My favorite kale salad with garlicky crumbs 

Tis is one of my favourite salad recipes that I have made. I make this for my family almost once a week. I was even requested to make this for a school event at my brother’s school.  I highly recommend making this!  Serves 4  Ingredients: 1 bunch Tuscan kale (dinosaur or lacinato) 1/4 cup (or…

Guacamole secret ingredient….

Shhhhh. Don’t tell anyone… But a good ingredient to put in your guac to give it that extra umph….Is….. Cumin!  Please try it in your next guacamole batch!  You can also put it in your avocado mash for avocado toast!  Mmmmmm I hope this ingredient will spruce up your avocado dishes!  Enjoy! 

Sweet Corn and Bacon Soufflé

Sweet Corn and Bacon Soufflé This recipie is about 8 servings This recipe also works great with defrosted frozen corn. Feel free to experiment with the cheese in this dish; Gruyere, Swiss, or your favorite semi-soft cheese will work. Ingredients: Butter for greasing ramekins 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese  1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2…

Snickerdoodle cookies 

I made some snickerdoodles this weekend and they were super tasty! Try this recipe out and tell me if you liked them as much as I did! I even lit them in mini muffin tins for a new shape!  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened  1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs …

Creamy Lime Coleslaw 

Creamy Lime Coleslaw: This was the first coleslaw that I actually loved! (Not a fan of coleslaw) However this one was really tasty!  Ingredients: ½ head napa or savoy cabbage, very thinly sliced 1/3 cup sour cream or crema 2 tablespoons mayonnaise ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro Juice of 1 lime Salt and pepper to…

Smothered Pork Chop

Smothered pork chops!  Ingredients: 4 large bone-in pork chops, about 1 inch thick 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste  2 tablespoons vegetable oil  1 tablespoon butter  1 large yellow onion,  sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced  1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose   1 1/2 cups chicken broth  1/4 cup buttermilk  1/4 cup…

Mexican Chocolate Torte 

Mexican Chocolate TorteServes 8 This rich torte will sink significantly as it cools so don’t get scared! Lol.  This was also a recipe that was made at my cooking class and it was really cool!  Ingredients: 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, cut in small pieces 10 ounces good-quality bittersweet chocolate, such as Vahlrona, Ghiradelli,…

Coconut Sticky Rice with Fresh Mango

Coconut Sticky Rice with Fresh MangoServes 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Thai sticky rice  1 can coconut milk, well shaken 3 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 2 large ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted and sliced Directions: 1. Rinse rice, then soak it in water to cover for at least 4 hours and up to 24…

Beef Stir-fry with Pineapple, Snap Peas and Thai Basil

Beef Stir-fry with Pineapple, Snap Peas and Thai Basil Serves 4  Ingredients: 4 tablespoons organic canola oil 4 scallions, cut in ½-inch pieces (white and green parts) on the bias or ½ onion, thinly sliced 1 pound thinly sliced boneless sirloin steak or chicken breast 1 red or orange bell pepper, thinly sliced ½ pound…

Fresh hommade pasta! 

Fresh Pasta SheetsMakes 1 pound  Ingredients: 4 cups all-purpose flour 6 large eggs 1 teaspoon coarse salt  Directions: 1. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade, measure out all but 1/3 cup of the flour. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and salt. With the machine running, add…

Homemade Pesto 

Fresh Basil PestoMakes 1 cup  Ingredients: 1 large garlic clove, smashed 1/3 cup pine nuts or walnuts, toasted in a dry skillet until golden 1 teaspoon coarse salt 3 cups firmly-packed fresh basil leaves 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for storing 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, as…