Safeway Table Talk
Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

May 5th, 2016 by

Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

Happy Cinco de Mayo! May 5 marks the day of observation for the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1852, but most people in Canada and the United States use today as an excuse to eat delicious Mexican food and drink margaritas. Mexican-inspired fare has become a standard in a …more

Blueberry Cake with Lemon Mousse

April 27th, 2016 by

Blueberry Cake with Lemon Mousse

As we get closer to summer I find myself dreaming of berries — berries in pies, berries in ice cream, and berries in cake. It’s still a little early in the season to find ultra-cheap blueberries, but frozen work just as well in this recipe for an early spring berry fix.

Banana day

April 15th, 2016 by

National Banana Day – S’more jacket bananas

Bananas are a staple in most homes as they’re easy to pack and eat for anyone just about anywhere. They’re one of the first foods our babies eat and they’re one of the few foods we can handle when we have an upset tummy. Bananas absolutely deserve to be celebrated so this banana day, try …more

Salted Caramel Sauce On Glass Jar

April 5th, 2016 by

National Caramel Day

April 5th is officially known as National Caramel Day. Caramel has been around since as early as the 17th century and has existed in various forms since then. Caramel is basically a mixture of sugar, fat and milk that is cooked until it caramelizes, then can be made into candies or used as a sauce. …more

Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes

March 21st, 2016 by

Easter Morning Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes

Easter morning may be filled with chocolate, eggs and events galore, but there is nothing better than sitting down with the family for a homemade breakfast. These banana pancakes are a fabulous way to use up those brown bananas in your freezer and if you want to chop up some of those chocolate mini eggs …more

Firecracker meatballs

March 9th, 2016 by

Firecracker Pineapple Meatballs

This is a pretty standard pork meatball recipe but the sauce will put a zip in your mid-week meal plan. I found them just spicy enough to enjoy the heat but when eaten with a meatball, it was mostly lots of nice flavor. Adjust the heat to your preference by adding more or less ground …more


March 1st, 2016 by

Happy National Peanut Butter Lovers Day!

Is there any pantry staple more versatile than good old peanut butter? Whether you’re using traditional peanut butter or a natural variety, delicious wholesome PB can be used in so many ways. While peanut butter sandwiches aren’t the lunchbox go-to that they used to be due to increased awareness about allergies and peanut restrictions in …more

baked apples

February 25th, 2016 by

Healthy Dessert Recipe – Maple Pecan Baked Apples

Growing up, my mom’s go-to dessert recipe was always apple crisp. I loved it, full of cinnamon and brown sugar and fruit, it was hard not to enjoy. Now, I’ve switched it up a bit to make it easier to put together and a bit lighter on the sugar.

Feb 3 Chinese peanuts

February 11th, 2016 by

Chinese Braised Peanuts

Happy Year of the Monkey! The New Year of the Chinese calendar is upon us, which means it’s time to indulge in lots of traditional Chinese food and celebrate with friends and family. Boiled (or braised) peanuts are a popular snack in China and are often available to buy on the street. The peanuts are …more


February 1st, 2016 by

Lemon Cherry Refrigerator Oatmeal

Refrigerator oatmeal is my go-to breakfast in a hurry. It’s amazing what you can pack into one little jar the night before a busy day, ensuring that you have a power breakfast ready for you first thing bright and early the next morning.  It’s also a great way to enjoy off-season fruit in the winter, …more