Change up your traditional cranberry sauce this holiday season with this Cranberry-Orange Chutney with Popped Mustard Seeds.
This versatile recipe can be made into smaller patties as an appetizer, using the mustard-yogurt sauce on the side as a dip. It can also be served on a plate with a green salad, or in a whole-wheat pita. Do not boil sweet potato as that will add excess moisture to patties.
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Spicy Peppery Mustard Chicken can be baked or grilled on the BBQ. The spice mixture for this recipe can be blended ahead of time. Keep it in a tightly covered container and store in a cool, dark place.
These hearty muffins with bacon, cheddar and mustard, can be served as luncheon fare along with a salad, or simply enjoyed as a great start to your morning.
Coconut curried chicken is ready in just 25 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight meal.
These spicy raisin oatmeal cookies will be a welcome addition to your cookie jar with lots of texture and a complex warm flavour.
Crisps are a terrific way to showcase seasonal fruits. Use the fruit of your choice to create your family favourite!
This quick and easy Artisan Cheese and Herb bread incorporates three different mustards for a delicious addition to your lunch or dinner.
Butternut squash soup is the perfect comfort soup for those cold winter days.
Nutty bulgur tossed with toasted mustard seeds and topped with tons of flavour make for a delicious filling dish. From the lemon Dijon vinaigrette, creamy avocado and skillet grilled chicken to the peppery arugula… a “flavour” bowl everyone will enjoy.
Full of crunch, thanks to the sunflower seeds and apple, this broccoli salad is a happy marriage of flavour and texture. It travels well, and is a welcome addition to the picnic or potluck table.
This simple, yet elegant enough for company, pork dish is made even better by browning the roast and onions before adding them to the slow cooker. Apples, herbs and two kinds of mustard ensure the pork has a lovely balance of both sweet and savoury. Thinly sliced leftovers make great sandwiches the next day.
This medley of harvest vegetables is simple enough for any day, but is special enough to be a side dish for a Sunday dinner or holiday meal. If you really want to kick it up a notch, crumble 1–2 oz Stilton or other blue-veined cheese over top before serving.
The corn and cilantro add color to these bite-sized flavourful lentil cakes. They are a perfect appetizers for any occasion and go nicely with any number of Indian inspired dips and sauces.
This light and refreshing pie has a little zing from fresh lime juice and zest, and a little tang from honey mustard in the filling (and the whipped cream!), mustard seeds and dry mustard powder in the graham crust. One slice and you’ll be smitten!
Mustard seed, when popped in hot oil, release a sweet and nutty flavor akin to popcorn. But when ground and turned into a paste with hot water, the same seeds breathe pungent fire. Include the two techniques in the same recipe, and watch a brilliant balance of tastes, textures and colors come alive in every mouthful. Serve a bowl of this stew with crusty-warm slices of baguette or even steamed basmati rice for a quick weekday fare.
Hearty and nutritious, these muffins make a quick grab-and-go breakfast or afternoon snack. Studded with nuts and yellow mustard seed for crunch, the muffins also have a delicious sweetness from the carrots and dates, and the benefit of being packed with whole grains. These muffins are lovely on their own, or with a good cup of coffee, but lightly spread with butter or cream cheese they are magnificent. The recipe makes a large batch, but the muffins freeze well and can be enjoyed when you’re on the go.
This classic treat is a fine marriage of sweet and salty. With the warmth of dry mustard and the pop of yellow mustard seed, these squares are sure to please kids (and grown ups!) of all ages.
Your family will love this golden, bubbly side dish. It’s hard to resist going back for “just one more” helping! Squash replaces half of the dairy and mustard adds zing and extra colour. Goes great with ham.
This fresh Mediterranean dish is great summer fare. The quinoa may be served warm or cold and all cooking steps can be made ahead of time. Add grilled chicken for a quick and easy lake-side meal. Always feel free to experiment by substituting ingredients with whatever vegetables or seasonings you have on hand. Have fun with it!
This rich maple ginger cake is spiced with hints of mustard giving it an extra zest while the dried and fresh figs balance the sweetness of the maple syrup. Perfect for a holiday celebration, an afternoon accompaniment to tea, or just a weeknight pick-me-up!
The pan-seared pork medallions are topped with creamy garlicy greens and then oven-baked, creating a beautiful golden crust. This dish features three kinds of mustard and highlights the bold flavours of mustard, beer, honey and sweet onion puree in a rich caramel-like sauce.
Few ingredients say “Canada” like mustard, barley, maple syrup and smoky, thick sliced bacon. It’s the sort of dish that can be kept warm for service but be careful, it’s awfully easy to snack on.
Making use of sweet, ripe tomatoes and fresh herbs, this hearty salad is great to take along on summer picnics and potlucks.
Crispy on the outside, tender in the middle, these spicy sweet potato wedges are a tasty and healthy alternative to traditional fries. Served with a zippy avocado dip, these wedges are a fantastic accompaniment to burgers and sandwiches.
This one skillet pork dish is quick and family friendly. Served alongside roasted potatoes or on a bed of rice, the sauce and tender chops are too good for words.
This zesty and flavorful party appetizer can be served warm or room temperature with crackers for any brunch or gathering.
Bursting with flavour, these meatballs have a lovely surprise of melted mozzarella in the centre. The bright flavours of the pesto are the perfect complement to the ground turkey. Serve with your favourite pasta as a main course, or as small bite appetizer.
Vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free these kale chips also taste great too! Plan to serve immediately, as they will lose their lovely crispness with time.
Enjoy the pretty colours and crisp, delicious flavour of lettuce wraps, without the messy eating! If preferred, assemble the ingredients into 4 to 6 individual Buddha Bowl-style salads.
Fresh and tasty, this is a fantastic sandwich whether you are entertaining in the backyard, or taking the family on a picnic. Summer al fresco eating at its finest!
Wonton wrappers are sold in the produce section of most supermarkets, which means these quick and delicious dumplings are a cinch to make at home. Just wrap, seal and cook! After one bite, you’ll agree that these are better than takeout.
Fresh dill, honey, cheddar and mustard add wonderful depth of flavour to this moist and warming cornbread. The yellow mustard seed adds a pleasing crunch!
This simple but colourful salad is an Asian twist on a traditional slaw. Make it ahead of time (at least an hour) to allow the flavours to infuse the vegetables.
Light and cheesy savoury biscuits, with pops of bright mustard flavour, these are wonderful when spread with lashings of butter. Serve alongside bowls of soup or stew for a comforting meal. If so inclined, do make a double batch, as they freeze remarkably well.
Carrot cake is a classic and this spectacular make-ahead dessert is a delightful end to dinner, or a tasty treat with afternoon tea. This delicious spiced ice-cream compliments the seasonings in the cake for an elevated twist on a family favorite.
The smokiness of the Applewood cheddar and the tangy crunch of the mustard makes these earthy crackers a delicious and impressive appie to serve to special guests. Serve them with charcuterie for a decadent evening.
Quick and healthy, these rice bowls come together easily for a delicious weeknight dinner. The sprinkling of mustard seed adds a pleasant crunch and the peppery sprouts make a pretty garnish on this fresh Asian-inspired dish.
A zesty, hearty chowder, perfect for when the weather turns cold. Serve this soup with biscuits and a green salad for a light supper.