Category Archive: Dinner Ideas

Grilled Chicken Soup

Warming up the grill this spring April showers bring May flowers, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors and avoid using your barbecue. Get outside and grill with some delicious recipes to bring a little cold weather comfort food to your dinner table. Grilled Chicken Soup Cook time: 1 hour Serves 4-6 Ingredients …

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Open-faced Steak Sandwich

Welcome back grilling season with a steak sandwich The snow has melted and grilling season is around the corner. It may not be summer just yet, but you do not have to wait to enjoy that perfectly charred steak fresh off the grill. Open-faced Steak Sandwich Serves 2-3 Ingredients • 1 10oz New York Strip …

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Easy Beef Bulgogi

There’s a battle taking place in the kitchens of homes all across Canada. On one side, you have tired parents, and on the other side, picky eaters. Parents just want to provide their kids with a nutritious meal, but it can be tough in the face of “ews,” “yucks,” and “can we have pizza?” The …

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Chicken & Mushroom Mock Risotto

Simplify weekday dinners with easy-to-cook staples We all dream of creating gourmet meals worthy of Food Network stardom – filled with decadent, hard-to-pronounce ingredients and rich flavour profiles. But this dream is hard to turn into a reality at the end of a long and busy weekday. Between after-school hockey practice and dance classes, parents …

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Sweet Potatoes with Curried Beef, Mushrooms and Sour Cream

How to boost flavor, not calories A heart-warming combination of sweet potatoes, beef and mushrooms make for a healthy and flavorful low calorie meal. This recipe was developed by Mike Ward, a Toronto-based Aussie chef. Sweet Potatoes with Curried Beef, Mushrooms and Sour Cream Ingredients: • 4 medium sweet potatoes • 200 grams ground beef • 200 grams …

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Cheeseburger Quesadillas

A nutritious spin on classic cheeseburgers Nothing will get the family’s attention like a cheeseburger quesadilla. Filled with all your favourite traditional burger toppings, this fun new way to eat a “cheeseburger” will surely have the kids asking for seconds. Cheeseburger Quesadillas Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: • 8 oz …

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Cod and Dill Fish Cakes with Spring Pea Salad

Put a twist on the traditional with melt-in-the-middle fish cakes Everyone would love to cook up something new in the kitchen, but sometimes time and the effort it takes hold us back. The best way to overcome this is by incorporating a new flavour or a twist on a traditional product to help add novelty …

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Sage Recipes: 3 Tasty Dishes To Try For Dinner

Closely related to rosemary, the wood herb sage has a soft, savory flavor with a hint of sweetness. Traditionally it is used in a variety of meat-based dishes because of its slight peppery flavor. Apart from its delicious taste, sage also gives quite a number of health benefits which include improving brain function, strengthening the …

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Creole-Style Bean Soup

A taste of the south with beans from the north Ontario bean growers grow some of the best white pea beans (or navy beans) in the world. Added to this Creole-inspired recipe, they bump up the protein and fibre content to make for a delicious filling soup. Creole-Style Bean Soup Prep time: 10 minutes Cook …

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Ahi Grapefruit Poke

Cook with seasonal fresh produce Winter months are perfect for peak season Florida Grapefruit. This versatile super fruit enriches the flavour of both sweet and savoury dishes — adding sweetness, a pop of colour and flavour. While Florida’s climate is perfect for nurturing fresh flavour, its subtropical growing conditions that mean heavy rains, intense sunshine …

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