Beet, Cherry Tomato and Pea Shoot Salad with Goat Cheese

Beet, Cherry Tomato and Pea Shoot Salad with Goat Cheese

Originally I had intended this recipe to have feta cheese instead of…

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Originally I had intended this recipe to have feta cheese instead of goat cheese but my mom “thought they were the same thing?”. Goat cheese and beets in my opinion always go well together so there was no loss. I also originally intended this recipe to have mint flavour in with the yogurt but by the time I made it to the mint stand they were sold out.

Poached Quail Eggs With Mushroom and Asparagus Beurre Blanc

Poached Quail Eggs With Mushroom and Asparagus Beurre Blanc

This is the reason that I made the English Muffins last week.…

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This is the reason that I made the English Muffins last week. Last weekend I do something I rarely do. I went out for brunch. I’m not a huge fan of going out for brunch – the “good places” are always full, and you often have to wait, only to get to eat in a noisy loud cafe (often at a time, where my headache is reminding me of the loud noisy times from the night before, and is begging for peace and quiet). It is usually over priced and often not really that good. But last weekend, I caved and went out for breakfast. Although we went to a popular breakfast chain, I was pleasantly surprised with my Greek eggs Benedict. My desire to recreate a creamy dish with the newly discovered QUAIL EGGS lead to this dish, and several others like it. The beurre blanc is much easier to make, and absorbs some of the flavours of the mushroom and asparagus.

Potato Gratin with Goat Cheese and Garlic

Potato Gratin with Goat Cheese and Garlic

Growing up everyone called potatoes au gratin “scalloped potatoes”. It wasn’t until…

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Growing up everyone called potatoes au gratin “scalloped potatoes”. It wasn’t until recently I put two and two together and realized that they are the same thing. I always remember the brown crust on the top is the best part and placing large pieces of goat cheese over the top makes a delicious golden topping.

Southwestern Cornbread Cheese Roll

Southwestern Cornbread Cheese Roll

This is such an amazing versatile recipe that I got from a…

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Above are these rolls with just cheese as a filling. You can fill them with anything including mushrooms, jalapenos, ham, bacon the possibilities are endless!

This is such an amazing versatile recipe that I got from a local baking class I took from Sue Morrison. I added my own fillings of roasted mushrooms, goat cheese and jalapeno to some. But you can add anything you’d like. Try different cheeses, ham, bacon, roasted red peppers, roasted garlic, any roasted vegetable actually, green onions, serve with a fried egg the possibilities are endless!

Spicy Maple Balsamic Chicken Pizza with Caramelized Vegetables and Goat Cheese

Spicy Maple Balsamic Chicken Pizza with Caramelized Vegetables and Goat Cheese

It feels like decades since I’ve made a post although it’s only…

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It feels like decades since I’ve made a post although it’s only been a week. I have new roommates, and a new kitchen to work in. I have a bunch of new toys I’ve received over Christmas, including a pressure cooker so there will lots of exciting things to try in the new year.

New Year’s Day Mac and Cheese

New Year’s Day Mac and Cheese

Well my plan of detoxing for a week with no carbs or…

Well my plan of detoxing for a week with no carbs or dairy beginning on Jan 1st was an epic fail. After an evening of way too many mojitos I work up in desperate need for carbs. After thinking about, and quickly dismissing making Kraft Dinner, I decided that if I made my own with whole wheat pasta and milk it wouldn’t be “as bad”. My the things we can convince ourselves of…