Tag Archives: make-ahead

Colourful and nutritious sushi bowls

An easy, attractive and delicious meal in a bowl! It’s amazing the variety of things that come in ‘bowl’ form today. Smoothie bowls, poke bowls, grain bowls and more. I’ve got a couple of rice bowl recipes that I just … Continue reading

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Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

A super make-ahead snack for sports fans! When presented with this dish for taste testing a few days ago, my menfolk were rendered speechless, in a good way. Meaty, cheesy and full of flavour, it’s scrumptious and satisfying and really … Continue reading

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Chicken in white wine and cream sauce (coq au vin blanc)

A lighter twist on a classic French dish! I remember the first time I made coq au vin, the rustic, hearty French dish that became wildly popular in North America thanks to Julia Child. I recreated the recipe found in … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cardamom Popovers

A fantastically delicious and easy breakfast treat! Who says popovers (also known as Yorkshire Pudding) should only be eaten as part of a traditional roast beef dinner? These lightly sweetened, fruit-filled beauties taste very similar to crepes and are the … Continue reading

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Spiced lamb meatball stew with orzo and vegetables

A hearty meal that’s both healthy and flavourful I often find myself craving particular dishes or ingredients because characters in a book I am reading are enjoying them. Recently, a novel set in England fostered in me a keen desire … Continue reading

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Shredded Honey Garlic Chicken

Use a slow cooker, pressure cooker or Instant Pot to make this delicious meal!  As a kid, my favourite item on takeout Chinese food menus was the little honey garlic spareribs. Salty, sweet and meaty, they were both exotic yet … Continue reading

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Spiced Sweet Potato Stacks

An easy, elegant way to serve up nutritious sweet potatoes I love sweet potatoes. Not only are they delicious and super nutritious, but they add a gorgeous pop of colour to any plate. I love this recipe for oven baked … Continue reading

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