Smoky Barbecue Baked Beans

Ingredients yield 10 servings Soak ¼ cup barbecue sauce ½ cup ginger ale 5 litres water 500 g navy beans, dry Braise 2.5 litres water ½ cup barbecue sauce ¼ cup ginger ale ¼ cup brown sugar 4 tablespoons molasses 1 ounce prepared espresso 10 drops liquid smoke – hickory Salt and pepper to taste…

Mushroom Pie

by: Chef Lawntz Vernon See Chef Lawntz make this recipe on CTV here Not Grandma’s Pie Crust Ingredients 1 cup coconut flour 1 cup almond flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg ½ cup butter Method Mix together coconut flour, almond flour, salt and egg. Then melt the butter completely and add to flour, mixing well….

Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients yield 8 oz 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tablespoon butter, soft 1 teaspoon vanilla 8 ounces semi sweet chocolate, chopped In a heavy saucepan, warm cream over medium low heat. Stir in butter and vanilla. Remove from heat, add in chocolate, and allow to stand 3 minutes before stirring. Once combined, refrigerate 3-4…

Barbecued Fruit Salad with Raspberry Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients yield 4 servings Vinaigrette 4 tablespoons raspberry vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Pinch salt and pepper ¼ cup sunflower oil Prepare vinaigrette by combining all ingredients but the oil and mixing thoroughly. Once mixed, add the oil very slowly while mixing in order to emulsify. Salad ¼…

Zucchini Spice Cake

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon Cinnamon ¼ teaspoon cloves 1 cup mini chocolate chips 2 grated zucchinis (2 cups) 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 cup oil 2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped dates or raisins or walnuts if desired Directions Mix eggs…

Chocolate Granola Bites

Ingredients Yield = 9 x 11 pan ¼ cup salted butter ¼ cup corn syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla 250 grams mini marshmallows 3 cups granola ½ cup chocolate chips ½  cup shredded coconut ½ cup toasted sunflower seeds ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted ¼ cup sundried cranberries In a large heavy stockpot, melt butter over…

Combi-Steam Oven Glazed Ham

Ingredients 1 kilogram ham 1 can apple cider 1 tablespoon Sara’s green stuff 2 carrots cot in chunks 1 bay leaf 4 cloves 1 teaspoon Pepper Glaze 12 whole cloves 1 tablespoon regular mustard 1 tablespoon maple syrup ½ tablespoon Brown sugar Directions Place all ingredients in the solid steam oven tray. Steam at 100…

Spanakopita with Spinach and Feta

½ cup melted butter 1 pound spinach 2 cups feta cheese 10 phyllo sheets ½ teaspoon Sara’s green stuff 1 egg Directions Cut roll of phyllo in 3 equal pieces. Use 2 pieces at a time, brushing with butter in between each piece. Mix green stuff, spinach and 1 teaspoon of butter and fry until aromatic….

Spinach and Shallot Quiche with Bacon

Ingredients yield 18 tarts 18 pieces mini tart shells, parbaked 4 pieces bacon, cooked and diced 100 grams spinach 1 small shallot, diced fine 2 eggs, large ¼ cup whipping cream 75 grams feta cheese, crumbled Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 325°F convection bake In a large saucepan over medium heat, sweat…

Green Apple Scones

Ingredients Yield 18 scones 2 cups flour ½ cup sugar 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ground ½ cup butter, cold ¼ cup whipping cream 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 7-9 drops green food colouring 1 whole apple, fresh, diced large Glaze ½ cup icing sugar, sifted 1…

Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothies

Ingredients yield approximately 3.5 cups 6oz blueberries, fresh 2oz cranberries, fresh 2oz pomegranate seeds 2 bananas 1 pear, skinned and chopped 2 tablespoons honey 1 vanilla bean, shelled 3 tablespoons lime juice ½ cup coconut milk In large blender, combine berries, pomegranate seeds, lime juice, vanilla, honey, and pear. Puree on high until mostly smooth….

Dairy free chocolate cake

2/3 cup cocoa 2 ¼ cup flour 2 cups sugar 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda ¾ teaspoon salt 1 ½ teaspoon instant coffee granules 1 ½ cups orange juice 3 room temperature eggs 1 ¼ cup oil Mix all ingredients together. Bake in a greased and sugared bundt pan for…