Baked Potato, Ham & Cheese Frittata

It has been pretty hot here in Southern Ontario for the past couple of weeks, so for a quick and easy summer dinner I love making a frittata (basically a crustless quiche). What’s great about a frittata is that you add in leftovers to make an amazingly delicious meal. This time I had a leftover…

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…

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…

Peach Cinnamon Raisin French Toast

What do you get when you combine peaches and cinnamon raisin bread french toast? Deliciousness I tell you! Today’s Peach Week post is a great (and easy) breakfast or brunch treat. My kids loved the delicious cinnamon raisin bread french toast, topped with sauteed peaches, maple syrup and some wild blueberries. Simple, fresh and scrumptiousness sure…

Peach, Red Onion, Roasted Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Flatbread

This easy flatbread made with sliced peaches, red onion, roasted red peppers, goat cheese and finished with balsamic glaze and arugula will wow company for your end of summer get togethers! Easy and fast to make, with spectacular presentation, this recipe can be served as an appetizer or a main. I found an excellent soft…

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…

Frozen Fuzzy Navel Cocktail

It’s Kara’s Favourites “Peach Week 2015” and to kick off an exciting week of new peach recipes, I have a delicious cool and peachy summer cocktail for you. My Frozen Fuzzy Navel is made with fresh peach, peach schnapps, orange juice, vodka and ice, and is delicious. It is the perfect summer cocktail to beat…

Best of Cape Cod 2015 + Feature Cocktail!

I hope you all enjoyed my last post about visiting the fantastic city of Boston. Next up is my excellent adventures in Cape Cod for our annual summer vacation. Cape Cod is my oasis. My annual trip refreshed me mind, body and soul! Nothing like that salty ocean air to cleanse the spirit. Our homebase…

Best of Boston + feature recipe!

Hi everyone! Took some time off for an awesome family vacation to Boston and Cape Cod this summer. We had a wonderful time, and of course had delicious food adventures along the way. I am excited to share with you the first part of our trip, which was in Boston, where we enjoyed walking the…

Summer Zucchini Latkes

I had a craving for latkes and since it is July I thought what better way to use our beautiful fresh summer zucchini. These delicious fritters are easy to prepare and make awesome appetizers. Using my handy small cookie scoop, I dolloped perfect appetizer size portions into my skillet. These were delicious as is, but…