Mother May I?


RECIPE If you know me, then you will know that this recipe isn’t mine. I cannot tolerate spicy food; but my friend who loves spicy food has highly recommended it for my column. Creamy potatoes with a bit of a … Continue reading

Tuna Pasta Salad

Recipe I’ll confess, I’m hesitant to put tuna in dishes. My inner child thinks she doesn’t like it, but every time I do, I end up enjoying it. My son was coming home for a visit and I asked him … Continue reading

Banana Bread Crumb Cake

Recipe Thank you again to my ‘recipe friend’ for sharing another delicious recipe with us. Banana Bread Crumb Cake • 2 cups of flour • 3 tsp baking powder • 1 tsp salt • 3 ripe bananas • ½ cup … Continue reading

Strawberry Butter Streusel Muffins

Recipe This recipe comes from a customer and loyal reader of my recipe columns. Other recipes she has shared with me have been winners, so there’s no doubt that the following will be delicious. With strawberries in season, this is … Continue reading

Lemon Pesto Vegetable Skewers

Recipe As some of you may know by now, my daughter is a vegetarian, so I’m always looking for recipes to make when she comes over. I found this one and thought it was the perfect summer dish to try … Continue reading

Maple Turmeric Orzo and Chicken Salad

Recipe This recipe comes from one of my daughter’s best friends. It’s so quick and easy, but full of flavour! The maple syrup adds a wonderful sweetness that compliments the spice of the turmeric – which also has potent anti-inflammatory … Continue reading

Garlic Butter Smashed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe I haven’t been a sweet potato fan all my life, but as I’ve gotten older and have tried them prepared in different ways, I can now say I enjoy them. I have grown to love sweet potato fries dipped … Continue reading

Classic Macaroni Salad

Recipe I know what you’re thinking, “everyone knows how to make macaroni salad.” I’ve been making it for years and would just “wing it” when it came to the dressing. Last week when I was making it to have with … Continue reading

Rhubarb Shortbread Bars

Rhubarb Shortbread Bars A thick and buttery shortbread crust, topped with a layer of simple rhubarb filling, and topped with even more tender shortbread. Grenadine is the secret ingredient in this recipe that makes these rhubarb bars bright red and … Continue reading

Pepperoni Pizza Dip

Recipe This is a dip for all ages; and who doesn’t like pizza? It has simple ingredients and is super easy to whip up. Made up of all the things you love about pizza; gooey cheese, savory and crispy pepperoni … Continue reading