Category: Food Blog

SESAME CUCUMBER SEALED

This is the first recipe I posted on Budget Bytes. This was back when I still took photos with my pre-smart-phone era smartphone. Yikes! This Sesame Cucumber Salad remains one of my favourite dishes, and it is my favourite way to use all the delicious and cheap summer cucumbers. I decided to repost…

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SUMMERSWEET CORN SALAD

Sweet corn is my favourite thing about summer. Fresh sweet corn is so delicious and juicy. The husks are so fragrant and bring back memories of summers gone by. This is how I made this Summer Sweet Corn Salad. The salad includes a variety of colourful vegetables and pasta. A super fresh lemon…

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BLACKENED SALMON WITH ZUCCHINI

Is it possible to make a delicious dinner that is both easy and delicious? Wait until you make this Blackened Salmon and Zucchini. It’s a simple recipe, but the results are stunning. This is a perfect example of how good food doesn’t need to be complicated. BLACKENED DOES NOT MEAN BURNED Blackening is…

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SHEET PAN KIELBASA GREEN BEANS AND POTATOES

This sheet pan meal is THE best! Although it’s very similar to other sheet pan meals I have made, it’s the easiest and most flavorful. The Sheet Pan Kielbasa, Potatoes and Green Beans recipe is delicious, filling, and easy to make. It requires only SIX ingredients and takes very little time. You can’t…

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EASY ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

Side dishes should be as simple as possible for me. Roasted vegetables are almost always on my menu. I want my main course to be the star, not the side dish. They are easy to make, delicious, and can be done almost entirely by the cook. As we move into winter vegetable season,…

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HONEY MUSTARD PORK CHOPS

You can make simple homemade sauces or glazes in the kitchen. These sauces are the easiest way to transform a dull piece of meat into something delicious and memorable. Honey Mustard Pork Chops are a great example. This sauce is a mixture of honey, Dijon mustard and mayonnaise for creaminess. It also contains…

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POTATOES AU GRATIN

Potatoes Au Gratin is the perfect casserole for comfort food. This comfort food is made with thinly sliced potatoes and baked in a creamy, cheesy sauce. You can eat this casserole all week because of the amazing leftovers! WHAT ARE POTATOES AU GRATIN? Potatoes au gratin is scalloped potatoes with cheese. If you…

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ROASTED PUMPKIN SEEDS

Last weekend was finally the day we could carve our pumpkins. I was able to make my favourite fall dessert! While carving pumpkins is fun and rewarding, the best part is roasting pumpkin seeds. The roasted pumpkin seeds are delicious and addicting! I look forward each year to roasting them. Don’t worry if…

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APPLE CINNAMON BROW PUDDING

French Toast Casserole is also known as bread pudding. It’s the perfect weekend breakfast option. It is the bread that has been soaked in sweet and creamy custard and baked to perfection. The bread’s edges become crispy, and the interior stays soft and custardy. This is a simpler way to cook French toast…

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BACON RANCH, TURKEY BURGERS

Since I created my Homemade Ranch seasoning, the floodgates have opened for new recipe ideas. Ranch seasoning is a delicious addition to all dishes, including burgers. These Bacon Ranch Turkey Burgers were so simple and delicious that I may never again go out to eat burgers. IT’S ALL ABOUT THE RANCH SEASONING The ranch seasoning mix…

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