Delicious on its own or in pretty much everything, cheese is that versatile food we all know and love. We've compiled our favourite cheese recipes as an homage to its deliciousness. Bon appetit!Photo: MKucova/iStockphoto
Make this on the fly as a delicious and simple meal. Breakfast for dinner is always a hit.
Get the recipe here: Baked Cheese Omelette
This classic dish (with a twist!) is great for batch cooking — simply freeze it and warm it up later.
Get the recipe here: Tomato Mac and Cheese
This gooey, good-for-you main dish is quick to cook on your BBQ or stovetop.
Get the recipe here: Easy Peasy Cheesy Quesadillas
This is a great recipe for using up odds and ends — stale bread, odd bits of cheese, leftover veggies. A hearty, cheesy, one-pot meal the whole family will love.
Get the recipe here: Cheese Strata
Kids will love the fun bow tie-shaped pasta (and, fingers crossed, the broccoli too!).
Get the recipe here: Carb-loading Cottage Cheese Broccoli Noodles
The cherished breakfast and lunch classic gets a nutritious makeover with the simple addition of sliced fruit.
Get the recipe here: Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese
These cute, unusual little bites are sure to please any cheese lover (young or old!).
Get the recipe here: Creamy Cheddar and Apple Bites
This recipe calls for Swiss, but use whatever kind of cheese you want — a perfect opportunity to use all your cheesy odds and ends.
Get the recipe here: Simple Scalloped Potatoes
Try this cherry sauce in other dishes, as well — it's perfect on pancakes, waffles and ice cream.
Get the recipe here: Mini Cheesecakes with Cherry Sauce
Give your dialing finger a break, and call up this quick and easy recipe for Friday night. Don’t forget to give yourself a high-five for being so awesome in the kitchen.
Get the recipe here: Tuna Melt Pizzas
Kids got the munchies? A plate of these munchie-killers is guaranteed to keep them satisfied until dinnertime.
Get the recipe here: Cowboy Potatoes
It's a combination of pie, pizza and lasagna with a Mexican twist: How could anyone resist?
Get the recipe here: Tortilla Pie
This chicken parmesan has all of the flavour without the nutritional woes! Baked and not breaded (or fried), this chicken breast will cook in a flash while you put together a colourful salad or vegetable dish for a well-rounded meal.
Get the recipe here: Quick Chicken Parmigiana
This is the most brilliantly easy cannelloni recipe imaginable. Also disgustingly fun to make.
For a cheesy vegetarian option, combine a tub of ricotta cheese, shredded mozzarella, spinach, salt and pepper and stuff into the shells. (Same baking times apply.)
Get the recipe here: Chicken Cannelloni
Straight from Toronto hot spot Cheesewerks' menu.
Get the recipe here: Charleston Grilled Cheese
Impress your guests with this awesome spread. Kids will love all the delicious options.
Get the recipe here: Ultimate Cheese Plate
The Spanish call it "tortilla," not to be confused with the crispy chips of the same name, which we Canadians like to dunk in salsa. To save time, make this dish ahead and warm in the oven, or simply serve at room temperature.
Get the recipe here: Spanish Chorizo Fritatta
Black beans and corn give this version of gazpacho a southwestern twist. Serve with a platter of tortilla roll-ups or sandwich wraps to make it a more substantial meal.
Get the recipe here: Tex-Mex Gazpacho
A seriously delicious and speedy meal. Use whatever leftover chicken you have, and dinner's done in a flash.
Get the recipe here: Chicken, Brown Rice and Black Bean Burritos
If you're short on time (and who isn't?), make this cheesy, delicious recipe a day ahead and reheat just before serving.
Get the recipe here: Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
Cheesecake may be more labour-intensive than other cakes, but it's always worth the effort, right? Kids can help make this delicious cake, too. They'll love stirring the ingredients together and spreading the blueberry topping on top.
Get the recipe here: Blueberry Cheesecake
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