Canada's birthday is tomorrow and there is no better way to celebrate this special day than by enjoying an amazing meal with your friends and family. So, from the best beef burgers we've ever made (think sirloin beef with aged cheddar and fresh thyme,) to the quintessential Canadian treat (yes, we're talking about S'mores), we're sharing 8 of our favourite Canadian-influenced recipes with you. Now all you've got to do is grab a few groceries, whip up some of your faves and sit back and enjoy the fireworks (with a cold one of course).
1. Best Beef Burgers
Bursting with flavour, these are the burgers you will keep making all summer long!
2. Turkey Burgers with Hummus & Avocado
Looking for something lighter and healthier than a beef burger? Our turkey burgers with avocado and hummus should do the trick.
3. Caprese Crostini
Fresh, healthy (and let’s face it, adorable), these caprese crostini are made extra-special by using heirloom tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella cheese.
4. Best Roasted Potatoes
Fresh & flavour-packed, these roasted potatoes are your new go-to summer side
5. Grilled Corn with Herb Butter
Oh, corn on the cob. Summer just wouldn't be the same without you. This grilled corn with a super fresh herb butter will easily be the tastiest side you'll make this long weekend!
6. Rustic Panzanella Salad
Crusty toasted bread (that soaks up all the lemony vinaigrette,) fresh juicy cherry tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers and pepper, silky buffalo mozzarella and fragrant basil leaves, all come together beautifully in this fast and fresh salad. Our tip? Let it sit in the fridge for 30 minutes before serving to let all the flavours mingle. Perfect served with some grilled fish, steak or chicken.
7. Marbled Blueberry & Vanilla Popsicles
These kid-friendly marbled blueberry & vanilla popsicles are made with 4 simple & healthy ingredients and they make a healthy summer treat perfect to celebrate Canada Day!
The quintessential summer treat for kids, s’mores - graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate - seriously, what could be better?