Canadian Caesar Salad

Canadian Caesar Salad

Happy Canada Day! What says, “Canadian” in a cool summer meal on Canada’s birthday? Caesar in a Caesar salad. When Walter Chell developed a custom cocktail for a restaurant opening, he likely didn’t consider this would be an iconic Canadian drink. This savory cocktail with 

Cauliflower Greek Salad

Cauliflower Greek Salad

When the weather is warm, I love enjoying meals outside. Cauliflower Greek Salad is the perfect accompaniment to grilled meats! The brine of olives and feta cheese cuts through the rich sizzle of crispy and juicy chicken. So so so delicious! I truthfully can’t say 

Grilled Mushroom Pesto Toast

Grilled Mushroom Pesto Toast

Avocado Toast was all the rage for a while; so that got me thinking, what about a Grilled Mushroom Pesto Toast? A hint of smoke, an herb garlic spread and flavor all the way! With this week’s Supper Challenge listed as “pesto,” pasta was not 

Crab(less) Tofu Cakes

Crab(less) Tofu Cakes

When you’re >1000 km from the closest ocean, Crab(less) Tofu Cakes can substitute.  What do you know?  They’re vegetarian and perfect for Meatless Mondays too! On a serious note, I’m clearly a carnivore at heart, so when it comes to any sort of cooking, the 

Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

Deliciously rich and creamy, this restaurant style, Creamed Spinach can be made in your own home. Plus, who doesn’t love the antioxidants, iron content and the health benefits of spinach? This recipe is a keeper! Creamed spinach is an excellent side dish to steak, chicken, 

Savory Sweet Potato Casserole

Savory Sweet Potato Casserole

Its a household treat at Thanksgiving for Sweet Potato Casserole, but for “Easter” Supper Challenge, I wanted to enjoy a more savory version of this root vegetable. I wanted to use fresh herbs with a flavorful umami base. I think this casserole is just that! 

Osaka Style Okonomiyaki

Osaka Style Okonomiyaki

This Japanese street food is an Asian cross between a cabbage based pizza and a pancake.  A cooked cabbage patty with delicious toppings like bacon, shrimp, squid or octopus can be enjoyed. In North America, an okonomiyaki sounds a little odd, but don’t judge it 

Kimchi (spicy pickled Korean vegetables)

Kimchi (spicy pickled Korean vegetables)

Kimchi is so great for your gut, its full of probiotics and bacteria that is good for your body.  Often served as a Korean side dish, these spicy pickled vegetables help reduce inflammation, low in sugar and has flavor to distract you from the vegetable 

Lime Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

Lime Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

Its a much lighter meal when cauliflower rice fills your plate. Its not hard to skip the carbs and fill your rice with flavor instead. This is the perfect accompaniment to Cuban Mojo Shrimp, so if you want a full meal, this is it! In 

Caramelized Maple Brussel Sprouts

Caramelized Maple Brussel Sprouts

Caramelized brussel sprouts with maple syrup and bacon will add a new dimension to brussel sprouts you grew up with. Magically browning these little cabbages removes the bitterness of the vegetable. Add steak spice, bacon and maple flavors and these little cabbages will be thoroughly