Author: Ellen

My New Blueberry Muffins

I love my original Go-To Blueberry Muffin recipe. However, as a food blogger, you are always looking for that next improvement. Making an emulsion of oil and sour cream really helps to make your baked goods moist. That’s the trick I learned from months of perfecting my vanilla cupcake recipes. […]

One-Pot Creamy Chicken Asparagus Pasta

What a winning formula! I’m obsessed with one-pot pastas. Pasta cooking water has been a staple in Italian cuisine for generations. So why discard pasta cooking water? Instead, let’s cook everything in one pot and save that pasta cooking water as a thickener and as the sauce for the dish. […]

My Latest Pasta Salad

I have quite a few pasta salad recipes. But I love this one for its simplicity. I also love the addition of jarred roasted red peppers (easy, quick way to bring big flavours to the dish) with goat cheese and pine nuts.

Quick Chicken Teriyaki

This is from my new cooking obsession collection – quick and easy, 15-minute meals. I have more complex Teriyaki recipes, but nothing beats the dish that comes together in quick 15 minutes and uses very simple ingredients you likely already have on hand. What a winner!

Blueberry Loaf

Huge new hit in our household. Moist, mostly made in one bowl. Incredible aroma fills the whole house, what a treat to bake and enjoy!