Maple Bourbon Bacon Wrapped Apricot Jalapeno Bites

These little bites are packed with flavor. The sweet apricot pairs beautifully with the salty bacon, and the touch of heat from the jalapeno is an unexpected surprise. You can serve them without the glaze, but I love the maple bourbon taste, as well as the shiny finish that the glaze gives the bites. This…

Cranberry Salsa

Living in Texas, salsa is always a must. This holiday version is fresh and delicious. It can be served with crackers or tortilla chips as an appetizer or right along with the turkey as part of the main meal. I like to serve it as is, but it is also delicious served over a block…

Spinach Artichoke Dip

If you are looking for the ultimate party dip, look no further! This is a dip that everyone seems to love. It is rich, creamy, cheesy and has a bit of kick at the end. It is incredibly easy to make, just mix it all together and bake! I find that using marinated artichokes gives…

Jalapeño Cheddar Corn Muffins

Another wonderful thing I have discovered since moving to the South is cornbread. I absolutely love cornbread! I love to eat it warm with butter. I love the crispy edges on the outside, and the buttery, tender texture inside. The addition of cheese and jalapeños give this sweet bread just the right amount of saltiness…

Jalapeno Avocado Ranch Dip

When I moved to Texas I had a list of food that I had to try. On the list was both Chuy’s jalapeno ranch dip and the Chick fillet chicken wrap with avocado ranch dressing. The flavours of both these dips/dressings was so good that I just had to try to make a lower calorie…

Cucumber, Tomato, Feta and Pickled Onion Salad

During the summer months, I try to eat a lot of salads and lighter fare. Now, during our time in quarantine, I have found that I keep making the same recipes over and over again. One of my all time favourite salads is a simple greek salad, but I make it often. I needed to…

Mussels in White Wine

Fresh mussels are a favourite for any seafood lover and are so easy to make they almost cook themselves. If you love mussels as much as I do, my quick and easy mussels recipe will become one of your favourites! There are a few things that you need to know when cooking mussels. When you…

Asian Lettuce Wraps

  One meal that I never seem to get sick of  is Asian lettuce wraps. They are quick and easy to prepare and are so versatile. I love to make this for a large group and serve it with both lettuce leaves and mini brioche buns so that you have the choice of eating a…