Moroccan Chicken with Couscous

Time: 1 hour plus marinating time I hope you and your family get as much joy out of this delicious meal as we did… healthy, delicious and the aroma will fill your house! Music Selection: For King & Country – Joy Ingredients: Rub: 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin…

Budapest Roll

Time: 2 hours This is a light, delicious and gluten-free dessert. Perfect for high noon tea, fancy events or just because… Music Selection: George Ezra – Budapest Ingredients: 6 large egg whites at room temperature 2/3 cup finely ground (and roasted) hazelnuts, plus one extra Tablespoon 1 small pkg instant vanilla pudding (153 g) 1…

St. Patrick’s Pork Roast with Guinness Gravy

Time: 4.5 hours This is a St. Patrick’s day classic recipe in our house… paired with an irish pub song. You will be celebrating St. Patrick’s day several times a year… really – don’t wait the entire year to try this recipe! Music Selection: Rumjacks – Irish Pub Song Ingredients: Rub: 2 Tbsp salt 2Tbsp…

Mexican Chocolate Tart

Time: 1 hour preparation; 4 hours rest Want to have a happy day? Try this delicious, easy tart. Music Selection: Barbara Streisand & Judy Garland – Happy Days Are Here Again/Get Happy Ingredients: Pecans: 1 1/2 cups pecan halves 1 Tbsp butter, melted 3 Tbsp brown sugar, packed 1 Tbsp water 1/8 tsp cayenne 1…

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…

Blueberry Cream Cake

Time: 90 minutes Blueberries grow all over Canada, and although this cake is often referred to as a Nova Scotian blueberry cream cake, many provinces have blueberry festivals. One that we had a great time at, years ago is in Brigus, Newfoundland. If you haven’t been, you should go and enjoy the fun and festivities…

Perfect Potluck Pasta Salad

Time: 1 hour So easy, so good… perfect in fact to share with those that belong to you… the more, the merrier Music Selection: Jacob Lee – I Belong To You Ingredients: 6 – 8 cups cooked pasta (macaroni, radiatore, fusilli) – at room temperature 1 cup cooked ham, cubed 1 cup cheddar cheese (old),…

Modern Twist Rosti (potato pancake)

Modern Twist Rosti (potato pancake) Time: 30 minutes You may never get over this savoury, filling and healthy rosti. It is a twist of crispy, spongy texture and pure deliciousness… Music Selection – Landy Antebellum – What If I Never Get Over You Ingredients: 2 large potatoes, peeled and grated 1 cup cooked macaroni (omit…

Turmeric Ginger Chia Pudding

Time: 20 minutes This is “so good” and the perfect snack or breakfast. You can make it the night before for a great, healthy and tasty breakfast – for when you need to feel so good all day long. Music Selection: Zara Larsson – So Good Ingredients: ½ cup chia seeds 1 – 400 mL…

Brisket Quesadilla

Time: 30 minutes Just like cassanova, this simple meal will sweep you off your feet. It is another great BLSS (dish that you can have at breakfast, lunch, supper or snack, I’d add appetizer, too). Simple, fast, healthy and DELICIOUS. Music Selection: Carrie Underwood – Cowboy Cassanova Ingredients: 4 cups leftover cooked steak, beef roast…