There's nothing better than spending time with family this long weekend and cooking up some comfort food. We love potatoes and so a hot skillet of chive Hasselback potatoes was a no brainer! Chive Hasselback Potatoes Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups of baby potatoes 1/4 of diced chives 2 tbsp of olive oil 1 tbsp of dried oregano salt & pepper to taste Optional: 2 tbsp of Greek yogurt 1 tbsp of butter Instructions:
This quick and easy midweek dinner is the perfect meal to prep and get on the table after a full day. Just out of the oven! Photo by Robert Gontier. IPhone 6 Eggplant Parmigiana Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes You can find the recipe here: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2014/08/italian-style-eggplant-parmesan-melanzane-alla-parmigiana-recipe.html Enjoy! #eggplant #tomato #foodphoto #vegetables #vegetarian #meal #dinner
I wanted to end blueberry week with something tasty so I decided to try my hand at blueberry scones. These buttery, flaky pieces of goodness were exactly what the family needed. I even brought some extras in for my work colleagues. The fresh, whole blueberries held up well during the cooking process. It was great to have the sweetness of the sugar crunch on top with a explosion of blueberry in the centre. Dough, blueberries and lemon zest ready to go. Freshly cut and ready to
For our final spinach recipe of the week, we cooked up a spinach pasta sauce along with freshly made pasta from one of our favourite restaurants - Terroni. Here's the noodles below. Spinach Pasta Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 2 handfuls of spaghetti 1 cup of spinach (from frozen) 1 cup of broccoli 1/2 cup of pesto 1 onion 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp of salt Instructions: 1) Saute the onions in the olive oil on medium heat.
I wanted to see if I could bake a Grapefruit Tart inspired by a recent episode of the Great Canadian Baking Show. I love the way the grapefruit curd mixes with the crumbled roasted pistachios and sweet flaky crust. I ended up mixing two recipes from the Lark & Linen blog and Martha Stewart. The results made my family smile and it was a nice dessert to finish off the work week. I loved rolling out this pliable dough. I popped it in the freezer for 30 minutes and then blind bak
This week is going to be dedicated to one of my favourite citrus fruits - GRAPEFRUIT. We love it around my house and eat it in all sorts of recipes. It makes such a delicious, healthy snack and makes a nice side for breakfast, brunch, or lunch but can also be eaten as a main. Grapefruit Citrus Salad Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 grapefruits 1 orange 1 pomegranate 1 tbsp of honey 1 lime 1 bunch of mint Instructions: 1
As the winter days start to settle in and the wind is blowing snow around outside it's nice to have something to bring warmth and comfort to your taste buds. This is the final day of our carrot week and I decided we should go out with something delectable. This is actually the first time I have ever made a carrot cake. It's a dense, moist, dessert with a frosted cream cheese icing. Perfect for kids and adults alike. I started by running all of my dry ingredients through a str
Photo by Robert Gontier. iPhone 6. Good morning! Well here we are, the start of a new year. Welcome to 2018. So many resolutions, goals and hopes are set at the beginning of each year with dreams of fulfillment. I stop to wonder this morning what are the main goals I want to achieve and how best to accomplish them. Also, this year has the added bonus of starting on a Monday. When most of us set goals, we wait for the start of a new week, a new month, or a new year and at the