Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Soup taste like autumn in a bowl. A mix of roasted shallots, garlic, apples and squash spiced with lots of cinnamon and nutmeg for a burst of fall comfort with a hints of thyme. This soup is puréed until smooth and simmered with melted brie and cream until thickened and velvety. It’s hearty and warming and finished with a toasted brie and apple crostini perfect for dunking.
Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprouts served with creamy garlic confit dip. These dynamite dippers make for an amazing appetizer or snack that’s quick to assemble with just a few ingredients and are loaded with flavour. Smoked until the bacon is crispy on the outside and brushed with fresh rosemary, everyone will want to get their hands on them. Perfect for the holiday season or game day, serve them up with creamy garlic confit for the most amazing dipping sauce.
These Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders make for a perfect game time finger food. Crunchy chicken tenders bursting with bright buttery lemon-pepper coating and fresh lemon zest served with a lemon aioli. Brined overnight in buttermilk and spices, then dredged in a flour mixture to create an extra crispy golden and delicious crunchy bite. Serve these up next time your hosting friends and family for game night or as a weeknight dinner to switch things up for the kiddos.
Fennel Sausage with Butternut Squash Gnocchi. Made with homemade fennel sausage chunks seared with potato gnocchi tossed in a roasted butternut squash sauce with fresh thyme, rosemary and blended until smooth with some crème fraiche. Finish off this one-pot meal with a copious amount of freshly grated parmesan cheese and thyme.
Buffalo Chicken Pitas made with rotisserie-style chicken that’s oven roasted and brushed in buffalo sauce stuffed inside warmed pitas that are filled with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers served with a homemade creamy ranch sauce.
Fennel Sausage Sheet Pan Pizza that’s made with scratch made sausage seasoned with fennel seed, red wine, and spices served over hand stretched pizza dough with a simple crushed tomato sauce, fresh shredded mozzarella, Calabrian chilies and garnished with basil leaves. This thin crust sheet pan pizza is perfect for a weeknight dinner or game day.
Pan-Fried Asparagus and Green Beans with Bacon, toasted almonds, fresh thyme, and rosemary finished with a heavy amount of grated parmesan cheese. A super easy side dish to serve up any day of the week to accompany your main. This dish comes together in minutes and makes for a tasty way to serve up those greens.
These Italian-Style Sandwiches with Calabrian Chiles Mayo might just be my new favourite sandwich. This is a super quick and easy meal that blends together Calabrian chiles in oil with mayonnaise to make an amazing sauce served with slices of salami, prosciutto, fresh cut cantaloupe and arugula. Finish each sandwich with a drizzle of hot honey butter for an extra burst of flavour. These sandwiches are perfect cold which make them easy to pack for lunches, serve at parties or bring to picnics.
Pan-fried salmon bites marinated with lemon juice and achiote paste served with a sweet mango salsa, and a light bean salad. This is a super light and fresh salmon bowl inspired for summer. It’s quick and easy to make, uses fresh ingredients, has bold and vibrant colours which make it super eye catching and fun to enjoy.