Keto Moussaka

Time: 2 hours Although Moussaka is a bit of work, it is such a hearty, delicious and healthy dish. The flavours are absolutely comforting, soul food. I’ve paired it with another version of Zorba’s dance. Enjoy. Music Selection: Andre Rieu – Zorba’s Dance Ingredients: 3 large eggplants Olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 large…

Fresh Herb & Mushroom Pasta

Time: 30 minutes This recipe is definite soul and comfort food. It is like eating fresh mushroom soup pasta. While you can make this with dried herbs, it is soooo much better if you can get fresh herbs and use heavy, rich cream. I’ve paired it with Angels, as this type of food truly mixes…

Broccoli Cauliflower Bake

Time: 1 hour Not to brag, but this might be one of the easiest and delicious side dishes that you can make. It is great for sharing and it re-heats well. The dill is a must add, so don’t skip the dill. You will find yourself adding this to your favourite recipes list. Music Selection:…

Leek & Mushroom Stuffing

Time: 90 minutes I definitely did it again – this is one of our traditional dishes at big family events — Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. It is very flavourful and moist! Once you have this stuffing, you’ll never look back and you’ll “do it again”. Music Selection: Britney Spiers – Oops I did it Again…

Bison Cross Rib Oven Roast

Time 90 – 120 minutes Because of over roasted bison experiences, I was afraid of trying it myself. But, I have found the perfect recipe for a Bison Cross Rib that is delicious, lean and easy to make. Give it a try… Music Selection: Kelly Clarkson  – Because of You Ingredients: 1 – 4 lb…

Mushroom Ragout

Time: 20 minutes “Everything flows, here comes another new day”… It is Thanksgiving and I love the smell of the fresh, cool air. To give “thanks” this year, we made a delicious Mushroom Ragout to go over Creamy Grits and roast duck – mostly foods that are native to Alberta (duck, corn, mushrooms). So good,…

Chicken Hasselback Pasta

Time: 35 minutes Music Selection: Twisted Sister – We’re Not Gonna Take it There was a time before the age of #metoo where this type of behavior wasn’t ok… Dont’ take the BS any more. I’m not going to. But today, kids (and adults?) still want to rock… This chicken hasselback pasta ROCKS… This is…

Crockpot Asian Short Ribs & Rice

Time: 8 – 10 hours Music Selection: Jess Glynne – Right Here Ingredients: 1 cup soy sauce 1 cup beef broth ½ cup brown sugar 6 cloves garlic (or 1 Tbsp minced) 2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger 2 tsp sesame oil 2 Tsp crushed red pepper flakes 5 – 6 lbs bone in beef short…

Bacon & Egg Dutch Baby

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Bellamy Brothers & Gola – Feels Good To Be Alive I think my theme for today is about gratitude and happiness. My two recipe posts and music seem to be themed around being happy in the moment and being optimistic about the future. I hope you can feel great today…

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties

Time: 30 minutes Sometimes in life, you just need to will good things to happen. So, today, join me and believe that “life’s about to get good”. A great way to start you in the right direction, is to have a healthy, hearty breakfast! There are a lot of options for interesting, unique, and healthy…