Open Faced Steak and Cheese Sandwich

 Open Faced Steak and Cheese Sandwich - girlheartfood.com

~ Open Faced Steak and Cheese Sandwich ~

This is a sponsored post with Dairy Farmers of Canada, but, as always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Girl Heart Food possible and for helping me continue to do what I love – cook, eat and share delicious recipes! #CanadianCheese

Arugula sauce, perfectly cooked steak, buttery mushrooms and loads of Bothwell’s Black Truffle Monterey Jack cheese on a baguette – could there be anything better? If you answered ‘no’, then I like you 😉 This open-faced sandwich is total comfort food. The best way to eat this delicious sandwich? Dig in with a knife and fork! This one is hearty and super satisfying.

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Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup {vegan, gluten free} - girlheartfood.com

~ Curried carrot and sweet potato Soup ~

This Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup is one of my favourite recipes! It’s easy to make, absolutely delicious and good for you.  Plus, it’s vegan and gluten free.  It’s flavoured with curry paste and coconut milk and then there’s a touch of lemon squeezed at the end to brighten the whole thing.  This one will warm ya right up on a cold day! Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Bites

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~ Pumpkin Pie Bites ~

These Pumpkin Pie Bites are made with a few basic ingredients and are a fabulous way to use up that huge can of pumpkin puree you have hanging around in your fridge.  Plus, they are a tad healthier than having a big hunk of pumpkin pie (which I love, by the way).  Fair warning – you just may want to eat more than one! Continue reading

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More than Poutine Book Review Plus Lobster Roll and Donair Recipes

More Than Poutine Book Review Plus Lobster Roll and Donair Recipes - girlheartfood.com

~ More than Poutine Book Review plus lobster roll and donair recipes ~

More Than Poutine is written by Marie Porter as a tribute to her homeland, Canada.  Canada just celebrated a big 150th birthday so there’s no better time to release a book devoted to food that Canadians love to eat! There’s more than 120 recipes in this one covering everything from breakfast to lunch to dinner and everything in between.

Are you a Canadian that lives elsewhere and now miss some of your favourite foods? Maybe you aren’t a Canadian and want to know more about what we eat?  It’s not just poutine, ya know, or, um, it’s more than poutine (though, poutine is AWESOME!)  Read on – this one is for you! Continue reading

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Monthly Round Up and Favourites September 2017

Monthly Round up and Faves September 2017 - girlheartfood.com

~Monthly Round-up & Favourites September 2017~

Hey everyone!  That time of the month again for my round up and faves!  Are you full steam ahead into fall?  I know I am!  I’ve already had 100 pumpkin spice lattes, 10 pumpkin smoothies and 6 pumpkin pies.  Just kiddin’.  It’s actually 99 lattes, lol 😀 Another busy month around here.  Let’s get on with it—>  Continue reading

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Cheesy Tex Mex Frittata

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~ Cheesy Tex Mex Frittata ~

This is a sponsored post with Dairy Farmers of Canada, but, as always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Girl Heart Food possible and for helping me continue to do what I love – cook, eat and share delicious recipes! #CanadianCheese

Black beans, bell pepper, corn and loads of cheese are combined to make for one flavourful Cheesy Tex Mex Frittata!  This one works for any meal of the day and requires very little effort.  You can customize to your taste with your choice of garnish like avocado, cilantro and green onion.  Perfect for the busy fall season! Continue reading

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Honey Roasted Peanut Clusters

Honey Roasted Peanut Clusters {gluten free, refined sugar free} - girlheartfood.com

~ Honey Roasted Peanut Clusters ~

In preparation of this recipe, I received free product samples from Nude Bee Honey. As always, all opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting brands that make Girl Heart Food possible and for helping me to continue to do what I love – cook, eat and share delicious recipes.

Five ingredients and only 15 minutes and you’re on your way to one of the most addictive snacks you’ll ever have.  Wildflower Honey is combined with a touch of cayenne pepper, butter and salt to make  salty, sweet nut clusters that you’re going to find hard to resist. Continue reading

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Easy Roasted Garlic Hummus

Easy Roasted Garlic Hummus {gluten free} - girlheartfood.com

~ Easy Roasted Garlic Hummus ~

The longest part of this Easy Roasted Garlic Hummus is actually roasting the garlic.  The rest?  Forget about it!  The roasted garlic gives a lovely little hum of garlic flavour to this ultra creamy, homemade hummus. Continue reading

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Chili Shrimp Pasta for One

Chili Shrimp Pasta for One - an easy weekday dinner made in about 15 minutes - girlheartfood.com

~ Chili Shrimp Pasta for One ~

In preparation of this recipe, I received free product samples from Barilla Canada. As always, all opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting brands that make Girl Heart Food possible and for helping me to continue to do what I love – cook, eat and share delicious recipes.

This easy Chili Shrimp Pasta for One can be made as quickly as it takes the pasta to cook!  Tender shrimp are cooked and tossed with sautéed kale and a spicy chili sauce.  This one is a quick, no fuss dinner that hits the spot every time! Continue reading

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Pork Schnitzel

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~ Pork Schnitzel ~

Knock-ya-socks-off-good, this Pork Schnitzel requires minimal prep and takes minutes to cook.  Pounded out pork loin chops are coated with panko bread crumbs and fried in a cast iron pan until golden brown.  Serve with a fresh lemon wedge and you have one delicious dinner! Continue reading

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