Roasted Sweet Onion Dip

Roasted Sweet Onion Dip

… just throw them in the oven for a while and walk away. Caramelized onions require babysitting a pan on the stove top. Oven roasted well, not so much. In fact, they actually give you time. Time to read a book. clean up the hall closet or do a load of laundry kind of time.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Perhaps I’m guilty of emotionally driven baking. Yeah, probably. I wanted to make him a special treat. This peanut butter banana bread is it.

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Feta

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Feta

Hey. I’m not above tortilla chips if it means my kids are eating black beans and vegetables without complaining.
The beans provide protein and the feta gives just enough tang to make it interesting.

Creamy Feta Dip #labourday eats

Creamy Feta Dip #labourday eats

…here a little something for that last long weekend of the summer. Maybe that last backyard BBQ. Share this with friends. This dip works with so many different “dip-ables” — fresh veggies, toasted pita wedges, breadsticks or cocktail shrimp — it will keep everyone happy.

Fava Bean Hummus (Bissara)

Fava Bean Hummus (Bissara)

A rich and creamy spread made from savoury fava beans flavoured with olive oil, lemon and cumin. Using frozen fava beans this app is easy and quick to make. Served with pitas or crispy flat bread.

Fresh Salad Wraps

Fresh Salad Wraps

For a mid-week dinner, if you have the veggies prepped ahead of time, they are actually very quick to make. And they are so versatile, you really don’t need a recipe. This is more of a technique. Fill them with any veg you want. You could fill them with leftovers even.

Fire-roasted Jalapeno Poppers

Fire-roasted Jalapeno Poppers

I have a confession to make. I love bar snacks. Jalapeno Poppers – deep-fried and cheese filled – are the best. I never order them, though. I just can’t. I just can’t let it happen. What would people think when I’d eat the whole platter?...