Red, White, & Greens Pasta

Yes I know it is the week for Red, White, & Blue, but lets be honest there are just no good blue vegetables that would work in a pasta dish....more

Spinach Cantaloupe Smoothie

In continuing with my Smoothie week, I made one a couple weeks back that though not exactly picture worthy, the flavor and nutritional value were high....more

Buffalo Chicken and Loaded Potato Bake

I do love trying “buffalo” food in all forms.Buffalo wing wraps, mac and cheese, pizza, nachos, poutine and of course wings right from the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY.So armed with package of chicken breasts in the fridge, I was looking for inspiration. My DD was requesting another dinner where we could have Baked Potatoes with a selection of toppings. I immediately thought of another bar menu item...potato skins. I found an inspiration recipe that contained both.Of course I tweaked it. ;)...more

Hamburgers using My Flavour Enhancers | the 5 o'clock rush

Hamburgers are synonymous with BBQ, camping and summer at the trailer for my family. I like to make my own hamburger patties. I can control the ingredients and seasonings that are in my burgers. The flavour enhancers that I made add that extra punch and moisture to the burgers. Think of the package soup mix from the past without the added chemicals or salt. These burgers can be made ahead and frozen for the next BBQ....more

Nuts and Berries Cocktail

I don’t remember how, but Zach discovered this nuts and berries cocktail while we were in college and it’s one of his favorite things. (In fact, most of his favorite cocktails involve milk or cream, somehow.) It’s easy to make and it doesn’t require much alcohol, so you’ll get more for the money you spend.It’s also quite tasty....more

Bacon Avocado Tomato Salad

I love good old fashioned egg salad, but I can't say that I love what it's loaded with. All those calories love to try sitting right on my hips. No thanks. This bacon avocado tomato salad, although not very pretty, is a great alternative that is better for you and contains no dressings whatsoever. ...more

Easy Gluten Free Bruschetta

What better way to enjoy a gluten free baguette than by making bruschetta with it ? The baguette was courtesy of Sweet Christine's Gluten Free Bakery, and it was nothing short of delicious. I typically have tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil and basil on hand, so this recipe was very easy to put together. ...more

Italian Chicken

My son made this recipe for dinner this week...it was fabulous!!!  He has become an excellent cook!!Italian ChickenIngredients:1 can tomato soup1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp Italian seasoningGrated cheddar cheese...more

Homemade Cajeta and Baked Churros

Homemade Cajeta is so Addictive, and so Easy to Make!  Serve with a big basket of Baked Churros for Dipping.  If you like Dulce de Leche, you'll adore this Mexican Caramel Sauce, made with Goat's Milk!...more
Cool, I just made Dulce the Lecha last week to bake some Alfajores... but had never heard of ...more

Quick and Tasty Lunch Idea

Here's a quick and tasty lunch idea that I just made today. Mixed Greens with Red Wine VinaigretteIngredients:Mixed GreensRed PearDried CranberriesBlue Cheese (you can certainly substitute this with feta, goat cheese or even brie)Dressing:...more