you who follow me and know me personally, you know I work…

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Good Morning my fellow Foodies 🙂 I hope everyone survived this week, it sounds like the universe had this week be atrocious for everyone. Good to know it wasn’t being specific LOL. It was also the coldest Calgary weather this week. Not sure if you read this, but apparently Calgary was colder then Antarctica this…

Zucchini & Tomato Bake

Happy Sunday All! I hope everyone is staying warm in this god awful weather. It’s freezing here in Calgary today! It’s a great day to have the oven on and to be in the kitchen whipping up Meal prep for this week ahead. A few friends of mine, have been after me for this quick…

Crunchwrap 2.0 & Totchos

Happy 2020 Friends!!! So I was debating on whether or not to post this one, as we did a Taco Bell night during our NFL Line up (week 8) BUT I asked you all if you wanted it, and we got all Yeses across the board! So we have an updated version of Taco Bells…

Week 17 – Football Pizza Pops & Dipping Sauce

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Seventeen Football Pizza Pops & Dipping Sauce Our final recipe of Regular Season! I can’t believe we have reached the end of the regular season already! Superbowl is just around the corner and ANY of these 17 recipes will be a hit at your SuperBowl Party! especially our final recipe. Football…

Week 16 – Jalapeno Popper Cheese ball

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Sixteen Jalapeno Popper Cheese ball and a BONUS recipe!! Week 16!!! woot woot! looking forward to playoffs! So this week we have kind of a Two Fer going on! I made a Cheeseball for crackers and so forth BUT this doubles as a hot-dip too! check out both recipes below!!! Here…

Week 15 – Chili Cheese Dogs (in a Blanket)

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Fifteen Chili Cheese Dogs (in a Blanket) Week 15 is here!! So the next to last few posts are gonna be pretty brief. I have surgery this week on my right hand so I have worked on these ahead of time so that we can still make all 17 weeks! Here…

Week 14 – Whiskey Bacon, Mac & Cheese

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Fourteen Whiskey Bacon, Mac & Cheese OMG…my mouth waters when I look at this picture… the cheesy gooey goodness and then that crispy BBQ sauced bacon….. omg… you guys! this is SO GOOOOOOOOD!!! Seriously one for the books! super easy to make as well! Happy week 14 friends! Gonna be a…

Week 13 – Tight End Chilli

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Thirteen  Tight End Chilli (3 Meat) Happy Sunday Football Fans! Hope everyone had a good weekend, I am nursing a sore shoulder and some bad hands today, so I am going to make this short and sweet today! Chilli is one of the most common football eats! This is my version…

Week 12 – 2 Style Chicken Wings & Chicken Tenders with Sauce

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Twelve 2 Style Chicken Wings & Chicken Tenders with Sauce Good Morning Football Fans! Today is extra special as we have a ton of NFL games and GREY CUP! We are almost ready for kickoff here for our first round of 11 am games 🙂 I love Sundays. I really do…

Week 11 – Stuffed Potato Skins

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Eleven Stuffed Potato Skins Good Morning Football Fans! Happy Gameday Sunday! This week better bring me better luck than the last 2 weeks. This week we have a very easy game day snack that is always a winner. Potato skins are delicious but why waste all the filling when you can…

Week 10 – Philly Cheesesteak Pizza

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Ten Philly Cheesesteak Pizza Week 10 is here. Thank Goodness – because week 9, you did me no favours! I made a couple of risky picks last week and it did NOT work in my favour. A bunch of close call games, which went in the wrong direction for this girl!…

Week 9 – Pretzels with Beer Cheese

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Nine  Homemade Pretzels & Beer Cheese  Hey Gang! Happy Sunday! This is gonna be a quick post today – because it is GAME day and I want to be in front of the TV 🙂  This week we are having a quick and easy DELICIOUS game day snack… Pretzels n Beer…

Week 8 – Taco Bell Knock offs: Crunch Wraps & Supreme Fries

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Eight Crunch Wraps & Supreme Fries Ok, my Football Foodie Followers, we are on to week 8 already! I am so excited about this weeks game day recipe! I am a sucker for a crunch wrap combo every once in a while (especially when I am hungover LOL). And it’s honestly…

Week 7 – Butter Chicken Burritos

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Seven Butter Chicken Burritos Week 6 was a good week for me – so very happy I decided to play some odds! I took SF over the Rams which put me in the Number one spot on the Pool! I was back and forth on the KC and Houston game… I…

Week 6 – Cuban Sandwiches

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Six Cuban Sandwiches Yes – My Cat is in the background – even he wanted to eat these!! LOL! (Hi Oliver! – not for Kitties) Last week was a good week for me! I was 11-4 for the week and it put me in 3rd in a pool I am in….

Week 5 – Jerk Pulled Pork & Tequila Slaw Sliders

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Five Jerk Pulled Pork & Tequila Slaw Sliders Omg… This one is unreal you guys! Honestly one of my favorites right here! The first time I did jerk pulled pork was for my friends Toni & Robbie for their Housewarming Party I catered last Summer… and this coleslaw of mine…. well…

Week 4 – Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Slaw

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Four Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Slaw Week 4 – woot woot!! ok so I ran out of tequila and I decided this didn’t need it, but I will share my Tequila Slaw Recipe soon 🙂 Anyways – this weekend should be a good weekend of Ball. week 4 is always…

Week 3 – Fried Tortellini vs Fried Ravioli

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Three What a week of football last week you guys!!! Brees out for a few games, Roethlisberger out for the SEASON!!!… Oh Man! Pittsburgh is in trouble… and my Pats shut out Miami… What an unreal week! Looking forward to this week… got some Big decisions to work out for picks!!!…

Week 2 – Cheeseburger Sliders with Homemade “MAC” Sauce

NFL 2019/2020 Season Week Two Cheeseburger Sliders with Homemade “MAC” Sauce I got a Joke for you: Can a hamburger marry a hot dog? ……Only if they have a very frank relationship! HAHAHAHAHA!!!! Here are the Roster details for this weeks Line up! Ingredients: 12 Slider Buns (My grocery store had small hamburger buns for…

Week 1 – Cheesy Chicken and Bean Nacho Dip with Tostitos

IT’S HERE!!!! NFL 2019/2020 Season – Let the Games Begin!!!! Week One  Cheese Chicken and Black Bean Nacho Dip  YYYYEEEEESSSSSS!!!!  Here are the Roster details for this weeks Line up! Get it… ingredients…roster – HAHAHA!!! – I am so CHEESY!!! … oops I did it again 😉 – Enjoy My Football Family! Servers 6-8 Ingredients…

NFL Regular Season 2019/2020 – The Line Up

It’s almost Fall, you guys!!!! where did 2019 go!? The Fall…. omg – my fav! It brings pumpkin spiced lattes and colourful leaves and fun scarves and sweaters that are cozy warm and my favourite of them all… FOOTBALL SEASON!!!!! OMG, I have the warm and fuzzies just thinking about the Sundays to come!! If…

My version of a Buddha Bowl

Happy Sunday Friends! Hope ya’ll are enjoying a great day of good football! On this weeks episode of BitesbyBrittany…we are talking… The “Buddha Bowl”!! There are some delicious versions of “Buddha Bowls” out there. If you don’t know what a Buddha bowl is… it’s a new food trend that seems to be taking over the…

Spicy Thai Noodles

Hello Foody Friends! I recently made these noodles for a lunch I did for the girls at work. It was my Bosses birthday and she tries to eat fairly Vegan as much as she can, so I came up with a few things that would work and surprised her with lunch! These noodles were a…

5 Ingredient Pesto & Ham Hassleback Chicken

Happy Thursday Friends… its September 13th today, and it certainly felt like a Friday the 13th… and to top this sour Thursday… it is now Snowing here in Calgary AB! So I feel like this is the PERFECT day to post this House warming Dish! Literally, the oven goes on for the cook and the…

The WELCOME back edition!

Man OH Man have I been MIA for forever… or what!? Sorry friends – it’s been a while eh, thanks for sticking it out and waiting for me to return!  So just to catch ya up to speed, there has been a lot going on this year. I started a new job this year that…

spaghetti(zucca) di pollo e funghi con aglio e olio

Ciao amici! February is the month of…. AMORE… …and isn’t Italian noted as one of the most romantic languages? Not to mention the incredible scenery and the wine and pasta and music… and stunningly chiseled jaw lines of the tall, dark and dreamy… annndddd I am getting offff topic…. LOL! Sorry about that…but… Ladies… you understand…

Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Awesome sauce

Surprise!! A third post for my fellow foodie followers!!! I am avoiding packing the condo for moving in three weeks! haha! so I figured what’s the best procrastination ….. write another food blog!!! I also made a really amazing dinner this week for me and my very good friend Toni; and I needed to share…

Quick & Easy Salmon Dinner

Hi Friends! As promised here is my second post for the week…. This one is a big winner! Anyone know knows me, knows I am not a cooked Salmon fan. I can eat it raw in sushi without question, but cookin’ it and eatin’ it…. not really “my thing”. BUT…. as part of my Healthy…

Thai Chicken Slaw over Rice Noodles

I think the hardest part of blogging is the opening sentence… paragraph even. I usually end sitting in front of the computer and procrastinating for at least 30 minutes, because I am good at the food part, but not so much with the writing part! haha… So…. needless to say, I just procrastinated and booked…

Crock-pot Chilli

Happy New Year my fellow foodies! Chilli? Chili? Chile? Chilly? Listen… you don’t spell it… you EAT it. So however you spell it, don’t care – its how you eat it! am I right? or am I rite? (see what I did there) I am just sitting down to get to writing this post out….

Pizza My Heart

Good Morning, Good Morning…from Sunny warm Calgary!…. JUST KIDDING!!! its -20 something and feelin like -30 and its cloudy and snowy and BLAH! But I have Coffee and Oliver to keep me warm! So it still remains a good morning despite the dang weather! Topic of the Day:  P-I-Z-Z-A!!!  I can’t think of one person I…

Stromboli Sundays

Hello my fellow food friends! Hope everyone is having a great week!I have been having some crappy luck since I became unemployed a month and half ago! I however have become a full-time couch connoisseur! I got myself into, caught up and addicted to Shameless, and my new iPad game I can’t stop playing. HAHA! …

Dessert Taquitos “The Mexican Cannoli”

These are sooooooooo delicious and EASY! During my Catering gig, I had to come up with some dessert options and i was trying to keep the theme of Mexican night and I thought we should do a Taco… a Dessert taco….so I pulled out my Mexican cookbooks and did some internet searching and i came…

Pork Carnitas & Tinga de Pollo Tacos

Tacos Tacos TACOS!!!! Tacos are taking over the planet, and that is OKAY by me. Everyone loves Tacos! In this post, we are going to be doing 2 types of Tacos. One Chicken and one Pork. Both are made in the crock pot which is awesome because you literally just drop everything into the pot…

My first Catering Gig!

Hi Friends! Please forgive my tardiness with this post, it has been a hectic few weeks for me, and I am down a computer as well… which makes blogging slightly a bit more difficult. However, I am here now 🙂 and I want to share with you my first catering job! A couple weekends ago,…

My Mommas Classic Cheesy Potatoes

Hi friends!  So this blog is going out to one of my oldest and dearest friends Katrina! Nena, I promised you, I’d post this come comfort food time! Well it snowed here in Calgary today…. like a lot haha. It was the perfect day to turn on the oven and make you some cheesy potatoes!! …

Mexican Street Corn Salad

This is a side dish that is a play off a Mexican corn on cob. It’s layered with flavours and this one — she’s a Spicc-eh!!  What you need: 2 cups frozen corn Mexican cheese (queso fresco) or cotija  Cilantro (to taste) 1/4 cup Salt & pepper 1 tsp roasted garlic  1/2 cup chopped red…

Pork Schnitz-ALE & Smashed Potatoes

Well well well… Here I am! Making an epic comeback! Life got busier then I thought it would. But I am back in full swing! I recently had an epiphany and took my life back into my own hands! A good lesson in life, sometimes without choice things get bigger than you, and its okay…

Taco Salad (it’s not really a salad)

This is a recipe I can do with my eyes closed. This comes from my Mom actually! She used to make this for potlucks and parties and it was always a super big hit! I don’t have this recipe written down anywhere because Its embedded into my brain and its almost a family tradition… a…

5 Cheese Chicken Tortellini

When I was younger I worked for this restaurant in my hometown where I started out as a bus girl/Hostess and eventually became a Bartender/Server. I had so much fun working there. It was a blast and I made decent money because we were ALWAYS busy! This restaurant is one the Towns biggest accomplishments. Everyone…

Caprese Pasta Salad

When it comes to the summer – BBQ’s are the best ways to together with friends. I love being able to just sit around and share in some laughs as we eat good food and enjoy the sun! This past weekend I attended a friends BBQ and I brought this dish as it is my…

Chicken Mole Tacos

Those of you who know me, know that I am sometimes referred to as Brittania… which is my Mexican name. I got to experience so many different cultures when I worked for Fairmont and some of my favourite people were my Mexican friends. Holy Sh!t, can they party! It was never a question of whether…

Black Truffle Potatoes and Brussel sprouts

Hiiii Friends! Ugh! My computer decided to get sick so I am sorry for the delay on posting Anything! I am currently sitting in the cell phone lot waiting for my sister at the airport so I am on my phone! However I have been cooking just not posting! So here’s a little side dish…

Strawberry Cream Popsicles

BLAH!! It’s SOOOOOOO Hot here in Calgary! Its been gross, My Condo has been high 30s and Friday and Saturday last week it was upwards of 40 degrees!!!  Its just been way too hot to Cook. I have been living off of BBQ’d sausages and salad and Tacos. Quick and easy dinners that don’t require…

Pull-a-part Cheesy Pesto Garlic Bread

Garlic + Cheese + Bread… These are a few of my favourite things. Fun fact about Brittany… She watches a lot of cooking shows! I write down recipes and evolve them into my own. You don’t learn to cook unless you start learning somehow. This is one of those recipes. Kelsey Nixon has a TV…

How to make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Hey Friends!! This post may have you thinking I am losing it. I betcha you’re thinking…”Brittany — Scrambled eggs is the easiest thing to make.” well, you are correct, but these scrambled eggs may require a couple of different steps but they are the BEST, most perfect, fluffy, delicious scrambled eggs I have ever had….

Grown up Mac n’ Cheese

Mac n’ Cheese is every kids favourite growing up. My College years – I lived off boxes of “Crap” dinner as my dad would call it! Mu uncle for Christmas one year got me a Huge case of white cheddar mac n’ Cheese. It was the best thing to have around for after the Bar!…

Sweet & Sour Chicken

My Third and Final dish for Chinese Food night was Sweet & Spicy Chicken. If you don’t like it spicy – its not over powering at all but you can always leave that ingredient out 🙂 What you need: 3 large chicken breasts cut into chunks 1/2 cup cornstarch 2 eggs 3/4 cup flour vegetable…

Ginger Beef

The Second dish I made for Chinese Food night was delicious Ginger Beef. Slightly less deep fried Ginger Beef! … “Healthier” kind of. What you need: 1 package of Beef stir fry fry strips (Flank steak) 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup water 2 eggs 2 carrots Juilenned (sticks) 1/4 cup chopped green onion 1/8 cup…

Chow Mein

Chinese food is one of my favourite things to order in. Its so tasty! I was craving Chinese food so I called my Best Gal Pal and I said lets get together for Chinese! I decided to attempt to make my own Chinese food. Frankly you pay way more to get it delivered then you…

Summery Sausage Pasta Salad

Macaroni Salad is always a crowd pleaser during the summer! It is one of the best side dishes to round out a good BBQ. The typical macaroni salad in my house was tuna, celery and onion. The odd time it also had Green peppers.  This is one the easiest things to make and also change…

Thai Chicken Noodles

Hey Friends, Dinner just got real! This Thai Chicken Dinner is outragously flavour packed! I won’t even talk about this one…. I will just let you get to making it! It truly speaks for itself. SOO YUMMY!!!! Here is what you need: 3 tbsp Sesame oil 1 chicken large breast cut into medium chunks 2…

Huevos Rancheros – Brittany Style!

Mexican Food is one of my all time favourites. Eating in Mexico was nothing short of some of the best food I have ever had! Mole, Chiliquiles, Chicharones, Salsa Verde, Carnitas, Huevos Rancheros…. mmmm…. so Delicious! I frequent the Mexican market here in the City a-LOT… fresh queso fresco, corn tortillas by the truck load,…

Sweet & Spicy Hickory BBQ Sauce

HOMEMADE BBQ SAUCE….uh – Yes please!   BBQ sauce is actually one of the easiest and most forgiving sauces to make! You have so much room to try just about anything. So get as creative as you can!! My thing with BBQ sauces is I like to get some liquid smoke (look for it beside…

Strawberry & Yogurt Popsicles

Popsicles are the summer go to for those Warm days! They are fun to eat and they keep us cool! These popsicles are 4 ingredients and are so creamy and tasty but still feel very light! Here is what you need: 1 cup – 1 1/2 cups Coconut Greek Yogurt 12 whole Frozen Strawberries –…

Meal Planning & Grocery Shopping!

Okay, so this week I said I would take my pile of Groceries and Make meals from what I purchased!  I want to help teach you to understand that Food prep and Meal Planning is not a hassle and it will save on food waste and on the Dolla Bills!! I am guilty of buying…

Dinner with My Sister

Over the May 2-4 weekend My Sister and I got together and had dinner… which we haven’t done since we no longer live together! I wanted to make something I knew she would like as well as peak her interest to cook it at home herself! I recently moved out and she took over my old…

Fridays are meant for Pizza Nights!!

I LOVE PIZZA! I could eat Pizza, Every day, All day, without hesitation!  I could spell Pizza before I could Walk! My Parents would Spell it when they talked about having P-I-Z-Z-A for Dinner…. so I wouldn’t catch on! But oh… I caught on.. and out smarted them!! My little eyes would Light up! Pizza…

Lets call this one… The Friends Salad!

Sweet & Spicy Chicken Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing! Poor Lisa Simpson…. You do win friends with Salad…. THIS Salad to be exact!!!  Some of you may recall the catchy “You don’t win friends with Salad” sing along Bart and Homer sang to Lisa. Well I am here to put an end to that Song…….

Lobster Fettuccine

I have never cooked lobster before in my whole life… this was one of those I have to try moments.. and if I don’t sound like i’m tooting my own horn – I think it turned out really Well!!! Because I have never cooked Lobster I needed to learn how long to cook it and…

Coconut Granola Parfait

What you need: Granola: old fashioned rolled oats coconut flakes chocolate chips (optional) dried cherries roasted sliced almonds chia seeds vanilla Honey yogurt (I used Coconut Oikos- cus I LOVE IT) fruit – Raspberries (Blueberries would be rad too) Toss everything into a bowl and mix.  here is the thing… no measurements on this one… why…

My Overnight Multi-purpose Marinara Sauce

Marinara sauce is like the God Father of all Sauces! Seriously you can do a lot with one big batch of marinara sauce and never once feel like you are eating the same thing every day! Its easy to make and it will go along way! You can make a massive batch and freeze it or Gift…

Buffalo Chicken Poutine

First – my apologies for not posting anything all week… I managed to catch the flu and it took me down! Anyways I am back to feeling better and I should have started with something much healthier then this as my first meal in days….but I didn’t!! I neeeeded something DELICIOUS! BUFFALO CHICKEN POUTINE  with Fresh…

My “Not-so-Girly” Medium Burger

This one makes me proud.  My Insanely delicious Burger recipe. Here is what you need: 1 packages Extra Lean Ground Beef 1/4 cup finely chopped red onions 3 cloves fresh garlic – finely chopping or grated Fat Pinch garlic powder 1/4 tsp onion flakes 1/4 tsp ea. Salt & pepper 2 tbsp smoked paprika 1…

Mini Nacho Bowls

Nachos! How delicious is a good cheesy topping filled nacho. Biting into that crispy chip with all that cheese…. yah I know! so great right! Here is my version of Nacho Night!! What you need: Tostitos – Garlic & Black Bean 1/8 cup Jalapeno thinly sliced and halfed 1/8 cup diced Tomato 1/8 cup sweet red…

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

This Chicken dinner is the bomb! So delicious and full of great flavours! What you need 1 boneless chicken breast 2 cups baby red potatoes 2 slices of Jalapeno Havarti ( do whatever cheese you want) 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil x2 1/2 cup chucked red onion (same size as potatoes) Sour Cream or…

The Grandpa Rick Special

So if you have had a chance to read a little About BitesbyBrittany you will know that this Sandwich is world class delicious!  I have grown up eating this sandwich for a long time. My Grandpa can’t cook much but he can make one Hell of a sandwich. Bread (toasted) – sour dough is my…

Spicy Ground Chicken Tacos with Strawberry & Jalapeno Salsa

Okay so Tacos… are like the best thing to make! Quick, Easy & Freakin Delicious. You can turn anything into a taco! I like to mix taco night up every once in awhile. So on this particular evening I wanted something sweet and spicy. So I decided to try out Strawberry and Jalapenos. Not only…

Welcome Wagon!

There you are!! Welcome to my little blog fellow Chef! This is the place you get to create! Try something new, expand on a recipe, learn some helpful tips to bring to the table! Ha! Literally! Anyways for those of you who stopped by because I or my family members didn’t force you to come check…