dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Meat

Red Ale, Apple and 7 Spice Bottom Blade Pork Roast

In the cold winter months, I must say there is nothing more comforting then a roast, slowly cooking away along with the beautiful aromas that fills the house at the same time.  In this case, we just had a big drop of snow in April!!! So to bring you a little comfort, here is a… Continue reading Red Ale, Apple and 7 Spice Bottom Blade Pork Roast

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Meat · Sauce · vegetable

Crock Pot Sausage and Kale Spaghetti Sauce

This spaghetti sauce recipe is the perfect way to get many things done at once.  I love the crock pot for that purpose. Hands free cooking is practical when you want to get everything done at once.  You can do this over the weekend or you could easily get everything ready the night before and… Continue reading Crock Pot Sausage and Kale Spaghetti Sauce

Cheese · condiment · egg-free · Gluten Free · lunch · Meat · vegetable

“Pâté chinois” Casual Chic Style

“Pâté chinois” is a classic from my childhood and it’s sort of like a Sheppard’s pie but with only corn as it’s main vegetable.  It’s a staple on every french Canadian kitchen table.  What I’m offering is not as much as a recipe but more of a flavor profile in order to get the most… Continue reading “Pâté chinois” Casual Chic Style

Cheese · Chicken · egg-free · lunch · Meat · soup · vegetable

Green Veggies Chicken Soup with Gigantic Piri Piri Pork Meatballs

This soup is perfect if you feel a cold or flu coming on.  It’ll warm your soul! Starting with a beautiful broth that is perfumed with a Parmesan rind and loaded with vegetables, it can only be topped with the most amazing meatball that is tinged with just the right amount of spice.  Piri piri… Continue reading Green Veggies Chicken Soup with Gigantic Piri Piri Pork Meatballs

BBQ · dairy free · egg-free · lunch · Meat · Sandwiches · Sauce

BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

This is one of my most popular recipes from my book.  It is an easy crowd pleaser and you can feed a lot of people on just one recipe.  I usually double up and freeze some for a quick weekday meal or use some to do a twist on a classic Sheppard pie. (Place pulled… Continue reading BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

BBQ · dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Meat

Spice Crusted Pork Tenderloin

This is most definitely one of my most popular recipes! The perfect combination and ratio of spices makes this rub perfect on almost anything!  Try it on chicken, pork chops, even on roasted vegetables such as cauliflower. So feel free to double up on the spice mix and keep it close by to add a… Continue reading Spice Crusted Pork Tenderloin

Bacon · Beef · egg-free · lunch · Meat

Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

My kids LOVE meatloaf and recently have discovered a new love for bacon.  This one was definitely a hit with them.  Simple to make, this recipe should be able to do two meals or will make great lunches.  You can also turn the rest of the meatloaf into hamburgers for another day. Preheat the oven… Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

egg-free · Gluten Free · Meat · Sauce

Lazy Meatballs with Quick Mustard Sauce

This recipe comes together quickly even on a busy weeknight if you have 30 to 45 minutes to spare, depending on how quick you throw things together and how many little hands will be helping you roll the meatballs! 🙂 Meatballs are always a hit at my house and doing them in the oven is… Continue reading Lazy Meatballs with Quick Mustard Sauce

egg-free · Meat · Pasta · vegetable

Pumpkin Bolognese Over Linguni

So you do not know what to do with all that pumpkin purée that is currently hiding in your freezer?  I have the perfect recipe for you! A superb pasta dish that will make you fall in love with pumpkin all over again. This recipe is so easy and quick to put together that you… Continue reading Pumpkin Bolognese Over Linguni

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Meat · vegetable

7 Spice Bottom Blade Roast with Mushrooms

With the snow just around the corner comes the beautiful rich stews that we missed so much over the summer and this one falls exactly in that category.  Rich and silky, this stew will have you looking forward to the cold weather.  The 7 spice is just subtle enough to make you warm all the… Continue reading 7 Spice Bottom Blade Roast with Mushrooms