Braised Red Cabbage

Time: 2 ½ hours Music Selection:  Pursuit of Happiness – She’s So Young It is Canada Day and I thought I’d pair a red and white dish (cabbage and onion and apple) with a Canadian band – the Pursuit of Happiness! Canada is a country known for its friendly citizens – we are a happy…

Slimming Broccoli Salad

Time: 15 minutes Summer time – summer body! This is a great, delicious salad to eat all summer long. It is great for BBQ parties and potlucks and keeps well. It is very simple, healthy and crunchy! It is a salad to eat “forever and ever”… I hope you enjoy it and the music. Music…

Asian BBQ’d Baby Bok Choy

Time: 1 hour marinating; 15 min prep and grilling This recipe is truly amazing, healthy and super easy. The flavours are like a “storm” for your taste buds, sweet, spicy, hot and then the crunch of the bok choy… Yum. We had these for Mother’s Day, served alongside some Smoked Pork Belly… Delicious. Music Selection:…

BBQ Chili Corn On the Cob

Time: 25 minutes This is such a simple and flavourful recipe. I love to serve it at BBQ parties and sometimes I switch it up with Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob. I have paired it with Jolene – my mom used to (and still says) that the way to a man’s heart is through…

Creamy Dilled Roast Potatoes

Time: 45 minutes This is a recipe that I grew up having nearly every Sunday after church at my grandparent’s farm in Northern Alberta. Potatoes and dill grown in their garden, cream from their cattle. I love this song by Brett Kissel who grew up near my hometown – partly because of the familiar scenes…

Tapenade

Tapenade Time: 15 minutes My wonderful friend, Maura, made homemade tapenade and brought it for us to eat while on vacation last summer! It was so delicious, that I asked for the recipe and have made it several times now. It is easy to make, very healthy and delicious! While I have not been to…

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Time: 30 minutes Many years ago, broccoli cheese soup was on nearly every menu at every restaurant…. but where is it now? It is really time to bring it back — a great healthy, warm, hearty meal. I am pairing it with “September” as it is a great tune, that my 14 YO knows all…