Vegetable Frittata

This is not an original recipe. I’ve made slight adjustments, but this comes from the mouthwatering Instagram page of @dianemorrisey. Ingredients: • 4tbsp olive oil, separated• 1 red bell pepper, diced• 1 onion, diced• 2tbsp minced garlic• ½ cup baby spinach• ½ cup milk• ½ cup sour cream• 12 large eggs• Salt & pepper to…

Thai Yellow Curry

This recipe isn’t mine. My boyfriend cooked for us the other night and this was just too delicious not to share! Ingredients: Egg noodles Can coconut milk Curry paste 1tbsp peanut butter 2 bell peppers Lime wedges (optional) Directions: Cook noodles to box instructions. Cook chicken thoroughly. Set aside. Chop and saute peppers in skillet…

Green Bean Potato Salad

Ingredients:• 1 bag baby potatoes• 1 cup green beans• 1tsp olive oil• Salt & pepper to taste• 1/4 cup mayonnaise• 1½tsp mustard• 2tbsp dried dill weed Instructions:1. Set oven to 425°F2. Cut potatoes in half, then toss in oil.3. Place on baking tray, then season with salt and pepper.4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until…

Coconut Thumbprint Cookies

Decided to do a cookie exchange back at Christmas time this year, since we couldn’t get together. I found this recipe here and they were so pretty that I had to try them for myself. The coconut didn’t pick up the colour as nicely as in the original recipe, but I think the icing helped…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

Original recipe can be found here. If you don’t have pumpkin pie spice handy, you can mix together 1½tsp ground cinnamon, ¾tsp ground nutmeg, ¾tsp of ground ginger and ½tsp cloves. Ingredients: 1¾ cup all purpose flour 1tbsp pumpkin spice 1tsp baking soda ½tsp salt 15oz can pure pumpkin puree 1¼ cup sugar ½ cup…

Coconut Pudding

The flavour reminds me so much of rice pudding. Think I just might have to add some next time! Ingredients: 1 egg 1 cup coconut milk 1 cup milk 2tbsp cornstarch 4tbsp granulated sugar ¼tsp salt 1tbsp unsalted butter 1tsp vanilla extract Raisins or toasted shredded coconut (optional) Directions: In a mixing bowl, beat egg…

Bacon, Potato, Spinach Frittata

Ingredients: 12oz baby potatoes 6 slices bacon, chopped 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1 small onion 8 eggs Shredded cheese (optional) Salt and pepper Directions: *using a broiler-safe skillet is recommended Boil potatoes, covered, in lightly salted water for 10 minutes or until soft. Drain and set aside. In a large pan, fry the bacon…

Parmesan Pesto Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients: 1lb baby potatoes, halved 1tbsp pesto 2 tbsp shredded parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste ½ lemon Directions: Preheat the oven to 400°F. In a large bowl, mix together the potatoes, pesto, salt and pepper Spread potatoes into an even layer on a prepared baking sheet Roast potatoes for 20mins Remove from oven…

Creamy Bacon Sundried Tomato Chicken

Ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp onion powder 3tbsp sundried tomato oil* 4 strips bacon, cut into small pieces 1 yellow onion, diced 2tbsp minced garlic 5oz jar sundried tomatoes in oil 1tbsp mustard 1½ cups cream 3 cups spinach ½ cup parmesan cheese, shredded *I used the oil from…

Summer Trifle

What do you do when you have a sweet tooth and it’s just way too hot to start up the oven? Ingredients: 2 pkgs giant lady finger cookies ¼ cup kirsch (can be substituted for orange or pineapple juice) 3tbsp strawberry jelly or jam 1pkg Jell-O vanilla pudding mix 2 cups 2% milk (for pudding…