Tomato Cucumber Salad with Feta

This is one of my favorite “go to” salads in the summer months when tomatoes are abundant and taste the best. So on a hot summer day like today, we made this tomato cucumber salad as our main course.  We also like to make this salad as a side dish when we are barbecuing chicken […]

Portobello Mushroom Soup !

Ever since the temperature dropped this week, all I can think of is soup!  To make this delicious soup all you need is two large portobello mushrooms, a handful of cremini or white mushrooms, onion, coconut milk and stock. Save time by chopping the vegetable coarsely and don’t over cook them since they will be […]

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes and Walnuts

Mom’s Potato Salad with a Twist !

Today Ann and I are hosting a farewell dinner for Eva who is moving to 100 Mile House next month from beautiful Canoe Pass Village here in Ladner.  For dinner we are serving fresh West Coast sockeye salmon stuffed with crab and shrimp, along with Mom’s potato salad and a green bean (Brechbohnen in German)  […]

Summer Salsa !

It’s time again for a great summer salad that works well on it’s own or as a side for any summer meal.  Last week I had a two mangoes, an avocado and a red pepper in my fridge and needed to find a recipe that was easy to put together without the usual conveniences of […]

Tomato and Fresh Peach Salad

This recipe was given to me by my friend Ann and the combination of peaches and tomatoes is unbelievably tasty.

Sante Fe Salad

This Mexican inspired recipe can be used as a main course for lunch or a side dish for dinner or just as an appetizer with your favourite taco chips.