Grilled Wagyu Beef from Ken Nakano at Market

Chef Ken Nakano’s decadent take on Steak – Recipe for Slow Grilled Wagyu Beef We’ve been posting a lot about pork lately, but we can’t neglect beef, and we do eat our share of it! We had a delicious wagyu beef recently and when we saw this recipe it reminded us we better get some…

Gojoy Goji Berry Muffins

BC Fresh Goji Berries are in season! Whip up some Gojoy Goji Berry Muffins Did you know that BC grows Goji Berries? They even have u-pick right now out in Aldergrove! Details on Gojoy Berries here.  Do eat these muffins the day they are baked and the berries tend to collapse quickly due to their…

Hot Pepper Recipes with Quesada

Hot Pepper School We headed out to Quesada in Burnaby to sample some burritos and caught up with founder Steve Gill who demoed his hot pepper recipes and made some spicy salsa! Their chicken burritos were fantastic and their burrito bowls a great way to get your veggies in. Check out our video below for the…

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies

If we are out in Burnaby or anywhere near, we stop in at Avalon Dairy to load up on butter, milk, eggs and if in season, their amazing eggnog.  You can also find them in most local grocery shops, but there’s an amazing lunch counter at the dairy that makes the trip a little extra…

Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin never goes out of season and, in fact, is more desirable now because it’s not EVERYWHERE! Pumpkin puree is always on the shelf as well; don’t use pie mix, make sure it’s the puree. Also note that Olympic Dairy has a great line of creamy yougurt, Greek-style Krema. This fall they sent over pumpkin…

Top Avocado Recipes for the Holidays

There will be many an avocado on our table this holiday season and we went to pinterest to get some ideas. There were some seriously odd recipes, such as Grinch Guac, but there were some serious keepers too! Here’s our Avocado Recipes for the Holidays suggestions to get those healthy Avocados From Mexico in your belly! From…

Alligga Flaxseed Oil – Cooking with Chef Alana Peckham

If you are looking for a natural cooking oil that is also great for salad dressing and dips, Alligga’s flaxeed oil is for you! Alligga flaxeed oil is  filtered with no additional chemicals, additives or preservatives and is packed with Omega 3’s. It’s high smoke point means you can fry without fear of easily burning, and…

Avocado Recipe Roundup – Eat More Superfoods

More Avocado Ambassador Duties – Avocado Recipe Time! Each week I’ve tried to make an original Avocados from Mexico recipe or get one from a local chef, but there are so many good ones that out there on food blogs, so I’m giving you some links to some very tasty looking recipes so you can check out these food blogs…

Share The Table Barilla Family Friendly Recipes

We’ve partnered with Barilla to bring you some Barilla family friendly recipes to encourage you to cook and dine together! Barilla® created Share The Table®  to help inspire, empower and support all families to enjoy more meaningful meals. Check out the website for more details on how to make family meal time more meaningful! I also…

Avocados From Mexico Canada Day Recipes

We rounded up some recipes and highly recommend you get making some deliciousness this Canada Day, or sooner! Celebrate Canada Day with an outdoor summer picnic that includes classic outdoor eats. An added avocado twist to these picnic perfect dishes is sure to delight your guests without compromising the waistline after a food-filled day of…