Down Home Cooking

Comforting, wholesome, nutritious recipes.

5 Simple Breakfast Hacks

5 Simple Breakfast Hacks

Weekday mornings can be rough, trying to get yourself and your family up and dressed, fed, then out the door in time for school and work. It’s tough to make sure everyone gets something...
Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese with Mushrooms

Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese with Mushrooms

If you thought macaroni and cheese couldn’t get better, prepare your taste buds for the flavour experience of a lifetime. Mushrooms, pulled pork and cheese make for a great take on a classic meal.

Wild Alaska Rockfish with Cauliflower Steaks, Turmeric and Curry Butter

Enjoy this Wild Alaska Rockfish with Golden Cauliflower Steaks for a flavorful and creative presentation. The turmeric topping on the cauliflower contains curcuminoids which provide a warm, golden color. One of these compounds, curcumin,...

Steamed Greens with Ginger and Water Chestnuts

This Asian–style recipe calls for water chestnuts, which add a crunchy texture to this flavorful leafy greens medley. Leafy greens contain fiber and folate, as well as lutein and other phytochemicals that help protect...

Spiced Cauliflower “Wings”

Earlier this year, the new Canada’s Food Guide was released after much anticipation, removing the four food groups and, in place, providing tips and guidance on healthy eating habits. These habits include cooking at...

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

Asparagus is a culinary superstar of spring. Here’s an easy and delicious way to enjoy it — as a breakfast, lunch or light supper — from the staff at Harrowsmith magazine. Asparagus and Goat Cheese...

15 Tips to Jazz Up Your Water

Drinking water is important for your health and a great way to quench your thirst and stay hydrated without calories. You and your family can play around with some delicious infusions until you find...

Turkey Apple Wrap with Avocado

Take your turkey sandwich to a new level with an easy to assemble, delicious wrap featuring leafy greens, crunchy apple and avocado as a creamy substitute for mayo. These plant food add-ons boost the...

Moroccan Chickpea Sorghum Bowl

There’s nothing quite like a meal bowl, filled with the goodness of whole grains, pulses, and roasted vegetables. The flavors of Morocco—spice, lemons, and olives—shine through in this easy, nutritious bowl. It’s perfect for...
Vegetable Stone Soup

Vegetable Stone Soup

This modern twist on the classic one-pot features fresh, late-summer vegetables, lentils, barley, and herbs.

Pan-Seared Halibut with Heirloom Tomatoes

Take a break from expensive restaurants by cooking a healthy meal with foods that fight cancer. Halibut Ingredients: Two 5 oz halibut fillets 1 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. butter 1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped Juice...

Almond Crusted Baked Chicken Tender

Healthier version of deep-fried chicken fingers. These lightened-up, baked almond-crusted chicken tenders are flavorful, crunchy and a definite crowd pleaser (you don’t even have to let on that they are better for you). Nuts...
I Heart French Toast Casserole

Delicious French Toast Recipe for Romance

Whip up this easy heart-shaped dish of love — perfect for Valentine's Day or any other day you're feeling romantic.

Wild Alaska Pollock Rainbow Bowl with Creamy Green Dressing

Enjoy a creative take on Wild Alaska Pollock and a variety of veggies for a gorgeous, nutrient-packed meal. This unique dish boasts a healthy dose of fiber, vitamin K, the antioxidant vitamin C, and...

Unicorn Watermelon Milkshake

For those days when you just need more. This milkshake elevates our favorite watermelon milkshake to the extraordinary! Unicorn Watermelon Milkshake Servings will vary 1 1/2 cups chopped (seedless watermelon 4 large scoops vanilla ice cream*)4 ounces...