Grilled Grape Crostini with Goat Cheese, Honey & Thyme

My Grilled Grape Crostini with Goat Cheese, Honey & Thyme is the perfect late summer treat. Fresh grapes are grilled on the BBQ until soft and are served on crispy baguette. The addition of soft goat cheese, honey and thyme really bring all these flavours together! This recipe was created in collaboration with Town Hall Brands and Singletree…

Zucchini Flower & Ricotta Tart

This summer tart is an absolute showstopper! Ricotta-stuffed zucchini flowers are nestled in a quiche-like filling with thinly sliced zucchini. Fresh herbs and lemon zest really add brightness to this Zucchini Flower & Ricotta Tart. This recipe was created in collaboration with Town Hall Brands and Blue Grouse Estate Winery and features their 2019 Quill Q White wine.  The…

Ricotta-Stuffed Patty Pan Squash

Patty pan squash are a delicious summer treat that are only available for a short time. So pick up a bunch from your local grocery store or garden and make my recipe for Ricotta-Stuffed Patty Pan Squash. An Italian-Inspired Summer RecipeI decided to put an Italian spin on this recipe by stuffing the squash with…

Mediterranean-Style Halibut

If you are looking for a healthy summer recipe, you have to try out my Mediterranean-Style Halibut! This recipe comes together in mere minutes with just a few ingredients. As a bonus, it is all made in one pan which makes clean up a breeze and makes time for fun summer activities.  Classic Mediterranean Ingredients …

Caprese-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

If you enjoy the flavours of garlic bread or bruschetta, you will love my recipe for Caprese-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms! There are all the flavours of these traditional Italian foods, but a bit healthier as this recipe is much lower in carbs. Make this recipe at your next cookout and I guarantee these will be a…

Pan-Fried Pork Buns

My recipe for Pan-Fried Pork Buns has been tested multiple times in our house over the past few months (with no complaints!). I am so happy that I can finally bring the perfected recipe to you! Although these Pan-Fried Pork Buns are not traditionally served for Lunar New Year, I just had to include them…

Baked Lingcod with Chimichurri

This recipe for Baked Lingcod with Chimichurri is my new favourite quick and healthy meal! It is packed full of protein, flavour and healthy ingredients. It is the perfect recipe of you are looking to eat healthy... plus it won't break the bank! Local BC Lingcod Lingcod is native to the northeastern Pacific and are…

Spicy Mussels in Tomato Sauce

In Italian households, seafood is typically served on Christmas Eve in a celebration known as the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Tons of different seafood is served including shrimp, mollusks, octopus and fin fish. But you don't need to be Italian to enjoy this meal, nor do you have to eat it on Christmas Eve!…