Turkey Club Burger

Time: 45 minutes It really would be paradise to come home to a burger like this – so tasty, filling and did I mention, healthy? Enjoy under an August moon while listening to Nicki Parrott… Music Selection: Nicki Parrott & Les Paul Trio – You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To Ingredients: 1 lb…

Buttered & Dilled Snap Peas & Carrots

Time: 15 minutes Simple, healthy and tasty… need I say more (and great music to get you energized about this side dish). Music Selection: Ann-Margret & Tina Turner – Proud Mary Ingredients: 2 carrots, peeled 4 cups washed and trimmed snap peas ¼ cup butter Salt/pepper 1 Tbsp fresh or dried dill Directions: Slice the…

Braised Mushrooms

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Herman’s Hermits – There’s A Kind of Hush There will be a hush over your house while you enjoy this wonderful side dish. It is easy to make and yet so flavourful and aromatic. Ingredients: 200 g fresh small mushrooms (whole) – if using larger mushrooms, then quarter them 1…

Butter Chicken

Time: 45 minutes This is a tasty, recipe that will warm your soul. In fact, I’d go so far to say that once you make it you “will be in love, and always will be” with it. It is a simple recipe and very affordable to make. We love to serve it with some warm…

Lamb Burgers Supreme

Time: 40 minutes You can never be the “way we were” after you try these lamb burgers. They are so delicious with flavour and the added vegetables not only add flavour, they are super healthy for you – making them “supreme”. Music Selection: Beyonce  – The Way We Were Ingredients: 1 lb ground lean lamb…

Chilean Rice

Time: 30 minutes We had a potluck a few months ago and one of our guests made a traditional chilean rice dish for the party. It was soooooo good. I decided to give a try and it is also very easy to make. To get in the mood, we played Huasos. Enjoy both! Music Selection:…

Jalapeno Popper Appetizers

Time: 45 minutes This is another very simple and super tasty recipe, particularly if you like a bit of heat. They will make your mouth “pop with flavor”. They can be a bit messy to eat, so have napkins handy. Music Selection: Men Without Hats – Pop Goes the World Ingredients: 5 jalapeno peppers 1…

Darkened Cardamom Pear Upside Down Cake

Time: 90 minutes Music Selection: Joji – Head In the Clouds My 14 YO introduced me to Joji’s music this week. It is so calming and soulful and DARK! I had a hard time picking a song with lyrics that were ok (but I LOVE his music). I also found this interesting recipe that I…

Slimming Broccoli Salad

Time: 15 minutes Summer time – summer body! This is a great, delicious salad to eat all summer long. It is great for BBQ parties and potlucks and keeps well. It is very simple, healthy and crunchy! It is a salad to eat “forever and ever”… I hope you enjoy it and the music. Music…

Chicken Chickpea Shakshuka

Time: 45 minutes Would you be happier eating this shakshuka? Yes, yes – you would and you’re going to be “just fine” today…. especially if you make this dish. It is a one skillet dish, fast, healthy and the flavours taste even better the next day! Music Selection: The Corrs – Would You be Happier…