Mexican Street Corn Style Grilled Zucchini

It's the middle of summer which means that zucchini is everywhere and I am always looking for tasty new ways to enjoy it! The other day I was thinking about one of my favourite summer foods, elote or Mexican street corn, which is corn on the cob that is slathered in butter and mayonnaise and sprinkled with cheese (cotija or queso freso or feta or parmesan, etc.), cayenne, lime juice and cilantro and that lead me to the notion of serving some grilled zucchini up with the same toppings! So the basic idea was to quarter some zucchini into sticks, grill it, toss it in a mixture of butter and mayo and the sprinkle on some cheese, cayenne, lime juice and cilantro! ...more

Chicken Souvlaki and Gyros

Of all the great meals that I had on my vacation in Greece a few years ago perhaps the most memorable one was the chicken gyros from a small shop in Plaka. The shop was so small that it was really just a window in the street where you ordered and then you got to eat while walking down the street. The gyro was easily the best that I have ever had! ...more

Grilled Chicken Souvlaki Salad with Creamy Feta and Dill Dressing

Not too long ago I was making one of my favourite summer salads, this grilled chicken souvlaki salad, and I figured that I would take the opportunity to update the photos for the recipe which I originally posted back in 2012! It's really hard to beat a salad with grilled meat for a nice, tasty and light summer meal, especially when that grilled meat is chicken souvlaki with its summery lemon, garlic and oregano flavours! This salad is super easy to make where you just need to marinate the chicken in it's simple marinade, skewer it up, grill it, serve it over a tasty greek style salad and top it all off with a tasty dressing! ...more

Creamy Feta and Dill Dressing

Looking for a new salad dressing? How about this creamy feta and dill dressing? This dressing gets it's creaminess from a combination of greek yogurt and milk so it's nice and light and healthy ....more

Bacon Wrapped Guacamole Stuffed Chicken

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Weber Grills Canada. All opinions are 100% mine. It's time to pull your grills out and celebrate summer by making these bacon wrapped guacamole stuffed chicken breasts! ...more

Gluten-free Recipes

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Bacon Cheeseburger Omelette

When I made the bacon cheeseburger salad the other day I made sure to make extra burger seasoned ground beef to use the next morning in these bacon cheeseburger omelettes! Yes, that's right, all of the flavours of bacon cheeseburger in an omelette for breakfast! These omelettes are stuffed with burger seasoned ground beef and burger topping such as lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and lets not forget that bacon, which goes perfectly with eggs! ...more

Bacon Cheeseburger Salad

Do you love burgers but want something a little lighter? How about a bacon cheeseburger salad with all of the flavours of a bacon cheeseburger in salad form. This salad starts out with ground beef that is seasoned with common burger patty ingredients and condiments including worcestershire sauce, ketchup and mustard ....more

Grilled BBQ Chicken, Zucchini and Corn Quinoa Salad

Today I have another summer salad for you that is perfect for outdoor cooking, a grilled BBQ chicken, zucchini and corn quinoa salad! This warm salad is super easy to make and most of it, the chicken, zucchini and corn, is cooked on the grill/bbq so the only other thing that you need to do is cook the quinoa and that can be done ahead of time! Crumbled feta, green onions and cilantro finish the salad off along with extra BBQ sauce as the 'dressing' ....more

Summer Salads Cookbook

I am very pleased to announce the release of my latest eCookbook: Summer Salads!Salads truly are amazing! I like a lot of different kinds of foods but the one thing that I probably eat the most is salads whether as a side dish for a larger meal or as a meal by themselves. Salads are very versatile, they can be lettuce based, potato based, pasta based, grain based, meat based, etc., they can be served as either a side dish or a main course and they can be as simple or complex as you want ....more