Bacon Wrapped Yam Fries

Time: 1 hour We made these little gems for the first time yesterday and they are now on the “family favourites list”. We liked them for supper with burgers and we liked them for breakfast with eggs and fresh fruit. I think I will also make these as an appetizer in the future, as they…

Wrapped Asparagus – Two Ways

Time: 45 minutes When I was a kid growing up in a rural town in Northern Alberta, my older brother had just bought a Z28 car and he had tickets to see Streetheart in Edmonton – about a 3 hour drive. He came back the next day with a concert t-shirt for me… I was…

Lobster Macaroni & Cheese

Time: 1 hour Oddly enough, we had leftover lobster…. I know – crazy? But, we did. So, we decided to combine it with macaroni & cheese. My hubby loves to try macaroni & cheese whenever it is on the menu at a fancy, nice restaurant, as usually it has lobster or crab or some other…

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…

Sauteed Bok Choy

Time: 15 minutes Healthy, quick, delicious… need I say more. After having it the other night, my father-in-law said bok choy is now his favorite vegetable… Enjoy! Music Selection: Marsiling Chinese Orchestra – Jasmine Flower Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 5 – 6 heads of baby bok choy 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp ginger,…

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Time: 45 minutes This is a recipe that I have made for years and my kids like it. I always make a big batch, as I like to heat it up the next day and sometimes just pop a runny egg on top for breakfast… crazy, but good and healthy. I recently started putting Zhoug…

Zhoug Sauce

Time: 10 minutes I recently had lunch with a friend and colleague at an iconic diner in Edmonton. I had the brussel sprouts with Zhoug… blew my mind! My gift to bring sunshine to your day is this recipe and the one for my roasted brussel sprouts. You will be dreaming of flying on a…