Steak & Ale Poutine

In Quebec, Poutine is the king. Some people will openly say that it is too fatty, but I know that on a Saturday night, after a few beers at the local pub, they will be stuffing their faces with this magical concoction. Probably at the Montreal famous restaurant La Banquise. I make it a point…

Parmesan Zucchini Fries

The number of items that I never get sick of eating, can be counted on two hands. Brace yourselves, it’s about to get real. In no order of importance, welcome to the inner sanctum of what makes me food happy. Pizza My grandmother’s pasta Perfectly cooked steak, rare Sushi Tom Yum Soup with Coconut Milk Costco…

Zucchini Pizza on Cauliflower Crust

  OH MAN…I am in love with pizza. The bubbling cheese with that glorious pull and stretch. The crust, so good it could be eaten alone. The wonderful aroma that wafts from your oven that makes you instantly salivate. I love it all. The issue is, pizza is like a bad relationship. It looks and…

Light Baja Fish Tacos

The fish taco or, “Tacos de Pescado” started in Baja California in Mexico. Many variations can be found of this delicious dish which consist of either grilled or fried fish, corn or flour tortilla and a variety of different ways to top them. This tasty snack was made popular by the fast food chain “Rubio’s”…

Espresso Infused Pan Braised Chicken with Gnocchi

  This dish is absolutely delicious! A sweet and sour sauce glazes the perfectly tender chicken thighs and makes for a truly comforting meal. With hints of coffee, fruit and deep caramel flavour, this gorgeous dish is a showstopper. Serve this rich ragout over gnocchi for a more filling meal or serve it with a…

Build Your Own Lunch

I am sure you have heard of “Luncheables” by now, but in case you haven’t, let me fill you in. This small plastic tray in bright packaging contains various cheese, crackers, meats, depending on the choice, for your child to stack at school and eat. The problem with these fun food kits, is that they…

Back To School Recipes For The Whole Family

“Back to school, back to school, to prove to my dad that I’m not a fool. I got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight; I hope I don’t get in a fight. Ohhhhh back to school, back to school… Well here goes nothing…” – Billy Madison It’s that time again folks, seems like…

Make Ahead Fruit Cups

Who doesn’t love a good fruit cup? Especially when you get one with lots of maraschino cherries floating in wonderfully sweet elixir. The problem is that it gets expensive always buying those darn plastic cups, and you cant control the ingredients, sugar content or fruit juice used to prepare them! Here is the solution, make the…

Homemade Hummus

Hummus is super easy to make, a great way to get some extra protein into your diet and it’s also super delicious. You will be surprised with how good this hummus is! The great thing about making hummus at home, is playing with new flavours. You can add caramelized onions, roasted garlic, lemon, chili pepper,…