Picnics & BBQs

By Occasion

Chocolate and Coconut Banana Pops

I don’t know about where you live but it has been insanely hot here. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not complaining. I love the heat and miss dearly in January.

Sides

Strawberry and Watermelon Salad

This recipe is by far one of my favourites. We published it last year on June 20th but we had to bring it back a bit earlier because this time

Sides

Garlic and Kale Dip

I had only one hope for this post: the dip would live in a bread bowl. I think life would be so much more satisfying if more foods were housed

Picnics & BBQs

The ALT Sandwich (Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato)

This was hard. I mean really hard. Hard like trying NOT to eat the cookies off the tray of homemade treats during the Christmas buffet kind of hard. Picking one

Snacks & Desserts

Grape Salsa

Our neighbors at the cottage are this amazing couple. From Vancouver, they travel every summer with their family to the tiny strip of Georgian Bay beach we all call home come June. Now, when

By Ingredient

Sweet Potato 5: Quick and Easy Summer Dinner Salads

Have we told you we’re contributing to iVillage.ca? This summer is flying by at such a pace that we’ve been on iVillage.ca for a month now and just realized we

Appetizers

Grilled Shrimp Salad

Esme used to say that she wanted to be a chef or a doc­tor. And Ben and I would always tell her that those were skill sets we’d be happy to inte­grate into

Red Meats

Sponsored Post: Get Grilling with Walmart, plus a special offer for SPC Readers

I’ve always loved cooking. And a good thing, too, since having kids means I’m doing it all the time. But grilling, sorry to say, I’ve always left to the men

By Ingredient

Mint and Chickpea Salad

We’re about to move our homes. I’m leaving my airy, bright downtown loft for a house. When I first moved from New York City, the fact that you can live in a

Summer

Picnic Chicken Salad

The lovely and talented Trish Magwood was one of the first people we featured in our Quick Bite series where we talk to our favourite foodies. You can understand why