Old School Potato Salad

Time: 1 hour Potato salad is a great dish for a sunny day BBQ, but we also like it when it rains or snows. While a great side dish for burgers or hot dogs, we actually like it as a leftover for breakfast, and why not – eggs and potatoes!!! Delicious! We have had guests…

Shrimp Toast (Skagen)

Time: 15 minutes I was at a nice restaurant recently whose menu focuses on traditional Scandinavian and french cuisine. One of the lunch items was Skagen, which my friend, who lived in Sweden for several years, had to have for nostalgic reasons… and also for the absolute delightful flavours! I’ve recreated this dish for my…

Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast Time: 15 minutes Since this blog was meant to offer up new and exciting ways of thinking about breakfast, I am including a simple avocado toast recipe. This past year or so, there has been a lot of different restaurants offering “toast” with various toppings. This is one that I like because it…

Perogies for Breakfast – savoury or sweet?

Time: 15 minutes This blog’s purpose is to come up with interesting food, but to also come up with interesting, fun breakfasts that are healthier than a bowl of sugary cereal or instant oatmeal. Hence, this morning, we are trying both savoury and sweet perogies – which we usually eat for lunch or supper. A…

Smoked Salmon Bagels

Time: 15 minutes Sometimes the simplest dishes are so satisfying. This is one of them! I like to keep smoked salmon on hand in my freezer. It stays well frozen, thaws super fast and can be used for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner on bagels. When my hubby and I first were married, and super…

Grilled Cheese and Creamy Tomato Soup

Time: 20 minutes Makes 4 servings Love Is All Around when you serve comfort food for the soul like Grilled Cheese with a hot bowl of creamy tomato soup to dip your sandwich in…. yum. We make this for breakfast, lunch, dinner and days you just aren’t feeling great. I also found this was a…

Cowboy Breakfast

Time: 20 minutes When my oldest son was little, he refused to eat and was slipping off the doctor’s scales for size and weight. But, he would eat food if we made it interesting. So, brocolli would be trees that dinosaurs (apatosaurus, to be exact) would eat, cabbage rolls would be egyptian mummy food, and…