Scalloped potatoes are the perfect comfort food for when the cold weather arrives. Replacing the typical white potatoes with sweet potatoes kicks it up a notch and turns this classic side dish into a rich creamy indulgence everyone will love.Read More
Charcuterie Boards and Exploring Your Creativity
Meat and cheese boards of all kinds are always a big hit in our house. Platters loaded with fuss-free finger foods….what’s not to love??
Typically served as an appetizer, a charcuterie board consists of a variety of meats and cheeses, but can also include other accompaniments like fruits, nuts, breads, crackers, jellies, or sauces.Read More
Pear & Prosciutto Flatbread (gluten-free)
On Monday’s, I place a grocery order through one of our local farms, and every Saturday we drive out to the farm to pick it up. I always include a produce box with my order, and what’s in that box is different each week depending on what’s available or in season. I never know what I’m getting until I pick it up. This week our black box of produce from the farm contained a variety of pears and they were the inspiration for this pear & prosciutto flatbread.Read More
Slow Cooker Whole Chicken
This slow cooked chicken is on our weekly rotation for food prep just about every single week. With minimal effort, I can put it on to cook early in the day and have an incredible juicy chicken packed full of flavour by dinner time. We love it during the week to cut up for use in wraps, on salads, in pasta, or just for picking at after school.Read More
Holiday Apple Stuffing (Gluten-free)
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: fireplaces blazing, cuddling under blankets, bulky sweaters, and comfort food. Fall is beautiful here in Canada, but winter is my favourite season.
The colder temperatures bring with them Thanksgiving and Christmas of course, but ooh, the comfort food (drooling). It’s time for casseroles, gravies, crockpots filled with stews and chili’s, apple crisp, everything pumpkin, and of course, stuffing. What are the holidays without stuffing??Read More
It’s amazing what a difference a grill makes when it comes to pizza. And it’s the perfect summertime food: it’s easy, it’s fast, and you keep the heat outside where it belongs!
I’ve BBQ’d pizza for clients in the past, and it’s always met with shocked looks at first as I throw the dough on the grill, but inevitably that’s followed by ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ as everyone takes that first bite. It’s a whole different (and delicious) flavour.CONTINUE READING