Delicious Recipes for Modern Families

Author: stacylstreuli

Swiss Mountain Barley Soup (Graubünder Gerstensuppe)

Swiss Mountain Barley Soup (Graubünder Gerstensuppe)

I first tried this soup at a cozy little mountain chalet in Graubünden, in the Alps of Switzerland. The chewy barley suspended in a broth that had flecks of air-dried beef, leek, carrot, and celery root, with just a touch of cream. I was hooked! […]

Weeknight Arroz Con Pollo

Weeknight Arroz Con Pollo

Mmmm Arroz con Pollo. That delectable dish where the flavours of Saffron yellow rice, ham, sweet roasted red peppers, salty olives, and crisp peas combine with succulent chicken. It’s comforting and adventurous at the same time.  A real “company” dish as the colours are so […]

Super Granola

Super Granola

I’m calling it SUPER GRANOLA, because it is simply super for your health! And my kids love that we call it that 😉 All the oats and seeds and nuts and chia have vitamins and protein, and help keep you full and satiated for longer […]

Family Favorite: Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Family Favorite: Black Bean Veggie Burgers

One of the things I talk about in my Guide to Getting Started with Meal Planning is that you should incorporate family favorites into your rotation. We’ve been making these veggie burgers for a few years now, so I definitely think they qualify for “favorite” […]

20 Healthy Snacks for Kids

20 Healthy Snacks for Kids

Summer is nearly here, and that means long days at the swimming pool, theme park, playground, or on the hiking trail! Need some tasty snack ideas? I’ve rounded up 20 of our favorites!   Apple Sandwiches with Nut Butter: Simply core an apple (I use […]

Healthy Zucchini-Walnut Bread with Greek Yogurt

Healthy Zucchini-Walnut Bread with Greek Yogurt

Every summer our garden overflows with zucchini (courgette) and we love to grill it, sauté it, put it in pasta salads, and more. But inevitably a few get forgotten about and grow to monster proportions! Enter: Zucchini Bread (courgette loaf)!! It is so easy to […]

Sweet and Tangy Homemade BBQ Sauce

Sweet and Tangy Homemade BBQ Sauce

This recipe is for a Carolina-style BBQ sauce, which can be used with my Southern-Style BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches. I also like to tweak this sauce to use as BBQ sauce for many other recipes, by adding more or less of ingredients to taste. Sometimes […]

Southern Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwiches

Southern Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwiches

Is there anything better than a great BBQ sandwich? I may be from Texas, home of beef BBQ, but a sweet-smoky-spicy pulled pork sandwich is definitely a thing of beauty! You can make this in the oven or the slow cooker. Because my slow cooker […]

Restaurant Meals at Home: Pad Thai

Restaurant Meals at Home: Pad Thai

We all love going out to restaurants, right? Somebody else does the cooking (and the dishes)! We put in our order, and not long after, poof! Food appears on the table. We pay, then we go home. Well, it’s certainly great in theory. But the […]