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Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Warm savoury jalapeno cheddar corn bread muffins, perfect for dipping into a robust bowl of hot chili. A favourite childhood memory of mine and one that your whole family will love. My dad used to make this incredible homemade chili and he would pair it with warm, savoury corn bread. I loved dipping the corn…
Spicy Tofu Burrito Bowl with Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

Spicy Tofu Burrito Bowl with Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

Trigger Warning 🚨This recipe will be an explosion of flavour in your mouth. Say hello to Spicy Tofu Burrito Bowl with Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing topped with @don_chilio Jalapeño Chili Oil. I was inspired by my recent trip to Costa Rica, and how fresh, vibrant and healthy the food was there. This is such a simple recipe…
Marry Me Chicken

Marry Me Chicken

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Parmesan Chicken Skillet. This is also known as Marry Me Chicken, because once you try this you will want to marry it! We’ve managed to survive the holidays, and now time to return to work. Big question is: what’s for dinner? Well this recipe is incredibly easy and super delicious. You can…
Lemon Chicken Piccata

Lemon Chicken Piccata

Lemons from Europe are the freshest and highest quality in the world! @thelemonage_can 🍋 They are an important part of a healthy diet and an excellent vitamin C source, helping to promote the functioning of the immune and nervous systems. It’s no secret that lemons are incredibly versatile, and I can’t wait to share my Lemony Chicken…
Healthy Chickpea Greek Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Healthy Greek Chickpea Salad with Creamy Green Goddess Dressing

Happy New Years Friends! This is the best time to jumpstart our health and start feeling good in our bodies after a month long holiday indulgence. I know I just crave tons of vegetables this time of year and trust me they make me feel so much better. I hope you enjoy this recipe and…
Braised Beef Short Ribs with Crispy Pancetta and Mushrooms in a Red Wine Sauce

Braised Beef Short Ribs with Crispy Pancetta, Mushrooms in a Red Wine Sauce

I am so excited to share with you my delicious Braised Beef Short Rib with Red Wine Sauce, crispy pancetta, and mushrooms made with local @ontbeef! Ontario is home to so many amazing local products and produce. I love supporting my local farms, and businesses in the community. We also are home to some of…
Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers

Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers

Enjoy the deep fried taste without the oil and guilt! These cheesy jalapeño poppers are low carb, with melted creamy cheese with just a hint of spice. This is the ultimate appetizer that your guests will love! This is an awesome appetizer over the holidays, Superbowl parties or when you want to watch the big…
Turkey & Wild Rice Jambalaya

Turkey & Wild Rice Jambalaya

One pan meals sure to satisfy any crowd. Meet my Wild Rice & Turkey Jambalaya! This recipe is so incredibly easy to make! It is super flavourful and very filling because let’s be honest no one wants to cook more than they have to around the holidays. I’ve made this a healthier version by using…
Smashed Sweet Potato with Feta and Garlic

Smashed Sweet Potatoes with Feta & Garlic

These little perfect rounds of sweet potato are bursting with flavour! They are perfect for a dinner side or even a special festive holiday evening. I just love making sweet potatoes. Anything from french fries, to mashed, to roasted in the oven with just paprika, salt and pepper. They always turn out amazing, full of…
Roasted Red Pepper Rigatoni Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper Rigatoni Pasta

My secret ingredient for my savory, velvety smooth Roasted Red Pepper Rigatoni is hummus! I use @mezete_global! 🍝 the delicious gourmet Roasted Red Pepper Hummus! What I love most about @mezete_global Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is it makes for such a creamy dish! #thehummiest. It is made with all-natural tahini and chickpeas, with no additives or preservatives. Now that…
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