Saturday Sweets: Pecan Butter Tarts

Pecan tarts

I love pecans, and I love butter.  I also love corn syrup, although I realize this makes me totally un-chic and goes against everything I claim to believe in about eating real food that is, for the most part, pretty healthy.  I’m sorry if this makes you think less of me. But not really sorry, […]

Baked Mediterranean Chicken Quesadillas

Baked Quesadilla

Let me start by telling you that I have never in my life liked fresh tomatoes. So why am I posting a recipe extreeemely heavy on tomatoes, you ask?  What was I even doing with tomatoes in my house, you ask? Well, my lovely sister-in-law supplies me with tomatoes from time to time, and generally […]

Teriyaki Chicken Stirfry {with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce}

Stirfry Veggies

Homemade teriyaki sauce isn’t something I ever really thought I’d be making, or recommending other people make. There are plenty of flavourful bottles of teriyaki sauce available at your local supermarket, I feel quite sure.  But one day when I planned on teriyaki sauce in my dinner and found myself out, my mom pointed me […]

Teriyaki Beef on Lettuce & Quinoa

I love when I find recipes that are a little different from my usual and still delicious, and this definitely qualifies! My sister and I have been exchanging meal plans for just over a year now and it has definitely resulted in a huge stack of new “regulars” in my cooking schedule.  One day when […]