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Muffaletta Olive Spread; perfect for summer entertaining

Muffaletta Olive Spread; perfect for summer entertaining

Muffaletta Olive Spread I love Olives, all kinds, I love cajun food, all kinds, I love snacks and appetizers , so this Muffaletta Olive Spread is perfect for me!    It starts off with a delicious yet easy recipe for Olive Salad that I make […]

Muffaletta Olive Salad; make double!

Muffaletta Olive Salad; make double!

Muffaletta Olive Salad A simple to prepare “salad” that is complex in it’s flavour profile.  Salty, Tangy, Garlicky and fresh, this Muffaletta Olive Salad is a year round favourite with so many uses.   You may have heard it called tapenade, or olive spread, maybe Olive […]

Easy Baja Chipotle Marinade

Easy Baja Chipotle Marinade

EASY Baja Chipotle Marinade Warm weather has arrived, summer IS coming and I can’t wait to fire up the grill.  Along with BBQ season comes marinades, and this Baja Chipotle Marinade is versatile and delicious.   It’s also easy to make, stores well, and can be […]

Prepaheadable Meal Plan #5

Prepaheadable Meal Plan #5

Prepaheadable Meal Plan #5 This week I’ve got a house full of people, like EVEN more than normal.  I normally have six people to feed, but this week, we’ve got guests and I’m feeding TEN – OH MY!   It’s these times where I wouldn’t survive […]

Lemon Shrimp and Turmeric Couscous

Lemon Shrimp and Turmeric Couscous

Lemon Shrimp with Turmeric Apricot Couscous I always meal prep, but sometimes life gets in the way, I admit it.  I let things slide, fall out of routine, and stuffle for a few weeks.  Because I know this, I like to have recipes that I […]

Ground Chicken Hoisin Stir Fry

Ground Chicken Hoisin Stir Fry

Ground Chicken Hoisin This recipe for Ground Chicken Hoisin is one of those recipes that I forget how much I like until I make it.  Then I wonder why I don’t make it more often!   It’s ready in 20 minutes  low in fat, and the […]

Black Pepper Chicken

Black Pepper Chicken

Black Pepper Chicken Bites of tender chicken, crunchy stir fried vegetables in a rich sauce that’s just a little bit spicy and full of flavour. This Black Pepper Chicken super easy to prepare and ready from start to finish is under 30 minutes.  That’s faster […]

Chopped Italian Salad

Chopped Italian Salad

Chopped Italian Salad Print Recipe Italian Chopped Salad Ingredients1 cup ditalini pasta3 cups chopped Romaine lettuce15 once (1 cachickpeas drained1 cup cubed summer sausage1 cup cubed Provolone or Mozzarella1 cup cherry tomatoes halved1 cup marinated artichoke hearts drained and chopped1/4 cup pimento stuffed olives halved1/2 […]

Perfect Picnic Salad

Perfect Picnic Salad

Perfect Picnic Salad Summer fresh vegetables in a tangy dressing, this is a unique and delicious chopped salad made without mayo, the perfect Picnic Salad. Corn, cucumbers, roma tomato, red onion, black beans, shredded cheese, green onions, tossed together with Catalina dressing!  Yes, you read […]

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake After the long days of winter, I welcome the chance to cook with fresh in season fruit, and strawberries are one of my favourites.  They begin to make an appearance in early June, and I find them readily available all summer […]