Healthy Roasted Salmon Salad

by zesty on March 6, 2013 · 3 comments

I have been getting some flack as of late.  Nothing major, just people wanting to see healthier recipes that can be made in a hurry.  Not a lot of ingredients, not a lot of effort to prepare.  The hamster was spinning for a while but really when you break it down in your head – [...]


Coconut Lime Shrimp

by zesty on January 7, 2013 · 12 comments

Barbequed prawn salad with shrimp lettuce and green lime

Happy Monday to you! Let’s call the past weekend a somewhat productive weekend around the house. We finally got the outdoor rink built!  Rink is flooded and freezing as we speak.  Whoooo Hooooo Let’s start this week off with a simple shrimp recipe that you can do all year round and really impress your taste [...]


Tantalizing Tarragon Salad

by zesty on June 27, 2012 · 3 comments

We are growing tarragon for the very reason below. Simple yet Amazing! Not all the time I get super excited about a salad, but today is slightly different.  Now, I am not sure if it was the company I was with or the flavors in the salad but let me tell you – this was [...]


Simple Barbecue Salad Pizza

by zesty on March 30, 2012 · 8 comments

A simple crust and simple toppings made for a fresh summer pizza without all the grease and without the summer. This dough recipe comes from Everyday Food by Martha Stewart. I really enjoyed this recipe as it turned out really well. For me pizza is all about the crust! Toppings are good but I am [...]


Balsamic Drizzled Mango Chicken Salad

by zesty on October 12, 2011 · 5 comments

Good morning and I thank you.  For all the nice emails regarding the thanksgiving feast and your request for certain recipes.  I will work on getting those for you and post them either Friday of this week or early next week.  Today I wanted to share with you a simple salad that can be put [...]


Zesty’s Top 7 Ways to Use Bacon

by zesty on September 30, 2011 · 16 comments

I am working from home today with a sick boy and have a huge craving for bacon.  I thought I would kick start your weekend with some pork fat goodness.  You agree? One of my top 25 foods of all time – BACON.  It came to me as I was eating the breakfast all last [...]


Get Your Greens {On}

by zesty on September 2, 2011 · 1 comment

It’s Friday already and a long weekend to boot!  Whoo Hooo.  I had great visions of sharing some Zoo pictures with you today however I forgot to bring the camera cable with me so not I have no way of transferring the pictures.  Sorry about that… but next week I will for sure. So with [...]

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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

by zesty on July 15, 2011 · 3 comments

Happy Friday!  It is hard to believe it is the middle of July already.  The weather here to say the least has been subpar.  We have had one nice week so far and today we are slated for 16 degrees Celsius or 61 degrees Fahrenheit.  Needless to say that makes me cranky.  So to balance [...]


Chipolte Chicken and Pear Salad

by zesty on January 26, 2011 · 5 comments

Holy Salad again!  I am starting to impress myself with my eating habits of late.   This was just a quick last minute put together dinner that was tasty for sure but I was starving by 8:00pm.  Not the end of the world as you know I love eating and it was just in time for [...]


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