Latest Recipes

Quinoa tabbouleh salad


  This gluten free version of the middle Eastern tabbouleh salad is full of fresh herbs and flavor. Quinoa tabbouleh salad makes for a delicious side dish or as a base for a heartier vegetarian meal. The classic dressing of extra virgin olive oil and lemon pairs well with seared […]

Roasted petite potatoes with parsley and chives


  Roasted petite red potatoes with parsley and chives are a quick and delicious side. Pair these tasty gourmet spuds with your favorite roast or BBQ meats. The roasted red petite potatoes pictured here are served with buttermilk marinated roast chicken and peas. Petite red potatoes offer a light tender […]

Easy cinnamon rolls


  Easy cinnamon rolls topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting are a heavenly family favorite. We like to make cinnamon rolls around the holidays or for a special weekend treat. My kids LOVE this cream cheese frosting. “It’s just like Cinnabon!” They eagerly claimed. And that made my day. […]

Buttermilk marinated roast chicken


  Tender, juicy and flavorful buttermilk marinated roast chicken is so delicious. This tender roast chicken makes the perfect family dinner when paired with simple potatoes and steamed vegetables. If you’re lucky enough to have left overs, you’ll love the roast chicken meat in a chicken salad wrap. How to […]

Shrimp and avocado quesadillas


  Classic Mexican flavors make the prawns or shrimp pop in these tasty shrimp and avocado quesadillas. They make a great lunch or quick mid-week dinner. I think I could pretty much live off of quesadillas or tacos. There are so many different ways to create and serve them with […]

Easy Spanish rice


  Freshen up taco Tuesday with easy Spanish rice for a tasty side dish. Homemade Spanish rice is much fresher than anything from a box. You’ll love this easy Spanish rice at your next family taco night. This Spanish rice recipe will serve eight people. It’s a big skillet of […]

Lemon zucchini loaf from above. Two slices of loaf in front. Lemon wedges on the side.

Lemon zucchini loaf


  Lemon zucchini loaf is moist, refreshing and delicately sweet. If you like lemons, you’ll love this lemon zucchini loaf topped with a lemon glaze. Zucchini is the secret to this moist and tasty lemon loaf. It’s delicious for breakfast or an afternoon snack. This recipe makes one lemon zucchini […]

An oval bowl with Instant Pot mushroom risotto and Parmesan cheese on the side.

Instant Pot mushroom risotto


  Instant Pot mushroom risotto is savory, wholesome and creamy. It’s a great electric pressure cooker dish for a mid-week meal. This recipe can also be made plant-based. Savory mushroom risotto is one of my favorite dishes to make with an Instant Pot (electric pressure cooker). Imagine perfectly cooked el […]

A bowl of hearty classic beef stew with a side salad.

Classic beef stew


This classic beef stew recipe has everything I love about a hearty beef stew. Tender beef, potatoes, carrots, garlic, onions, celery and gravy. It’s savory and beefy.

A platter of traditional flaky butter tarts.

Traditional butter tarts


How to make traditional butter tarts. Butter tarts are a distinctively Canadian sweet treat. Flaky pastry is baked with a sweet filling made with sugar, butter, vanilla and dried fruit such as raisins or currents.