Smitten Kitchen’s Perfect Potato Latkes

Hanukkah begins this weekend, and as a nod to my family’s heritage I like celebrate by cooking up a batch of classic potato latkes! In a hunt for a simple but delicious recipe I tested Smitten Kitchen’s last year and it is indeed perfect. No need to try any others! This recipe will yield you … Continue reading

BBQ Candied Yams

Making our Thanksgiving a barbecued feast is one of my favourite memories when we get some gorgeous weather lasting into October here in Southern Ontario. Our BBQ Turkey Breasts that we cooked in 2011 were one of our most memorable Thanksgiving meals, and probably the best turkey we’ve ever had. So in wanting to expand on what we … Continue reading

Portobello Mushroom Fajitas

This is a fantastic “Meatless Monday” recipe for delicious fajitas especially if you love mushrooms. By using meaty portobello mushrooms you get a hearty filling without missing the meat. My husband loved these as well as my eight year old daughter which was awesome! I loved making these quick and easy one-skillet veggie packed fajitas … Continue reading

Zucchini Noodles

Ok, I have a really fun post for a meatless Monday! I have a new toy, and it’s pretty fun – a spiral vegetable peeler. It is really easy to use (and I can attest to easy to clean), and my first adventure was zucchini noodles (inspired by Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain Blog post … Continue reading

Power Pancakes

I was inspired by my yummy Power Waffles recipe that the whole family loves, to develop an equally delicious power pancakes recipe! The results are fantastic! I made them on the weekend, then froze them on baking sheets and popped them into freezer bags, so that I all need to do is pop them in … Continue reading

Giada’s Lemon Spaghetti with Arugula

I love Giada de Laurentiis’ pasta recipes and this is another amazing dish, and even better is that it is a tasty meatless recipe. The weather has heated back up again for the end of August and this is a light and delicious dinner that is full of flavour. It is fast and easy to … Continue reading

Crostini with Peaches, Gorgonzola and Honey

Here is my final Peach Week post and it is a fabulous Pinterest inspired combination that makes a delicious appetizer perfect for cocktail time! Just what you need as you head into the weekend! Enjoy! Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil for brushing on bread Kosher (coarse) salt and freshly ground pepper for seasoning Sliced sourdough … Continue reading