Happy Valentine’s Day!!! If you’re looking for the perfect show-stopper romantic dinner, look no further. There is nothing hotter than a guy who can twirl pizza dough, yes? But a heart-shaped pizza takes it to a whole new level!
I must admit, I’m a bit of a purist at heart. There are some things that I simply don’t like to mess with. My hummus is one of them. I don’t want fancy things like pumpkin or chipotle in my hummus, thank-you-very-much. Hummus is a staple in our house, and is so healthy, so we figured we may as well … View The Post
Who doesn’t love Halloween? It’s an ‘anything goes’ kind of holiday where we can all be a kid again (wait, I act like a kid on every holiday, never mind). I needed to think up a Halloween-appropriate appetizer for a party, but wanted to keep it, well, appetizing. Let’s face it, some of those recipes can be a bit over-the-top … View The Post
For those moments when you crave something salty and crispy, this does the trick! You can bake the chickpeas if you want, but they just don’t get as crispy. This is a great fall snack, and is best served right away as the chickpeas lose their crispness. You could add some cayenne pepper (at the same time as the garlic … View The Post
The older and busier I get, the less time I want to spend in the kitchen slaving away for hours while everyone else relaxes and visits. Call me cranky, but I just want to have a good time! I’ve always marvelled at steamed mussels (when done right), but am embarrassed to say that I have never cooked them as I … View The Post
Our go-to summer appetizer is homemade salsa and guacamole. You simply can’t beat the fresh garden flavours. This salsa is best made an hour or two before serving to allow the flavours to come together. Serve with the best tortilla chips you can find. 2 ½ c. finely chopped heirloom tomatoes (or regular tomatoes can be substituted) 1 seeded … View The Post
One of my all-time favourite summer meals! These lettuce wraps are packed with flavour, fresh veges and protein: really a perfect lunch or light dinner, and so easy to make. Here’s how you do it: Ingredients: 1 lb ground chicken, turkey or pork 1/2 chopped small yellow onion 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp. grated ginger 2 tbsp. soy sauce … View The Post