Instant Pot Beef and Mushroom Pie

Time: 75 minutes This is an all star recipe – quick, delicious and healthy!! Music Selection: Smash Mouth – All Star Ingredients: 1 kg / 2 lb blade roast, cut into ½ inch cubes 2 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped finely 1 onion, chopped 1 celery, diced 3 carrots, peeled and cut in ½ inch…

Peri Peri Chicken

Time: 90 minutes This is a dish that says “I love myself” and “I am worth the effort”… yes you are. Music Selection: Miley Cyrus – Flowers Ingredients: 1 ½ red peppers, seeded – cut into 1/3s 1 large onion – cut into quarters 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup lemon juice Zest of one…

Coconut Lime Rice

Time: 25 minutes Music Selection: Paramore – C’est Comme Ca Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice 10 oz can of coconut milk Water 1 lime, zested 1 Tbsp sugar Salt Fresh mint Directions: In a measuring cup, pour the coconut milk. Add water until it reaches 2 cups. Pour into a pot. Rinse the rice and…

Devilled Eggs (Harissa option)

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: You’re The Devil In Disguise – Elvis Presley Ingredients: 6 eggs 2 Tbsp mayonnaise Small squirt of mustard (optional) Dash of lawry’s salt (optional) 1/8 tsp cayenne Fresh parsley or fresh chopped chives to garnish If you like it a bit spicy – instead of lawry’s and mustard add ¼…

Spicy Fish

Time: 30 minutes Do you ever call everyone for supper and no one answers… this recipe and song are for you… although once they taste this supper, they will show up when you make it again and again. Music Selection: Vince Gill – When I Call Your Name Ingredients: 4 – 5 basa filets, cut…

Golden Couscous

Time: 25 minutes This is such a great side and great to make a spicy fish bowl. Simple and subtle… Music Selection: Alison Krauss – When You Say Nothing At All Ingredients: 6 cups chicken broth 6 Tbsp butter 1 large onion, finely diced 2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cumin 3 cups couscous Optional: 1…

24 Hour Denver Sandwich

Time: 15 True comfort food – 24 hours a day! My dad is an expert denver sandwich maker, if that is a title. When I was growing up at home, you could find him making a denver at 3 am, 7 am, lunch or dinner. He seemed to magically always have the ingredients for the…

Moroccan meatball tagine with runny eggs

Time: 60 minutes Seriously delicious, fast and healthy…. perfect for a cold day when you want to be held closer… Music Selection: Elton John & Britney Spears – Hold Me Closer Ingredients: Meatballs: 1 ½ lbs ground beef, lamb, game or combination ¼ cup olive oil 1 shallot, finely chopped 4 Tbsp finely chopped parsley…

Saskatoon & Raspberry Jelly

Time: 3 hours Music Selection: Barry Manilow – I Write the Songs Ingredients: 7 cups of mixed saskatoon berries and raspberries ¼ cup water 3 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp rosewater 1 vanilla bean  or 1 tsp vanilla (optional) 3 ½ cups sugar 1 pouch liquid pectin 5 – 6 small (1 cup) jars with…

Gingerbread Cake with Orange Rum Sauce

Time: 1 hour I’d like to teach the world this recipe… so good, brings bliss and peace… Music Selection:  New Seekers – I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing Ingredients: Cake: 1 Tbsp oil 1 Tbsp flour ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup butter, room temperature ¾ cup molasses 2 cups flour 1 ½…