Peach Banana Muffins

Peach Banana Muffins

Rise and shine with my delightful Peach Banana Muffins. I was absolutely craving peaches this week and all I could find at the store was a giant box of them. I could not resist even though it had about 30 peaches in it. I decided to make these deliciously moist muffins. These are a play…
Spicy Cucumber Salad

Spicy Cucumber Salad

Are you looking for a super refreshing, crunchy and delicious salad? I know in the summer months this is exactly what I am craving to cool off. This is simple, fresh and easy to make. Why not try this Spicy Cucumber Salad! This is a Korean side dish that is an incredible balance of sweet,…

Creamy Lemon Chicken & Wild Rice Stew

Bright, creamy Lemon Chicken and Wild Rice Stew. ‘Tis the spring season after all. With the weather being pretty unpredictable in Canada, this light and savoury stew is a sure way to keep you feeling cozy and truly comforted especially on those rainy days. Just like Mama used to make. I’ve partnered with @floatingleaffoods to create this…
Savoury Baked Chicken Toastadas

Savoury Baked Chicken Tostada’s

Happy CINCO DE MAYO!! I mean a day to celebrate tacos is always a great day in my books. Cinco de Mayo is actually seen as a day to celebrate the culture, achievements, and experiences of Mexican heritage. On the day I couldn’t help but make these delicious Savoury Baked Chicken Tostada’s! Normally tostada’s are…
Grilled Halloumi and Peach salad

Grilled Halloumi & Peach Salad

Mother’s Day is this weekend and what better way to spoil your “Mom” than this gorgeous Grilled Halloumi & Peach Salad. This salad is incredibly fresh, easy to make and has the perfect combination of sweet from the peaches and salty from the halloumi cheese. Halloumi cheese is a semi-hard, un-ripened, brined cheese that can…

Baked Zucchini Fries

Exercise? Oh I thought you said extra fries! Well lucky for you, my Baked Zucchini Fries are healthy and you won’t even feel guilty while eating them. They are covered in gluten free bread crumbs ( or regular panko) and Parmesan for the perfect crisp! You can always leave the cheese out if you want…
Creamy Roasted garlic and cauliflower soup

Creamy Roasted Garlic & Cauliflower Soup

I have been playing around with this recipe for awhile and it just keeps getting better and better! I use one whole head of roasted garlic and it’s just bursting with flavour. (and keeps the vampires away) I know what you are thinking… another soup recipe Rachelle? Honestly it’s just too good not to share…
Quinoa Tabouli Salad

Quinoa Tabouli Salad

Let’s talk about meal prep! I love when people come up to me and ask ‘how do you cook that much food every week?’ Well to be honest, I do a lot of meal prepping. Meal prepping can save you tons of time, and effort! I love making lots of dishes on a Sunday or…
Aloha Hawaiian Burger

Aloha Hawaiian Burger

The perfect burger does exist!  I partnered with @WhatsCooking to create a burger recipe that will be coming soon to their new website! Tag #WhatsCooking in your burger content for a chance to be featured. This tropical and Asian influenced, Aloha Hawaiian Burger is the perfect way to treat yourself as if you are enjoying a sunset over the…
Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

Same great recipe, new look! I get requests for this recipe all of the time and it tastes so good. My Mexican Street Corn is the perfect combination of savoury, salty and sweet.I’m sure you’ve had corn on the cob but I bet you’ve never had corn taste like this before. This dish has so many…
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