Category Archives: dinner

Laotian-style chicken Larb bowl

A healthy, flavourful meal that takes just minutes to make! The more I learn about Asian cuisine, the more impressed I am by what a flavour party so many dishes are. This meal is a great case in point. Before … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 3 recipes

A fast and family-friendly weeknight meal! I have to confess that when my kids were younger we ate a LOT of pretty boring pasta because it was the fastest weeknight meal I could whip up. The kids never seemed to … Continue reading

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Cauliflower ‘n cheese bake

Just like mac ‘n cheese….only better! I would happily chug cheese sauce straight from a saucepan today, but that wasn’t always the case. My mom didn’t make it when I was a kid and the few times I tasted it … Continue reading

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30 minute turkey stew with puff pastry crackers

Tastier and easier than turkey pot pie! I’ve loved turkey and chicken pot pie since I was a little kid. I remember being so impressed that leftover cooked poultry could be transformed into something so delicious and, of course, the … Continue reading

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30 minute sweet and sour meatballs

All the taste but healthier and easier to make! I have always adored anything sweet and sour and fondly recall the tasty but not-so-healthy meatballs my mom used to make with brown sugar, corn syrup AND sweetened pineapple juice in … Continue reading

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Hearty Lamb Stew

A comforting, flavourful make-ahead meal So many people mention stew when the topic of comfort food comes up. Warming and delicious, stew can be prepared many different ways with a host of different ingredients. I often make beef or chicken … Continue reading

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Instant Pot cabbage roll stew

All the flavour, none of the fuss! I had never tasted cabbage rolls until I was in university and my roommate decided she needed to teach me how to make one of her favourite dishes. What a revelation – so … Continue reading

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