One Kitchen: Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros from One Kitchen

For my third and last meal from One Kitchen this time around, I made the Huevos Rancheros, a traditional Mexican breakfast.  I’ve actually had this breakfast before both at a restaurant and made at home before (you can check the previous recipe here).  I chose this again to make from the meal prep service, One Kitchen, because I wanted to see how they altered and customized the recipe — since every chef and recipe is different out there.   Continue reading

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One Kitchen: Moroccan Style Chicken Thighs with Couscous & Apricot Sauce

Moroccan Style Chicken Thighs with Couscous & Apricot Sauce

Moroccan Style Chicken Thighs with Couscous & Apricot Sauce from One Kitchen

The second meal that I made from One Kitchen, a pre-portioned easy-to-make meal prep subscription delivery company, was the Moroccan Style Chicken Thighs with Couscous & Apricot Sauce.  This had a difficulty level of “easy” and would take 30 minutes to prepare.  It was a Moroccan cuisine that I was very excited to cook and eat! 🙂   Continue reading

One Kitchen: Berry Smoothie

One Kitchen Berry Smoothie

Berry Smoothie from One Kitchen

Berry Smoothie!  This post is pretty self-explanatory and shows the berry smoothie that I made using the ingredients and fresh groceries provided to me by One Kitchen.  Thank you for sending me this Berry Smoothie to try!   Continue reading

One Kitchen: Mini Zucchini Turkey Burgers with Walnut Fettucini

Mini Zucchini Turkey Burgers with Walnut Fettucini

One Kitchen: Mini Zucchini Turkey Burgers with Walnut Fettucini

One Kitchen is a brand new meal prep service available in Toronto.  You can choose from their range of recipes available on their website.  Ingredients are then pre-measured and delivered to  your house to save you time and avoid waste.  They source directly from local Ontario farmers, so you don’t have to go grocery shopping and can enjoy the highest of quality meals.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Southwest Beef Lasagna

Southwest Beef Lasagna with Black Beans, Whole Wheat Tortillas, and Marble Cheese

Southwest Beef Lasagna with Black Beans, Whole Wheat Tortillas, and Marble Cheese

This was the first time that I had made my own lasagna at home!  Chef’s Plate is a great platform for anyone to make their own meals from scratch using pre-portioned ingredients and an easy-to-follow recipe.

For my 15th meal from Chef’s Plate, this was a Southwest Beef Lasagna with Black Beans, Whole Wheat Tortillas, and Marble Cheese.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Herbed Fish Cakes

Herbed Fish Cakes with Horseradish Aioli and a Blueberry and Field Greens Salad

Herbed Fish Cakes with Horseradish Aioli and a Blueberry and Field Greens Salad

Another day, another amazing meal from Chef’s Plate.  Chef’s Plate is a service that is now offering delivery to the west side of Canada too.  (They previously only delivered to Ontario upon starting their service one and a half years ago).  Congratulations to them and I am so glad that they are doing so well and that many more people can enjoy the delicious pre-portioned and easy-to-make meals from Chef’s Plate too!   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros with poblano peppers, sour cream, and tomatillo guacamole

Huevos Rancheros with poblano peppers, sour cream, and tomatillo guacamole

As you know, I absolutely love cooking with Chef’s Plate.  So much so that this was my 13th meal from Chef’s Plate(!), a food program service where you get to select your own meals and have the fresh ingredients delivered to you complete with a recipe put together by a chef for maximum deliciousness and zero thought process on your part.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Handmade Goat Cheese Ravioli

Handmade Goat Cheese Ravioli with English peas, asparagus, and a brown butter sauce

Handmade Goat Cheese Ravioli with English peas, asparagus, and a brown butter sauce

I had never made ravioli before at home, never mind ones stuffed with goat cheese, which is exactly the reason why this dish was selected out of the many other ones on the Chef’s Plate website last week when I was browsing for what to order to make at home.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Espresso Rubbed Steak with Crispy Shredded Potatoes and Baby Bell Peppers

Espresso Rubbed Steak with Crispy Shredded Potatoes and Baby Bell Peppers

Espresso Rubbed Steak with Crispy Shredded Potatoes and Baby Bell Peppers from Chef’s Plate

Chef’s Plate has done it again, delivering utterly fresh and local ingredients and a simple yet tasty recipe for an amazing dinner at home.  Chef’s Plate is a food program where you select the meals you want to make at home and they send you the fresh ingredients that are pre-packaged with a recipe created from a chef for a set fee.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Steak and Miso Salad

Steak and Miso Salad with Avocado, Pineapple, and Wasabi Peas

Steak and Miso Salad with Avocado, Pineapple, and Wasabi Peas

For my last meal from Chef’s Plate this time, I made the Steak and Miso Salad.  This had a difficulty level of Easy and prep time was 25 minutes.

I’ve had a lot of experience cooking meals from Chef’s Plate now and knew exactly what to expect for this meal.  This meal was indeed very simple to make and the instructions were straight-forward.   Continue reading