Category Archive: Quick & Easy Recipes

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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David Rocco’s Pasta Al Forno

Master entertainer and celebrity chef David Rocco has been a guest and host in homes all around the world. Here, he shares tips to ensure your holiday entertaining runs smoothly: Start things off right: Nothing says welcome like a festive beverage upon arrival accompanied by a make-ahead charcuterie platter of nibbles. Keep it simple: Create a crowd-pleasing, …

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David Rocco’s Pasta Al Burro Di Giovanni

With the daily pressures of work, home, school, and activities, putting a delicious and easy meal on the table can seem like a daunting task. As a father of three, celebrity chef and cookbook author David Rocco has mastered the family-friendly meal. When time is of the essence, he relies on tried-and-true pasta dishes that …

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Barilla Pronto Spaghetti with Balsamic Chicken

Whether you know your way around the kitchen like a chef or are still perfecting toast, we all face our share of culinary conundrums. Here’s a roundup of solutions to some common kitchen calamities: Does your water boil over? Place a spoon across the top of the pot to keep it from boiling over. Is …

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Quick-Fix California Pizza

Solve dinner dilemmas by keeping it simple Weeknight meals are easy with the right ideas, a well-stocked pantry, and occasionally a little prep work. Experts recommend the following tips for a healthy meal every night of the week: 1. Map out your meals for the week ahead of time. Even you’re just cooking a few …

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Easy Vegetarian Enchiladas

Simple suppers to satisfy vegetarians and meat-lovers (NC) Looking for hearty and filling vegetarian recipes? These easy and cheesy enchiladas are sure to please both vegetarians and meat-lovers. This flavourful recipe also uses fibre-rich black beans which can help lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart disease. Easy Vegetarian Enchiladas Preparation time: 20 minutes …

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Easy Blue Cheese Appetizers

The bold flavor and rich textures that blue cheese adds to a dish is one of the reasons why this ingredient can make any appetizer appear stunning. The robust flavors of blue cheese often have hosts wondering what to serve alongside their appetizers that will not clash with what they are serving. When you offer …

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Dinner Ideas: Cheddar Chicken Noodles and Seasoned Green Beans

This recipe has become one of my family’s favorites. Not only does it please my picky four-year-old son but it also pleases my would-rather-be-eating-pizza husband. Pair this casserole with a side of seasoned green beans and dinner rolls for a tasty and healthy meal. Cheddar Chicken Noodles Ingredients: 2 cups cubed cooked chicken (can use …

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Kid Friendly Enchilada Recipes

I had no idea when I became a mother that one of my greatest challenges would be cooking for my children. I have always heard how picky kids are about what they eat but I didn’t realize what “picky” really meant until my son reached 4-years-old and simply refused to eat anything that wasn’t chicken …

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Middle Eastern Rice with Spiced Chicken and Chickpeas

With the sunshine out, and outdoor activities in full swing, we are all looking for quick and easy meals that limit our time in the kitchen. The good news is that you can put flavorful meals on the table in 15 minutes, thanks to spices that most of us already have in the pantry and …

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