Fattoush Salad

Time: 20 minutes For Easter, I like to try something new to keep it fresh. This year, I decided to make a delicious Mediterranean salad – it uses a special ingredient – sumac. I found it at an italian grocery store… it is worth locating. I have paired it with a violinist from Lebanon! I…

Baked Cauliflower with Cheesy Broccoli Sauce

Time: 1 hour & 30 minutes Sweet Dreams are made of cauliflower and broccoli? When my oldest was very young, we had to hide the broccoli until he ate other food, as he’d only eat a plate of steamed broccoli (without cheese sauce)… 20 years later, he (and his siblings) still love broccoli. I like…

Lemony Broccoli Parmesan Rice

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Stampeders – Sweet City Woman If you haven’t been to the Calgary Stampede – you really should go. It is a world class event in horse riding, wagon racing, bull riding., roping etc. It is a dangerous and exciting sport/skill. In any event, it is a fun family event and…

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…

Cream Cheese Broccoli Stuffed Potatoes – breakfast? side dish?

Time: 1 hour (oven); 15 minutes (microwave) Seriously…. what are you gonna do? Make these for breakfast with scrambled eggs or a side-dish with chicken or steak???? Decisions… decisions. I’d do both… Maybe Chilliwack can help you find the answer. By the way – this is a breakfast cheat recipe if you make it in…

Skillet Cornbread & Honey Butter

Skillet Cornbread with Honey Butter Time: 45 minutes Be louder than a lion; be a champion and start your day with a ROAR. Dance through the fire today, but not until you have some of this high energy, healthy cornbread with honey butter. It is a great way to start the day, but also a…

Grilled Crab Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Time: 45 minutes I like to make these mushroom caps on the BBQ, but they can also be made in the oven! They are such a versatile recipe and are great as an appetizer or side dish. When I make them, I often think of Dr. Seuss – “you can make them here or there,…