Category: Appetizer

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Roasted Vegetable Flatbread

This Roasted Vegetable Flatbread is beyond easy to whip up and packed full of fresh flavour! It’s also a perfect summer weeknight dinner when paired with some protein (and a glass of wine haha)!  Yield: 1 Flatbread/ 4 Slices Ingredients: 1 large flatbread (I used President’s Choice Multigrain Flatbread) 2 tbsp olive oil 1/3 yellow bell pepper, seeds removed and thinly sliced 1/4 cup … Read More Roasted Vegetable Flatbread

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Pesto Flatbread

Check out this delish pesto flatbread! I am loving the fresh herbs and produce that is available right now! For this flatbread, I used fresh pesto that I made but you can certainly also use store bought pesto.   Yield: One Mini Flatbread Ingredients:  1 small garlic herb nann bread 1 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp ricotta cheese 2 tbsp pesto 1 cocktail tomato, … Read More Pesto Flatbread

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Fresh Homemade Pesto

So this summer I’ve been growing fresh basil on my balcony and let me tell ya, there is nothing better than ultra fresh herbs! Herbs are a great way to incorporate a ton of flavour into dishes without adding extra fat or salt.  My basil plants are thriving so I used some up to make this DELISH fresh basil pesto. I used both green … Read More Fresh Homemade Pesto

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Pesto Peach Mini Flatbreads

Mini Pesto Peach Flatbreads with local Ontario peaches 😍. Soooooo easy to make (only 10-12 Mins!) and super delish! For these, I (Britt) used the fresh pesto that I made but you can certainly also use store bought pesto. Yield: 2 Mini Flatbreads Ingredients: 2 mini whole wheat Naan Flatbreads 1 tsp olive oil 1/3 cup light ricotta cheese 2 tbsp pesto 1 ripe … Read More Pesto Peach Mini Flatbreads

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Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp

This recipe is an easy lean protein option! Pair these skewers with some grilled veggies and BBQ roasted baby potatoes and you’ve got a delicious summer inspired meal! Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 lb raw, peeled, large pacific white shrimp 1/4 cup dry white wine Juice and zest of one lime 1 tbsp chili powder 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 cup chopped … Read More Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp

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Summer Strawberry Salsa

Taking salsa to another level with seasonal fresh #local fruit! This salsa is sweet n’ spicy and pairs well with both crackers and tortilla chips! Yield: 1.5 cups of strawberry salsa Ingredients: 3/4 cup diced fresh strawberries 1/4 jalapeno pepper, diced and seeds removed 1/4 cup minced red onion 1/2 avocado, peeled and diced Zest and juice of one lime Chopped Cilantro as desired … Read More Summer Strawberry Salsa

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Lemon Roasted Asparagus

I (Britt) made Lemon Roasted Asparagus with Tomatoes, Bacon and Feta Cheese with the fresh, #local #Ontario asparagus that I picked up at the @sickkids farmers market! I love to eat local foods when they are in season because they are at their peak flavour and freshness! #foodfact, ever wonder why your urine smells funny after eating asparagus? Asparagus contains a sulphurous compound. When … Read More Lemon Roasted Asparagus

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Summer Bliss Salad

This salad is legit veggie and fruit bliss and trust me when I (Britt) say the goat cheese takes it to the NEXT LEVEL (fun fact about me, I LOVE goat cheese haha!). Loving the fresh summer flavours- this salad pairs perfectly with a glass of rose, prosecco or blueberry beer. Yield: 2 large salads Ingredients: 5 cups spinach 11 cup chopped radicchio 1/2 … Read More Summer Bliss Salad

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Roasted Jalapeño Hummus

This hummus is creamy with a bit of a kick! I paired it with some Jalapeño Lime Tortilla Chips! Yield: ~ 1.5 cups hummus Ingredients: 1 jalapeño pepper, washed, seeds removed and halved (If you like more spice, you can roast the jalapeño pepper with the seeds or use 2 jalapeño peppers!) 2 cloves garlic,  peeled 15 oz can chickpeas, drained and liquid reserved … Read More Roasted Jalapeño Hummus

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Swiss Cheese Dip

The best things in life are cheese. We (Sydney and Brittaney) are huge cheese lovers. It is a staple for both of us, fuelling our outdoor adventures and regularly paired with a whole grain or fruit as a satisfying snack. This dip is a crowd pleaser amongst our family, friend and work circles (yep, it’s one of those repeat recipes that never disappoints at potlucks … Read More Swiss Cheese Dip