Cheesy Chimichurri Garlic Bread

A year or two ago we tried some really fantastic cheesy garlic bread topped with chimichurri at our local Milestone’s restaurant. Ever since then I have wanted to recreate it at home, because it was SO good! Chimichurri is an Argentian steak sauce, made with cilantro, parsley, garlic, chilli and lemon, and blended with oil. It … Continue reading

Easy Classic Basil Pesto

The warm weather in May and early June has made my basil grow like crazy really fast, so I decided I needed to cut it down so it would continue to flourish, and what better way to use a large amount of basil than for beautiful fresh pesto! I did some research on best authentic recipes, … Continue reading

Oven Baked Tacos

I had never tried oven baked tacos before, but they are delicious and a great change for taco night. These were really yummy and the addition of refried beans to the taco filling makes them softer and the tacos less crumbly. Big thumbs up from the hubby!  Baking the tacos in the oven with the … Continue reading

Janet & Greta’s Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Feeling a bit stuffed from Christmas and looking for a lightened up holiday appetizer for New Year’s? This is a perfect recipe, that is delicious and satisfying but has a healthy twist (white kidney beans). I love this recipe from Janet and Greta Podleski (the Eat, Shrink & Be Merry and Looneyspoons Collection authors – … Continue reading

Kara’s Nacho Dip

This is the recipe for my nacho dip. A winner at every party and backyward bbq, it is always gone fast! Everyone always loves dipping in to see how many different toppings they can cram onto one tortilla chip! Ingredients: One 250g (8 oz) brick of light cream cheese, at room temperature 2 tablespoons of … Continue reading