Summer Recipes

Two Fresh And Flavourful Herbs To Enjoy This Summer

Kathy Smart | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

I love to use fresh herbs in my cooking because it adds a depth of flavour and a freshness that you just don't get from using dried herbs. Here are two of my favourite fresh herbs -- their nutritional benefits, how to use and store them, and some Smart tricks!

5 Common Super Foods (You Didn't Realize Were Super)

Dionne Laslo-Baker, PhD Medical Science | Posted 08.03.2016 | Canada Living
Dionne Laslo-Baker, PhD Medical Science

If you are like me, you try to find super foods that are not only super for you but taste delicious. After all, aren't we supposed to enjoy what we eat? Many of the fresh fruits we associate as 'summertime' treats are also some of the most beneficial in terms of their 'functional' benefits!

Summer Entertaining Tips To Please A Variety Of Dietary Restrictions

Theresa Albert | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Summer brings fresh, simple and bright meals to the table. But summer guests come with all sorts of dietary requests so you have to learn to cook flexitarian. In one day I had to serve: a vegan, a Paleo, a peanut allergy, a gluten free, a diabetic and a seafood averse.

9 Summerlicious Ways To Store And Eat Strawberries

Kathy Smart | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

One thing I LOVE about this time of year is the bounty of beautiful red local strawberries. They are so incredibly delicious, nutritious, and their gorgeous red hue is so à propos for the Canada Day long weekend! There's nothing better than feasting on freshly picked local berries, is there?

Bacon-Wrapped Onion Ring Campfire Recipe

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Yup! That just happened! Ol, take a deep breath. Since we are so close to Friday, we thought we would give you another reason to look forward this weekend's campfire cookout. This is a side dish that Ron Swanson would approve of. And yes, these bacon-wrapped onion rings are every bit as delicious as they look!

Beat The Heat With These Slushie Recipes For Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 08.07.2015 | Canada Parents

These recipes will definitely win summer!

8 Kids' Treats You Can Make With A Packet Of Jell-O

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada Parents

Kids love the bright colours and yummy flavours that packets of Jell-O produce. However, it also makes some easy snacks! So this summer, why not tr...

38 Potluck Recipes That Are Perfect For Sharing With A Crowd

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Living

Hosting a summer get-together can mean spending hours in the kitchen when you'd really rather be outside. Fortunately, there's a simple solution. I...

No-Mess Summer Appetizers

Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Living

It's summertime, which means it's time to party in a big way. And what's a party without food and drinks? (Answer: A bad one, full of bored and hangry...

28 Lime Recipes That Are Sublime

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Living

Nothing says summer like a cool drink with a lime wedge placed right in the cup. While it's not a fruit to eat on its own, lime acts as a culinary...

18 Summer Drinks That Put A Glass Of White Wine To Shame

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Living

If you've ever witnessed a bartender showing off their "Cocktail"-like moves with a shaker and thought to yourself, "I could do that," this summer is ...

10 Simple Changes That Will Make Summer BBQs 10 Times Better

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Living

All barbecued meals are not created equal. Before heading to your grill with tongs, condiments and meat this summer, start by reassessing the ingredie...

10 Ways To Make Your Hot Dog More Exciting

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada Living

Remember when all it took to dress a dog was a squiggle of neon yellow mustard and a splash of ketchup? We've come a long way.These days, dogs are dre...

Summer Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Mennonite Girls Can Cook | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada
Mennonite Girls Can Cook

Aside from the thorns, I love berry picking and I pick many a pail full for fresh eating, jam, syrup, pies, and berry toppings. This recipe can be made as a whole dessert in a low casserole or pie plate, or baked in individual serving dishes. The fresher the berries, the better the cobbler!

Summer Beer Guide: Campfire Beers

Chris Schryer | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Living
Chris Schryer

While many of the BBQ beers from last week are well suited to a campfire, drawing on the smokey characters from the fire (especially if you are roasting hotdogs), I want to dig into a different style, Old Ales and Barleywines.

How To Make Flavourful Food Without The BBQ

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - It's summertime and the living should be easy. That also goes for entertaining, and a chef who specializes in catering has come up with idea...

Summer Beer Guide: Fruit Beer

Chris Schryer | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Living
Chris Schryer

Because of this variety of styles, even if you've had one fruit beer you didn't particularly like, it's never a bad idea to try one that is new to you. For many people who "don't like beer", a fruit beer is often an option that they actually enjoy.

How Meal Planning Can Save Your Picnics

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Living

If outdoor camping, summer picnics, and family BBQs are all on your to-do list for the next few months, meal planning is the first way to stay organiz...