Turkey Marinara Meatball Sliders


Get ready for the BIG GAME with these Turkey Marinara Meatball Sliders

It’s time to plan ahead for the Super Bowl next weekend… go Patriots! I’m sure everyone’s going to be hungry, so I plan on making lots of hand-held nibbles that are guaranteed to keep energy and spirits high.

These Turkey Marinara Meatball Sliders are a recipe I created for the Fall 2014 issue of EatInEatOut magazine. Whether served as delicious one-bite nibbles, or as a full-sized sandwiches, these meatballs are amazing. The meatballs can be made ahead, popped in the fridge, then assembled with simple jar marinara sauce during the game….

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Pearl Barley with Spinach and Feta

My new favourite side dish or weeknight salad. This week I’ve been working on the next issue of EatInEatOut magazine which will be coming to your email box next Monday. It’s all about Winter Comfort Foods with healthy soups, piping hot beverages and steamy one-pot dishes. You’re going to love it! In one of the…

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Overnight Oatmeal, Banana & Chocolate Chip Muffins

Oatmeal is good for you, even in these Oatmeal, Banana & Chocolate Chip Muffins! These are my favourite muffins of all time. Totally not kidding. I’ve been making them for years. I freeze them individually so I can pull one out when a quick breakfast or emergency treat is needed. They are moist, mostly good-for you, and perfect…

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Spiced Sweet Potato Coconut Soup with Pepitas

Cold enough yet? It’s time to warm up with a hearty bowl of Spiced Sweet Potato Coconut Soup! I don’t know were you live, but here in Toronto, it’s been pretty cold this past week. When it’s cold, and the afterglow of the holidays is finally worn off, I like to snuggle up with a big bowl…

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10 Healthy Recipes for 2015

Let’s get a great start on the new year with these 10 healthy recipes for 2015. I usually don’t make any big resolutions as the new year begins. However, I do have lots of good intentions for the days ahead; eating a healthy balanced diet, working less and exercising more.


Meyer Lemon Pound Cake with Cardamom

A new feature – Sweet of the Month – begins with a moist delicious Meyer Lemon Pound Cake with Cardamom Wow, is the year over already? I am always amazed at how fast the time goes by now. When I was little, each day seemed to last forever, now a year is over in the blink of an eye….

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5 New Year’s Eve Appetizer Recipes

Looking for simple and delicious New Year’s Eve Appetizer Recipes? Here’s five favourites including new Cheesy Ham and Apricot Bites! Christmas is gone for another year. How did that happen so fast? It seems like I was just starting to plan the menu, bring out the tree and boxes of ornaments. Oh well, that’s another thing…

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Assorted Sub Gruyère Strata

Plan ahead for New Year’s Day Brunch with this delicious Assorted Sub Gruyère Strata How was your Christmas? Did Santa bring you all the treats you were hoping for? I hope the big meal came off as planned and everyone enjoyed all the wonderful food you prepared. For me, this year Christmas Day was both happy and sad at…

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Lori’s Surprise Canapés

It’s almost the big day… is your menu set? Turkey is defrosting, cake layers are baking. Hey, what about welcoming all your guests with a canapé and a glass of bubbly to start off the celebration? Try these little gems I call Lori’s Surprise Canapés. They are simple to make up to 10 days ahead and assemble in a snap…

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Creamy Mashed Cauliflower Side Dish

Looking for a new and healthy side dish for the holiday table? Try delicious Creamy Mashed Cauliflower! I may be the only one in the world that really doesn’t like potatoes all that much. Are there others like me? Are some of you tired of the same old mash and looking for a new twist? Rejoice, here’s…

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S’mores Shortbread Cookies

Bring a bit of summer camping to the holidays with Easy S’mores Shortbread Cookies How is the holiday baking going? Too busy shopping and wrapping and shopping some more to think about baking cookies? Well if you have time for only one this year, try these S’mores Shortbread Cookies. What could be better than the combination…

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