Bouillabaise

Time: 1 hour It’s all about that bouilla”base”… boom boom Music Selection: Meghan Trainor – All About That Base Ingredients: Baguette, cut lengthwise and then into 2 – 3 inch pieces Olive oil dried parsley to sprinkle on bread 5 cloves garlic 1 onion, diced 2 celery stalks, trimmed and chopped 1 fennel bulb, trimmed…

Dijon Baked Salmon

Time: 25 minutes Supper in 25 minutes… you really can pull off a delicious, healthy meal in a snap that your family will love. Music Selection: Celtic Heart – “Kid ar an Sliabh” – feat. Harp Twins & Mairead Nesbitt Ingredients: 1 side of salmon (3 – 4 lbs), skin off 3 Tbsp brown sugar…

Coquilles St. Jacques

Time: 1 hour When I was growing up, my parents would take us to a fancy restaurant in Cold Lake, Alberta, called Fridays. My favorite dish was their Coquilles St. Jacques. To me, this was fancy, delicious, comforting food… best day (Jour Meilleur) Music Selection: OrelSan – Jour Meilleur Ingredients: 3 large potatoes, peeled and…

Paella

Time: 1 hour This is a one dish meal, so a great way to make a hearty, healthy meal without a big mess. The flavours are more enhanced with a bit of extra salt, so add/salt pepper throughout the cooking process to get the flavours you desire. Music Selection: Jota Dance Ingredients: 4 ½ cups…

Ultimate Baked Fish Burger

Time: 45 minutes What a burger! It does require a few bowls and dishes, but it is quite quick and easy to make. This is a great, healthy way to eat fish without deep frying! Music Selection: Johnny Nash – I Can See Clearly Now Ingredients: Fish: 6 haddock or other white fish fillets 6…

Ultimate Fish Pie

Time: 90 minutes Years ago we traveled to Scotland, and to my surprise at a Whisky Bar in Edinburgh, my 12 YO son ordered a smoked haddock dish. It was not only artful, but savoury…. I was a bit surprised he ordered it, but he didn’t leave any in his bowl. Here is our remake…

Coconut Shrimp Tacos

Time: 30 minutes This recipe will fill your soul with happiness… easy to make, delicious, and healthy and…. you will want it again and again. Music Selection: One Republic – Say (All I Need) Ingredients: 50 -60 medium shrimp, uncooked, tail off 1 ½ cups flour (for keto use coconut flour) Salt/pepper (optional ½ tsp…

Fried Cod with Pesto Couscous Salad

This is an easy and tasty (and healthy) dish to make – and “there is never enough”… Music Selection: Lauren Allred – Never Enough Ingredients: 3 large cod fillets, cut into 6 pieces 120 g baby greens mix (arugula, lettuce, spinach, etc) 2 shallots, finely diced 1 large tomato, diced 1 green onion, diced ½…

Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Time: 25 minutes Better Days include making this amazingly fast and tasty pasta dish. It is a great entree or a side dish to steak or chicken. Make this day your “better day”. Music Selection: Better Days (featuring Justin Timberlake) – Better Days Ahead Ingredients: 1 lb fresh or cooked shrimp 3 Tbsp cajun seasoning…

Blini Appetizer

Time: 2 hours Music Selection: Freda Payne – Band of Gold An oldie but goodie recipe paired with an oldie but goodie tune! Band of gold. These are medallions of gold! Enjoy. Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups milk (2% or 3%) 1 cup flour ½ cup buckwheat flour (use normal flour if you cannot find it)…