Thursday, May 30, 2024

Cool as a Cucumber

The cucumber's many health benefits have long been underestimated. It is time we unleash their power and welcome their numerous offerings. At a mear 16 calories per cup, these super-hydrating fruits...

Spinach – Popeye was right!

I love to teach people how to fall in love with vegetables and the fact that spinach is so versatile and readily available makes it a super food that...
Grilled Swiss cheese sandwich with asparagus, Rhonda Massad, Cheese, Asparagus, West Island Blog, WIB, West Island

Grilled Swiss cheese sandwich with asparagus

One of the first veggies out will be asparagus. This is a great way to enjoy a weekend lunch..... Ingredients 1 bunch of green and/or white asparagus (about ¾ lb –...

Lighten up your summer with a salad

The heat is on! This time of year begs for lighter nourishment and luckily, fresh from the garden or farm varieties are available and great options. DID YOU KNOW? Sunshiny garden...
Crab cakes, rhonda massad, west island blog

Crab cakes – Fun and easy – Just yum

I love crab cakes.  I just do.  So when I saw this recipe on Chowhound, with all its pictures I had to try.  What a wonderful treat.  Enjoy!!  Rhonda...

Top 10 Traditional Russian Recipes

Discover Authentic Russian Cuisine with Our Collection of Recipes Easy Russian Pelmeni This Russian Pelmeni recipe is one of the recipes that has been handed down in my family for...
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp, West Island Blog, West Island News, Recipes, Rhonda Massad

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Quebec strawberries and rhubarb sweetened with strawberry preserves under a topping of oats and honey. A great way to enjoy these two seasonal fruits. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Ingredients 1/3...
Strawberry Santas, Christmas Desert, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, Fruit deserts, Whipping Cream, Chocolate Chips, Strawberries

Strawberry Santas

This is a real crowd pleaser that is really easy to do. Make sure to cut the green stem off the strawberry with the idea that it will be the...
Grilled peaches

Grilled peaches with ice cream

The peaches are finally here!! Nothing quite like a fresh peach that has not travelled a zillion miles to get here and has that odd texture that I can...
Meal Prep

Sunday Meal Prep Tips

I have childhood memories of my nonna as the empress of her kitchen chopping vegetables and bent over a cast iron pan with aromas of her scrumptious dishes filling...