This is a quick and easy variation of the classic German Bee Sting Cake that gives you a butter cream torte flavour without the labour intensity! Honey, almond and bavarian style cream filling…yum! Continue reading “German Bee Sting Cake”
The dressing for this Strawberry Spinach is so flavorful you would never guess there is no added fat to it. But it definitely doesn’t skimp on the flavor! Continue reading “No Fat Strawberry Spinach Salad”
If you have an hour or so you can make this amazing flat bread. It only takes minutes to mix up and an hour and a bit to rise. It takes a few steps but it is really easy if you are around the house. Believe me it is worth it! Continue reading “Fast, Easy Flatbread”
Flank steak is one of the easiest steaks to prepare and it is so versatile. It benefits from a marinade to help tenderize the meat so you can get really creative with the marinade flavours to change it up a bit. Having said that – this one is so good I may never move on to the other possibilities again…
This dessert is like a grown up version of a DQ ice cream cake. Hands on time is minimal although the meringues have to bake for an hour. If you are puttering around the house anyway it is very easy to make. And… it is make ahead! You need to freeze at least overnight but I have frozen it up to a week before a party and I can’t tell the difference. Continue reading “Frozen Walnut Torte”
This is a substantial summer salad that I serve with my Ginger Soy Salmon and Cucumber Mango Salad. It is a wonderful menu for summer entertaining. This salad can be served cold or at room temperature. My husband can’t get enough of this salad. It keeps well in the fridge for a few days so it is handy to have on hand. Continue reading “Spicy Thai Noodle Salad”
Surprise! Another salad recipe with fruit in it! Am I consistent or what???? I love this salad because it is light and refreshing. It is wonderful for calorie reduced diets. It also has no salt so another healthy bonus! Continue reading “Cucumber Mango Salad”
I just realized as I was preparing this post…. I guess I really like green salads with fruit in them since my 3 favourites that were posted first all have fruit in them! “Lime” green really says it for this salad. The dressing is predominantly lime flavoured Continue reading “Lime Green Salad”
This tart cherry sauce is so awesome and so easy to make! You can use this on duck breasts, chicken breasts, pork tenderloin, even ice cream!
You can find tart cherries bottled in their juice along with other preserved fruits in your grocery store.
According to Dr. Natasha Turner (a respected Canadian naturopath) tart cherries:
- can reduce inflammation thereby improving on osteoarthritic pain and helping to stave off gout,
- improve sleep as a natural source of melatonin
- decrease post-workout soreness
- combat belly fat
- reduce stroke risk.
For the full article see here -http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/natasha-turner-nd/cherries-benefits_b_3757989.html