Canada Day Recipes

Browse 30 Canada Day Recipes

Celebrate Canada's birthday with some of the delicious food and drink recipes below. We have a wide array of grilling recipes as well as appetizers, desserts, snacks and drinks. In essence, we have everything you need to throw the best Canada Day party on the block.

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Tuscan Grilled Chicken & Pepper Salad

Tuscan Grilled Chicken & Pepper Salad

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This salad is so pretty, and delicious too! It's the perfect summer salad for pot-lucks, summer BBQ's and get-togethers. Loads of sliced peppers, every color of the rainbow, are tossed with grilled chicken, sliced red onions, tomatoes, olives, and basil,…

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Appetizers

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Appetizers

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

What's a backyard BBQ party without grilled appetizers? Pretty lame actually. If you want to show off and really impress your guests then these bacon-wrapped appetizers will really help. Imagine, jumbo shrimp stuffed with goat cheese, seasone…

Dad's Bruschetta

Dad's Bruschetta

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

This is my Dad's recipe for bruschetta bread, which is a classic recipe that you'll love for appetizers, a snack or for sharing at a party. The key is in the type of tomato and bread that you use for this -- you'll be pleased with the results!

Layered BLT Dip

Layered BLT Dip

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

This quick and easy dip will surely be a hit at your next get together. It's a BLT, like you've never had it before! Even better, it only takes minutes to prepare. Serve it up with crackers or a crusty, sliced baguette. For more quick and easy appetiz…

Teriyaki BBQ Ribs

Teriyaki BBQ Ribs

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 90 Minutes

If you're a fan of "regular" BBQ Pork Ribs then you'll want to give these Teriyaki ribs a try. They're an interesting alternative to the regular routine and provide an asian inspiration to your next meal. Soaked in a teriyaki marinade then on to the…

Mediterranean Hummus

Mediterranean Hummus

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Hummus is a classic Middle Eastern dip, particularly Levantine Arab, which was made from mashed chickpeas, blended into tahini,olive oil, lemon juice, seasoned with some Arab spices and chilis, garnished with some tomatoes, olives, chili powder, and parse…

Cheese & Mustard Party Straws

Cheese & Mustard Party Straws

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

These light & crispy snacks are just the thing to serve with drinks before your meal. (They go exceptionally well with a nice glass of chilled Chardonnay !)

Grilled Asparagus Wraps

Grilled Asparagus Wraps

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Wondering what to grill for a special occasion like Fathers Day, or just having friends over for a backyard BBQ this weekend? Don't forget the side dishes. Imagine, tender asparagus wrapped in prosciutto and cheese, seasoned with garlic and lemon-pe…

Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallops

Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallops

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Backyard entertaining is in full-swing and one of the best ways to make your party a success is to spoil your guests with some awesome grilled appetizers. One of the most popular grilled app's is bacon-wrapped scallops. Forget the pre-made boxed kin…

Tangy Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

Tangy Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Need something to do with the kids this summer? This is the perfect, kid-friendly, kid-tested and approved treat! Plus, as a bonus, the adults like it too! Rice Krispies, marshmallows and flavored Kool Aid come together to create a quick and easy, cute…

Lazy Chicken Bruschetta

Lazy Chicken Bruschetta

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

I don't know about you but I get kinda lazy sometimes so when it comes to something like making 40 to 50 slices of grilled chicken bruschetta you can bet I found the easiest way out. But just because it's easy (and I'm lazy) doesn't mean it's taste is…

The King of Steaks

The King of Steaks

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

The rib steak is called the King of Steaks for very good reason. A rib steak with the bone-in has just the right amount of marbling (fatty streaks throughout the meat) to keep it juicy and full-flavored from the grill to your plate. It's from th…

Garden Vegetable Dip

Garden Vegetable Dip

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Here's a delcious dip for holiday parties.

Steak Oscar

Steak Oscar

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Yes, there is a Steak under all that creamy rich bearnaise sauce... Beef tenderloin to be exact, about 1 1/4" thick and grilled to perfection. Top the steak with a couple lemon-garlic grilled shrimp and then smother with that rich thick crab filled…

Old Fashioned Lemonade

Old Fashioned Lemonade

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

When I was a boy summers were a lot hotter than they are now. I remember a day it was so hot all the corn in the field popped. The horses thought it was snow and froze to death. One other thing I remember well was the homemade lemonade my Mother…

Jalapeno Red Bean Salsa

Jalapeno Red Bean Salsa

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Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

In an effort to break up with the vending machine I decided to try to make something to healthy to snack on to help me with this transistion. I wanted something spicy and filling that I could eat without chips. If you have time try using fresh ing…

Garlic-infused Baked Potato

Garlic-infused Baked Potato

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Here's the perfect grilling trilogy, a tender, juicy grilled rib steak, prosciutto wrapped asparagus and this amazing garlic infused baked potato. If you're thinking of what to grill for a special occasion (like Fathers Day or 4th of July) or just havi…

Grilled Buffalo Wings

Grilled Buffalo Wings

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Who can resist an order of hot Buffalo Wings and cold Beer on a Friday night? Our favorite pub was offering a variety of wings they called Honey Hot and after some experimenting I adapted these wings to the grill. Now I make my own and, in my humb…

Slow Cooker Mexican Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Mexican Pork Carnitas

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes

Another great recipe for the slow cooker! This easy, flavorful roast pork can be used to fill tacos, burritos, quesadillas, you name it! Throw it on top of nachos, even! It's completely up to you. The garlic studded pork roast cooks all day in the slo…

Quick & Easy Burgers

Quick & Easy Burgers

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Your summer vacation may be over (like mine, boo hoo!) but that doesn't mean summer's over! Keep your grill fired up with this extremely easy and very tasty burger recipe. Great for a quick weeknight meal the secret ingredients that make the flavor…

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