Key Lime Pie

Deconstructed Key Lime Pie

One of my favourite dessert’s of all time is the key lime pie from Rodney’s Oyster House in Calgary. It’s so memorable that sometimes we go there just for oysters and dessert. The last weekend I had enough of the ingredients at the house to make this last minute treat for guests. Serving it in…

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Ricotta Cornbread Hotcakes

Ricotta Cornbread Hotcakes

Easter is just a few days away and it’s the perfect time to entertain family and friends with a hearty and spring inspired brunch! A spin off the classic pancakes, these ricotta cornbread hotcakes are gluten free but still flavourful and full of moisture with the help of the ricotta cheese. I found I liked…

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Sweet Potato and Egg Bake

Sweet Potato and Egg Bake

Truth be-known, breakfast can be the best and worst meal of the day for me. Try as I might, I’m just not one of those types that wakes up and has to have breakfast ASAP. I like to take my time, I like to think about my mood and what I feel like eating that…

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

I’m not sure how this Buffalo Chicken dip has eluded me for so many years. A few friends had suggested it and even sent me the recipe to try on numerous occasions stating how divine it was. Finally at New Years a friend had made it and brought it to the party and it was…

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Apple Butter Recipe

Whiskey Maple Apple Butter

One of my fondest memories working in Quebec was the fall. On weekends, or days off I would head to the farmers market or venture out to Île d’Orléans and tour the roadside stands and markets and nothing was better than fresh bread and apple or maple butter. So when my mom offered to bring some Silken…

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Grilled Peach Salad

Grilled Peach Salad

With Stampede over, I’m feeling the haze of the overindulgent week of  food and drink and want to get back on track with healthy eating and exercise. I always have a love affair in the summer with grilled fruits and ripe peaches are no exception. To add some summertime zest to this grilled chicken salad,…

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