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Watermelon Cupcakes

Ingredients: 5 pound (2.3 kg) mini watermelon 2 cups (480 ml) whipped cream (see below) Whipped cream 1 cup (240 ml) cold heavy cream 3 tablespoons (45 ml) icing sugar ½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) vanilla extract Zest of 1 lime, to garnish Method: Slice top and bottom off the watermelon so it sits flat on […]

Braised Lamb Shanks with Dried Plum Pesto

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients For the lamp shanks 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil 4 lamb shanks 12 shallots, peeled and left whole 1 head of garlic, peeled into cloves then halved 2 carrots, peeled, cut in 3 or 4 large pieces each 2 parsnips, peeled, cut in 3 or 4 large pieces each 1 turnip, […]

Spencer’s Big 30

Spencer’s BIG 30 is a fast-paced series featuring healthy, hearty meals for four that can be made by anyone in around 30 minutes, for around 30 dollars. Keeping the pace, while guiding us from prep to plate, host Spencer Watts gives his top tips and tricks for cutting down cooking time, without sacrificing flavour. To […]

Cheese Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Yield: 2 servings Ingredients 2- 8 oz tenderloin steaks 4 oz or so of your favourite cheeses like French-style cream cheese ¼ cup of butter ½ cup of fresh or dried bread crumbs fresh herb to garnish like tarragon, or thyme Method Preheat your oven to 350°F and turn on your convection fan if you […]

Crispy Lemon Chicken

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons (30 ml) extra virgin olive oil 6 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in Salt and pepper 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1 lemon, cut in half, and one half thinly sliced 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme Method: Preheat oven to 425 F (220 C). Heat a large, heavy saucepan on medium heat and […]

Brown Butter Popcorn

This is the ultimate decadent artisan popcorn, with passion and commitment you can craft a remarkable treat then go even further if ya like and customize its aromatic flavour! Yield: 16 cups of popcorn and a large cup of shake Ingredients 1 cup of butter (8 ounces) 1 cup of your favourite popcorn kernels Flavoring […]

Breakfast Cookies

Ingredients: ¼ cup (60ml) Brazil nuts 1 cup (240ml) rolled oats ¾ cup (180ml) oat flour ¼ cup (60ml) hemp hearts ¼ cup (60ml) raisins 1 cup (240ml) unsweetened shredded coconut 1 tablespoon (15ml) ground flaxseed 1 teaspoon (5ml) cinnamon 1 teaspoon (5ml) baking powder 1/3 teaspoon (2ml) salt 3 ripe bananas, mashed ¼ cup […]


Ingredients: Olive oil, for frying 1 red onion, finely chopped 3 scallions, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup (60ml) pine nuts 4 cups (900g) baby spinach ¾ cup (180ml) fresh dill, minced ½ cup (120ml) ricotta 1 cup (240ml) feta cheese, crumbled 2 eggs, beaten Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste 1 […]

Pasta with Tomato Braised Beef Shanks

Yield: 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 2- 6 to 8 oz beef shanks 2 Tbsp of olive oil 2 onions, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, sliced 2  carrots, chopped 1 cup of your favourite red wine 1- 28 oz can of whole tomatoes 2 bay leaves 1 Tbsp or so of dried oregano 1 tsp […]

Chili Mac n’ Cheese

Yield: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 3 Tbsp of vegetable oil 1- 4 lb chuck roast, trimmed and cut in 1-inch cubes 2 onions, chopped 1 head of garlic cloves, chopped 1 Tbsp of dried oregano 1 Tbsp of ground cumin seed 1 tsp of cinnamon 1 tsp of salt 2 dried Ancho chili peppers […]

Decadent Pancakes

Yield:  4 servings Ingredients 3 cups of flour 2 tablespoons of baking powder 2 tablespoons of sugar ½ teaspoon of salt 2 cups of buttermilk 2 eggs ½ cup of butter, melted 2 teaspoons of vanilla Method Preheat your griddle or a large skillet over medium high heat. In a medium bowl, whisk together the […]

Brussels Sprout and Havarti Grilled Cheese

Ingredients: Olive oil, for frying 2 shallots, finely sliced ½ cup Brussels sprouts, sliced thinly or shaved with a mandoline Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste 4 slices hearty sourdough bread 4 large slices of Havarti cheese 1 teaspoon (5ml) whole grain mustard, for topping Avocado oil, for frying Red pepper flakes Method: Drizzle […]

Power Pear Smoothie

Ingredients: 2 medium Bartlett pears, cored and diced 1 frozen banana 1 tablespoon (15ml) cashew butter 3/4 cup (120ml) almond milk 1 tablespoon (15ml) veggie protein powder (optional) Method: Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, peeled and sliced Olive oil, for roasting Salt to season 4 cups (1L) fresh ricotta 1/3 cup (80ml) pecorino romano, grated Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste 2 cups (480ml) mozzarella, grated 6 fresh lasagna sheets, trimmed ¼ teaspoon (2ml) nutmeg 2 cups (480ml) fresh spinach For the basil cream […]

Spaghetti Squash with Kale Ragout

Ingredients: 1 large spaghetti squash 1 head of garlic for roasting, using 3 cloves only Olive oil, for roasting Salt and pepper, for roasting and sautéing 1 red onion, sliced thinly 2 cups (480ml) kale leaves, chopped 1 can chopped tomatoes, with juice 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 teaspoon (5ml) fresh thyme, […]

Grilled Prawn Pasta with Garlic Chili Oil

Serves: 4 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients 2 lb (900 g) Uncooked large prawns with shells (about 32 prawns) 8 cups (1890 ml) Cold water ⅓ cup (75 ml) Coarse kosher salt ½ tsp (2.5 ml) Whole black peppercorns 6 Bay leaves, divided 1 cup (250 ml) Dry white wine 2 Lemons; 1 chopped, 1 cut into […]

Tempura Squid with Asian Dipping Sauce

Serves: 2-3 as an Appetizer Ingredients 1 lb (450 g) Cleaned squid Canola oil or peanut oil for frying (high smoke point vegetable oil) ¾ cup (180 ml) All-purpose flour ¼ cup (60 ml) Corn starch 1/8 tsp Baking soda 1 tsp (5 ml) Salt 1 Egg yolk 1 cup (250 ml)  Ice cold sparkling […]

Seared Walleye Fillet with Brown Butter Caper Sauce and Spätzle

Spencer Watts takes a walleye (or in Canada they call it a pickerel) fillet and pan sears it to perfection in butter to get a gloriously crispy skin. He serves it with a spätzle and a simple but delicious brown butter caper sauce. Serves: 4 Ingredients Pan-fried Walleye: 4 walleye fillets, (about 6 oz each) all-purpose flour […]

Veggie Omelet

Ingredients: ½ onion, chopped 1/3 cup (80ml) cremini mushrooms, sliced ¼ cup (60ml) sundried tomatoes, sliced 1 cup (240ml) baby spinach leaves 3 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons (30ml) gruyere cheese, shredded Olive oil, for frying Method: Heat olive oil in a skillet. Add in onions and mushrooms and sundried tomatoes, and saute until tender. Add […]

Crab Cakes with Orange Aioli

Serves: 4 Ingredients Orange Aioli ¼ cup (60 ml) Mayonnaise ¼ cup (60 ml) Sour cream ¼ tsp (1 ml) Orange zest 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Orange juice Salt Pepper 1 Lemon, juice only 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Fresh chives, chopped Crab Cakes 3 Tbsp (45 ml) Canola oil 4 Cloves garlic, chopped 1 Onion, […]

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Ingredients: 4 Portobello mushrooms, cleaned, trimmed, gills removed, and stalks reserved 1 roasted red pepper, chopped ¼ cup (60ml) canned artichokes, chopped ½ zucchini, shredded ½ red onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced Grape seed oil, for frying ½ cup (120ml) spinach Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste ¼ cup (60ml) dried breadcrumbs ¼ […]

Mixed Seafood Burger with Horseradish Tartar Sauce

Serves: 4 Difficulty: Normal Seafood Burgers ½ lb (225 g) Prawns ½ lb (225 g) Scallops ½ lb (225 g) skinless Halibut (or any white fish) 2 Green onions, thinly chopped 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Fresh parsley, chopped 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Dill, chopped 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Lemon zest (optional) Juice from half a […]

Overnight Oats

Ingredients: 2 cups (480ml) oats 2 ½ cups (625ml) almond milk 1 teaspoon (5ml) lemon juice 2 tablespoons (30ml) honey 1 tablespoon (15ml) chia seeds 1 tablespoon (15ml) flax seeds 2 teaspoon (10ml) cacao nibs Dash of cinnamon For topping (optional): extra almond milk, honey, fruit Method: In a bowl, mix together all ingredients. Refrigerate […]

Rainbow Trout Tartare stuffed Avocado

Serves: 4 as an Appetizer Ingredients  8 oz (225 g) Boneless rainbow trout fillet, skinless 1 1/2 tsp (7.5 ml) Minced shallot 1 1/2 tsp (7.5 ml) Minced, seeded jalapeño 1 1/2 tsp (7.5 ml) Minced fresh chives 1 1/2 tsp (7.5 ml) Minced fresh cilantro Orange zest Black sesame seeds 1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) […]

Peanut Butter Brownies

For lunch, Desiree serves up savoury, veggie-packed nori rolls, with a miso dipping sauce. Next up it’s time to bake. Desiree uses vitamin-packed coconut flour to create peanut butter brownies that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 teaspoon (5ml) vanilla extract ¼ cup (60ml) almond milk 2/3 cup (160ml) oat flour 1 […]

Cajun Prawns with Lime Butter Sauce

Serves 4 Ingredients Cajun Prawns 24  (10/12 count) Tiger prawns, deveined, shells removed 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Paprika ½ Tbsp (7.5 ml) Garlic powder 1 tsp Chilli flakes 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Chilli powder 1 tsp (5 ml) Cumin 1 tsp (5 ml) Brown sugar 1 tsp (5 ml) Canola oil Fresh cilantro for garnish […]

Sweet Potato Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1 red onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and cubed 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 cloves garlic, grated 2 tablespoons (30ml) grape seed oil Fresh ground pepper 1 tablespoon (15ml) fresh thyme, chopped 1 cup (240ml) Puy lentils, cooked 1 cup (240ml) arugula 2 tablespoons (30ml) balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon (15ml) walnut oil […]

Pan Seared Mackerel with Pistachio Pesto

Serves: 4 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients 4 Mackerel fillets, 4 oz (110 g) each, skin on, bones removed 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Canola oil, for searing fish Salt to taste 3 Tbsp (45ml) Panko 4 Tbsp (60 ml) Parmesan Pesto: ½ cup (120 ml) Pistachios, shells removed 1 cup (250 ml) Basil leaves, well packed 1 […]

Piri Piri Halibut with Mint Pea

Serves:4 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients Piri Piri Halibut Four 4-6 oz Pieces of halibut 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Chopped parsley 1 Scotch bonnet chilli, deseeded and finely chopped (keep the seeds in if you want the extra heat) 4 Garlic cloves, chopped 6 Tbsp (90 ml) Grapeseed oil (or other neutral oil) ¼ tsp (1 ml) […]

Breakfast Burrito

Ingredients: 4 eggs ¼ teaspoon (1ml) cumin ¼ teaspoon (1ml) chili flakes ½ red onion, chopped ½ green pepper, diced ½ red pepper, diced ¼ zucchini, cut into slices 1 cup (240ml) canned black beans, rinsed and drained 4 whole wheat tortilla, warmed up ¼ cup (60ml) shredded cheese (like Pepper Jack and cheddar cheese) […]

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