Taco Salad

Celebrate Taco Tuesday with a healthy twist by skipping the standard tacos and making Taco Salad instead. This salad has all the components of a taco but has loads more vegetables without compromising on flavour. It’s quick and easy to make and much better than takeout because you can customize the veggies to your liking and what’s in season.

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Mushroom Toast with Poached Egg and Arugula

Not only is this recipe great for brunch, it’s also a delicious option for Meatless Mondays. Good quality mushrooms are mandatory for Mushroom Toast with Poached Egg and Arugula since they’re one of the stars of the show. The other star, a perfectly poached egg, when cut open oozes golden yolk to take this dish over the top.

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Easy Focaccia Bread

This should be called Super Easy Focaccia but I think I over-use the word super. Since Focaccia dough is similar to pizza dough, the obvious way to make this an easy recipe is to use frozen store bought pizza dough. So this is for my friends who say they love homemade bread but wouldn’t make it.

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French Toast with Real Maple Syrup

When I say “real” maple syrup, what I mean is someone tapped their trees and turned it into maple syrup. Then you stop at a local farm, market or shop and buy some. Once you’ve had the real deal, the grocery store stuff just isn’t going to do it for you. So, the best way to enjoy this quality of maple syrup is to pour it over something that’s really just a reason to sop it up. French Toast is that perfect vehicle.

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New York Times No Knead Bread

I just bought a new bag of flour and when I went to open it, a warning was printed on the top: Do Not Eat Raw Flour. Really? Because I was just about to pour myself a bowl. But seriously, this is a really simple homemade bread recipe.  A few people have mentioned that they love homemade bread but probably wouldn’t make it. However, this one is different! You don’t need any special equipment or baking skills. So go out and buy some yeast and get ready to make New York Times No Knead Bread. It’s rumoured that a child can make it, it’s that easy. So no more excuses.

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