2019 Food Trends

Every year comes with a few new ideas on the way we’re eating, all in good effort for us to eat healthier, more delicious and heartier food. 2019 will do just that. This coming year’s food trends will start off with the Keto way of eating. Keto means consuming high protein and high fat foods…

Peach Crisp

By – Sara Brodsky, Culinary Services Coordinator – Calgary South The mom of my best friend for 46 years gave me this recipe. It is the best ever. When I was young my favourite part of going to their house was that there was always something freshly baked for our snack. Here it is: Mrs. Shaws…

Green Smoothie

2 large handfuls of fresh kale, chopped ½ cup pineapple, frozen ½ cucumber ½ banana ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt, full fat ½ teaspoon turmeric Pinch of black pepper Water as desired (approximately ¼- ½ cup). Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Vanilla Blueberry Swirl Muffins

2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 2 eggs ¾ cup brown sugar ½ cup melted butter 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon vanilla ¼ cup blueberry compote Preheat oven to 340°F Convection Bake, or 350°F Convection Humid.  Whisk together all dry ingredients. Whip together eggs and sugar, then add sour cream,…

Summer Salmon Slow Cooked on the Grill

  Cooked low and slow for tenderness. Ingredients Two 5 oz fillets wild Salmon, pin bones removed with needle nose pliers ¼ cup low sodium Soy sauce 1 tsp brown sugar 2 cloves garlic, one minced, one sliced thinly ½ Pasilla or jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 tsp red chilli flakes 1 small piece…

Ultraviolet Smoothie

1 handful of greens (kale, spinach, etc.) ½ beet, peeled and chopped 1 cup mixed berries ½ banana ¼ cup greek yogurt Juice from half a lime Water/milk/non-dairy milk as desired Blend. Drink. Enjoy.

Raspberry Peach Cobbler

  Ingredients ¾ cup Butter or margarine 2 cups Frozen or fresh chopped peaches ½ cup white sugar, or to taste 2 ½ cups flour 1 1/3 cups sugar 5 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoons salt All the macerate juices and milk to make 3 ¼ cup liquid 1 cup fresh raspberries Method Place peaches in…

Tropikale Smoothie

2 large handfuls of fresh kale, chopped ½ cup pineapple, frozen ½ cucumber ½ banana ½ apple ½ avocado 1 teaspoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon honey, maple, a date, or your choice of sweetener Water as desired (approximately ¼- ½ cup) Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Kitchen Tools Chefs Can’t Live Without

One of Chef David’s favourite kitchen tools is his citrus reamer.  It’s perfect for juicing single fruits into salad dressings, glazes, sauces  or anything that you just need one lemon or lime for.