Tacos Al Pastor: Shepherd’s Taco

Tacos Al Pastor Jalisco, Mexico It is no secret that the best tacos in the world come from Mexico. On every street corner and at every restaurant in Mexico, you can find many different varieties depending on your tastes. Tacos Al Pastor are based on the lamb shawarma brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico, al…

Tacos de Canasta: Basket Tacos

Jalisco, Mexico I love these babies, Tacos de Canasta, which literally means “basket tacos”, is an authentic Mexican street food that you will find throughout Mexico. Unlike other street foods Tacos de Canasta are a complete meal. They get their name because they are often sold in the streets of Mexico in baskets. The method…

Mexican Sope: Anytime Of The Day!

Mexican Sope Jalisco, Mexico Sopes are like small tortillas that are thicker and have a border around the edges. This border serves as a barrier to contain all the delicious toppings! Sopes are made with masa (corn flour), usually about 1/3 to 1/2 inch thick, crispy on the outside and soft and tender on the…

Elevate Your Mashed Potatoes

Ontario, Canada Parmesan Garlic Browned Butter Mashed Potatoes There are mashed potatoes, and then there are “Mashed Potatoes”. Browned butter mashed potatoes are in a realm of their own with an irresistible garlic and parmesan flavor. You haven’t lived until you’ve tried these potatoes with browned butter, so get your pots and pans out as…

Tender Italian Style Meatloaf

Ontario, Canada Juicy Italian meatloaf is a tender, flavorful dish made from a combination of ground beef and Italian sausage. It’s basically a big giant meatball cooked in a rich tomato sauce and covered with a thick layer of cheese, so delicious! And let’s not forget about leftovers the next day, sliced and grilled for…

Creamy Zuppa Toscana

Jalisco, Mexico What is Zuppa Toscana? Zuppa means soup and Toscana means Tuscan. Tuscan Soup! A creamy Italian soup with sausage, bacon, potatoes, onion, garlic and traditionally kale but I have used spinach. It’s a bowlful of pleasure for the taste buds! Creamy, fatty, garlicky perfection for cold, damp days to warm the soul. So…

My Morning Smoothie

  My Morning Smoothie Jalisco, Mexico This Smoothie has sweetness from the fruit, tang from yogurt and vinegar and it tastes awesome. High in protein, low in added sugar and has all the healthy benefits of yogurt, apple cider vinegar, natural peanut butter, banana’s, blueberries and blackberries. So start your day with a boost. Ingredients:…

Holy Smoked BBQ: Easy Mac & Cheese

Easy Mac & Cheese Nova Scotia, Canada Who doesn’t love Mac and cheese? Outrageously cheesy and ultra creamy, the ultimate comfort food! Mac and cheese is one of those recipes that can take on so many different forms and honestly you can use any cheese combination you wish. I spotted this recipe on the Food…

Chile Rellenos: A Mexican Treat

Jalisco, Mexico Absolute favorite this authentic Mexican recipe that has been handed down for generations, originating in the city of Puebla. The roasted poblano peppers stuffed with cheese, dipped in a fluffy egg batter and fried until golden brown! This traditional Mexican dish is easy to make and better than any restaurant version you’ll ever…

“The Works” Pizza Lasagna

“The Works” Pizza Lasagna Nova Scotia, Canada Well if you like “The Works” pizza why not make into a lasagna? I do and it’s a great take on one of my  favorite Pizza’s. And if you’re really lucky you have access to Sam’s Pizza Sauce and Brother’s pepperoni and salami for a grand slam. This…

Brownie Peanut Butter Bites:

Brownie Peanut Butter Bites Ontario, Canada If you love chocolate and peanut butter together, then this is a must try for you! A delicious mini treat, perfect for get togethers or any holiday season. These chewy brownies are filled with a creamy peanut butter that is heaven in a tiny bite! Switch it up and…

Texas Cowboy Chili: Slow Cooker Style

Texas Cowboy Chili Ontario, Canada What is Cowboy chili? Well it’s tender chunks of beef sirloin (no ground beef here) in a spicy hearty tomato based sauce. Which is packed with flavor and a kick of spice and heat! Simmered for hours to develop deep rich flavors and warm comfort. The debate always starts when…

Classic Lasagna: At Home

Classic Lasagna Nova Scotia, Canada Homemade lasagna is the best. It brings together all of the things we love in a good pasta dish. Noodles, cheese, fresh herbs, delicious meat sauce and occasionally I like to add frozen spinach to the ricotta cheese mixture for a different take. If you’ve never made lasagna before or…

Chile Verde Burritos: Spice It Up

Jalisco, Mexico If you’ve ever had the pleasure of enjoying chile verde, then you will be able to appreciate the abundant flavors in this Chile Verde Burrito recipe. Chile Verde is commonly found in all types of Mexican Cuisine and this recipe features many of the ingredients found in Chile Verde. Smashed tomatillos, onions, garlic,…

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Ontario, Canada Rich creamy roasted butternut squash soup is the perfect comfort food, especially when the weather is turning cool! One of the ultimate soups, roasted butternut squash is packed with so much flavor it’ll be a new favorite of yours! This simple, healthy, and rustic Roasted Butternut Squash Soup recipe…