Strawberry Hand Pies

It is finally starting to feel like Spring which means fresh fruit and vegetable from the farmers market and grilling anything and everything. Recently I was grocery shopping and noticed that strawberries were on sale so picked up two containers not knowing that I would actually be adding a third […]

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Baba Ganoush

I have to make a confession. I don’t like hummus. I know big shock, how can I hate that creamy chickpea spread which seems to be ever popular wherever I look. It doesn’t make sense honestly, I grew up with fresh hummus my mother would make on a fairly regular […]

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I don’t know about where you live but Spring sure has not shown up here on the West Coast. I haven’t even put away my winter clothes yet due to the chilly and wet weather. This weather has been keeping me in hibernating mood which leads me to make delicious […]

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Enchiladas

Some nights you want to make something amazing for dinner but don’t have the time or wish to minimize the effort needed. May I suggest you look no further than this recipe. This dairy-free chicken enchilada recipe uses a rotisserie chicken bought from the grocery store but if you can […]

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Coconut Meringue Cookies

Happy Easter or as I like to call it “Happy Eat as Much Chocolate as I Can”! I decided that to celebrate the spring weather and the Easter weekend I would make cookies. I actually made two type of cookies this week, oatmeal raisin cookies and coconut meringue cookies. The […]

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Piri Piri Salmon

This week is a simple yet delicious dinner option. All that is needed is piri-piri sauce. Piri-piri sauce is a Portuguese influenced African sauce that is full of flavour and will have you salivating just from the smell. Piri-piri is a swahili word meaning pepper-pepper. Piri-piri is a type of […]

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Shrimp Étouffée

If you are new to Cajun cuisine than I highly recommend shrimp étouffée as the perfect start. It is neither too spicy or complicated to make and is sure to be as huge a hit in your home as it was in mine. While I made mine with shrimp I […]

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Shepherdless Pie

Just when I though things were starting to get back to normal I caught a cold. I was in bed for most of last week and did not have the energy to post anything. It did give me time to come up with some great recipe ideas and today I […]

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Potato Leek Soup

The weather outside is frightening, ok maybe not frightening but close enough. Right now it is pouring out and has been considerably miserable and wet for the last few days. Before that it had snowed and the forecast is calling for more snow this weekend! I think someone needs to […]

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Cabbage Roll Soup

Whew! it has been one of those weeks. I feel the need for a vacation coming on but in the meantime I will have to relax and take it easy at home and that is where this weeks recipe comes in handy. Do you ever feel the need to just […]

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