Category Archives: side dishes

Homemade Hummus with Pesto

Some (OK, most) of my favourite foods are components of a standard Mediterranean diet. Olives, feta cheese, flaky, fresh fish, and of course, hummus. If any of these ingredients are on my plate, I’m a happy camper. Hummus, especially, has become a staple in my kitchen. The creamy, tangy dip is a go-to if you’re…

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Rice Cooker Steamed Dumplings

If you’ve been on Pinterest or Instagram in the last few months you have probably seen an influx of dumpling recipes. We’re not sure if it has (everything) to do with the arrival of the dumpling emoji on our phones or if more people are experimenting making these little delights at home. Regardless of the…

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Parmesan Peas

Do you find that you’re always in need of an easy weeknight side dish? We’ve got you covered with these Parmesan Peas. Whether you need something to serve alongside chicken breasts or just need to make sure the kids are eating enough vegetables, these Parmesan Peas are quick and better yet, easy to make. Heat…

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Mac & Cheese with Ham & Peas

There so much to love about macaroni and cheese. Not only is it a delicious, no frills dish, it’s easily customizable to fit your mood or the occasion. Need to make sure the kids are eating their vegetables? Mix in steamed broccoli. Want to upgrade it for a summer potluck? Stir in your best pulled…

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How to Make the Perfect Baked Potato

To some, baking a potato seems like a pretty easy task. Baking the perfect baked potato is another story. There are lots of ways to bake a potato. You can throw your taters in the microwave or put your potatoes in the oven. While the perfect potato has a lot to do with personal preference,…

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