Breakfast Tacos – Bacon & Egg Tacos

Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast Tacos are a delicious way to spice up those weekend mornings, and also work as a breakfast for dinner night. I love a perfectly poached egg. For me the whites should be completely cooked, while the yolk should be just thickened but still a little drippy. My hubby has a special egg poaching panRead more

Wild Rice Salad – Roasted Beet Salad

Wild Rice Salad with Roasted Beets

I love a wild rice salad. They’re simple, nutritious and delicious. And, I  always like to use whatever is locally in season. So, when I found some beautiful, locally grown  beets from the farmers market this week, I roasted them up on the barbecue, being sure that I had leftovers to use in this greatRead more

Southwestern Veggie Burgers – Meatless Burger Recipe

Southwestern Veggie Burgers

Veggie Burgers can be tricky to get right. The ones you buy in the store are often dry and crumbly, or have odd tasting seasonings. And read the labels on the pre-packaged patties. A lot of them have huge ingredient lists with lots of artificial stuff that you can’t pronounce.  And  personally I’m not a fan of vegetarianRead more

Lemon Pappardelle Pasta & Asparagus

Lemon & Asparagus Pappardelle Pasta

Pappardelle pasta is a thin, wide, ribbon-like pasta that’s especially satisfying to dig into. The silky, slippery long noodles are perfect for sauces and plus, fun to eat.  In fact, the name, Pappardelle comes from the verb “pappare”, which means to “gobble up” (Wikipedia). And gobble up we did. These noodles were the perfect pasta to useRead more

Avocado Shrimp Salad

Avocado Shrimp Salad

This Avocado Shrimp Salad is much more than avocado and shrimp. Almonds, grapefruit sections, and the best part; roasted carrots, make this salad a party in your mouth. Roasting the carrots makes them sweet and a little caramelized, and gives a delicious flavour element to the plate. Avocado and grapefruit are beautiful together. The tartnessRead more