Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hoisin pork Stir Fry with Broccoli

Print Hoisin Pork Stir Fry Serves: 3 or 4   also good with chicken, served with udon noodles -just stir in to heat them up or serve with rice Ingredients 1 lb pork, cut into thin strips 1 T finely chopped … Continue reading

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Korean Sesame Marinade

Print Korean Sesame Marinade Serves: 6   Good for a lb or so of chicken or steak Ingredients ¼ c toasted sesame seeds 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 T minced ginger ¼ c soy sauce 3 T maple syrup 1½ T … Continue reading

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Pesto Grilled Tomatoes

Print Pesto Grilled Tomatoes Serves: 4   Ingredients 2 large tomatoes pesto sauce Instructions Cut tomatoes in half crossways and scoop out a little of the pulp spoon 1 T pesto sauce into each hollow Place tomatoes on upper rack of … Continue reading

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Fruit Juice Slush

Print Fruit Juice Slush   Ingredients 2 c boiling water 4 green tea bags 7 c water ½ c sugar 1 can frozen orange juice 12 oz 1 can frozen lemonade 2 c rum, gin or vodka Instructions Steep tea … Continue reading

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Reo’s Guacamole Dip

Print Reo’s Guacamole Dip Serves: 4 c   Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese 2 avocados, mashed ¼ c onion, finely chopped 1 T lemon juice ¼ t garlic salt ¼ t tabasco 1 c tomatoes, peeled and chopped Instructions Combine all … Continue reading

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Taco Dip

Print Taco Dip   Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese 8 oz sour cream ½ pkg taco mix 1 T mayonnaise ½ t garlic Instructions Blend above ingredients and layer in bottom of dish Then add a layers of chopped lettuce, … Continue reading

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Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Print Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes Serves: 24   Can be stuffed using a pastry bag or small spoon Ingredients ¾ c ricotta or cream cheese ⅓ c chopped fresh basil or parsley 4 t olive oil a little pepper 24 cherry tomatoes … Continue reading

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Cheddar Cheese spread

Print Cheddar Cheese spread   Ingredients 250 g cream cheese, softened 1½ c grated cheddar cheese 1 T chopped red pepper 3 T chopped sweet pickles dash worcestershire sauce ½ t lemon juice Instructions Combine all ingredients til smooth Refrigerate … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Spinach Dip

Print Shrimp and Spinach Dip Serves: 12   Serve with cracker or black bread and some corn chips for the kids Ingredients ¾ c cream cheese, softened ½ c spinach, chopped fresh ¼ c mayonnaise ¼ c sour cream ¼ c … Continue reading

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Mu Shu Chicken

Print Mu Shu Chicken Prep time:  20 mins Total time:  20 mins Serves: 4   uses bagged coleslaw and rotisserie or leftover chicken, ready in 20 min Ingredients Whisk ½ t cornstarch, 1T soy sauce, 2T each dry sherry and hoisin … Continue reading

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Fresh Salsa

Print Fresh Salsa   Ingredients 3 T onion and 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 3 large tomatoes, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded somewhat, finely minced 2-3 T cilantro, finely chopped 1½ – 2 T lime juice Instructions Enjoy Wordpress Recipe … Continue reading

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Party Time Green Beans

Print Party Time Green Beans   Ingredients 1 lb green beans 1 small red pepper 1 small red onion,chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed, minced 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 t butter 1 t olive … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Print Chicken Tortilla Soup Prep time:  35 mins Total time:  35 mins Serves: 6   A good way to use leftover chicken or turkey and corn on the cob Ingredients 2T oil 1 onion chopped 1 sweet red pepper, diced 1 … Continue reading

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Mexican appetizer tray

Print Mexican Appetizer Tray   Ingredients Refried Bean Layer 1 can (14 oz/483 ml) refried beans ¼ cup sour cream ½ tsp chili powder ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp ground cumin Guacamole Layer 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted ⅓ … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake

Print Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake   This recipe makes 10 servings The caramel melts while cooking and coats the apples when this cake is turned out. Ingredients ⅔ cup (150 mL) granulated sugar 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice 4 … Continue reading

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Chicken, nectarine and plum stir-fry

Print Chicken, nectarine and plum stir-fry   Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 8 minutes Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients ¼ cup (50 mL) plum, hoisin or honey-garlic sauce 2 tbsp (30 mL) soy or teriyaki sauce 1 tbsp (15 mL) … Continue reading

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Chicken and Spinach Stir fry

Print Chicken and Spinach Stir fry   Ingredients 1T sherry ¼ c soy sauce 1 t sugar ⅛ t nutmeg 1 clove minced garlic 1 T minced ginger 1lb chicken cut in strips 1 c thinly sliced celery 8 oz … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken and Broccoli Divan

Print Easy Chicken and Broccoli Divan   Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 25 min Serves: 4 people Ingredients 3 cups (750 mL) hot cooked broccoli florets 2 cups (500 mL) cubed, cooked, skinless chicken breast 1 can (284 mL) … Continue reading

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Asian Pork with Snow Peas

Print Asian Pork with Snow Peas   Ingredients 2T oil 2 T minced garlic 2T minced ginger 1 lb thinly sliced pork 6T soya sauce 4T rice vinegar 2T hoisin sauce 2T maple syrup 2 t cornstarch green onions snow … Continue reading

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Turkey or Chicken Burritos

Print Turkey or Chicken Burritos   Portion size: 4 Turkey and vegetables all rolled up in a whole wheat tortilla make this perfect for recharging your child’s batteries at lunch. The burritos can be made ahead and either arranged in … Continue reading

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Chinese coleslaw noodle salad

Print Chinese coleslaw noodle salad   Ingredients 8 oz coleslaw in bag ¾ c bean sprouts 1 pkg instant noodles ½ c celery snow peas Dressing ¼c olive oil 3-4 T soya sauce 1 T vinegar Seasoning pkg from soup … Continue reading

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Ravioli Soup

Print Ravioli Soup   Cooking time: 10 minutes Preparation time: 5 minutes Makes: 8 cups (2 L) for 6 servings Ingredients 900- ml carton low-sodium chicken broth or 4 cups (1 L) chicken bouillon 28- oz (796- mL) can diced … Continue reading

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Upside-Down Nacho Bake

Print Upside-Down Nacho Bake   Portion size: 4 This quick meal starts on the stove then bakes in the oven. Baked tortilla chips deliver lots of crunch with less fat than fried corn chips. Ingredients 1 lb (454 g) lean … Continue reading

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Asian Spinach Salad

Print Asian Spinach Salad   Ingredients 5 c spinach strawberries ½ c mandarin oranges water chestnuts sliced red onion motzerella cheese shredded Instructions Dressing T rice vinegar t soya sauce T lemon juice T oil /2 sesame oil Wordpress Recipe … Continue reading

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Lentil and Cucumber Salad

Print Lentil and Cucumber Salad   This recipe makes 4 servings Portion size: 4 For an extra Mediterranean touch, add 2 tbsp (25 mL) drained rinsed capers or ½ cup (125 mL) sliced stuffed green olives to this mixture. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Hoisin chicken with beans and tomato

Print Hoisin chicken with beans and tomato   Cooking time: 8 minutes Preparation time: 8 minutes Makes: 2 to 3 servings Ingredients 1 tomato ½ large onion 2 cups (500 mL) sliced button mushrooms 1 cup (250 mL) green beans, … Continue reading

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Burnished Hoisin Chicken

Print Burnished Hoisin Chicken   This recipe makes 4 servings Serve this chicken with rice or noodles and a quick steamed vegetable, such as broccoli, bok choy or snow peas. If you’re freezing the chicken in the marinade, you can … Continue reading

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Braised Bok Choy

Print Braised Bok Choy   This recipe makes 4 servings Ingredients ¼ cup (60 mL) sodium-reduced chicken broth 1 tsp (5 mL) cornstarch ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt 1 pinch granulated sugar 1 pinch pepper 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable … Continue reading

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Cabbage-roll stir-fry

Print Cabbage-roll stir-fry   Dec 1, 2008 Chatelaine 0 Cooking time: 12 minutes Preparation time: 10 minutes Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped 1 lb (500 g) ground pork or beef 28- oz (796- mL) can plum tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Quick golden curry

Print Quick golden curry   Dec 1, 2008 Chatelaine 0 This article has not been rated yet. Cooking time: 16 minutes Preparation time: 15 minutes Makes: 8 cups (2 L) Ingredients 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter 2 onions, thickly sliced … Continue reading

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Teriyaki pork stir fry

Print Teriyaki pork stir fry   Cooking time: 5 minutes Preparation time: 5 minutes Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 1 pork tenderloin 6 large romaine lettuce leaves ¼ cup (50 mL) teriyaki sauce 1 tbsp (15 mL) hot chili-garlic sauce 2 … Continue reading

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Mango and chicken salad

Print Mango and chicken salad   Aug 1, 2008 Chatelaine 0 4 servings Ingredients 1 rotisserie chicken or 2 cups (500 mL) shredded chicken 1 ripe mango 1 red pepper ½ English cucumber 1 green onion 3 cups (750 mL) … Continue reading

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Black bean & corn salad

Print Black bean & corn salad   8 servings, about 7 cups (1.75 L) Ingredients 2 to 3 limes 3 tbsp ( 45 mL) olive oil 1 tsp ( 10 mL) ground cumin ¼ to ½ tsp (1 to 2 … Continue reading

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Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread

Print Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread   18 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each Ingredients 2 green onions, thinly sliced, divided 1 tub (250 g) Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese Spread 1 can (120 … Continue reading

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Vegetable Salad

Print Vegetable Salad   Preparation time: 20 minutes Makes: 12 servings Ingredients 8 ripe plum tomatoes 6 celery stalks 3 peppers, preferably a mix of yellow, orange and red 1 small red onion 2 170-g jars marinated artichokes 2 oranges … Continue reading

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Italian strata

Print Italian strata   Preparation time: 25 minutes Baking Time: 40 minutes Makes: 8 servings Ingredients 12 slices crusty Italian bread, about ½ in. (1 cm) thick 8 eggs 2 tbsp (30 mL) Dijon mustard 2 cups (500 mL) homogenized … Continue reading

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Garlic Cucumber Strips

Print Garlic Cucumber Strips   Portion size: 6 to 8 It’s best to use small pickling cucumbers, Persian or immature English cucumbers (also called baby seedless cucumbers) for this authentically garlicky salad. English cucumbers will also work but remove any … Continue reading

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Healthier Eggs Benedict

Print Healthier Eggs Benedict   Cooking time: 5 minutes Preparation time: 15 minutes Makes: 2 to 4 servings with ⅓ cup (75 mL) sauce Ingredients ½ lemon ¼ cup (50 mL) light sour cream or low-fat plain yogurt 1 tbsp … Continue reading

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French Onion Pork Chops

Print French Onion Pork Chops   Portion size: 4 Ingredients 4 bone in pork loin centre chops, (about 1-1/4 lb/625 g) 2 strips bacon, chopped 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil 2 onions, sliced 1 tsp (5 mL) herbes de … Continue reading

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Orange Spice Marinade

Print Orange Spice Marinade   Portion size: ¾ cup (175 mL) For 4 to 6 servings, add about 1-1/2 lb (750 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts or salmon fillets to marinade; cover and refrigerate salmon for 30 minutes, chicken for … Continue reading

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Garlicky Lemon Herb Marinade

Print Garlicky Lemon Herb Marinade   Portion size: ¾ cup (175 mL) For 4 to 6 servings, add about 1-1/2 lb (750 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts or salmon fillets to marinade; cover and refrigerate salmon for 30 minutes, chicken … Continue reading

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Rainbow Slaw

Print Rainbow Slaw   Portion size: 8 This bright slaw stays crunchy and is creamy without using mayonnaise. Pack the cheese in a separate container to keep the colour and flavour of this slaw. Ingredients 1 Granny Smith apple or … Continue reading

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Cucumber Herb Salad

Print Cucumber Herb Salad   Portion size: 8 Inexpensive field cucumbers are perfect for this light and fresh salad. Ingredients 4 cucumbers ½ cup (125 mL) fresh coriander leaves 4 green onions, sliced 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh mint … Continue reading

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Melon Berry Cup

Print Melon Berry Cup   Portion size: 8 For a nonalcoholic version, substitute white cranberry juice for the wine and reduce sugar to 2 tbsp (25 mL). Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) dry white wine, such as riesling ¼ cup … Continue reading

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Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Apricot Pepper Sauce

Print Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Apricot Pepper Sauce   Portion size: 6 to 8 Lots of fresh herbs and a spicy-sweet sauce are all that is needed to show off fresh lamb. Instead of grilling it, you can … Continue reading

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Lemongrass Jasmine Iced Tea

Print Lemongrass Jasmine Iced Tea   This recipe makes 8 1 cup servings Ingredients 4 bags jasmine tea ¼ cup (60 mL) granulated sugar 1 stalk lemongrass, cut into 2-inch (5 cm) lengths Instructions In large heatproof measure or bowl, … Continue reading

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Lentil Feta Salad

Print Lentil Feta Salad   Portion size: 6 This is a quick and substantial side dish. Ingredients ½ cup (125 mL) slivered almonds 1 cup (250 mL) dried green lentils 2 garlic cloves ¼ cup (60 mL) extra virgin olive … Continue reading

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French Paprika Dressing

Print French Paprika Dressing   This recipe makes 1 cup servings French dressing poured over wedges of iceberg lettuce makes a refreshing summer salad – and one that is currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Ingredients ⅔ cup (150 mL) … Continue reading

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Lemon Lentil Soup

Print Lemon Lentil Soup   This recipe makes 6 servings Portion size: 4 to 6 A healthy vegan soup for your slow cooker. Ingredients 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, thinly sliced 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced ¾ cup (175 … Continue reading

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Thai Squash Soup with Shrimp

Print Thai Squash Soup with Shrimp   This recipe makes 6 servings Perfect for entertaining, this lightly spiced soup can be prepared a few days in advance. Use the stems and the carefully cleaned roots of the coriander for the … Continue reading

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Veggies and Cucumber Dill Dip

Print Veggies and Cucumber Dill Dip   Portion size: 4 Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) green_beans, trimmed? 2 carrots, cut_into sticks??? 4 ribs celery, cut_into sticks??? 8 radishes, trimmed??? 1 sweet green or red pepper??? 1 Cucumber Dill Dip: 1 … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pudding Cake

Print Blueberry Pudding Cake   This recipe makes 8 servings Tender cake on top of lots of warm saucy blueberries is a comforting and classic one-dish dessert. Ingredients 3 cups (750 mL) cultivated blueberries or wild blueberries ⅔ cup (150 … Continue reading

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Fresh strawberry lemonade

Print Fresh strawberry lemonade   Jun 1, 2006 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 10 minutes Makes: 4½ cups (1.125 L) Ingredients 2 to 3 lemons 2 cups (500 mL) chopped fresh strawberries ¾ cup (175 mL) granulated sugar 3 cups (750 … Continue reading

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Great Greek salad

Print Great Greek salad   Jun 1, 2006 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 10 minutes Makes: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients ½ cup (125 mL) olive oil 3 tbsp (45 mL) red wine vinegar 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 … Continue reading

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Chunky Cucumber, Pineapple and Radish Salad

Print Chunky Cucumber, Pineapple and Radish Salad   Jun 1, 2007 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 10 minutes Makes: 6 servings and ⅓ cup (75 mL) dressing 1 garlic clove, minced or 1 tsp (5 mL) bottled chopped garlic 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Don’s potato pancakes

Print Don’s potato pancakes   Cooking time: 6 minutes Preparation time: 20 minutes Makes: 14 latkes Ingredients 8 lb peeled potatoes, preferably Yukon gold 1 lb ground beef or pork 2 minced cloves of garlic 1 onion 1 green onion … Continue reading

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Crab and artichoke crepes

Print Crab and artichoke crepes   Dec 1, 2006 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 26 minutes Makes: 12 crepes Ingredients 2 eggs ¾ cup (175 mL) milk ½ cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour 4 tsp (20 mL) … Continue reading

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Spicy Sweet-Potato Wedges with Herbed Yogourt Dip

Print Spicy Sweet-Potato Wedges with Herbed Yogourt Dip   Apr 1, 2008 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 10 minutes Roasting Time: 25 minutes Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 3 sweet potatoes 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil 1 tbsp (15 mL) brown … Continue reading

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Maple peach sauce

Print Maple peach sauce   Aug 1, 2008 Chatelaine 0 Cooking time: 4 minutes Preparation time: 10 minutes Makes: 3 cups (750 mL) Ingredients 4 ripe peaches, peeled 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter ½ cup (125 mL) maple syrup 2 … Continue reading

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Velvety chocolate pudding

Print Velvety chocolate pudding   Aug 1, 2008 Chatelaine 0 Cooking time: 5 minutes Preparation time: 10 minutes Refrigeration Time: 120 minutes Makes: 3 cups (750 mL) Ingredients 3 squares semi-sweet chocolate, about 3 oz (84 g) 2 cups (500 … Continue reading

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Seven layer casserole

Print Seven layer casserole   Ingredients 1 c raw rice 1 c corn salt and pepper 16 oz tomato or spaghetti sauce ¾ c water ½ c finely chopped onion ½ c finely chopped pepper i clove minced garlic 1 … Continue reading

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Corned Beef

Print Corned Beef   Corned Beef Ingredients 1 package of prepared pickling spice (142g) ½ teaspoon crushed cloves ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 5 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons brown sugar 5 tablespoons Morton Tender Quick 1 beef brisket about 6 … Continue reading

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Don’s Instant Breakfast Sausage

Print Don’s Instant Breakfast Sausages Author: Don   These sausages are easy to make and are delicious. As well they are much lower in saturated fat than regular breakfast sausages. I use lean ground pork that can be purchased, but I … Continue reading

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Bob’s Venison Salami

Print Bob’s Venison Salami   Bob’s Venison Salami Ingredients For every 4 pounds of Venison (caribou, moose, elk, deer, ) add 1 lb ground ham or Bacon 2 T black pepper 2 t garlic powder 2 t cayenne (or to … Continue reading

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Matthew’s Pumpkin Muffins

Print Matthew’s Pumpkin Muffins   Ingredients 1 ½ c sugar 1 c oil 4 eggs 1 t salt ⅔ c water 2 ½ c pumpkin 2 ½ c white flour 1 c whole wheat flour 1 ½ tsp cinnamon ½ … Continue reading

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Cranberry apple cider…

Print Cranberry apple cider…   Ingredients 1½ qts. cranberry juice(try to get 100% juice)..2 qts of sweet apple cider..1/2 cup brown sugar..1/2 tsp salt..4 cinnamon sticks (3 inch)..i use 4 in as well…1½ tsp. whole cloves… Instructions Serve hot Wordpress … Continue reading

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Apricot snowballs

Print Apricot snowballs   Makes 24 Ingredients 1 cup dried apricots about 6 oz 2 tbsp apricot jam 2 tbsp rum, brandy, orange liqueur 1 cup of yellow raisins i used in place of 1 cup toasted almonds, whole slivered … Continue reading

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Asian Pork Chops

Print Asian Pork Chops   Ingredients • 4 (1 lb/500 g total) trimmed boneless pork loin chops total)trimmed boneless • ¼ tsp salt • ¼ tsp pepper • 2 tsp vegetable oil • 2 onions , chopped • 1 cup … Continue reading

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Asian -flavored swiss chard

Print Asian -flavored swiss chard   Swiss chard is an excellent source of beta carotene, which is known to help in the fight against cancer. Remember: the darker green a vegetable is, the healthier for you it is. This vegetable … Continue reading

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Authentic Hot German Potato Salad

Print Authentic Hot German Potato Salad   Original Recipe Yield 4 servings Ingredients • 3 cups diced peeled potatoes • 4 slices bacon • 1 small onion, diced • ¼ cup white vinegar • 2 tablespoons water • 3 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Banana Cake with Boiled Maple Icing

Print Banana Cake with Boiled Maple Icing   Ingredients ½ c sugar 1st mixture ½ c br sugar ½ c shortening Beat together til creamy with electric mixer Beat in 2 eggs 3 mashed bananas with 1 t baking soda1/4 … Continue reading

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Don’s BBQ Sauce

Print Don’s BBQ Sauce   This is a hot spicy sauce that is great for Ribs, or chicken or just for dipping I make a large batch then freeze it in small quantities It can also be canned in a … Continue reading

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Braised Apple and Bacon Cabbage

Print Braised Apple and Bacon Cabbage   One of the most underrated autumn vegetables, cabbage has good doses of fibre and vitamin C and tastes great cooked with sweet apples and a few strips of smoky bacon. The taste is … Continue reading

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Blueberry bran muffins

Print Blueberry bran muffins   Ingredients 1½ cups wheat bran 1 cup nonfat milk ½ cup unsweetened applesauce 1 egg ⅔ cup brown sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking … Continue reading

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Bran Muffins with wheat bran

Print Bran Muffins with wheat bran   Ingredients 1 cup wheat bran 1½ cups whole wheat flour ½ cup raisins 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ¾ cup milk ½ cup molasses or honey 2 tablespoons oil 1 … Continue reading

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Butter Tart Squares

Print Butter Tart Squares   Ingredients 2 c flour 2 T granulated sugar 1 c cold butter, cubed Filling 3 eggs 2¼ c packed brown sugar ¾ c melted butter 1 T vinegar 1 ½ t vanilla 1 ½ c … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Onion Relish

Print Carolyn’s Onion Relish   Ingredients 2 cups diced red onions ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup red wine vinegar Instructions Simmer 15 – 20 minutes Add ½ tsp ground cloves Simmer 5 more minutes Put in mason jars when … Continue reading

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Cheesy Butternut Gratin

Print Cheesy Butternut Gratin   Ingredients 1 butternut squash about 1 kg ½ t salt and pepper 1 c shredded cheddar cheese ¾ c milk ½ c egg creations ( I used regular eggs) ¼ c parmesian cheese – divided … Continue reading

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Chocolate Truffle Cake

Print Chocolate Truffle Cake   Ingredients package of chocolate cake mix tub (1L) of whipping cream packages (come in 4 individual containers) of chocolate pudding package of Skor chips (you will only use ¾ of the package) Instructions Bake cake … Continue reading

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Thai coconut chicken over rice

Print Thai coconut chicken over rice   PREP: About 10 mins. COOK: About 15 mins. MAKES 4 SERVINGS MAKE AHEAD Prepare sauce up to 4 days in advance. Freeze for up to 2 months. Stir-fry can be frozen for up … Continue reading

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Creamy Rice Pudding

Print Creamy Rice Pudding   Original Recipe Yield 4 servings Ingredients • ¾ cup uncooked white rice • 2 cups milk, divided • ⅓ cup white sugar • ¼ teaspoon salt • 1 egg, beaten • ⅔ cup golden raisins … Continue reading

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Mom’s Date Squares

Print Mom’s Date Squares   Ingredients 1 lb. dates or more diced ¾ cup water or more 2 tbsp maple syrup or 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate ½ tbsp lemon juice Instructions In a saucepan … Continue reading

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Large Batch Ever Ready Bran Muffins

Print Large Batch Ever Ready Bran Muffins   Ingredients 5 cups all purpose flour 5 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon salt 2 cups brown sugar 3 cups natural bran 2 cups raisins 3 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil ¼ cup … Continue reading

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Fresh Salsa

Print Fresh Salsa   A delicious salsa recipe made with fresh ingredients. Ingredients * 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion * 2 small cloves garlic, minced * 3 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeds removed, chopped * 2 hot chile peppers, … Continue reading

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Ginger Shrimp pasta with udon noodles

Print Ginger Shrimp pasta with udon noodles   Ingredients ¼ cup Maple syrup or honey ¼ cup unseasoned rice vinegar 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced 2 teaspoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons chili paste 1 teaspoon oriental sesame oil 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Ivy’s Heart Healthy Granola Cereal

Print Ivy’s Heart Healthy Granola Cereal   This granola is heart and blood pressure healthy as well as having a relatively low Glycemic Index. The recipe can be modified by adding or removing any of the grains. I have tried … Continue reading

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Hummus

Print Hummus   Ingredients ? 1 can chickpeas or garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed and towel dried ? 2 tablespoons lemon juice ? 2 tablespoons olive oil ? 2 cloves garlic, crushed ? ½ teaspoon cumin ? ½ teaspoon salt ? … Continue reading

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Asian Pasta salad

Print Asian Pasta salad   Ingredients 2 c fusilli or rotini 4 oz sugar snap peas Half each of sweet red and green pepper ½ english cucumber ⅓ c radishes 2 green onions thinly sliced Dressing 2 T rice vinegar … Continue reading

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The Original All Bran Muffins

Print The Original All Bran Muffins   • Prep Time: 30 mins • Total Time: 50 mins • Servings: 12 Ingredients o 2 cups Kellogg’s all-bran cereal o 1¼ cups milk o 1 eggs o ¼ cup oil o 1¼ … Continue reading

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Maple sauce for Raspberry upside down cake

Print Maple sauce for Raspberry upside down cake   I don’t really have a recipe for this just guess usually but this looks OK Ingredients ⅓ c brown sugar 1T cornstarch 2 T cold water ⅓ c maple syrup ¾ … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Bars

Print Nanaimo Bars   Ingredients Butter or spray a 9 x 9 inch (23 x 23 cm) pan with a non stick vegetable spray. Bottom Layer: ½ cup (1 stick) (113 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature ¼ cup (50 grams) … Continue reading

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RED PEPPER AND APRICOT JELLY

Print RED PEPPER AND APRICOT JELLY   Ingredients 1cup red or green bell pepper strips 2 cup cider vinegar ⅓ cup canned whole jalapeno peppers drained, rinsed, stems and seeds removed 6 oz dried apricot halves slivered 6 cup sugar … Continue reading

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Potato Leek Soup

Print Potato Leek Soup   Ingredients 8 each leeks, white & green part only1 stick butter4 medium potatoes — peel & finely dice1 each carrot — thinly sliced4 cups chicken broth — heated1 cup milksalt and white pepper — to … Continue reading

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Grated Beet Salad With Citrus Herb Dressing

Print Grated Beet Salad With Citrus Herb Dressing   Servings: 4 Ingredients ? ¼ cup (50 mL) fresh orange juice ? 3 tbsp (50 mL) olive oil ? 1 tsp (5 mL) each of grated orange zest and fresh lemon … Continue reading

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Southwestern BBQ Pork Tenderloin

Print Southwestern BBQ Pork Tenderloin   serves 6 Ingredients 2 pork tenderloins 12 oz each 2 tsp cornstarch 1 green onion finely chopped 2 T Italian parsley, fresh chopped Marinade: ½ c orange juice ¼ c tomato paste 2 T … Continue reading

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Lorraine’s Lunar Rhubarb Cake

Print Lorraine’s Lunar Rhubarb Cake   Ingredients Batter: ½ cup butter 1 ½ cup white sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup buttermilk (or milk) 2 cups chopped rhubarb Instructions Mix batter … Continue reading

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Lorraine’s Napa Cabbage Salad

Print Lorraine’s Napa Cabbage Salad   Ingredients 1 large head Napa Cabbage 2 packages Raman Noodles, broken up, seasoning removed 1 small package slivered almonds 1 small red pepper (optional for colour) 5 green onions chopped ½ cup sesame seeds … Continue reading

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CIDER-GLAZED SWEET POTATOES WITH CRANBERRIES

Print CIDER-GLAZED SWEET POTATOES WITH CRANBERRIES   Not only is it a colorful addition to the holiday spread, but it also is cooked on top of the stove, freeing up some precious oven space.” Ingredients 3½ pounds red-skinned sweet potatoes … Continue reading

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Taco seasoning

Print Taco seasoning   Ingredients ? 1 tablespoon chili powder ? ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ? ¼ teaspoon onion powder ? ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ? ¼ teaspoon dried oregano ? ½ teaspoon paprika ? 1½ teaspoons ground … Continue reading

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Tourtiere

Print Tourtiere   Ingredients 2 ½ lb ground pork 1 ½ c hot water 1 clove garlic minced 1 ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1 large onion chopped fine 1 sprig celery leaves ½ t allspice dash cloves Instructions … Continue reading

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Moroccan Lamb

Print Moroccan Lamb   Ingredients 3 lb cubed stewing lamb or beef 4 garlic cloves, minced 3 carrots, thickly sliced 3 large potatoes, cut into quarters 2 onions, thinly sliced 1 tsp each ground cumin and paprika ½ tsp each … Continue reading

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Mango and Chickpea salad

Print Mango and Chickpea salad   Ingredients – 1 can drained and rinsed chickpeas – Part of a ripe mango peeled and chopped ( I usually buy it ahead of time and leave on window sill til ripe. It’s no … Continue reading

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Mango Salsa Recipe

Print Mango Salsa Recipe   How to make mango salsa Ingredients 1 red pepper, roasted, peeled and diced 1 mango, peeled and diced 1 small orange, peeled and diced ¼ cup green onions, chopped ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Mom/s buns

Print Mom/s buns   This is Mom’s original bun recipe that she learned from her Mother (Grandma Hein) who probably learned it from her Mother….. Mom used only white flour, but you can substitute whole wheat flour to make it … Continue reading

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Pad Thai 3

Print Pad Thai 3   Servings: 6 Ingredients 6 oz (175 g) rice stick noodles ⅓ cup (75 mL) chili sauce ¼ cup (50 mL) fish sauce ¼ cup (50 mL) lime juice 1 tsp (5 mL) Asian chili paste … Continue reading

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Pad Thai 2

Print Pad Thai 2   Yield: SERVES 2 Ingredients • 8 oz. Thai rice noodles (or enough for 2 people), linguini-width, available at Asian/Chinese stores • 1 to 1½ cups raw chicken breast or thigh meat, sliced • Marinade for … Continue reading

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Paula’ s Butter Pecan Surprise Cake

Print Paula’ s Butter Pecan Surprise Cake   Ingredients 1 package Butter Pecan cake mix Instructions Bake according to directions on the box. I use a 13 by 9 pan. When you take the cake out of the oven, you … Continue reading

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Quick Coconut Cherry Cake

Print Quick Coconut Cherry Cake   Ingredients 1 can cherry pie filling 1 small can crushed pineapple minus 2 T juice ( or ½ large can) Instructions Mix together in 8X13 pan Spread on top – 1 pkg. white cake … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with fennel, red pepper, in an orange dressing

Print Quinoa Salad with fennel, red pepper, in an orange dressing   Quinoa is such a versatile healthy grain and the only one considered a complete protein. The fennel, sweet peppers, apricots, dried cranberries, and orange dressing give this salad … Continue reading

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Spanish Bar Cake

Print Spanish Bar Cake   Ingredients 2 cups flour 1½ cups sugar 1½ teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon cocoa 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon allspice Then add these: ½ cup vegetable oil 2 cups … Continue reading

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The best Strawberry Daiquiris

Print The best Strawberry Daiquiris   These are good only during strawberry season when you have too many strawberries. This is the best way to get rid of Strawberries that are over-ripe and will not keep, the mushier the better. … Continue reading

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Thai Cucumber Salad

Print Thai Cucumber Salad   Ingredients • 2 tbsp (30 mL) each granulated sugar and white vinegar • 2 tbsp (30 mL) freshly squeezed lime juice • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil • 1 tsp (5 mL) dark sesame … Continue reading

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udon noodle soup with chicken and shrimp

Print udon noodle soup with chicken and shrimp   Udon noodles are long, round, white noodles that have a wonderfully dense texture. This soup has to be one of my all-time favorites-it’s not only delicious, but also quick to make. … Continue reading

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Nellie’s Butter Chicken

Print Nellie’s Butter Chicken   Serves 4-5 Ingredients 2 T butter 1 c chopped onion 1 t minced garlic 1 T or more grated ginger 1 t chili powder ½ t tumeric ¼ t cinnamon 19 oz can of tomatoes … Continue reading

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Ivy’s Heart Healthy Pancake Mix

Print Ivy’s Heart Healthy Pancake Mix   Ingredients 6 cups flour mix made up as follows: 3 c whole wheat flour; ⅓ c ground flax; ⅓ c wheat germ; ⅓ c wheat bran; 2 c all purpose flour 2 cups … Continue reading

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Shoestring Fries

Print Shoestring Fries   shoestring fries PREP: About 10 mins. COOK: About 40 mins MAKES 4 SERVINGS MAKE AHEAD Slice potatoes and coat with oil mixture up to a couple of hours before baking. French fries, usually deep-fried and high … Continue reading

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Sugar Plum Cakes

Print Sugar Plum Cakes   By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen This recipe makes 10 servings T These little cakes are a two-day project, but such a pleasant one, preparing fruit one day, the batter and baking the next. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Classic French Vinaigrette Makes:

Print Classic French Vinaigrette Makes:   1 cup (250 mL) Ingredients ¼ cup (50 mL) white wine vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard 1 tsp (5 mL) dried tarragon or ½ tsp (2 mL) dried … Continue reading

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Apple Raisin Pandowdy

Print Apple Raisin Pandowdy   Preparation time: 20 minutes Chill: 30 minutes Cook time : 45 minutes Portion size: 8 A pandowdy is like a deep-dish fruit pie with a biscuit topping that bakes into a flaky crust. Serve at … Continue reading

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Indonesan-Style Ribs

Print Indonesan-Style Ribs   This recipe makes 6 servings Preparation time: 20 minutes Marinate: 2 hours Cook time : 22 minutes Portion size: 4 to 6 If you can’t find kecap manis, boil together ½ cup (125 mL) granulated sugar, … Continue reading

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Cobb-Style Salad with Canadian Blue Cheese

Print Cobb-Style Salad with Canadian Blue Cheese   Portion size: 4 to 6 Ingredients 4 cups (1 L) chopped iceberg and/or romaine lettuce 1 cup (250 mL) chopped watercress (optional) 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 4 hard-cooked eggs, peeled … Continue reading

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Scotch Broth

Print Scotch Broth   Portion size: 6 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil 1 onion, diced 1 cup (250 mL) diced celery 1 cup (250 mL) diced peeled carrots 1 cup (250 mL) diced peeled white turnips 1 clove garlic, … Continue reading

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Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Kabobs

Print Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Kabobs   Portion size: 4 Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, (about 1-1/4 lb/625 g) ½ tsp (2 mL) salt ¼ tsp (1 mL) pepper 1 sweet red and green pepper ½ sweet onion ½ pineapple, peeled … Continue reading

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Green Beans with Toasted Sesame Sauce

Print Green Beans with Toasted Sesame Sauce   Portion size: 4 This crisp and nutty salad makes a terrific part of the bento box. Look for toasted (not raw) sesame seeds in the sushi or Asian section of the grocery … Continue reading

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Lime-Grilled Chicken Breasts with Avocado Salsa

Print Lime-Grilled Chicken Breasts with Avocado Salsa   Preparation time: 15 min, Chill 30 min Cook time : 6 min Portion size: 4 Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts ⅓ cup (75 mL) lime juice ¼ cup (60 mL) fresh … Continue reading

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Mexican Tostada Salad

Print Mexican Tostada Salad   Preparation time: 15 minutes Cook time : 10 minutes Portion size: 5 Layered with taco-style ingredients, this colourful salad is bursting with fresh market vegetables. Sturdier lettuce, such as iceberg, romaine or leaf, is best … Continue reading

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Speedy sausage-and-bean ragout

Print Speedy sausage-and-bean ragout   Mar 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Cooking time: 20 minutes Preparation time: 15 minutes Makes: 3 to 4 servings Ingredients 1 onion Vegetable oil 19- oz (540- mL) can diced tomatoes 1 large garlic clove, minced … Continue reading

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Chicken on cilantro ginger noodles

Print Chicken on cilantro ginger noodles   When you’re craving Asian but want to keep it light, this elegant, veggie-laden dish is the ticket. May 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 8 minutes Makes: 4 Servings … Continue reading

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Curried shrimp sauté

Print Curried shrimp sauté   Jan 1, 0001 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 8 minutes Makes: 3 to 4 Servings Ingredients 340-g pkg large frozen shrimp , peeled 1 small onion 1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) vegetable oil … Continue reading

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Salsa chicken wraps

Print Salsa chicken wraps   We spooned a fiery south-of-the-border filling into cold lettuce leaves for the smartest chicken wrap we’ve ever made. They’re low-cal, so have a few. May 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 10 minutes Cooking time: 7 minutes … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai pork chops or steak

Print Spicy Thai pork chops or steak   Jul 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 10 minutes Grilling Time: 10 minutes Makes: 2 Servings Ingredients 1 boneless grilling steak, such as rib-eye or strip loin, ½ in. (3.5 cm) thick … Continue reading

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Szechuan-style baby back ribs

Print Szechuan-style baby back ribs   Never underestimate the power of simmering ribs in beer; there’s no better way to produce succulent meat. Our sweet and spicy Asian sauce is the perfect complement. Jul 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: … Continue reading

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Coconut-haystack macaroons

Print Coconut-haystack macaroons   With strands of coconut tangled together, these chewy gems look like mini-haystacks. Once baked, they’re incredible as is or dipped in chocolate. May 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 15 minutes Baking Time: 18 minutes Makes: 20 macaroons … Continue reading

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Perfect pad Thai

Print Perfect pad Thai   May 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 30 minutes Standing Time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 12 minutes Makes: 6 to 8 Servings Ingredients ½ 454-g pkg rice-stick noodles, about ¼ in. (0.5 cm) wide 1 … Continue reading

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Roasted red pepper soup

Print Roasted red pepper soup   Cooking time: 20 minutes Preparation time: 20 minutes Roasting Time: 35 minutes Makes: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 4 large red peppers 1 tbsp ( 15 mL) olive oil 2 minced garlic cloves 2 … Continue reading

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Curried shrimp and cucumbers

Print Curried shrimp and cucumbers   While cucumbers are usually served raw, they’re delicious cooked with plump shrimp in this high-protein, low-cal stir-fry. Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 340-g pkg frozen uncooked shrimp, peeled 2 field … Continue reading

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Cucumber salsa

Print Cucumber salsa   This is a refreshing topper for nachos, burgers or grilled fish. But it’s so tasty, you’ll be tempted to eat it on its own. Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 3 cups (750 mL) Ingredients ½ … Continue reading

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Thai chicken salad

Print Thai chicken salad   zesty lime dressing transforms cucumber and store-bought roast chicken into a gorgeous supper salad. Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 1 rotisserie chicken or 3 cups (750 mL) chopped cooked chicken 3 … Continue reading

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Pork-and-pepper stroganoff

Print Pork-and-pepper stroganoff   Creamy, saucy and incredibly satisfying, this cheater stroganoff doesn’t use flour or butter. Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 1 pork tenderloin 1 large onion 1 large jalapeno or 1 tbsp (15 mL) … Continue reading

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Hot-and-sour shrimp soup

Print Hot-and-sour shrimp soup   Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 3 Servings Ingredients 340-g pkg frozen uncooked large shrimp, peeled 900-mL carton chicken broth 14-g pkg dried oyster mushrooms or 8-oz (250-g) pkg sliced button mushrooms 2 tbsp (30 … Continue reading

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Faux fried chicken

Print Faux fried chicken   Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) finely crushed croutons, cornflakes or taco chips 1 tsp (5 mL) poultry or Italian seasoning ½ tsp (2 mL) each dried thyme … Continue reading

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Easy beef enchiladas

Print Easy beef enchiladas   Makes: 8 Enchiladas Ingredients 2 lb (1 kg) ground beef or 3 340-g pkg veggie ground round 2 tbsp (30 mL) ground cumin 11/2 cups (375 mL) thick spicy salsa 400-g bag shredded cheese such … Continue reading

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Fabulous French onion soup

Print Fabulous French onion soup   Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 ( Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 2 medium white or red onions or 6 small white onions, about 11/2 lbs (750 g) 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter 1 tbsp (15 … Continue reading

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Sticky chili chicken

Print Sticky chili chicken   This spicy stir-fry has tons of flavour and takes less than 20 minutes to hit the table. For an extra-fiery kick, add more chili flakes or use hot chili-garlic sauce instead of the flakes. Nov … Continue reading

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Napa Cabbage Saute

Print Napa Cabbage Saute   Ingredients see below Instructions Slice and saute with bacon and onions Good with roast chicken Wordpress Recipe Plugin by EasyRecipe 3.2.1215  

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Ricotta-oat-bran pancakes with maple-raspberry sauce

Print Ricotta-oat-bran pancakes with maple-raspberry sauce   Dec 1, 2010 Chatelaine 1 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cups frozen raspberries 2 tbsp maple syrup 1 cup whole-wheat flour ¾ cup oat bran ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder … Continue reading

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Velvety beet cupcakes with raspberry icing

Print Velvety beet cupcakes with raspberry icing   Dec 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 12 Cupcakes Ingredients ¼ cup frozen raspberries 1¼ cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably Fry’s ¾ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda … Continue reading

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Korean bean sprout Salad

Print Korean bean sprout salad   Dec 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 500 g bean sprouts (about 5½ cups) 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp dark sesame oil 2 garlic cloves, minced ⅛ tsp pepper 1 carrot, … Continue reading

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Zesty shrimp skewers

Print Zesty shrimp skewers   Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 8 wooden skewers 450g pkg frozen raw peeled shrimp, thawed 8 shallots, peeled, halved crosswise 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp lime zest ⅛ tsp salt Instructions Soak skewers in warm … Continue reading

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Thai mango salad

Print Thai mango salad   Sep 1, 2012 Chatelaine Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 3 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 tsp honey ½ tsp hot chili-garlic sauce 2 peeled mangoes, sliced into matchsticks 1 red pepper, sliced into … Continue reading

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Crunchy noodle salad

Print Crunchy noodle salad   Sep 1, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 2 200g pkg udon noodles ¼ cup rice vinegar 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger 340g pkg rainbow or … Continue reading

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Gingered noodle salad

Print Gingered noodle salad   Aug 1, 2004 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 8 servings Ingredients ½ (450-g) pkg spaghetti 4 green onions ½ cup (125 mL) cooked salad shrimp or 120-g can cocktail shrimp (optional) ⅔ cup (150 mL) Japanese ginger … Continue reading

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Cool cauliflower salad

Print Cool cauliflower salad   Aug 1, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Roberto Caruso Ingredients 1 head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets, 6-8 cups 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin ¼ tsp hot-red-chili … Continue reading

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Pork souvlaki

Print Pork souvlaki   Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 4 wooden skewers 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ tsp salt 450 g pork tenderloin, cut into bite-sized cubes 1 small red onion, cut into … Continue reading

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Hoisin chicken in lettuce cups

Print Hoisin chicken in lettuce cups   Aug 1, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Ingredients 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips 3 tbsp hoisin sauce 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 small red pepper, thinly sliced … Continue reading

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Thai red-curry tilapia

Print Thai red-curry tilapia   Oct 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 2 Servings Ingredients ½ cup panko bread crumbs 2 tbsp Thai red-curry paste 1 tbsp lime juice 2 tilapia fillets Instructions Preheat oven to 400F. Lightly spray a baking … Continue reading

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Thai Napa-cabbage coleslaw

Print Thai Napa-cabbage coleslaw   Oct 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 2 Servings Ingredients See below Instructions Stir 1 tbsp lime juice with 1½ tsp brown sugar and ½ tsp fish sauce in a large bowl. Add 2 cups shredded … Continue reading

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Butternut-squash fries

Print Butternut-squash fries   Oct 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 2 Servings Ingredients 1 small butternut squash 1 tsp vegetable oil ⅛ tsp salt Instructions PREHEAT oven to 400F. Cut 1 small butternut squash in half crosswise. Save the rounded … Continue reading

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Maple marshmallow frosting

Print Maple marshmallow frosting   Makes: 12 Servings Ingredients ⅔ cup maple syrup 2 egg whites ¼ tsp cream of tartar 3 tbsp finely grated dark chocolate (70% to 85%) Instructions Put syrup in saucepan and set over medium-high. Boil … Continue reading

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Super-awesome chocolate cupcake

Print Super-awesome chocolate cupcake   Dec 3, 2012 Chatelaine 3 Makes: 12 Muffins Chocolate cupcake with marshmallow frosting Ingredients 1¾ cups large-flake oats ½ cup unsweetened cocoa ¼ cup ground flax meal 1½ tsp baking powder 1½ tsp baking soda … Continue reading

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Healthy Blueberry muffins

Print Healthy Blueberry muffins   Apr 24, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 18 Muffins Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour ¾ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup almond flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Roasted red pepper Dip

Print Roasted red pepper Dip   Dec 2, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Ingredients Middle eastern dip Instructions Whirl in a food processor 1 cup roasted red peppers with ½ cup walnuts, ¼ cup each olive oil and bread crumbs, 2 garlic … Continue reading

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Sausages with fruity slaw

Print Sausages with fruity slaw   Jan 2, 2013 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 2 tbsp butter 500 g pkg turkey sausages 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 green apple, sliced ½ Savoy cabbage, shredded, about 8 cups 1 tbsp … Continue reading

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Beefy barley soup

Print Beefy barley soup   Dec 5, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 10 Cups Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, monced 227 g pkg cremini mushrooms, quartered 796 mL can diced tomatoes, drained ½ cup pearl … Continue reading

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Turkey and white-bean soup

Print Turkey and white-bean soup   Makes: 5 Servings Roberto Caruso Ingredients 500 g turkey sausages, about 5, casings removed 1 small onion, diced 1 jalapeno or poblano pepper, seeded and diced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tsp chili powder … Continue reading

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Kung Pao Chicken

Print Kung Pao Chicken   Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp dry sherry 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger 2 tsp dark sesame oil 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1½ tsp cornstarch 1 tsp granulated sugar or … Continue reading

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Pork Pot Stickers

Print Pork Pot Stickers   This recipe makes 45 pieces servings Enjoy them as is, or with a little soy sauce or Chinese red or black vinegar for dipping. You’ll need at least 45 wrappers, and you can freeze any … Continue reading

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Yogurt-Spiced Chicken With Grilled Tomato Kabobs

Print Yogurt-Spiced Chicken With Grilled Tomato Kabobs   This recipe makes 4 servings Charring the cherry tomatoes adds flavour, and they still hold their shape. If you want to make this recipe ahead of time, you can marinate the chicken … Continue reading

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Summertime Barley Salad

Print Summertime Barley Salad   This recipe makes 8 servings This delicious, sweet and savoury salad may appear to have a lot of dressing, but the barley and apricots will absorb most of it while it stands, adding lots of … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and Crispy Roasted Kale

Print Cauliflower and Crispy Roasted Kale   This recipe makes 6 servings This dish is served at room temperature but is equally delicious chilled for lunch or dinner the next day. Ingredients ½ tsp (2 mL) fennel seeds 1 head … Continue reading

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Shrimp, Snow Pea and Cashew Stir-Fry

Print Shrimp, Snow Pea and Cashew Stir-Fry   This recipe makes 4 servings This quick stir-fry is a healthy option for an easy and delicious weeknight meal. For a bit of a kick, add ¼ tsp hot pepper flakes to … Continue reading

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Honey-Lime Barley and Black Bean Salad

Print Honey-Lime Barley and Black Bean Salad   This recipe makes 6 servings Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) barley 1 cup (250 mL) drained rinsed canned black beans 1 cup (250 mL) halved cherry tomatoes 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Peppered Apples and Warm Chard Slaw

Print Pork Chops With Peppered Apples and Warm Chard Slaw   This recipe makes 4 servings Fast-fry pork chops topped with peppered apples and served with warm chard slaw makes for a quick and impressive meal that won’t break the … Continue reading

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Crispy Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Print Crispy Roasted Fingerling Potatoes   Portion size: 10 to 12 Fingerlings are knobbly little potatoes with personality. If unavailable, substitute mini yellow-fleshed potatoes. Parboiling the slices makes them crisp up in just a short time in a hot oven. … Continue reading

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Chili Shrimp Wonton Cups

Print Chili Shrimp Wonton Cups   This recipe makes 25 pieces servings Ingredients 25 wonton wrappers 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil ½ cup (125 mL) diced peeled mango 2 tbsp (30 mL) mayonnaise 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh … Continue reading

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Garlic and Walnut Green Beans

Print Garlic and Walnut Green Beans   Portion size: 10 to 12 . To save time in the kitchen, blanch the beans and prep the remaining ingredients up to two days ahead. That leaves only about five minutes of cooking … Continue reading

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Curried Roasted Chickpeas

Print Curried Roasted Chickpeas   This recipe makes 13 2 tbsp servings This flavourful snack has the benefits of being low in saturated fat and a source of iron and folate. Pack in plastic bags or airtight containers for on-the-road … Continue reading

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Canada’s Best Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Print Canada’s Best Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing Author: Canadian Living Recipe type: Gluten free- I used 1 c rice flour and 1 c mixed grain flour with ½ t xanthan gum and a little more cinnamon and nutmeg.   This … Continue reading

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