Roasted Cauliflower Pasta

This is a delicious winter pasta recipe! Roasting the cauliflower with red onion gives it great flavour, making a fantastic easy week-night pasta toss. Choose your favourite hearty pasta shape (a penne or rigatoni style works well) in either regular or gluten-free and enjoy a new take on pasta night that the whole family is…

Roasted Fall Vegetable Quinoa

One of my Fall favourites is roasted vegetables. I love collecting an assortment of farm fresh Fall veggies and roasting them up in the the oven with some olive oil, salt and pepper. It is like veggie candy to me! The vegetables get caramelized and sweet, and when tossed with quinoa it makes a perfect…

Goat Cheese Stuffed Peaches wrapped in Prosciutto with Arugula

Well we have reached the final day of Peach Week 2015, and my last recipe is a mouth watering salad or appetizer that you must try this weekend! The combination of goat cheese with peaches and prosciutto is so good, and paired with spicy baby arugula and sweet balsamic glaze, your taste buds will be…

Shrimp & Peach Skewers

It is Day 2 of Kara’s Favourites Peach Week, and today’s recipe is scrumptious Shrimp & Peach Skewers (these are really awesome!). My skewers stack together marinated shrimp with peach, red pepper and red onion chunks making a sweet and savoury bbq delight. We really loved how these turned out – and the flavour combo…

Bacon, Onion, Asparagus & Pea Macaroni Toss

This is an easy and delicious gluten-free pasta dish that is packed with the sweet and salty flavours of bacon, peas, asparagus, sweet onion and Parmesan cheese. This dish tastes great warm, or it can be served at room temperature as a pasta salad for summer bbq season. Ingredients: 4 slices of bacon 1 sweet onion, diced…

My Favourite Make-ahead Burgers

These are my absolute favourite make-ahead burgers! Excellent quality ground beef from VG Farms with perfect simple seasoning and made in a flash with the awesome Burger Master. I love to prepare a batch of burgers and then have them handy in the freezer for an easy and delicious dinner when we are craving burgers. Fresh, real food, fast! No…

Curried Chicken Salad Wraps

I guess I have been in the mood for chicken lately because I am following up Friday’s Broccoli Chicken Casserole with another great chicken recipe, and one I have been making for quite a few years now! This delicious, light and slightly spicy curried chicken salad is satisfying and filling but full of healthy and…

Un-canny Broccoli Chicken Casserole

This is a tasty and comforting family casserole, perfect for after the holidays, when you want to lighten things up a bit, but still eat something hearty that will stick to your ribs. The homemade white sauce was very easy and a nice change from canned condensed soup. You can use any noodle of your…

Kara’s Favourite Green Smoothie’s

I have been making myself green smoothie’s for over a year now, and honestly, it has really changed my health in many positive ways. It has definitely helped my gut health, I feel more balanced, and healthy digestively. It also has helped with my immunity. I boost all of my smoothie’s with 1 tsp of…

Breakfast Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs

When I saw this recipe pop up on Pinterest from Danielle Walker I knew I just had to try it! It is delicious, and perfect for a slow Sunday morning. The hubby loved it and his only feedback was he wanted more : ) I adapted the recipe slightly by adding onion, pre-cooking the potatoes,…

Crispy Chipotle, Bacon and Cheddar Sweet Potato Fries

My favourite way to make sweet potato fries is with Epicure’s Chipotle, Bacon and Cheese seasoning. It is SO good! Gives the fries a bit of a kick and especially delicious with some zesty ketchup. Just have to have these if we are having a burger night! I also love to use my Epicure Crisper as…