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

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

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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. […]

Black Bean Chicken Stir Fry

Black Bean Chicken Stir Fry

Black Bean Chicken Stir Fry is the answer to livening up weeknight meals! It’s quick and delicious. It brings new flavors to the table: fermented black beans, YOU DA BOMB! It can serve two, can easily be doubled for more, and it’s great for lunch! […]

Small Batch Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip

Small Batch Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip

Small Batch Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip is perfect for a small get together with friends or a date night in watching movies! It’s a dip that won’t let you down, because of two great ingredients: caramelized onions and, of course, bacon! My thoughts about this […]

Garlicky Chicken Cutlets

Garlicky Chicken Cutlets

Garlicky Chicken Cutlets are a quick, easy and delicious recipe to make for a quick meal for two or more people! Chicken (or veal) cutlets were a staple in my house growing up. My mom would make them often with sides of rice and vegetables […]

Lighter Caesar Salad Dressing

Lighter Caesar Salad Dressing

Easy and healthier/lighter caesar salad dressing is everything you want in a caesar dressing: tangy, salty, umami, peppery, lemony, creamy… whip some up for the week and use it on everything! I believe caesar salads, especially caesar salad dressings, are THE gateway salad to a […]

Creamy Bacon Chickpea Soup

Creamy Bacon Chickpea Soup

Creamy Bacon Chickpea Soup is a warm comforting soup starring the smokiness of BACON! It’s a take on the French Canadian traditional pea soup, plus it only takes 25 minutes to make and 5 ingredients!!! Ahhhhhhh soup. Soup is probably one of my favorite things […]

15 Minute Pressure Cooker Risotto Milanese

15 Minute Pressure Cooker Risotto Milanese

Risotto Milanese is already divine, but making it in 15 minutes makes it godly!!! 15 Minute Pressure Cooker Risotto Milanese is perfect as a side dish letting you focus on other aspects of a meal, and it’s great as a main dish as well! Super […]

Coconut Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

Coconut Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

Coconut Red Lentil Soup with Spinach is a hearty and healthy soup made with all the good stuff! Added plus, it’s quick to make in the Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot and super delicious as leftover lunches! So, I GOT A MULTI-COOKER FOR CHRISTMAS!!! Aka. what most […]

Spicy Garlic Pork Lettuce Wraps

Spicy Garlic Pork Lettuce Wraps

Spicy Garlic Pork Lettuce Wraps are the answer to a quick – 30 minute and it’s ready – weeknight meal for two… or more! Plus, even if you are just two, it’s fun to build your meal together at the table! Happy New Year!!! I […]


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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 […]