Reuben Mac Daddy Sandwich with a Spiral Pickle
This is the love child of the Big Mac and one of my fave sandwiches – the Reuben. It is a match made in HEAVEN! Saddled with a deep fried ranch chip covered spiral pickle…say it with me…Yes Please!
Turkey Burger X-treme
Suns out Buns out Baby! This turkey burger recipe delivers big on flavour and texture. And if turkey isn’t your game – it works with whatever protein you like to burger it up with!
Chicken on a Stick
Is there any better way to eat chicken than off of a stick? These chicken kabobs are sweet and salty and great for kids big and small and the creamy dip with a kick is adds some great flavour too!
Mango Tequila Smash
There is nothing like a fresh cocktail with a kick! This one has it all – sweet mango juice, a little kick with tequila, some heat with jalapeño simple syrup, and to top it all off – bubbles!
Marinated Cedar Plank Salmon with Truffle Marinated Broccolini
I love the scent of the smokey cedar plank smoke that seeps from the bbq while the salmon cooks away in this recipe. It gets a sticky and sweet top from the salty miso maple marinade and it tastes so good with the charred broccolini with the truffle vinaigrette. Sounds fancy, but so simple and SUPER delicious!
Tomahawk Pork Chops with molasses butter and apple bacon chutney
Tomahawk chop or regular chop – a good pork chop is fantastic on the grill when you baste it with a sweet and sticky molasses garlic butter and serve it with a warm bacon apple chutney. It’s a meal that just feels like a hug!
Pina Colada Strawberry Volcano
It’s hot. It’s sunny. It’s beautiful outside and you deserve a cocktail that is cold and refreshing – one that is blow your mind tasty! This is that frosty deliciousness in a glass. Treat yourself…it is so worth it!
Scallop & Shrimp with Habanero Maple Butter and Parmesan Grits
When you want a meal that is quick, delicious and super simple – this is the recipe for you. It is rich, buttery, and full of texture and you can whip it together in no time!
Chimichurri Marinated Lamb Chops with Grilled Vegetable Hummus
I love to grill lamb chops! They cook up quickly and are so tender and I can eat a dozen! The grilled veggie hummus has big flavour and it is fun to dip into. If you have extra – save it! It is delicious with chips too.
Baked Creole Oyster and Crab Gratin
Rustic, buttery, creamy and delicious this is a fast a tasty treat that is great to share. If you have never been introduced to oysters before – welcome – this is your chance to fall in love!
Fried Wok Shrimp
When you want a fast meal that packs great flavour and fantastic texture this is there recipe you grab. Fast, fresh, and fun it’s a quick and easy dish that packs a punch of flavour.
If a person could fall in love with a dish at just one bite – then this is what happened to me when I first tried mushroom risotto. It is everything you want in a dish. It is creamy, it is flavourful, it is decadent and it is so so SO simple to make. Trust me – try this one time and you will be hooked.
Thai Curry Mussels and Baguette Fries
A little bit of spice in my life keeps a smile on face, but break out in a big’ll grin when it comes in a creamy Thai sauce that I can scoop up with mussels and dunk baguette fries in. This is my Happy Meal!
In this dish, fresh tuna gets all dressed up with a bright sweet mango and creamy avocado salsa. It dances with a sauce that hits all of your taste buds. I love the way the fresh taste and how it plays with different textures! It is the perfect summer treat.
Steelhead Salmon with Parsley and Sundried Tomato Crust and a Butter Corn Purée
Steelhead is a cross between salmon & trout and has a light fresh mild taste and flakey texture. Here I have given then fish the most amazing crust with fresh parsley and sun-dried tomatoes then a base of sweet buttery corn. It is beautiful on a plate and delicious in my belly!
When I crave a vacation, which is often, I dream of Hawaii with the lush landscape, warm breeze, blue ocean and these coconut shrimp. As appetizers go they are the perfect combo of sweet and crunchy. Then you dunk them in a syrupy mango habanero chutney – and BAM – I am transported to my happy place.
Fried cheese? Yes Please! Not all cheeses are created equal when it comes to frying, but fried Saganaki is a winner every time. It gets crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside and tastes oh so good! This is a snack you gotta try!
This is the dip that gets people digging to the bottom of the bowl to finish. Creamy texture with soft bites of artichoke all topped in bubbling hot cheese….makes my mouth water every time!
Mushroom Toast topped with a Fried Egg
Sometimes it is hard to see the forest for the trees, but the truth is, a simple meal that takes minutes to make is sometimes just what the Dr. ordered! Fresh simple ingredients stacked onto a toasted piece of baguette topped with a soft yolk egg and drizzled with truffle oil and Parmesan cheese makes for a casual and yet decadent treat.
There is nothing quite like a creamy peanut sauce with a hint of lime and spice. I love dunking perfectly cooked chicken skewers into this rich sauce and you can bang it out in 10 minutes!
Smoked Salmon Flatbread
Smoked Salmon delivers big on flavour, but when you serve it up on crisp toasted flatbread painted in garlic butter and parmesan cheese and topped with delicious sour cream sauce, pickled onions and toasted seeds… BOOM – it’s a knock out!
Bruschetta is the best kind of snack. Simple and make from fresh ingredients it is delicious and quick to make. My version is a little different then what you have seen before, but oh so tasty and great for sharing!
Baked Brie with Truffle Toast
There is something soul warming about cheese that is soft and warm on a bit of crisp toast topped with sweet, soft onions and crunchy candied pecans. This version with the earthy kiss of truffle on the toast is delicious and decadent – perfect of one or many!
Kung Pow Chicken Lettuce cups
I love Asian flavours and this recipe is one of my faves. It has marinated tender chicken thighs steeped in delicious Asian seasoning, drizzled with a spicy yogourt and dressed with some peanuts all nestled in a perfect lettuce boat…so delicious! Sound like dinner? Sign me up!
Spot Prawn Eggs Benedict
This classic with a twist is the dish you should make when you feel like celebrating! Use whatever shrimp you like and create a decadent egg dish for the ages and enjoy every bite.
Chicken leftovers can be made over to rock your world. Add a kick of delicious sauce, a decadent cheese and toast the outside to golden brown….oh so good! They are gooey on the inside, crispy on the outside, simple, fast and dare I say it…better than pizza!
Artichokes & Garlic Butter
Artichokes may look complicated to make, but I promise, you can do it and it is easier than you think. The soft artichoke dripping in decadent garlic butter makes for a delicious snack any night of the week.
There are some days when you just want food to be simple and fast, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t still be delicious! I introduce you to my fast fave – Garlic Shrimp. It is simply the best fast food ever!
This is a meal or a snack and can be pulled together in 15 minutes or less and they are ridiculously delicious! So fresh, healthy and so good! Perfect for any night of the week.
Dukkah Spiced Hummus with Chili Flat Bread
This is a simple and fresh variation on hummus. It is thick, rustic and creamy with small hits of chilli oil and nutty Dukkah spice to top it all off. Share with friends and family and let’s dig in!
Guacamole is quick, fresh, and delicious. It is the perfect spring and summer dish to share with friends!
Spicy Peanut Noodle Bowl
This delicious egg noodle bowl is fast and pack a flavour kick! It is creamy, rich, delicious and comes together in less than 15 minutes.
Foolproof New York Cheesecake with mini egg topping
New York style cheesecake is creamy and rich and so decadent. Making it crack free is the trick and this recipe reveals all of my secrets to putting up the most delicious cheesecake going. Decorate it with a phyllo nest for crunch and some colourful chocolate for some fun!
Irish Shepherd’s Pie
Whether you are Irish or not, you will love this family friendly shepherd’s pie. It has rich lamb meat in a thick beef stout gravy with fresh peas all topped with silky whipped potatoes. It makes my mouth water just thinking about it! Great for family and friends , this one is a crowd pleaser!
Bollywood Chicken Dumplings
These spicy love dumplings with there creamy butter chicken sauce -they are naughty and nice at the same time! Double or triple up the recipe and freeze a bunch for your next party. Get your Bollywood on and dig in – you won’t regret it.
Korean Fried Chicken
I love this chicken recipe. The outside is crispy and light and then painted with a sweet sauce with a kick of heat. This is a fried chicken recipe that will knock your socks off!
Sausage Ragu Pasta
This is my go-to pasta dinner when I am tight on time and don’t want to sacrifice on taste. It is packed with flavour and fill your home with smells that will make your mouth water.
Stuffed Seafood Pasta Shells
Stuffing these pasta shells is simple and oh so worth it! Everyone will love this dish. It is rich, flavourful and rustically gorgeous. For a family meal, you just can’t get any better! Scallops and shrimp nestled into a bed of pasta stuffed with cream cheese & crab with hints of Jalapeno, sun dried tomatoes and chives – every bite is a win.
This is a rustic seafood dish that is quick and delicious and fun to share. Grab a glass of wine and some fresh warm bread to drag through the decadent cream sauce and you have date night extraordinaire….wait…that rhymes!
Grape and Goat Cheese Pine Nut Balls with Spicy Bacon Cranberry Sauce
A bite to remember begins with a tart and creamy cheese enveloping a bright and juicy grape. Then coat each one in toasted pine nuts and dip it into a bacon Jalapeno cranberry sauce! Delicious!
Endive Bites with Candied Nuts
Food you can carry around in your hand, make in advance and impress people with – that is the kind of food you want to make for a party. So prepare to be the “talk of the town” with these delicious boats of flavour!
The Perfect Snack For Late Night – The Midnight Sandwich
If you are looking for a way to turn chicken leftovers into midnight decadence..this is it. In a matter of minutes you have the king of toasted sandwiches that will fill your stomach and give you sweet, sweet dreams.
Ice Cream Profiterb’Olaf
What is more over the top than a light golden pastry bowl filled with sweet and nutty ice-cream? NOTHING! This is over the top, decadent, fun and just plain happiness on a plate.
Layered Sweet Potato Pie
This is a savory sweet potato pavé and it is RIDICULOUS – layers of fudgey sweet potatoes drizzled in butter with a hint of thyme, and topped with a crunchy panko bacon crumble. YUM! Who says you can’t have dessert for dinner!
Peking Duck Popcorn
Who doesn’t love popcorn? And who knew you could up your popcorn game? You totally can, just add duck fat! Throw on your favourite movie and enjoy a great night!
Buttermilk Cornbread with Cinnabutter
This cast-iron cooked cornbread is slightly sweet, dense and crumbly and when you let the salty cinnabutter melt into the pockets of this cake is is next level delicious. This is a must try!
When life gets busy, leftovers or make ahead meals an ensure a family favourite can hit the table midweek. These Chicken Enchiladas are delicious and cheesey no matter when you make’em.
Buttermilk Marinated Chicken
If you love tender chicken with great flavour and a gentle kick – this is the dish for you. Juicy and delicious – it is a simple meal the whole family will enjoy.
Alabama Slammerish Cocktail
Salmon Meatball Sub
Meatball subs with tangy sauce on a golden toasted bun….it makes my mouth water because it is truly …SOOOO good! This may be your next family fave!
This is my take on one of my mothers go-to recipes. If it’s in the fridge when I swing by…I devour it.. Fresh, simple, fast and packed with explosive flavour!
Caramel Popcorn Crème Brûlée
Sweet and creamy and ridiculously decadent – this dessert is indulgent and you deserve it!
Pork Ribs with American BBQ Sauce and Baked Beans
Ribs… sticky and sweet and fall-off-the-bone. There’s a reason the mere idea of ribs makes your mouth water: they are so dang delicious! These are done in the oven and are a snap to prepare. Just let them cook low and slow and you will have a dinner the whole family will devour.
Strawberry Cheesecake Pancakes
Decadent, yes… you could share.. or not, no judgement! Indulge when strawberry season is in full swing and this sweet dish will make you the favourite grownup in your household.
Green Bean and Potato Salad
A killer potato salad recipe is a must-have. Everyone needs one to fall back on for pot lucks, family affairs, or a quick Wednesday night meal. This one is simple, super tasty, and a winner every time.
Gorgeous, delicious, fresh, and dead easy: this is the perfect side dish at any time of year. If you use fresh corn right off the cob, it’s the best. So use up those veggies and put this flavour bomb on the menu tonight!
Blue Cheese Cauliflower
Even people who don’t love blue cheese love this recipe. It is so simple and rich and decadent. Serve it up with some grilled steak and indulge!
Molasses-Marinated Strip NY Steak
I won best bbq steak in North America with this recipe, and now it’s all yours! You’re welcome my friends!! I hope you love it as much as I do.
Brown Butter Bourbon
Don’t settle when it comes to your cocktails. Take the time to make a great drink and enjoy it! Take it from a man who loves bourbon: this here will change your life.
I make a mean margarita – I mean it is so mean, I drink several….but I don’t get mean when I drink them….I just dance more.
Blackberry Iced Tea – Iced Tea
When it’s hot out, there is nothing like it. Fresh fruit, sugar, and mint- YUM! Serve it icy cold and dive in!