Recipes for Healthy Cooking

Everywhere you look you can find tips and ideas of what you should eat to help prevent cancer, or to lower cholesterol, or to boost your metabolism, or to melt fat... but where is the cookbook that puts all this information together to help you with your grocery shopping? or to plan a week's menu for your family of picky eaters?

I'm always looking for ways to make it easier to cook healthy meals for my family. I know there are mothers out there who have had success with this struggle -- how about sharing those family-friendly, time-saving menus and recipes with the rest of us? We could sure all benefit from what you've learned, and maybe in return, you'll find some helpful information on another topic elsewhere on this site!

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Chicken Noodle Soup 
Chicken Noodle Soup 4 1/2 cups organic chicken broth 1 cup chopped organic onion (1 large) 1 cup sliced organic carrot (2 medium) …

10 Super Foods for Diabetes 
The American Diabetes Association offers a list of 10 super foods that people with diabetes may want to consider incorporating into their diets. 10 …

Teresa's Ham Sauce 
Teresa's Ham Sauce We have no clue who the original Teresa is, but her sauce is definitely great with ham. Teresa, if you're out there, thanks for the …

Heart Smart Hamburger Soup 
Heart Smart Hamburger Soup - 1&1/2 pounds extra lean ground beef (or turkey) - seasonings for browning meat, such as onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, …

Chicken Puffs (dairy free) 
Dairy-free Chicken Puffs This is a great finger food "appy" for our family, as there is no milk or cheese. You would not believe how many appetizers …

Gluten Free (GF) Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies 
Gluten Free (GF) Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies These are super easy, quick, and delicious. Ingredients: 1 cup organic peanut butter 1/2 …

Cowboy Stew 
Just the name of this dish makes me smile and de-stress. My sons and brothers have always had fun with this one on a weekend, especially for a sleep-over …

James Barber's Bubble & Squeak 
The ultimate leftover dish. Depends on what you have on hand to add in. leftover mashed potatoes 1 onion, finely chopped cooked cabbage and/or cauliflower …

Irish Cheddar Potato Bites 
This recipe comes from Whole Foods Serves 8 This occasion-worthy side dish serves as an appetizer for parties, too. Feel free to substitute the ham …

Baked Tomato Mac 'n Cheese 
Tomato takes the place of milk in this otherwise classic. 2 cups uncooked macaroni 1 14-oz can tomatoes 1 tbsp dried onion salt and pepper 1 cup …

Lip-smacking Honey Garlic Chicken 
A family favorite! 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup soya sauce 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed or minced 1/4 cup butter, melted skinless chicken pieces 1. …

Mango Chutney Appy Meatballs 
It's almost entertaining season, and looking forward to making these for guests. Meatball mixture: * 1/2 pound lean ground pork * 2 green onions, …

5 Minute Chocolate Fudge 
This is stress-free because it is so easy, and so fun to make with kids (of all ages). Everyone needs a treat, right? And chocolate's full of antioxidants. …

Mashed Yam Potatoes 
This is the healthiest and most delicious mashed potatoes our family has discovered. This recipe has more nutrition, more fiber, and less fat that traditional …

Grandma’s Orange Soup (better known as dumpling soup) 
My Grandma used to make this delicious soup. Because she lived in Saskatchewan, she had access to fresh vegetables and dairy. The paprika makes it …

White Chocolate Hot Chocolate 
Our kids love this treat. Makes an ordinary night special. * 2/3 cup good quality white chocolate, chopped * 3 cups milk * 1 tsp cinnamon …

Broccoli Salad 
Great for picnics, parties, or bbqs. 12 cups broccoli florets 1/2 cup mayo or miracle whip 1/2 honey or sugar 2 tbsp vinegar 3-4 scallions (green …

Natural Anti Spider Spray 
I'm sharing this in the interest of family peace and tranquility, being the parent of children who are a bit phobic about spiders in the house (and especially …

Leek Potato Green Bean Soup 
makes 12 cups 6 medium leeks 1 clove garlic, minced 8 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 8 cups chicken stock 1 cup milk 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp white …

Spinach Pie 
pie crust for top and/or bottom Mix together: 1 bunch spinach, washed and pulled apart 2 bunches green onions, sliced 1 block feta cheese, cubed …

Coffee Walnut Muffins 
1 tbsp instant coffee 1/2 cup hot water 1/2 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup flour 3 tsp baking powder 1/3 white or golden …

Hamiltons Harvey Wallbanger Cake 
Fun cake for any adult occasion. Lovely at bridal showers. 1 pkg yellow cake mix (2 layer) 1 pkg instant vanilla pudding 1 cup vegetable oil (such …

Pizza Pasta Potluck Casserole  
This recipe is copied from Maria Cooks. Our teen sons love it, and we've made it 3 times in the past month. More information is at http://www.mariacooks.com/blog/page/3/ …

Brown Owl's Taco Salad 
This recipe comes from many years of Brownie camp, where feeding dozens of young girls - many who are picky eaters - can be a challenge. This meal is great …

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Homemade Glaze for Berry Pies 
It's not summer till you've had lots of these pies. Homemade Glaze for Berry Pies 4 cups berries (strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries) 3/4 …

Cucumber Salad 
This goes very nicely with salmon and cold meats. In a bowl combine: 1 sliced English cucumber 1 green onion, finely chopped (or chives) 1 cup …

Carrot Raisin Salad 
This is a kid-friendly summer slaw. Quick, sweet, easy. Ingredients: * carrots, grated (1 per person) * raisins * mayonnaise Directions: …

Beet Hummus (via elanaspantry.com and simplyrecipes.com) 
This recipe is from a favourite site for gluten-free recipes, Elana's Pantry www.elanaspantry.com/beet-hummus . Elana has modified this recipe from one …

Honey Curry Chicken 
This is a great recipe because it's quick and tasty and family-friendly. Best made with skinless chicken. 1/3 cup butter (not margarine), melted 1/3 …

"Creative" Stove Top Stuffing Meatloaf 
This recipe is amazing. We add all kinds of extras to it all the time, and it's always terrific. The recipe has been handed around and modified by all …

Turkey Burgers 
Easy and tasty. 1 pound ground turkey meat 1 onion, finely chopped (could use green onion or chives) 1/2 cup bread or cracker crumbs 1/2 tsp poultry …

Lemonade Smoothie 
Yummy. Makes enough for 1 serving. 1/4 cup frozen lemonade concentrate 2/4 cup water 1/2 cup plain yogurt Blend for 10 seconds (until blended and …

Mexican Cinnamon Rice 
Cinnamon is a great super-spice with many health benefits, including helping to regulate blood sugar. 1 medium onion, chopped 1-2 cloves garlic, minced …

Cabbage Chicken Salad 
Salad Dressing: 1/4 cup olive or grapeseed oil 3 tbsp organic sugar 2 tbsp seasoned rice vinegar 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp sesame oil (optional) Salad: …

Chicken Waldorf Salad 
4 cups lettuce, torn (bibb or butter is very nice) Arrange lettuce on 4 plates 2 medium apples, cored and chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped 1-2 cups …

Citrus Chicken 
This is good cooked either on the grill or BBQ or in the oven. 3 pounds chicken pieces, as per your family's preference 1 tsp salt water (1) Parboil …

Thrifty Beef & Cabbage Casserole 
You know when it's the day before payday and you need to make a family-friendly meal with what's in the fridge and cupboards? This is one of the dishes …

Lady Di's Nanny's Favourite Pudding Not rated yet
Lady Di's Nanny's Favourite Pudding (by James Barber) Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1 pound fresh …

Adzuki Bean Veggie Burgers Not rated yet
Adzuki Bean Veggie Burgers Adzuki Bean Veggie Burger Ingredients: 2.5 tbsp good quality veggie oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, …

Chicken Spinach Pasta Salad Not rated yet
Chicken Spinach Pasta Salad This is a great summer pasta salad. It's in layers so everyone can pick how much of each ingredient they's like! Chicken …

How to make chicken stock in a crock pot Not rated yet
How to make chicken stock in a crock pot This makes enough stock for 2 batches of soup. In a large crock pot combine: 4 pounds chicken parts - necks, …

How to make vegetable stock in a crock pot Not rated yet
How to make vegetable stock in a crock pot This makes enough stock for 2 batches of soup. In a 6 quart slow cooker (or larger) put: 8 carrots, scrubbed, …

Chocolatey Chocolate Cocoa Cake Not rated yet
Chocolatey Chocolate Cocoa Cake 1/4 pound butter (not margarine), room temp 1 1/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup cocoa 1 3/4 …

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Not rated yet
Makes 2 generous servings (its always worked well for my family with kids as a side dish, you know I have a bunch) 1 1/2 cups milk 1 12-oz. can of …

Sesame Chicken for the Slow Cooker Not rated yet
1 1/2 pound boneless/skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons dried onion 2 tablespoons ketchup 1 tablespoon oil 1/2 …

Healthy Homemade Salad Dressing Not rated yet
Geary's Healthy-Fat Blend Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Fill your salad dressing container with these approximate ratios of liquids: 1/3rd of …

Double Almond Fish Fillets Not rated yet
Double Almond Fish Fillets 1 pound white fish, like sole or perch 1/4 cup flour 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp salt 1/4 cup fine bread crumbs 1/4 …

Yellowknife Bannock Not rated yet
This recipe comes from Canadian Living Magazine, and it's from a store in Yellowknife called Bows and Arrows. Yellowknife Bannock 2 cups all-purpose …

Cranberry Lemon Squares Not rated yet
Cranberry Lemon Squares Bottom layer: 2 cups all-purpose flours 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 tsp sea salt 3/4 cup butter, cubed, softened Filling …

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Lebanese Artichoke Soup Not rated yet
Lebanese Artichoke Soup 2 onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 6 cups bouillon or stock 1 tsp ground coriander pinch cayenne pepper …

Quick Mussels and Pasta Not rated yet
Quick and tasty. Quick Mussels and Pasta 4 pounds mussels 1 cup clam juice or white wine 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, finely chopped 1 large …

Simmered Vegetarian Curry Not rated yet
Simmered Vegetarian Curry 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup bouillon or stock 2 potatoes, peeled and diced 1 small head cabbage, …

Everyday Baked Chicken Not rated yet
Everyday Baked Chicken This is a "go to" weekday way to cook chicken. Tasty and easy. Nothing fancy, but very good. * chicken - any pieces you have …

How to cook Black Beans Not rated yet
This is a good recipe to have on hand for cooking dried black beans before using them in any number of dishes. Cooked black beans are good in salads, wraps, …

Angie's GF Quinoa Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Not rated yet
This recipe is from Angie's GF Club. Check her out for more great recipes. Healthy cookies that taste great. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked quinoa, …

Green Beans with Cashews Not rated yet
Green Beans with Cashews 2 pounds fresh green beans 4 tbsp butter 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 cup cashews (salted, roasted) 1/2 tsp lemon juice …

How to turn Chutney into Salad Dressing Not rated yet
Chutney Salad Dressing This is something my son's girlfriend makes, and its great. Chutney Salad Dressing 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 4 tbsp mango …

Warm Acorn Squash & Apple Salad Not rated yet
Warm Acorn Squash & Apple Salad This is so cozy and warm on a blustery fall day. Salad Dressing: 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (with the mother is …

Warm Acorn Squash & Apple Salad Not rated yet
Warm Acorn Squash & Apple Salad This is so cozy and warm on a blustery fall day. Salad Dressing: 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (with the mother is …

Salmon Pate Not rated yet
Salmon Pate ingredients 1 can sockeye salmon 2 green onions, chopped 2 tbsp mayo 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp …

Imperial Cheese Crispies Not rated yet
Imperial Cheese Crispies These are a great thing for cheese and cracker platters to serve with wine. My old British dad especially enjoys them. 1 …

Quick No-Cheese Herb Frittata Not rated yet
Quick No-Cheese Herb Frittata 1 large potato butter and oil 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 small onion, diced 4 eggs, beaten 3 tbsp fresh …

Healing Tea for Colds and Flu Not rated yet
Healing Tea for Colds and Flu This is a real example of "share the love." I got this recipe from Denise Nassar Rice at Edible Harmony who got it from …

Gluten Free Salmon Pate Not rated yet
Gluten Free Salmon Pate This is really delicious, and really nice to serve to guests who can't eat wheat or gluten. 1 can red salmon, drained (7-8 …

5 Things to Do to Deal with Stress and Have a Happy Life Not rated yet
Even though you are busy at work, you should not forget to take care of your body. It is, after all, the reason why you can do the things you do. Without …

Dairy Free Artichoke Dip Not rated yet
A study done by the USDA found that artichokes have more antioxidants than any other vegetable and ranked 7th in a study of the antioxidant levels of 1,000 …

Scallop Soup (dairy free) Not rated yet
Very delicious, and quick to prepare. Can be on the table in about 30 minutes. Scallop Soup (dairy free) 2 tbsp butter (not margarine) 1 onion, …

Simmering Seafood Soup Not rated yet
Simmering Seafood Soup, made with white fish and shrimp (or prawns). Simmering Seafood Soup ingredients: 1 400-gram package of frozen whitefish, eg …

Chili Cheese Pizza Toasts Not rated yet
Chili Cheese Pizza Toasts This is popular with teenagers, who in our house are always hungry for a savory snack. This is healthier than deep-fried anything, …

Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce Not rated yet
Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce Please, don't buy anymore commercial sauces that are full of toxins, and high fructose corn syrup, and preservatives, …

Curried Coleslaw Not rated yet
Curried Coleslaw Feel free to play with this one. Friends have served this with cooked chicken, and/or almonds, and/or cashews, and/or dried cranberries …

Healthy Vegetable Cheese Dip Not rated yet
Healthy Vegetable Cheese Dip This dip or spread is full of healthy vegetables and a lower fat cheese. Great with crackers or flat breads. 250 gram …

Curried Chicken Rotini Salad Not rated yet
Curried Chicken Rotini Salad This is a great item for a wedding or baby shower, or picnic on a summer's day. 2 cups rotini pasta 1 small can crushed …

Roasted Red Pepper Soup Not rated yet
Roasted Red Pepper Soup This roasted red pepper soup recipe is for two and is full of antioxidants. You can easily double the recipe for more people. …

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Nut-free, Raisin-free Carrot Cake Not rated yet
Nut-free, Raisin-free Carrot Cake For those with nut allergies who don't like raisins (you know who you are!) This makes enough for 24 pieces of …

Quick Steak Diane Not rated yet
Quick Steak Diane This Steak Diane recipe is great because it's tasty and quick, and therefore "stress-free" family cooking. Waay better than take-out, …

Baked Orange Peanut Chicken Not rated yet
Baked Orange Peanut Chicken This is a family favourite. * 3-4 pounds chicken pieces (we like thighs) * 1 tsp salt * 1 tsp chili powder * 1/2 tsp …

Brussels Sprouts Soup Not rated yet
Brussels Sprouts Soup Very tasty! * one medium potato (peeled and chopped) * one medium onion (chopped) * 2 tablespoons butter * one pound fresh …

Shrimp & Dill Potato Pancakes Not rated yet
Shrimp & Dill Potato Pancakes Yummy! The shrimp and dill make these potato pancakes extra tasty. Had them at my cousin's party and scored the recipe. …

Eggplant Baba Ghanouj Not rated yet
Eggplant Baba Ghanouj Mediterranean Diet at it's tastiest! Makes 1 cup. 1 large eggplant 1.5 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 1.5 tbsp olive oil …

Italian Mussel Soup Not rated yet
Italian Mussel Soup Easy and Yummy. 3 pounds mussels 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp vegetable oil (like grapeseed) 1 onion, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, …

Marian Sweet & Sour Cabbage Not rated yet
Marian's Sweet & Sour Cabbage Goes well with roast beef. My daughter Wendy especially loves this dish. Ingredients: * 4 cups grated red cabbage …

Marian's Scampi Garlic Prawns Not rated yet
Marian's Scampi Garlic Prawns This is quick, delicious, and wonderful with a salad. We enjoy this often when we have our "working lunch" days. Ingredients: …

Salmon Loaf Not rated yet
Salmon Loaf This is an easy, healthy, and delicious go-to weekday supper. 2 cans salmon 12 soda crackers 2 eggs 1/2 cup water, milk, or fish stock …

Pumpkin Marmalade Not rated yet
Pumpkin Marmalade This is delicious served in a similar fashion to chutney. It's great with cheese platters, roasts, crusty breads, just use your imagination …

Hibiscus Iced Tea Not rated yet
Hibiscus Iced Tea This simple summer refresher has good taste and colour as well as amazing health benefits. It's full of antioxidants, a great source …

Lemon Peach Curry Chicken Not rated yet
Lemon Peach Curry Chicken Ingredients 2 tsp curry powder salt & pepper 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves ** cooking oil, …

Homemade BBQ Sauce Not rated yet
Preservatives and BPA's be damned. This homemade bbq sauce recipe has been in the family for at least 20 years. Homemade BBQ sauce 1 tbsp vegetable …

Raspberry Marinated Chicken Wings Not rated yet
Raspberry Marinated Chicken Wings 24 chicken wings, separated into pieces (discard tips) 1 cup olive oil 1/3 cup raspberry vinegar 1 tbsp honey …

Lamb Kebabs with Peanut Sauce Not rated yet
These are fun to eat off the stick. Makes 8. Lamb Kebabs with Peanut Sauce 1.5 pounds lean ground lamb 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp dried …

Vegetarian Burgers Falafel Patties Not rated yet
Good on the BBQ or can be pan fried. Makes 12 patties. Vegetarian Burgers Falafel Patties Ingredients 1 can chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained …

Lamb Cutlets with Honey Mint Butter Not rated yet
Serves 4. Lamb Cutlets with Honey Mint Butter Ingredients 1 tbsp veg oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 8 lamb cutlets 1/2 cup butter, soft 2 tbsp …

BBQ Honey Sage Chops Not rated yet
Delicious on BBQ. Serves 6. Best marinated overnight. BBQ Honey Sage Chops 6 pork chops Marinade 1 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup honey 1 tbsp …

Caribbean Spatchcock Not rated yet
Delicious on the BBQ. Serves 6. Carribbean Spatchcock 3 spatchcocks**, halved 2 tbsp fresh coarse ground pepper 1 tsp ground coriander Lime …

Homemade Peach Blueberry Ice-Pops Not rated yet
Homemade Peach and Blueberry Ice-Pops This recipe comes from Planet Green. The focus is on fresh, local, organic produce. Mix and match as to what's …

Homemade Chocolate Ice-Pops Not rated yet
This recipe comes from Green Baby Guide ( http://bit.ly/sy5rX ). Homemade Chocolate Ice-Pops: Toss the following into the blender, puree, pour into …

Super Berry Smoothie Ice-Pops Not rated yet
This recipe is from Care2 ( http://bit.ly/jQaRYs ) who adapted it from Meals that Heal, A Nutraceutical Approach to Diet and Health, by Lisa Turner. …

Lavender Ironing Water Not rated yet
Lavender Ironing Water This looks so delightful I have to share with everyone. This recipe comes from Annie Bond's blog on Care2. You can find more of …

Everyday Mussels Not rated yet
Delicious low-stress meal for anytime. Everyday Mussels 1 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tomato, finely chopped 2 pounds mussels, well …

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Raspberry or Blackberry or Blueberry Lemon Curd Not rated yet
Blueberry, Blackberry, Raspberry Lemon Curd 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp lemon zest 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 8 egg yolks 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter, …

Lemon Curd Not rated yet
My aunt gifts this recipe, and it's delicious. Great on pastry, pies, tarts, fruit, or just off the spoon. Lemon Curd 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp grated lemon …

Chipotle Chicken & Rice Not rated yet
2 tbsp vegetable oil salt and pepper 8 pieces boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1 chipotle …

Chicken Paprika Not rated yet
Did you know that paprika is high in vitamin C (9x more than tomatoes), rich in carotenids, and it has anti-inflammatory properties? Paprika gives alot …

Lemon Roast Potatoes Not rated yet
Lemon Roast Potatoes 8-10 potatoes, peeled 1 cup water 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp salt …

Melitzanosalata (Eggplant Dip) Not rated yet
Melitzanosalata (Eggplant Dip) 2 eggplants 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp salt 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra …

Wedge Lettuce Salad Not rated yet
Easy, stress-free, crisp and refreshing. Wedge Lettuce Salad 1 head iceberg lettuce, cut into wedges dressing: - 1/4 cup mayo - 1 tbsp white …

Cheesy Spinach Squares Not rated yet
Good for breakfast, brunch, lunch, picnics, snacks. Cheesy Spinach Squares 1/3 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp …

Oatmeal Coconut Cookies Not rated yet
Oatmeal Coconut Cookies 3/4 cup butter 1 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups …

Cucumber and Mint Salad Not rated yet
Mint is really easy to grow in a pot or backyard. Mint is a good appetizer and promotes healthy digestion. Mint activates the saliva glands as well as …

Red Lentil Dip Not rated yet
I enjoy serving this as it's rich in fiber and protein. And it's tasty. Red Lentil Dip 1 cup red lentils 1 head garlic 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice …

Ginger Crinkle Cookies Not rated yet
Ginger Crinkle Cookies 3/4 cup soft butter 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup fancy molasses 2 tsp vinegar 3 3/4 cups flour 2 tsp ginger powder 1 1/2 …

Apple Chicken Not rated yet
Sauted Apple Chicken 4-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 per person) 1/2 tsp thyme 1/4 tsp ground sage salt and pepper 2 tbsp vegetable oil, …

Mini Mexican Meat Loaves Not rated yet
1 tbsp veg oil 1 onion, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground allspice 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper …

6 stress-free no-fuss appetizers Not rated yet
We love outdoor entertaining in the summer, and fireside entertaining in the winter. These are our go-to fave's. 1. Wrap fruit or veggies in thin prosciutto …

Honey Picnic Cake Not rated yet
Honey Picnic Cake This honey picnic cake recipe comes from Newfoundland. 1/3 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup golden sugar 1/2 cup honey (wildflower …

Rosemary Lemonade Not rated yet
Rosemary Lemonade Adding rosemary to homemade lemonade gives it a more sophisticated, grown-up taste. (A little gin never hurts either!) 1 cup organic …

Cranberry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies Not rated yet
Cranberry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies Recipe 2 cups old fashioned oats 1 1/2 cup flour (or flour substitute for GF) 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp sea salt …

Greek Cabbage Rice Pilaf Not rated yet
3 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup long grain rice 3 cups finely chopped cabbage 2 tbsp tomato paste 2 cups hot water 1/4 cup chopped …

Greek Spinach Rice Pilaf Not rated yet
2 bunches spinach 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 cup converted rice (like Uncle Ben's) 1 1/2 cup water 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill …

Fiesta Chicken Not rated yet
The thing I like about this meal is that it gets beans and vegetables into the kids indirectly. I also serve with a green salad. Lots of flavor. And there's …

Balsamic Roast Beef Not rated yet
I really enjoy serving this roast at a sit-down family dinner. It's peaceful. Everyone enjoys the meal, and the time spent together. Simple pleasures. …

New England Pot Roast Not rated yet
Family comfort food. And little stress as the pot does the cooking. 1 pot roast (eg, cross rib or blade) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 8 small potatoes, halved …

Wild Rice Turkey Soup Not rated yet
* splash vegetable oil * 1 onion, chopped * 2 ribs celery, chopped * 2 carrots, chopped * 1 cup diced turkey (smoked or roasted) * 1/2 cup uncooked …

French Canadian Pea Soup Not rated yet
This can be made with or without the bacon. 8 cups water 1 pkg (1 pound) dried yellow split peas 3 medium carrots, diced 1 medium onion, chopped …

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James Barber's Pan Haggerty Not rated yet
Serious comfort food. Old school and delicious. 1 pound potatoes (not peeled), washed 1 bowl cold water 2-3 large onions 4 ounces cheddar cheese, …

James Barber's Tomato & Dill Soup Not rated yet
8 large, ripe, locally grown tomatoes boiling water 2 cups water 1 tbsp cane sugar pinch salt 1 tsp dill 4 ounces butter 1 pint whipping cream …

James Barber's Fish Cakes Not rated yet
Another great way to use up leftovers for a casual lunch. cold leftover mashed potatoes equal amount of cold, leftover fish (or use canned tuna) 1 …

James Barber's Dill Marinated Mushrooms Not rated yet
Quick to make for entertaining. Fresh mushrooms 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil juice of 1 fresh lemon 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp dill 1 …

James Barber's Blueberry Chicken Not rated yet
Very good. 1 chicken, cut into pieces butter 1 cup (or so) of blueberries fresh lemon juice pepper 1. Melt butter in frying pan. Fry chicken, …

James Barber's Super Sticky BBQ Sauce Not rated yet
You will never use store-bought again. 1 cup organic cane sugar 1 cup wine or apple cider vinegar 1 cup soy sauce 3 tbsp corn starch 3 tbsp whiskey, …

James Barber's 40 Cloves of Garlic Roast Chicken Not rated yet
Easy and delicious. 1 frying chicken (about 3 or 4 pounds) 1 organic lemon 3-4 heads (yes heads) of garlic salt and pepper olive oil 1. Preheat …

Chocolate Pretzel-Fish Clusters Not rated yet
Yum. 2 cups chocolate chips (real chocolate, not fake) 2 cups pretzel fish (like goldfish crackers, but pretzels) 1 shaker of colored sprinkles …

Easy Pulled-Pork  Not rated yet
3-4 pound boneless pork shoulder roast 1 tbsp vegetable cooking oil * brown the roast on all sides in cooking oil, medium heat. 1 can condensed …

Very Tender Short Ribs Not rated yet
If you have the time to cook these, you will have a tasty meal. Teenagers love these. 3 pounds beef short ribs (in serving size pieces) 1 can condensed …

Apricot Pork Roast Not rated yet
This is best made with pork loin. And best made in a slow cooker. 3-4 pound pork loin 1 can chicken broth (condensed) 1 jar apricot preserves (can …

No Stress Pork with Apples Not rated yet
This recipe is easy-peasy. So long as you can get it started in the morning in a slow cooker. 1. Get out your slow cooker (or crock pot) 2. Into the …

Crock Pot Italian Turkey Not rated yet
You need a show cooker (or crock pot). 4 boneless skinless turkey thighs 1 jar Italian spaghetti sauce 1/2 tsp red pepper, crushed or flakes (optional, …

Irish Pot Roast Not rated yet
This roast needs to be started the day before serving to allow the spice rub to work its magic. Spice Marinade. Combine in large bowl: 3 tbsp brown …

Easy Stovetop Pot Roast Not rated yet
Basic and easy. One my family enjoys. 2 tbsp grape seed oil 3 pound beef roast (like a chuck, or pot roast) 2 cups beef broth 1 cup vegetable juice …

Party Brie Not rated yet
1 sheet frozen puff pastry (thaw it) 1/3 cup apricot jam or jelly 1 round Brie 1 egg, beaten 1 tbsp water Roll pastry to a 14" by 14" square. Spread …

Sweet & Spicy Ribs Not rated yet
5 lb country style ribs (the meaty ones) 1 jar plum jam or jelly (12 oz) 1 jar chili sauce (12 oz) 1/4 c soy sauce 1/4 tsp hot sauce (optional) …

Berry Salad Dressing Not rated yet
Enjoy the taste of summer all year. Especially good with home-made jam. 3 tbsp raspberry jam or jelly** 1/3 vinegar (rice or red wine are both good …

Coconut Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake Not rated yet
If you pick or buy a case of blueberries when they're in season, then measure 1 1/2 cup portion before freezing. If you are using frozen berries in this …

Pretty Cranberry Lemonade Not rated yet
3/4 cup organic cane sugar 2/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 3 cups cold water 1 cup cranberry juice ice cubes for serving 1. combine sugar, 1 …

Banana Berry Brownie Pizza Not rated yet
Fun, fun, fun. And easy. This brownie dessert signals outdoor summer bbq season at our house. Let the kids help. The brownie base 1 pkg brownie mix …

Tzatziki (Greek Dip) Not rated yet
Delicious with pita bread, and roasted chicken. 1 large cucumber 3/4 cup plain yougurt 3/4 cup sour cream 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 tsp minced …

Wild Rice with Apples and Cranberries Not rated yet
2 and 3/4 cups water 1/4 tsp salt 2/3 cup wild rice 1 tsp dried savory 2 green onions, chopped 1 tsp olive oil 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup …

Grilled Shrimp Platter Not rated yet
1.5 pounds uncooked large shrimp 1 small onion, sliced rings 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing 2 green onions, sliced thin 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 …

Crustless Broccoli and Onion Quiche (GF) Not rated yet
This recipe comes from Whole Foods Serves 4 The addition of brown rice flour helps firm this quiche. While excellent with Romano cheese, feel free …

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Homemade French Dip Sandwiches Not rated yet
Allow 10-12 hours of crock pot cooking time. (1) The meat: * 3-4 pound lean beef roast - place in crock pot (2) The cooking sauce: * 1/2 c soy …

Mulled Peach Cider Not rated yet
This can be warmed on the stove on low, or in a crock pot. 4 cans peach nectar (6 fluid ounces each) 2 cups apple juice 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 …

Uncle John's Corn Muffins Not rated yet
• 1/2 c butter • 2/3 c organic sugar • 1/4 c honey • 2 eggs • 1/2 tsp salt • 1 1/2 c un bleached organic flour • 3/4 c cornmeal • 1/2 tsp …

Bev's Orange Chicken Not rated yet
Bev's Orange Chicken • 1 cup orange juice • 1 tablespoon soy sauce • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (to taste) • 1 (1 ounce) envelope dry onion soup …

Caribbean Fried Chicken Not rated yet
Caribbean-Style Fried Chicken • 4 chicken drumsticks, about 1 pound total • 4 chicken thighs, about 1 pound total Marinade • 2 teaspoons curry powder …

Mexican Chocolate Coffee Not rated yet
Great for brunch partys. Prepare in a crock pot. 8 cups brewed coffee 1/3 cup organic sugar 1/4 cup chocolate syrup 2-3 cinnamon sticks, broken into …

Cauliflower with Dill Not rated yet
1 head cauliflower 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives or spring onion …

North African Stew Not rated yet
1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed 1 white potato, peeled and cubed 1 dozen brussel sprouts (steam or boil the above until tender) 2 tsp minced garlic …

Walnut Gravy Not rated yet
Delicious on all manner of vegetarian dishes. 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup raw walnuts 3 tbsp Bragg's liquid aminos 1 clove garlic, minced …

Hearty Cholent with Dumplings Not rated yet
This Cholent is made with potatoes, beans, and barley. You may add beef as well - like a stew - if you wish. This dish cooks for a long time in a crock …

Black Bean Tacos Not rated yet
Easy, tasty, and healthy. 4 soft tortillas (corn or wheat) 1 cup refried black beans 1 ripe avocado 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 1-2 tsp fresh …

No More Canned Tomato Sauce! Not rated yet
This is my aunt's most excellent, quick, and fresh tomato pasta sauce recipe. Especially good for those of us who shudder at the BPA's in tinned tomato …

Dad's Quick Steak Dinner Not rated yet
This was the dish my Dad would cook for us when we were kids and my Mom went out. It's actually quite tasty, and very easy to prepare. "Low stress" cooking, …

Porcupine Meat Balls Not rated yet
Kids love this. The name comes from the spiky look to the cooked meatballs. 1 pkg lean or extra lean ground beef (or turkey) 1 small onion, finely …

"Pantry Special" Chicken Bake Not rated yet
This is another one of those "go-to" dinners when money and groceries are tight, and you're cooking with what's already in the fridge, freezer, and pantry. …

Salmon Loaf Not rated yet
2 cans salmon 2 eggs 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp butter few shakes pepper 3/4 cup milk 2 cups crumbs - bread or cracker 1. Preheat oven to …

Weeknight Salmon Balls Not rated yet
Easy, healthy, tasty favorite for the family. 2 tins salmon (remove skin and large bones) 1/2 cup Uncle Ben's long grain rice 1 carrot, finely grated …

Chutney Chicken Bake Not rated yet
This family favorite is tender and full of flavor. It's also very easy to make. 1/3 cup mango chutney 1/3 cup plain yogurt 1 tbsp dijon mustard 1 …

Lemon Rice Not rated yet
Goes very well with fish dishes 1 cup water 1 cup chicken broth 2 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice (no seeds) 1 tbsp butter (not margarine) 1 cup …

Mrs. Lambert's Big Wendy Chocolate Cake Not rated yet
Anyone who attended West Bay Elementary School may well remember this delicious cake. * 2 eggs * 1 1/2 cup sugar * 2/3 cup butter * 2 squares unsweetened …

Green Pea Salad Not rated yet
1 1/2 cup frozen peas 1 1/2 cup fresh cauliflower florets 1 cup sliced celery 1/4 cup sliced green onion 2 tbsp finely chopped red bell pepper 1 cup …

Kale, Bean, Pork Soup Not rated yet
1 tbsp olive oil 1 lb pork tenderloin, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp crushed red …

Teriyaki Pork Stir Fry Not rated yet
This is a 'go to' recipe for our family. It's quick and delicious. I add whatever vegetables we have on hand. Serves 4-6. 4 boneless pork loin chops …

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Not rated yet
½ c. butter ½ c. brown sugar ½ c. oats 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 egg 1 1/8 c. rice flour ¼ tsp. salt ½ tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 bag (6 …

GF Zucchini Pancakes Not rated yet
This great recipe is from Angie at the Gluten Free Club www.glutenfreeclub.com. Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini (about 2 cups grated) 2 tbsp grated …

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Not rated yet
These tasty chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are approved by my 5 year old daughter. She doesn't like eating much, she even turns her nose up at other

Chocolate Sorbet Not rated yet
Depending on the chocolate you use, this is wheat and dairy free and vegetarian. Use organic oranges if you can, as the rind is included. * 3 ounces …

Chocolate Sorbet Not rated yet
Depending on the chocolate you use, this is wheat and dairy free and vegetarian. Use organic oranges if you can, as the rind is included. * 3 ounces …

Beet Sorbet Not rated yet
This is wheat and dairy free and vegetarian. Beets are an excellent source for antioxidants, especially ones that protect the health of eyes. * 1 pound …

Kiwi Sorbet Not rated yet
This is wheat and dairy free and vegetarian. Kiwis have more vitamin C (by weight) than oranges, and are also an excellent source of antioxidants and fiber. …

Citrus Sorbet Not rated yet
This is wheat and dairy free and vegetarian. Use organic fruit if you can, as the rind is included. * 1 cup fresh squeezed grapefruit juice * 1 1/2 …

Strawberry Sorbet Not rated yet
This is wheat and dairy free and vegetarian. * 2 pints fresh berries * 2/3 cup organic sugar * 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice * 1/4 cup fresh …

Vanilla Chocolate Sauce Not rated yet
This is yummy drizzled over all manner of desserts - biscuits, shortbread with fruit, mixed berries, etc. * 2 four-ounce bars quality white chocolate …

Pumpkin Pancakes Not rated yet
Perfect for a weekend Autumn brunch. 2 large eggs 1/4 cup "craisins" (sweetened dried cranberries) 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds (can be roasted or toasted) …

Couscous Pilaf Not rated yet
Great for a buffet table. * 5 cups pre-cooked couscous * 7 1/2 cups boiling stock (chicken or vegetable) * 1/3 cup butter * 2 large onions, finely …

Baked Thai Chicken Not rated yet
Baking sauce: 3 green onions, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp hoisin sauce 2 tbsp natural peanut butter 1 tbsp minced gingerroot 1 tbsp …

Chocolate Carrot Cake Not rated yet
Cake: 1 1/2 cups silted flour 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp nutmeg pinch allspice …

Rainbow Slaw Not rated yet
4 cups shredded green cabbage 2 cups shredded red cabbage 1 carrot, peeled and shredded 2 ribs celery, sliced thinly 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced thinly …

Chutney Chicken Salad Not rated yet
4 cups cooked chicken, cubed 1 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped green onion 2 apples, cored and cubed 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup orange juice or white …

Quick Tuscan Soup Not rated yet
2 cans diced tomatoes, undrained (14 ounces each) 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed well 1 cup tomato juice 2 tsp dried basil 2 cloves garlic, …

Honey Dijon Pork Tenderloin Not rated yet
1 pork tenderloin, 3/4 - 1 pound Cooking sauce: 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp dijon mustard 1 tsp olive oil 1 tsp garlic, minced 1/2 tsp oregano salt, pepper, …

Crab & Tuna Burgers Not rated yet
Patties - 2 eggs - 1/2 cup shredded cucumber or zucchini - 1/2 cup bread or cracker crumbs - 1 can crab meat, drained, or 1/2 pound fresh - 1 can …

Shrimp Salad with Melon Not rated yet
6 cups torn lettuce 2 cups cantaloupe melon balls or cubes 3 cups honeydew melon balls or cubes 1 pound fresh shrimp, rinsed 1 cup prepared honey dijon …

Tangy dip for vegetables Not rated yet
This is stress-free because it is so easy, and makes eating vegetables even more enjoyable. Mix: 1 cup yogurt (or mix half and half with sour cream) …

Curried Veggie Salad Not rated yet
Ingredients 2 cups cooked chicken or turkey, chopped or shredded 2/3 cup plain yogurt 1 tbsp chutney 1 tsp curry powder 1 English cucumber, chopped, …

Lemon Rice Pilaf Not rated yet
1 medium onion, chopped 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp butter 1 cup uncooked long grain rice 1 cup sliced celery 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock …

Lemon Chive Fettuccine Not rated yet
6 ounces uncooked fettuccine noodles 1/2 cup sour cream 3 tbsp chopped fresh chives (can sub with green onion) 1 tbsp organic grated lemon peel 2 tbsp …

Pink Lemonade Not rated yet
1 1/2 cup organic evaporated cane juice sugar 10 cups water 2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 cup cranberry juice (1) dissolve sugar into 2 cups …

Family Citrus Punch Not rated yet
Throw out the pop. This is more refreshing, healthier, and has no artificial flavours, colours, or the dreaded HFCS. 4 tea bags 1 tsp whole cloves …

Beef Short Ribs with Root Veggies Not rated yet
This is a stress-free recipe because it's cooked in one pot, and made with whole foods. 3-4 pounds beef short ribs 4 onions 8 carrots 4 parsnips …

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Carrot Hummus Not rated yet
This uses cannellini beans (white kidney beans) instead of garbanzo beans, and is a fun colorful spread that kids enjoy as much as adults. 3 c carrots, …

Pumpkin Biscuits Not rated yet
These pumpkin biscuits are from the Farmer's Almanac website ( http://www.farmersalmanac.com/food/recipes/2007/09/27/pumpkin_biscuits/ ), and they're really …

Vegan Hot Chocolate  Not rated yet
* 2 1/2 cups almond, soy, rice, or oat milk * 3 tbsp cane sugar * 3 tbsp cocoa powder * 1/2 tsp salt * 1/2 tsp vanilla extract …

Mulled Warm Apple Cider Not rated yet
1 gallon apple cider or natural apple juice (non alcohol) 1 can frozen orange juice 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 cups water 1 tsp. cinnamon (or 2 cinnamon …

Carrot Soup (GFCF) Not rated yet
Carrot Soup 3 pounds carrots, scrubbed well and chopped 1-2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4 cups stock (vegetable or chicken) 1 tbsp curry …

Broccoli Soup (GFCF) Not rated yet
Quick and delicious. Suitable for wheat-free, gluten-free, GFCF, Paleo and/or dairy-free diets. Ingredients: * 4 cups stock (chicken or vegetable) …

Asian Chicken Salad Not rated yet
Low fat (as in no mayo) and very tasty. Packs well for a lunch or summer picnic. If packing for later, then pack the lettuce, cucumber and tomato separately …

Eggplant Dip Not rated yet
Eggplant Dip Ingredients: 1 large or 2 small eggplants 1 small onion, finely chopped (or 2-3 green onions) 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp fresh …

Homemade Tomato Soup Not rated yet
Is your family concerned about the BPA lining in so many canned foods? (You should be. Read this article: "Waiter, there's a potential carcinogen in my …

Rutabaga & Onion Side Dish Not rated yet
This is a tasty side dish that's great with any roast meat, or everyday family favourites like meatloaf, baked chicken, or chops. * 1-2 Rutabaga (depending …

Spinach Hummus Not rated yet
The really quick way to boost the nutritional value of the already super healthy snack of hummus is to add spinach. The easiest way to do this, is to blend …

Homemade Gluten-Free Mustard Not rated yet
This delicious recipe is from Angie Halten's Gluten Free Club. Check them out at www.glutenfreeclub.com A great topping for baked ham. Ingredients: …

Eggplant Tapas Spread Not rated yet
1 medium eggplant 1 large onion (can sub green onions if you prefer) 1-2 cloves garlic 2 medium tomatoes 1/2 c olive oil 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp minced …

Homemade Lemonade Not rated yet
Ingredients 6 or 7 lemons 6 cups water 1 cup sugar ice cubes (when serving) Directions 1. Make sugar/water syrup. Combine water and sugar in …

Broccoli Pasta Salad Not rated yet
This is delicious. I got this recipe from the foodnetwork.com Ingredients * 1/2 pound bow tie pasta, cooked and cooled * 1 (16-ounce) bag …

Deep Dark Chocolate Cake Not rated yet
Our family has made this for years. Then someone said it tasted like their family's "Hershey's Cake" so I looked it up, and it's the same. Photo is from …

Party Pickles Not rated yet
Makes a nice hostess gift or Christmas gift for neighbours, teachers, co-workers, etc. Vegetables: 3 cups cauliflower florets 3 cups tiny whole carrots …

Rhubard Pork Chop Casserole Not rated yet
This recipe is from Taste of Home. It's different and delicious. Ingredients * 4 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inches thick) * 1 tablespoon …

Baked Pork Chops with Potatoes Not rated yet
4-6 pork chops, browned well 4 medium potatoes, sliced 1 onion, chopped 1/2 package onion soup mix 1 can tomato or cream of mushroom soup 1/3 can …

Clam Chowder in Sourdough Bowls Not rated yet
This is great for a casual weekend lunch. 6 crusty sourdough buns (large enough for soup bowls) 6 slices bacon, chopped 1 small onion, chopped …

Spinach Pie Not rated yet
pie crust for top and/or bottom Mix together: 1 bunch spinach, washed and pulled apart 2 bunches green onions, sliced 1 block feta cheese, cubed …

Fruit Pizza Not rated yet
This is a great summer dessert. crust: 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup icing sugar 1 cup flour mix and press into round pizza pan. Bake 350 F for 8-10 …

Taffy Tarts Not rated yet
Makes 1 dozen treats. My kids and grandkids enjoy them. 1/4 cup butter (not margarine) soft 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 dozen tart …

Fruit Platter with Dip Not rated yet
This is a quick and easy dip for fruit plates for desserts, snacks, parties, bbq's. Kids can make the whole thing, so don't be afraid to include them and/or …

Horseradish & Mustard Sauce Not rated yet
1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup prepared horseradish, drained 1/4 cup dijon mustard Combine. Excellent with roasts. Also excellent as a salad dressing with …

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Gluten-Free Baking Powder Not rated yet
This great tip comes from the Gluten Free Club (www.glutenfreeclub.com) Mix this up and have on hand in place of baking powder. Great for all your baking …

Mommy O's German Butter Cookies Not rated yet
Butter Cookies (Ausstecherle) Recipe for 3 baking pans Pastry: 250 g flour 125 g butter, softened 125 g sugar 2 medium eggs 1 envelope Vanillin …

Grilled Salmon Not rated yet
Ingredients * 1 1/2 pounds salmon fillets * lemon pepper to taste * garlic powder to taste * salt to taste * 1/3 cup soy sauce …

Lemon Blueberry Loaf Not rated yet
Ingredients * 3 cups all-purpose flour * 1 cup granulated sugar * 4 teaspoons baking powder * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 4 tablespoons …

Maple-Soy Glazed Salmon Not rated yet
salmon fillets (to feed 4-6 people) 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp lemon juice, (fresh is best) 1 clove garlic, minced 1. cut salmon …

Birthday Party Honey-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks Not rated yet
This is sweet enough to be a delicious kids party food, and w-a-a-a-y healthier than deep fried chicken nuggets and fries. Ingredients: approx 15 drumsticks, …

Picnic Salmon Rolls Not rated yet
Tasty and perfect for a picnic. Also good for luncheon parties, such as showers. 2 cups flour 4 tbsp butter 1/2 tsp salt 4 tsp baking powder 2/3 …

Beet & Carrot Loaf Not rated yet
Ingredients 1 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs, divided 1 cup sugar 3 tbsp hot water 1 cup grated carrot 1 cup grated beets 1/2 cup walnuts 1 tsp vanilla …

Rhubard Crisp Not rated yet
Mix 4 cups chopped rhubarb with 1 1/2 cups white sugar. Place in baking dish. Mix 1/3 cup butter with 1 cup flour, 2/3 cups brown sugar, and 1/2 tsp salt, …

Tourtiere (meat pie from Quebec) Not rated yet
A traditional meat pie for Christmas. 1 lb lean minced pork 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 tsp salt dash pepper 1/4 tsp …

Nannys 7 layer casserole Not rated yet
Our Nanny used to make this. When we were old enough to help, we enjoyed the layering. Ingredients: * 1 pound ground beef, browned, drained, and seasoned …

Pizza Pasta Potluck Casserole  Not rated yet
This recipe is copied from Maria Cooks. Our teen sons love it, and we've made it 3 times in the past month. More information is at http://www.mariacooks.com/blog/page/3/ …

Amber Chicken with Peach Sauce Not rated yet
Serves 6. Ingredients * 6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts or 12 thighs * 1/4 cup butter * 1 can chicken broth * 1/2 cup soy sauce * 1 cup uncooked …

Broccoli as Comfort Food Casserole Not rated yet
Great for family get-togethers. 2 pkg frozen chopped broccoli 1 onion, finely chopped 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/4 …

Quick Onion Ring Pickles Not rated yet
This is a quick side dish. * 4 onions, cut into rings * boiling water * 1 cup red wine vinegar * 1/2 cup sugar * salt and pepper (1) slice onions, …

Orange Glazed Lamb Not rated yet
Easy and delicious. Makes enough for 2 people. - 2 lamb steaks - 1/2 can (6 ounce) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed - 1 tsp worcestershire …

Italian Seafood Stew Not rated yet
Also known as Chioppino, this is easy and delicious. Use any combination of the following seafood as per your family's preferences and budget: * clams …

Rhubarb Cobbler Not rated yet
Yum. Fruit filling: 6 cups cut rhubarb pieces, fresh or frozen 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp flour 2 tsp minced fresh giner pinch ground cardamom Topping: …

Holiday Pretzel Treats Not rated yet
We eat these treats year round. The teenagers can't get enough of them. This recipe is from Family Fun Magazine http://familyfun.go.com/recipes/holiday-pretzel-treats-68 …

Baked Teriyaki Chicken Wings Not rated yet
This is a great appetizer for a crowd. 3 pounds chicken wings 1/4 cup salad oil 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup catsup 1/4 cup prepared teriyaki sauce …

Carrot Cake Muffins Not rated yet
These are very moist. 1 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup wheat germ or bran 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 cup brown …

Breakfast Muffins in a Hurry Not rated yet
This recipe makes 6 muffins in less than 30 minutes for a quick, fresh breakfast. Add 1/3 cup of any dried fruit (raisins, craisins, etc) or berries to …

Lemonade Smoothie Not rated yet
Yummy. Makes enough for 1 serving. 1/4 cup frozen lemonade concentrate 2/4 cup water 1/2 cup plain yogurt Blend for 10 seconds (until blended and …

Quinoa Casserole Not rated yet
Quinoa (keen-wah) is very high in protein. 1 cup quinoa 1 tbsp olive or grapeseed oil 1 small onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup diced butternut …

The Stickiest Chicken Wings Not rated yet
Always a crowd pleaser, especially with so many teenagers in the family these days. A great appy and potluck item. 3 pounds chicken wings 1/2 cup hoisin …

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Steamed Mussels Not rated yet
Ingredients 4 pounds mussels 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup white wine 1 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1) Scrub …

Creamy Mustard Salad Dressing Not rated yet
My husband and brother-in-law's favourite. A great way to get these "boys" to eat more vegetables. 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 mayonnaise 2 tsp dijon mustard …

5 Minute Tomato Basil Mozza Salad Not rated yet
This Mediterranean Diet salad is simple and quick and delicious. It's done in 5 minutes or less. Ingredients: * 4 large tomatoes, sliced * 1 red …

Savoury Onion Side Dish Not rated yet
This is a favourite at family bbq's with grilled meats and veggies. Ingredients: * 2 pounds onions, thickly sliced * 2 tbsp catsup * 2 tbsp water …

Savory Summer Butters for Corn on the Cob Not rated yet
My sister-in-law sets up these butters buffet-style when she has everyone over for a family bbq. They're each delicious. Hope you all enjoy them as much …

Green Herb Rice Not rated yet
A quick and flavourful favourite. Ingredients: * cooked rice - whatever kind you like. * fresh chopped herbs to taste, eg parsley, cilantro, basil, …

Easy Rice Pilaf Not rated yet
I love the versatility of rice. This is great with chicken. Ingredients: * 1 cup uncooked white rice * 1 onion, chopped * 1 knob of butter (a good …

Easy Veggie Beef Soup Not rated yet
This soup is great. With a pound of hamburger and standard pantry ingredients, you can have a tasty, healthy dinner on the table in very little time. …

Country Cabbage Soup Not rated yet
If you like cabbage rolls, and like soup, you'll love this. Ingredients: * 2 pounds lean ground beef * 2 large cans stewed tomatoes (28 ounces each) …

Broccoli Slaw Not rated yet
This is a fairly new favourite for our family, and the kids and grandkids all love it. This recipe is from glutenfreegirl.blogspot.com (yes, there are …

Fresh Spiced Citrus Raspberry Sauce Not rated yet
This great sauce is perfect for summer when berries are at their best, and it's really delicious. This recipe is from Kathy at http://kblog.lunchboxbunch.com/2010/07/fre …

Homemade Lemonade (naturally sweetened) Not rated yet
This homemade lemonade recipe comes from elanaspantry.com and has no sugar, no calories and no artificial sweeteners! Ingredients: * two quarts …

Grilled Salmon Salad With Grapefruit Not rated yet
This recipe is from www.realsimple.com It is healthy, and is alkaline, which creates a healthy body state. Ingredients: * four 6-ounce salmon fillets …

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