Heirloom Tomato Tarts with Pesto

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It’s summer and we are soaking up all the freshness the season has to offer! We picked up some sweet and juicy heirloom grape tomatoes at the local farmers market and loved the idea of showcasing them in beautiful light and flaky tartlets. Try making these gorgeous, sophisticated yet simple tarts as an appetizer for your next patio party! 

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The Rustic Burger

 

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BBQ season is in full swing and there is nothing like a juicy flavour packed chargrilled burger. Perfect for dinners at the cottage, weekend backyard barbeques or date night on the patio! Seasoning the burger before it’s cooked is the key to cramming all the flavour in. Use fresh ingredients to garnish your burger and going the extra mile by using a buttery delicious brioche bun is something you will not regret! Serve with a simple fresh seasonal salad or quick slaw for the perfect side!   

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Seared Ahi Tuna Wraps with Lemon Aioli

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Delightfully light and perfect for summer! We tend to eat a lot more seafood in the summer months and we are absolutely in love with this new recipe. Literally minutes to cook to medium-rare and it is absolutely bursting with a scrumptious umami flavour! Paired with super fresh, crunchy produce, these deliciously marinated ahi tuna steaks create a mouth-watering healthy summery wrap! Alternatively, ditch the wrap and you have yourself a crave-worthy salad!

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Grilled Cantaloupe Skewers with Mozzarella, Prosciutto, Fresh Basil and Balsamic Glaze

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There is something about grilled fruit that just screams summer, don’t you think? It may not seem like the most obvious choice to grill but the result is juicy, refreshing and absolutely delicious. Especially when paired with a few extra ingredients! Make an easy appetizer out of it with grilled cantaloupe, mozzarella, fresh basil and prosciutto skewers….finished off with a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

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