Citrus Summer Greek Dressing

I saw something like this at a local grocery store in a sampling station. Using my trusted taste buds I tried to recreate it the best I could. Here it is!

Naan and Sundried Tomato Egg Breakfast

I made this as kind of an egg casserole that you can make the night before, stick in the fridge and heat up in the morning. It was a hit this morning so I decided to share! For the egg caserole, you’ll need: 6 eggs 1/2 an onion, minced 3 T tomato paste 5 sundried…

Leek Galette

Adapted from Spoon Fork Bacon For the Dough you’ll need: 2 cups of flour 1/3 cup cream cheese 2/3 cup of butter 2 T milk 2 t baking powder 1 t salt 1 t honey Additional flour for sprinkling For the Filling you’ll need: 1/3 cup of tzatziki 1 egg 2 leeks, chopped 4 strips…

{Ginger Mint} Lemonade

Mmmm Lemonade the perfect summer treat! You’ll need: 3 lemons 3 cups of water 1 cup sugar Ice cubes  Mint-Ginger Simple Syrup (optional) Directions: Cut peels off lemons and halve each lemon: Add cut lemons, water, sugar, and ice cubes into a blender. Blend thoroughly and pour over a sieve and into a large bowl…

Ginger-Mint Simple Syrup

THE SAUCE: You’ll need: 1 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup water 1 bunch of mint leaves, minced 1 inch of ginger, minced Directions: First, take your mint and lay it out to mince. Then place in a heavy pot with minced ginger Then, add water and sugar and simmer. Remove from heat once sugar is…

Coconut Fried Rice with Okra and Tofu

I’m pretty enamored with coconut. I pretty much try to get it into everything I cook, and luckily my roommates feel the same way. We all love coconuts. Are we nuts? You’ll Need: 1 cup brown rice (plus 2 1/4 cup water) cilantro, diced 1 tomato, diced 1/2 a medium sized onion, diced a handful…

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

I made these for my lovely friend Brett’s Birthday. They were a hit. The recipe it only for about 6 cupcakes. It was more of a lack of ingredients at the time, but it worked out. We didn’t stuff our faces silly as a result. You’ll Need: For the Cupcakes: 3/4 cup of flour 3…

Slivered Garlic Potatoes

So aesthetically pleasing! These potatoes are very fun and very savory, and make a great side dish. You’ll Need: 3 medium sized potatoes 3 cloves garlic 3 T butter/ olive oil sea salt Directions: Preheat oven to 400*F Wash and scrub each potato, and cut thin slices into the potato. Each slice should cut half…

White Wine and Turmeric Mussels

Ohhhh Mussels, so delicious. They’re so easy and fast to make. Did you know? Mussels have more iron than red meat. If you are cutting red meat out of your diet, this is a great option to maintain your iron. Also, at $2 a lb (at least, here in Toronto) they are a relatively inexpensive…

Honey-Hollandaise Sauce

I don’t know about all of you guys… but I sure have an affinity for breakfast foods. I love eggs. I decided recently I would make Hollandaise sauce to go with asparagus and for some eggs Benedict latter on. For THE {Honey-Hollandaise} SAUCE you’ll need: 4 egg yolks 1/3 cup of butter, melted and slightly…