Tag: Lunch

MEXICAN TORTILLA PIE

MEXICAN TORTILLA PIE

  No words for how good this is. Easy to assemble and feeds a lot of people. It’s spicy because I’m a spicy girl. So if you’re not into spice, you can use less chili powder and jalapeno. 1 package 10 inch tortillas 1 red […]

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 […]

BALSAMIC BEETS & GOAT CHEESE SALAD

BALSAMIC BEETS & GOAT CHEESE SALAD

  Growing up I had beets only one way – bottled with vinegar and onions. I liked them but they weren’t a staple for me. That’s until I went to Argentina, and that is when my love affair with beets started. How we use peas […]

BLUEBERRY BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

BLUEBERRY BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

  I love pancakes. It’s my perfect Saturday morning breakfast, and these are the best. They are fluffy and buttery with tart blueberries. Most pancakes recipes have the standard ingredients, slightly tweaked here and there. What I have found that makes these pancakes stand out […]

RADICCHIO SALAD

RADICCHIO SALAD

  I went to this restaurant in liberty village. They claim to serve authentic southern italian specialties but really what it is, is the chef going to the grocery store close by and buying prepackaged foods and assembling them – but charging for authentic good […]

PROSCIUTTO RADICCHIO TOAST

PROSCIUTTO RADICCHIO TOAST

  This recipe was inspired by my bad restaurant experience. I still wanted to try the toasts so I decided to make it myself. These are perfect for a weekend brunch. They’re so easy to make and are delicious. 2 slices organic rye bread 1 […]

CAPRESE BREAKFAST TOAST

CAPRESE BREAKFAST TOAST

  On weekends my favourite thing to do is go for brunch. To me, it is like an event. I want to go somewhere with delicious menu items, whether it’s a signature dish or a classic, good coffee, maybe a mimosa and of course my […]

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 […]

KALE CHICKPEA SALAD

KALE CHICKPEA SALAD

  There is a restaurant in Toronto called GUSTO 101. They have this kale salad that is absolutely amazing. It’s one of their signature dishes. Their Cavolo Nero has kale, currants, pine nuts, pecorino, and a lemon vinaigrette. Every time I go there I order […]