welcome to the delicious spoon!

Hi! My name is Alisa, the food photographer and recipe developer behind The Delicious Spoon.

Here you will find easy delicious recipes large enough to feed a family of 4 with usually a few leftovers! I use fresh easy-to-find ingredients and share quick simple recipes that don’t require loads of skill or fancy gadgets. My focus is on healthy recipes but you will find lots of tasty treats too!

Happy cooking and thanks for stopping by, Alisa

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A big bowl of Chinese Chicken Salad on a white and grey napkin with chopsticks

Crunchy Chinese Chicken Salad

The old lettuce and chicken with balsamic is just not cutting it anymore?  This Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe is packed with loads of colourful crunchy veggies, and sweet mandarin oranges and topped with a delicious Asian-Inspired Salad Dressing.
A Sesame Cucumber Salad Recipe on a white table with chopsticks blue serving bowls.

5-Minute Asian Cucumber Salad

This Asian Cucumber Salad is made with crispy sliced cucumbers in an Asian-inspired vinaigrette that is so simple to prepare you will likely want to make this all the time as a quick alternative to a side salad. 
A rack of baby back ribs cut into rib pieces

Fall Off The Bone Baby Back Ribs

These Fall Off The Bone Baby Back Ribs are the best ever! Marinated for 8 hours in a to die for the dry rub and then slow-roasted in the oven…
A white bowl filled with a recipe for fiddleheads

Simple Sauteed Fiddleheads

Spring has sprung and so have fiddleheads for just a few weeks. Enjoy these tasty baby ferns sauteed in simple olive oil and garlic with a squeeze of lemon. For…
A recipe for cruffins with two stacked on a table with some chocolate chips.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cruffin Recipe

A mix between a croissant and a muffin, this Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cruffin Recipe is fluffy, flaky, and melt-in-your-mouth good with a delightful peanut butter and chocolate chip filling….
Cooked Rapini in a white bowl with some Italian meatballs nearby

Sautéed Rapini Recipe (broccoli rabe)

A simple Sautéed Rapini Recipe or Broccoli Rabe Recipe made with just a few simple ingredients you are sure to have in your home any day of the week. Olive…

Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancakes

With just 3 ingredients these Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancakes are filling and healthy. They’re the perfect breakfast to start your day as they’re loaded with protein to keep you full…
Birria quesatacos on a plate with birria dipping sauce and cheese in small bowl.

Beef Birria tacos

Rich and hearty, these Beef Birria Tacos are a traditional Mexican recipe that can easily be made at home. Tortillas are first filled with shredded cheese and beef that’s been…
A plate of the best old-fashioned oatmeal cookie recipe

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Soft & chewy old-fashioned oatmeal cookies are super simple to make. One bowl is all you need and no fancy gadgets required. Classic baking at its best! When I visited…

Dinner recipes

Quick and easy weeknight dinner ideas sure to feed the whole family and please even the pickiest of eaters. Meat, fish, soups, salads, side dishes lots more!

tasty treats

Some healthy and some absolutely sinful but calorie worthy desserts and treats for those times when you just need a treat. Recipe for breads, cookies, cakes, pies, candy and more!

Delicious drinks

Thirst quenching drinks for cold winter days and sunny patio sipping. Cocktails, mocktails, smoothies and hot bevies.

Breakfast recipes

Delicious breakfast recipes for busy mornings, special holidays, brunch and even some prefect for those who meal prep for busy the week ahead. Definitely not your ordinary scrambled eggs!

Healthy snacks

Tasty easy to make snacks to keep you fuelled to get through your day. Smoothies, appetizers, finger foods, and portable snacks.