The Beader Chef – We gotta eat... Why not make it delicious?!

We gotta eat... Why not make it delicious?!

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The Best Oatmeal Muffins

The Best Oatmeal Muffins

The best oatmeal muffins are super moist and yummy. Packed with raspberries and/or other fruits, they are easy to make and are a great grab-and-go breakfast or snack! Yes, these oatmeal muffins really are THE BEST! When I was younger, my mom used to make […]

Small Batch Chimichurri

Small Batch Chimichurri

Good things come in small packages, and this Small Batch Chimichurri is no exception! The combination of parsley, cilantro, garlic, shallots and red wine vinegar are a perfect marinade for meat and fish, great as an accompaniment, awesome mixed into salad dressings… It’s good for […]

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Salad is packed with classic Mediterranean flavors: orzo, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion and feta are coated in a yummy olive oil, lemon and oregano vinaigrette. This pasta salad is fast, fresh, quick and keeps well for easy side dishes or main lunches – […]

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken is a flavor explosion recipe! It’s simple and easy, topped with yummy crunchy peanuts and green onions, AND your slow cooker or multicooker does all the work! As a kid, we never had or used a slow cooker or crockpot […]

Small Batch Mini Egg Oatmeal Cookies

Small Batch Mini Egg Oatmeal Cookies

Small Batch Mini Egg Oatmeal Cookies are all about indulging in the Easter festivities while not having a huge batch afterward!  What is not to love about a cookie that has this season’s favorite chocolate coated candy in it?! Maybe just the fact that you […]

Costa Rica 2018

Costa Rica 2018

Kayaking beside a whale, seeing hundreds of dolphins from our fishing boat, and eating food prepared by a very talented chef are just a few of the countless highlights from my trip to Costa Rica! Next time, I need a GoPro! I think this would be […]

Sheet Pan Pork Chops & Potatoes for Two

Sheet Pan Pork Chops & Potatoes for Two

Sheet Pan Pork Chops & Potatoes is an easy weeknight meal that whips up in no time! Great with a side salad and some applesauce! One pan, one pot, and sheet pan meals are total lifesavers! They are easy to put together, easy to clean […]

Baked Chicken Puttanesca for Two

Baked Chicken Puttanesca for Two

Baked Chicken Puttanesca for Two has everything you want in a puttanesca: capers, olives, anchovies, yummy San Marzano tomatoes and it can be ready to serve in 40 minutes! A perfect weekday meal! OH MY WORD! I have not posted a new recipe in over […]

Mason Jar Asian Soup

Mason Jar Asian Soup

Mason Jar Asian Soups are the perfect packed lunch! Easy to put together, customizable with your favorite ingredients and much healthier than store-bought noodle bowls! You’ll be owning lunchtime with these! Have I told you I love soup? Well, I LOVE SOUP!!! Soup is usually […]

Grilled Greek Cauliflower Steak

Grilled Greek Cauliflower Steak

Grilled Greek Cauliflower Steaks are packed with meaty flavor! Marinated in olive oil, lemon, oregano and garlic these steaks make the perfect side dish or main dish! It’s not grilling season yet in Montreal, but the weather is sure warming up and the snow is […]

Chinese Broccoli Beef

Chinese Broccoli Beef

Quick and easy Chinese Broccoli Beef! A great weeknight recipe, portioned for two and easily scaled, and full of saucy goodness! Aka. PERFECTION! I guess you can say I’ve been on a bit of a Chinese food kick recently. A couple weeks ago I went […]

Giant Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Giant Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Is bigger really better?! For this Giant Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie, it definitely is! Baked in a cast iron skillet this cookie has a gooey, melt in your mouth, center and a crispy edge – the best of both cookie worlds! For the love a good […]

Charred Cherry Tomato Cacio e Pepe for Two

Charred Cherry Tomato Cacio e Pepe for Two

Simplicity at its finest! Charred Cherry Tomato Cacio e Pepe adds yummy tomato flavor to a classic Roman pasta dish recipe staring two humble ingredients: ground black pepper and cheese; which can be your choice of, or a combination of, Parmesan, Pecorino Romano and Grana […]

Valentine’s Day Cinnamon Rolls & My Wood Watch

Valentine’s Day Cinnamon Rolls & My Wood Watch

Yummy gooey butter sugar caramel and pecans cover these yummy doughy cinnamon rolls. They are perfect for a Valentine’s Day treat with your sweetie and the whole family! This Recipe is sponsored by JORD Watches. Valentine’s Day was always a special day at my house. […]


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Quick & Easy No Yeast Pretzels for Two

Quick & Easy No Yeast Pretzels for Two

Traditional pretzel recipes require yeast, a dough rise and a baking soda boil all before baking! Skip the wait with this Quick & Easy No Yeast Pretzels for Two recipe – your new movie night at home snack that can be made in 30 minutes […]

Kitchen Sink Chinese Stir Fry

Kitchen Sink Chinese Stir Fry

Kitchen Sink Chinese Stir Fry to the RESCUE! Got fresh and frozen vegetables hanging around that you don’t know what to do with? This recipe has got your back and is perfect for two, a couple or many! You know. Those nights that you stare […]

30 Minute Chicken Piccata for Two

30 Minute Chicken Piccata for Two

This 30 Minute Chicken Piccata for Two recipe, starring yummy white wine and fresh lemon and parsley, is easy, fast and tasty! Perfect for date night or a weeknight – because tasty doesn’t have to take long! Easy? Yep. Fast? Yes. Tasty? OMG YES. Date-night […]

Cloud Eggs

Cloud Eggs

The latest breakfast egg trend! Cloud eggs or eggs in clouds are super customizable and so easy to make! Perfect for brunch for one, a couple or many! YUP. That’s me. Trend follower caught red handed beating egg whites on a Saturday morning after news […]

Baked Mac & Cheese for Two

Baked Mac & Cheese for Two

This baked mac and cheese for two is perfect for those times when you want something simple, delicious, comforting and date night in! I was never a fan of homemade baked mac and cheese – GASP! Let me explain, sometimes it was made ahead and […]