“En Papillote” sounds fancy, but in French it simply means “in parchment.” Baking fish in parchment packets locks in a lot of flavour and moisture. Plus, there’s an element of drama when you unwrap each packet at the table.
Yield: Serves 4.
Add some extra flavour to grilled steak with a unique balsamic and fennel seed marinade.
Tags: Quick, Low Sugar
Wow your dinner guests with this spectacular rack of lamb. This roast lamb is complemented with an intensely flavourful sauce made with cherry jam and dried cherries.
Yield: Serves 8.
Dark summer berries make great barbecue sauces and glazes. These grilled pork back ribs are finished with a spicy blackberry jam sauce.
Tags: Flourless, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free
Homemade burritos are easy to make and usually a favourite at family get-togethers. These wraps are filled with Tex-Mex flavours and plenty of cheddar cheese along with beef and beans.
Tags: Freezer Friendly
This chickpea salad takes advantage of Mediterranean-style ingredients like kalamata olives, feta cheese and lemon juice. Serve it as a side dish or as a cold lunch entrée.
Tags: Vegetarian, Make Ahead, Quick
This basic baked beef meatball recipe is a must for your repertoire. Throw these in with your favourite pasta sauce, stuff them in a sandwich, or serve them with a tangy dipping sauce for a crowd-pleasing appetizer.
Yield: Makes 24.
Tags: Make Ahead, Freezer Friendly
Ham takes well to a sugary marinade and glaze. We like using ginger ale to give our Easter ham a bit of sparkle.
Yield: Serves 10.
Tags: Gluten-Free, Nut-Free
Marinate halibut in a mixture of lime juice, mustard, garlic and two kinds of pepper for a slightly spicy grilled fish. Cod and other firm white-fleshed fish also work well with this recipe.
Tags: Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Low Sugar
Generous portions of grilled salmon turn this green salad into a light summer dinner entrée. The dressing is a fresh mix of lime juice, ginger and honey.
Tags: Flourless, Nut-Free, Low Sugar