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Picnic Sandwiches

Pack a Picnic

Picnic baskets come in all shapes and sizes. From antique wicker baskets with carrying handles to trendy collapsible plastic or vinyl picnic hampers, to a cloth grocery bag, no matter what you pack a picnic in, just saying the word brings back great childhood memories. On a cold, rainy day, surprise the kids with a

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potato salad

Sensational Salads and Dairy-Free Salad Dressings

Summer is here and that means plenty of salads are on the menu.  Salads are perfect for lunch or dinner—even snacks and it’s a great way to enhance meals for a crowd.  Here are a few simple salad dressing ideas you can whip up in no time flat.   Amazing Avocado “Cream” Dressing (or Dip)

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canadian Bacon

July 1st Canada Day Celebrations

There are plenty of Canada flags flying on Canada Day and more and more people are wearing red and white to celebrate this great country of ours.  Canada Day is about enjoying friends and family and perhaps attending a Canada Day festival or fireworks show, or having a special brunch, BBQ or a picnic at

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Make Your Own Taco Bar

Graduations and End-of-the-School-Year Parties

June is one of the biggest months for celebrations.  There’s Father’s Day, the first official day of summer, graduation parties, bridal showers, weddings and end-of-the-school-year class parties.  Parents may be asked to contribute a treat for a class party or may plan on hosting a celebration at their home for the entire class.  Food allergies

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Cheese Burgers on the BBQ

Father’s Day Menu

Father’s Day this year is on Sunday June 17th; the same week as the First Day of Summer on June 21st. Fire up the BBQ and celebrate Dad’s Day and the summer season. We’ve created a special menu that everyone in the family will love!   Salsa, Chips & Dip Pour 1 cup of salsa

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Strawberry Ice cream Sundaes

3 Recipes to Make the Most of Summer’s Bounty

The stalls at local farms and Farmers’ Markets are brimming with a colourful kaleidoscope of fresh fruits and veggies in season. In June we herald the arrival of fresh strawberries in Ontario, along with early lettuce, plus asparagus, peas and rhubarb. July we begin to see tomatoes, potatoes, plums, peppers, onions, garlic, celery, cabbage, broccoli

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