Carrot Salad

Time: 20 minutes This salad is super quick to make and a light, delicious side to BBQ steak or schnitzel. Think I’m lying? try it and see. Music Selection: Beyonce & Shakira – Beautiful Liar (6745) Beyoncé, Shakira – Beautiful Liar – YouTube Ingredients: 5 large carrots, peeled 1 apple, peeled, cored and quartered 4…

Chicken Pesto Lasagna

Time: 1. 5 hours Perfect combinations of flavour and texture… true love. Music Selection : Pink – True Love Ingredients: Olive oil 1/2 cup butter 1 shallot, peeled and finely diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 tsp fresh rosemary, finely diced Salt/pepper 1/2 cup flour 2 cups milk 2 cups…

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…

In A Snap Pizza Buns (BLSS)

This is a BLSS staple (Breakfast, Lunch, Supper or Snack). I like to make these for my kids at breakfast as it fast and healthy and uses up ingredients I usually have in my fridge or freezer! AND you will feel complete happiness (bliss) while you enjoy them! Music Selection: Mariah Carey – Bliss Time:…

Ham and Leek Chowder

Time: 90 minutes Comfort food… the whole house feels warm and smells so delicious with this simple, flavorful and healthy recipe! Music Selection: Maxwell Girls – Who Threw The Overalls In Mrs. Murphy’s Chowder Ingredients: 1 ham bone with meat on (or you could use a large ham steak with bone) 3 leeks 4 potatoes…

Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Ramen

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Miki Matsubara – Stay With Me This recipe will stay with you and quickly become a favorite. It is fast, healthy, and delicious – you can make it spicier by controlling the red curry/gojuchang. We made this tonight and I asked my kids to find music to pair with the…

Whisky Apple BBQ Salmon

Time: 25 minutes Some days we just need to chill, but we have too much energy. Here is some classic, yet invigorating music to accompany a classic but delicious dinner! Enjoy. Music Selection: Kashmir Led Zeppelin – Epic Symphonic Rock Ingredients: ½ cup apple juice 1/8 cup maple syrup 1/8 cup whisky (Jack Daniels) 2…

Salmon Cakes

Time: night before: 30 minutes; morning: 15 minutes Music Selection: We All Live in a Yellow Submarine – Beatles Salmon cakes are a great way to use leftover salmon from the bbq the night before. I like to make the salmon cakes the night before and then fry them in the morning. It is a…

Breakfast Cheat – Steamed BBQ Pork Buns

Time: 15 minutes Music Selection: Mulan Soundtrack – A Girl Worth Fighting For This is another very quick breakfast cheat as I buy the frozen BBQ pork buns. I always have a bag handy in the freezer for the mornings where I keep pressing the “snooze” button OR when the alarm doesn’t go off (or…