dairy free · egg-free · Fruit · Gluten Free · Vegan · Vegeterian

Strawberry Stems Quick Syrup

  Québec’s beautiful strawberries are out and soooo delicious! I hate wasting food in the kitchen and so I try to utilize every scrap I can from soups to this one: syrup! This is a simple recipe that enables you to stretch your dollar on those strawberries and have them due double duty.  Wash your… Continue reading Strawberry Stems Quick Syrup

Bread · Breakfast · Cheese · egg-free · Fruit · lunch · Vegeterian

Apple Cheddar Scones

These cheddar scones are insanely good and so easy to do! A part from a grater, all you need is your hands and in under 45 minutes, you’ve got yourself a terrific breakfast or brunch item.  My go-to baking book is Anna Olson’s “Back To Baking”.  I love Anna’s recipes as they are simple and… Continue reading Apple Cheddar Scones

dairy free · egg-free · Fruit · Gluten Free · vegetable · Vegeterian

Piri Piri Roasted Cauliflower and Peaches With Honey Garlic Roasted Salmon

This is a one sheet pan and 20 minutes later kind of meal which is more than perfect for a weekday meal on the fly.  On top of being healthy, it is bursting with flavor.  I’ve been on a kick with the piri piri spice mix lately but it is so versatile and quick to… Continue reading Piri Piri Roasted Cauliflower and Peaches With Honey Garlic Roasted Salmon

egg-free · Fruit · Gluten Free · Leftovers · lunch · Salad · vegetable · Vegeterian

Broccoli and Grape Salad with Yogourt Dressing or Christmas Salad

This salad is perfect to do over the weekend and eat it as a side all week since it will only get better as it sits.  It also makes a beautiful Christmas side dish with the green and red peeking through the snow blanket. 😉 I owe this salad to my friend Mélanie who used… Continue reading Broccoli and Grape Salad with Yogourt Dressing or Christmas Salad

Dessert · Fruit

Honey and Apple Pouding Chomeur

In honour of my mom’s birthday today, I decided to give you a little something special and extra sweet.  My mom had the biggest sweet tooth that I know and this would probably have become a favourite of hers I am sure.  This cake is traditionally made with maple syrup and is a staple in… Continue reading Honey and Apple Pouding Chomeur

dairy free · egg-free · Fish / Seafood · Fruit · lunch · Salad · vegetable

Coconut Crusted Salmon Bites with Pineapple Salsa

I was feeling tropical this week with the heatwave going on and was thinking about palm trees and coconuts when I stumbled into the grocery store at one point.  With my BBQ out of the picture  (it died last week), I needed something fresh, quick (it was the kid’s swim class that night) with as… Continue reading Coconut Crusted Salmon Bites with Pineapple Salsa

Breakfast · Dessert · egg-free · Fruit · Gluten Free · Snack · Vegeterian

Fruit Yogurt Popsicles

Breakfast in the frozen form?!? When it is 30°C outside there is only one answer : YES PLEASE! I went shopping last weekend with one of my boys to a kitchen accessory store and we bought popsicle molds. The possibilities are really infinite with these but I liked the fact that I could take them… Continue reading Fruit Yogurt Popsicles

Dessert · egg-free · Fruit

Cardamom & Black Pepper Strawberry Shortcake

Summer is finally showing up and what better way to say hello to it then to serve up a strawberry shortcake and with the Quebec strawberries making an appearance in grocery stores, the timing couldn’t be better. Although, the first strawberries are always a bit lacking in sugar content, I remedy that by adding a… Continue reading Cardamom & Black Pepper Strawberry Shortcake

condiment · Dessert · egg-free · Fruit

Blueberry Cheesecake Cups

I had a cream cheese brick in my fridge and I was just daydreaming of a big cheesecake but did not have the patience or the time to whip up a beautiful decadent cake.  Instead I opted for a simpler version that can be accomplished in 30 minutes without any oven required, making it perfect… Continue reading Blueberry Cheesecake Cups