Carnival Black Bean and Shrimp Puff Pastry Cups

The World Cup is about to start in Brazil. Are you looking for a Brazilian influenced light dish or appetizer to pass at a World Cup party? I have just the thing for you; Carnival Black Bean and Shrimp Puff Pastry Cups will fill you up without weighing you down. These tender, flaky puff pastry [Read On]

Lemon Pepper Grilled Zucchini

Simple side dishes that knock your socks off are as easy as 1-2-3 in the warmer months when fresh produce is abundant. This Lemon Pepper Grilled Zucchini is as wonderful and fast as it gets and makes use of a corner of the grill while you’re cooking burgers, chicken, fish, or other goodies. Over and [Read On]

Nicoise Tuna Sandwich Recipe

This tuna sandwich recipe isn’t your average tuna salad slapped between two slices of Wonder bread. A crusty baguette hollowed out and filled with albacore tuna, hard boiled eggs, briny ni├žoise olives, anchovy fillets, whisper thin bell pepper slices, pickled onions, and a drizzle of oil make a tuna sandwich recipe worthy of the French [Read On]

Quick Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions are a staple in my kitchen. They make their way into sandwiches and pasta, onto salads, and onto antipasto or charcuterie plates, and are used as garnish for their flavour, to be sure, but for their gorgeous hot pink colour as well! Simply put, I do not go more than a [Read On]

How to Make Homemade Coffee Creamer {Snickerdoodle Coffee Creamer}

You need to know How to Make Homemade Coffee Creamer. Why? Because this Snickerdoodle Coffee Creamer is light years better than the stuff from the store and it’s eons better for you, too. Learn how to make homemade coffee creamer and your tastebuds AND your body will thank you! When I think of my mom [Read On]

Shells with Roasted Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Yogurt

Are you in the mood for something light, healthy, flavourful, fast, and filling? Try waist-line friendly Shells with Roasted Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Yogurt for dinner tonight. It’s spring on a plate! I can’t quit thinking about Shells with Roasted Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Yogurt. It pretty much hits every single note that I think [Read On]

Sun Dried Tomato Spread

Sun Dried Tomato Spread is a vibrant red, garlic and herb packed, quick and healthy way to add a taste of summer to sandwiches, dips, crackers, pastas, and more. Whip up a batch of Sun Dried Tomato Spread today and explore the possibilities! I saw my blogging compatriots ‘In Sock Monkey Slippers‘ and ‘Farmgirl’s Dabbles‘ [Read On]

Strawberry Basil Shortcake Stacks

My husband has two perennial requests for his birthday feasts. The first is that he be given a mixing bowl full of chewy/crispy bacon and be allowed to eat as much or as little of it as he wishes with no restrictions. The second is that he have strawberry shortcake for dessert. The bacon thing? [Read On]