Fennel Orange Salad

Time: 10 minutes So simple, so delicious, so healthy… the perfect salad to ensure great BBQ and family gathering memories. Music Selection: Maroon 5 – Memories Ingredients: 3 bulbs of fennel 2 large navel oranges 2 Tbsp olive oil ¼ cup of dried cranberries 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar Salt/pepper Directions: Remove tops of the…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Rice Krispie Squares

Time: 20 minutes I am not going to lie – these are the best version of rice krispie squares. There used to be a place near my office that made these and I would get them regularly with an extra large cup of coffee… perfect for those days when you need a boost of energy…

Upside Down Nectarine Cake

Time: 1 hour I wonder as I wander…. how great is this cake for brunch, high noon tea or just as a dessert! Music Selection: Lindsey Stirling – I Wonder as I Wander Ingredients: 4 – 6 nectarines, skin on 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 3 tsp vanilla ½ cup…

Spicy Baked Beans

Time: 45 minutes This is a cheat recipe for sure – but a great recipe for barbeques and potlucks. Easy and delicious (and even healthy). Music Selection: Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson – The Last Cowboy Song Ingredients: 1 lb bacon 1 onion, diced 2 – 348 mL can of your favorite baked beans 1…

Puffed Wheat Squares

Time: 20 minutes A recipe that brings back memories for me when I was a kid, but also to my kids when they were younger! Kicking back with a flashback to Roger Whittaker and puffed wheat squares. Music Selection: Roger Whittaker – Medley: New World in Morning, Last Farewell, Durham Town Ingredients: 6 Tbsp Cocoa…

Pavlova

Time: 4 – 5 hours Light and airy dessert and light and airy music… this dessert takes time, but is so simple to make and delicious… even healthy Music Selection: Ariana Grande – Get Well Soon Ingredients: 6 egg whites 1 Tbs cornstarch 1 cup icing (confectioners) sugar 2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp white wine…

Banana Bread Pudding

Time: 60 minutes An oldie but a goodie… both the bread pudding and the song! This recipe is great for brunch. Music Selection: Ottis Redding – I’ve Been Loving You Too Long Ingredients: 4 cups of day old bread cubed (I like to use a mix of banana bread and white bread) ¼ cup butter,…

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…

Coconut Shrimp Tacos

Time: 30 minutes This recipe will fill your soul with happiness… easy to make, delicious, and healthy and…. you will want it again and again. Music Selection: One Republic – Say (All I Need) Ingredients: 50 -60 medium shrimp, uncooked, tail off 1 ½ cups flour (for keto use coconut flour) Salt/pepper (optional ½ tsp…

Chicken fettuccini alfredo (keto friendly)

Time: 30 minutes Serves 6 If you love pasta, you will love this dish. It is quick to make and makes a lot, but you will have none left… enjoy! Music Selection: Dean Martin – Volare Ingredients: 750 g of fettuccini noodles 5 large chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes 4 Tbsp butter 3…