Vegetables

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTABELLAS

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTABELLAS

  This recipe can also just be a meatloaf. That’s originally what it was. I made meatloaf for my cousin and put the slices of pancetta all over the top. The result was a moist flavorful meatloaf. We each had a thick slice with veggies […]

FRITTO MISTO WITH ROSEMARY LEMON DIP

FRITTO MISTO WITH ROSEMARY LEMON DIP

This is such a beautiful dish, and very flavourful. Veggies fried in rosemary oil with a lemon rosemary mayo is a great dish to enjoy in the summer. You can use all sorts of vegetables, but I really like the zucchinis and cauliflower. The chickpeas […]

CHIMICHURRI

CHIMICHURRI

In the summer I like to grill and this is my favourite accompaniment to whatever I’m grilling.  I make a big batch of it and keep it in the fridge almost every week during the summer. My favourite is to spoon it over grilled beef […]

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

  This veggie soup is hearty and sticks to your bones on a cold winter’s day. I make a lot of soups in the winter and this is one of my go-to lunches. The chickpeas and quinoa go well together. I use a few can […]

MARINATED ARTICHOKE HEARTS

MARINATED ARTICHOKE HEARTS

  I was at a party and they had an antipasto platter with marinated artichoke hearts. I loved them and started using them in salads and pastas. They are so versatile and can be used in so many ways. But I noticed a few things […]

SESAME SUGAR SNAP PEAS

SESAME SUGAR SNAP PEAS

  Lately, I have been trying to get more veggies in my diet without eating salads all day. These sugar snap peas did it for me. They are raw, crunchy, sweet, and salty. The sesame oil gives them a wonderful nutty flavour. They are so […]

CHICKEN SOUP

CHICKEN SOUP

  One evening my friend Jessica called me. She had the flu and couldn’t move. She asked me if I could bring her some soup. I showed up with chicken, pasta, veggies, and stock. She said she thought I’d pick up some instant soup for […]

WEEKLY MIX

WEEKLY MIX

  When I get really busy during the week, I have to have something that is quick and easy to make. And though a big pot of chilli or a casserole can make a fast dinner or a lunch to go, I found I got […]

SPINACH PESTO PASTA

SPINACH PESTO PASTA

  I love raw pasta sauces. They are quick, easy, fresh, and delicious. My favourite is this vibrant green pesto. It feels like I’ve blended a salad and mixed it with pasta. When I eat it, I feel like I’m getting my greens in for […]

THAI SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP

THAI SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP

  I had left over pumpkin puree from thanksgiving and decided to make a spicy soup with it. This is quick and easy and can be frozen for future meals. 1 litre organic chicken stock 2 cups pumpkin purée 2 tbsp. red curry paste 1/4 […]