Tag: Easy

Fall Soups & Sandwiches

Tomato Beef Barley Soup

I have been making this comforting soup for a long time. I adore barley & I adore soup so… I make a large pot of soup and  freeze the leftovers.  The good news is I usually have all the ingredients on hand!

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Dates Stuffed With Mascarpone And Walnuts

Makes 8 Servings I am so fortunate to have neighbours who like to try things I make. I made these dates a couple of years ago when we got together for dinner over the Christmas holidays. WE LOVED THEM! I

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Fall Soups & Sandwiches

Mushroom Beef Barley Soup

Soups like this one, make for a really nice, warm meal, especially on a cold, rainy or snowy night!  I often make soups on the weekend for a no-fuss meal or two during the week.  Crusty bread or rolls are all

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Zucchini Coffee Cake

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A moist, spicy, quick to make, cake, that is great with not only coffee, we’ve had it for breakfast too! It freezes very well. Makes One 13 x 9 x

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Quick Hot Crossed Buns

Easter is just around the corner and in our house that means Hot Crossed Buns all warm from the oven not quite slathered in butter! Because I freeze them, then reheat as needed, I don’t bother with the icing as

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Microwave Date And Raisin Squares

I’ve been wondering what to do with the remainder of the Medjool dates from Christmas and here it is! In no time you’ll have a nice treat to go with your cup of tea or coffee!  Makes a great addition to a school or

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes And Carrots

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. One of my go to veggie dishes in the fall and winter! Creamy and delicious! I use the tan coloured sweet potatoes. Goes very well with chicken, turkey or pork.

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Green and Black Olive Tapenade

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is a dead-easy spread/topping. I like to use both Greek Kalamata olives and Greek green olives in brine. You will have to pit them but it’s not hard; just

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Phyllis’ Meatloaf

There is just something about a meatloaf!  It’s our kind of “comfort food.”  This goes together easily, so it’s a good thing to make on a work night.  The meatloaf can be served warm, room temperature or even cold.  My

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Fall Mains

Phyllis’ Roast Chicken

The first time I roasted a chicken using this method we were so pleased with the results that it’s still the only way we roll! It’s juicy, crisp-skinned and so easy to make. You’ll also see that the chicken for the most

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