Recipes

Chicken Veggie Stir Fry

This chicken and veggie stir fry dish provides a great way to use up excess or 'need to be used' vegetables in your crisper. Tasty, healthy and can be prepared without a lot of fuss. Ingredients - 2 tbsp (30 ml) grapeseed or vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2...

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Simple Pad Thai

An easy to prepare and tasty Pad Thai recipe. The sauce was inspired by a Pad Thai sauce recipe from the Best of Bridge. It's not the same sauce but it was the inspiration for the sauce used here. Ingredients - 3 carrots, cut into thin strips 6 green onions, cut into...

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Curry Chicken Wrap

Easy to prepare (use leftover chicken breasts!) with a delicious curry flavour, crisp veggies and the sweetness of grapes and apples (or raisins, mango) wrapped in a flour tortilla. A bit messy to eat but the taste makes up for it. Ingredients - 2 chicken breasts,...

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Greens, Craisins & Goat Cheese

An easy to prepare salad with a bit of sweetness from the craisins and tartness from the dressing. A favorite in our household. Dress the entire salad just before serving or have individuals dress their own. Ingredients - 1/4 cup (60 ml) extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp...

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Three Pepper Salad

I love it when I get creative and it turns out!! We had family coming for dinner and the only veggies in the fridge were lettuce and three peppers (red, yellow and green). I decided to try something different when I realized I also had pineapple in my pantry. Do you...

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Blueberry Pancakes with Oatmeal & Spelt Flour

Full of good stuff. Double the recipe and make extra to freeze. Blueberry Pancakes with Oatmeal & Spelt Flour 3/4 cup (185 ml) old-fashioned oats or quick oats 3/4 cup (185 ml) spelt whole grain flour (other flours work too) 2 to 3 tsp (10-15 ml) baking powder...

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Garlic Artichoke Dip

Fast to prepare Garlic Artichoke Dip. Super easy appetizer recipe!  Serve while still quite warm - it thickens fast as it cools. Double for large groups. Ingredients - 6 cloves of garlic, crushed 6 oz (185 ml) jar of artichoke hearts, drained and diced 1 cup (250 ml)...

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Guacamole

Guacamole

Simple to make. Good as a dip with tortilla chips or nachos. Ingredients - 2 avocados, peeled and mashed 1 tomato, diced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp (10 ml) lemon juice 1/4 cup (60 ml) cilantro, chopped (optional) sea salt, to taste black pepper, to taste...

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Asian Style Meat Wontons

Asian Style Meat Wontons

A tasty appetizer, dim sum dish or as part of a meal of Asian dishes. Like the Veggie Wontons, except with meat. The Sweet Chili Sauce dip adds a contrast to these and enhances the overall flavour. Ingredients - package of wonton wraps 2 tbsp (30 ml) cornstarch 1/4...

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Pecan Chicken Fingers & Honey Mustard Sauce

An easy to prepare and flavourful main course, served with a salad, or appetizer. One the kids are sure to like and better for them (not deep fried). Serve with the Mayo Honey Mustard Sauce recipe below or with your favourite homemade or store bought dip. Ingredients...

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Asian Style Veggie Wontons

Asian Style Veggie Wontons

A tasty appetizer or served as part of a meal of Asian dishes. The Sweet Chili Sauce dip adds a contrast to the wonton and enhances the overall flavour of these little guys. Ingredients - package of wonton wrappers 2 tbsp (30 ml) cornstarch1/4 cup (60 ml) water 2 tbsp...

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Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Another one-dish easy to prepare pork tenderloin meal. The prosciutto adds flavour and keeps the meat moist. It adds a nice touch to the finished look too. Ingredients for Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin: 2 lb (1 kg) pork tenderloin kosher or sea salt black pepper...

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Garlic Lovers’ Caesar Salad

This easy Caesar Salad recipe is one of our favourites. We've been making it for about 20 years!! You’ll want (make that need) to use breath mints the morning after eating. Ingredients - 2 to 3 anchovy fillets 8+/- garlic cloves, peeled 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil 1/4...

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Pasta Chicken Stir Fry

This Pasta Chicken Stir Fry recipe is simple, flavourful and delicious! My husband had a craving for pasta and this was the end result. Delicious! Pasta Chicken Stir Fry Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced 3 strips of prosciutto, thinly sliced 2 cloves...

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Grandpa’s Fudge

My Dad used to make Fudge at Christmas and to this day it remains one of my favourites at Christmas. It is simple to make and you can do it with or without a candy thermometer. The thermometer makes it a bit easier to tell when it is done. Ingredients for Fudge 4 cups...

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Chocolate Trifle

A delicious and light tasting Chocolate Trifle dessert. Layer in a glass bowl for presentation. Use low fat products to cut down on calories, or not. Ingredients - 1 - 9" square pan of brownies or chocolate cake 2+ cups (500+ ml) chocolate pudding 2+ cups (500+ ml)...

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Chocolate Biscotti

An easy to make, and very tasty Chocolate Biscotti. Not too sweet but sweet enough. The red of the craisins adds a little Christmas colour to these. A small plate of these make a nice gift for a friend, wrapped in cellophane and tied with a bit of ribbon....

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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Easy,  melt in your mouth Chocolate Shortbread Cookies. A twist on the usual shortbread for those who like chocolate - and they will LOVE these! Ingredients for Chocolate Shortbread Cookies 2 cups (500 ml) butter 1 cup (250 ml) sugar 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla 3 cups (750...

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Swedish Loop Cookies

I've had this recipe for Swedish Loop Cookies for years - and for the life of me can't remember where it came from. A good Christmas Cookie recipe that is super easy to make with lots of options. Very similar to a shortbread cookies, but not. Sprinkle or roll cookies...

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BBQ Chicken Breasts

Like Pesto? You'll love these. SO easy. INGREDIENTS - chicken breasts pesto, homemade or store bought kosher sea salt and black pepper, to taste PREPARATION - Use a mallot to tenderize chicken breasts. Place chicken in a ziploc bag along with enough pesto to marinade...

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