Category: Dinner Ideas

May 04

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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Apr 12

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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Apr 01

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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Mar 04

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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Feb 19

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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Jan 22

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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Jan 14

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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Jan 04

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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Jan 02

Honey Fennel and Grapefruit Glazed Chicken

Cure winter woes with seasonal sweetness As we get deeper into winter, it becomes more difficult to fill our shopping carts and dinner plates with fresh, in-season produce. During these months however, Florida Grapefruit reaches peak season, making it ripe for grocery aisle picking. Florida Grapefruit supports our bodies with the essential nutrients and high …

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Dec 31

Creamy Tomato Hot And Sour Soup

Creative twists for soup season There are few things more comforting on a chilly evening than a bowl of perfectly simmered and seasoned soup. Easy or complicated, creamy or spicy, you simply can’t go wrong with soup during the winter. “Once the days grow shorter and the temperature drops, there is nothing I crave more …

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