Sweet Heat Roasted Yam

Time: 45 minutes How can I describe this very simple, but extremely flavorful dish – YUM! It will make your day lovely and spicy! Music Selection: Bill Withers – Lovely Day Ingredients: 1 large yam, washed and skin on 2 Tbsp olive oil 3 – 4 Tbsp honey (liquid, heat up if solid) 1/2 tsp…

Rosemary Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Time: 1 hour The big dilemma when having a bbq – side dishes! These are so easy and delicious to make – they never fail to please! Music Selection: Fools Garden – Lemon Tree Ingredients 3 large or 25 mini potatoes ¼ cup olive oil 1 lemon ¼ cup chicken broth 3 cloves garlic, minced…

1-2-3 Easy As Can Be Peas

Time: 3 minutes Having spent a wonderful week in the Okanagan with some great friends, we went to many wineries. One place a friend of mine wanted to go to was a place that made vinegars… While the place was closed and we couldn’t go, my friend shared that growing up her mom made wonderful…

Blue Cheese Bacon Potato Salad

Time: 45 minutes This is one of our favourite potato salad recipes (slightly improvised from Matt Dunigan’s Road Grill recipe) and we love potato salad at bbqs, potlucks, etc. So get the flames going on the BBQ and side this delicious side dish. Music Selection: MOD SUN & Avril Lavigne – Flames Ingredients: 3 lb…

Grilled Radicchio Bundles – Two Ways!

Time: 30 minutes These little magical bundles are soooo delicious and easy to make. I like that you can serve them two ways with little extra effort, too. Great for keto dieters. Music Selection: Coldplay – Magic Ingredients: 1 medium head of radicchio 1 ball fresh mozzarella ½ cup pesto Option 1: 3 Tbsp olive…

BBQ Italian Porkloin

Time: marinating time: 2 hours; 30 minutes Wowsee – you will enjoy this simple and tasty recipe. Great for company! Music Selection: Lindsey Stirling – Til The Light Goes Out Ingredients: 2  porkloins, 2 lbs each ½ cup balsamic vinegar 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried…

Broccoli with creamy lemon garlic sauce

Time: 30 minutes You will want to tango after having this scrumptuous broccoli side dish. It is a great keto diet dish, too! Music Selection: Tango – Roxanne Ingredients: 1 large head of broccoli, cut into large florets 1 cup cream cheese 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup parmesan cheese Zest from one lemon Juice…

Italian Roasted Potatoes

Time: 45 minutes Do you know what I love about this recipe? Sooo easy, soooo fast, sooo delicious AND the leftovers make great fried potatoes in the morning or as fried hash! Music Selection: Roxette – It Must Have Been Love Ingredients: 5 – 6 potatoes, skin on 1 cup Italian dressing (kraft, paul newman,…

Beef Tater-Totchos

Time: 35 minutes Hay Amores – there are loves… then there are totchos… great for tailgate parties, BBQs, and Friday nights! Music Selection: Shakira – Hay Amores Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 – 800 g bag frozen tater tots 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 lb ground beef 1 pkg taco seasoning (3 Tbsp seasoning) 1 cup…

Mascarpone Grits

Time: 30 minutes You will LOVE this recipe for so many reasons – it is great for a quick, healthy breakfast with a runny egg on top, or as the base to put chili or stew on top of! No matter what you decide to do with this recipe, you will love it! Music Selection:…