Vegetarian/Vegan

  • Asian greens

Asian Greens

By |February 15th, 2024|0 Comments

When we think of Asian greens, a picture of bok choy is what we usually imagine. Bok choy (also called pak choi), a brassica, is a native Chinese vegetable and a variety of [...]

  • Red Lentil, Carrot and Coconut Soup

Red Lentil, Carrot and Coconut Soup

By |January 19th, 2024|0 Comments

Vibrant and soulful, vegetarian red lentil, carrot and coconut soup combines carrots, tomatoes, fresh ginger and garlic, fish sauce and coconut milk making it a hearty soup ready in an hour or less. [...]

  • mushroom borscht by Natalia Bozhok

Mushroom Borscht

By |January 12th, 2024|0 Comments

The tradition of cooking borscht dates back centuries and is passed on from generation to generation. With hundreds of variations of borscht, my grandmother says, “There are as many borscht recipes as there [...]

  • gai lan

Chinese Broccoli Stir-Fry

By |January 10th, 2024|0 Comments

A stir-fry of Chinese broccoli makes a versatile side dish elevating even the simplest entree to extraordinary heights. While the flavours are simple, the infusion of garlic, ginger and a medley of seasonings [...]

  • butternut soup

Butternut Squash Soup

By |November 15th, 2023|0 Comments

Making a squash soup couldn’t be easier. It really comes down to the additional flavourings that make each soup stand out. I’ve borrowed a combination from Deborah Madison for with a hearty umami [...]

  • quinoa stuffed peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

By |November 5th, 2023|1 Comment

Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers is a very forgiving recipe. You can make it your own by adding or leaving out vegetables you may want to change. It's a versatile dish that will work well [...]

  • mashed potatoes

Harvest Mashed Potatoes

By |September 9th, 2023|0 Comments

Mashed potatoes are so common as to be almost disdained. And eating poorly prepared ‘mash’ as a child can put you off for a lifetime. However, creamy, buttery mashed potatoes can be a [...]

  • Mango Pineapple Salsa with Jicama

Mango Pineapple Salsa with Jicama

By |May 2nd, 2023|0 Comments

While you might be familiar with pineapple and mango salsa, have you considered adding jicama? This root vegetable is the root of a plant that produces beans similar to lima beans, but aren't edible. [...]

  • mushroom risotto

Mushroom Risotto

By |March 8th, 2023|0 Comments

A mushroom risotto is a sublime use of any combination of mushrooms, and much easier to make than most people think. Not straying far from the pan and stirring often are key. The [...]

Carrot and Apple Juice

By |January 6th, 2023|0 Comments

Carrot and Apple Juice to Kickstart the New Year New year, new resolutions. A healthier way of life seems to be on everyone’s list. If getting your fill of vitamins and nutrients in [...]

  • french vegetable soup

French Vegetable Soup

By |January 3rd, 2023|2 Comments

This is a quick, easy, vegan/vegetarian freezable soup with lots of flavour. You can add some chopped, cooked rotisserie chicken if you wish, but there are lots of hearty ingredients for a fast weeknight [...]

  • mexican soup

Mexican Vegetable Soup

By |December 29th, 2022|3 Comments

This is a quick, easy, vegan/vegetarian freezable soup with lots of flavour. You can add some chopped, cooked rotisserie chicken if you wish, but there are lots of hearty ingredients for a fast weeknight [...]

Peach-Tomato Burrata Salad

By |August 14th, 2022|1 Comment

Impress your guests with this gorgeous tomato, peach and burrata salad that makes the most out of late summer's garden bounty. Peach-Tomato Burrata Salad 1 burrata cheese (or fresh baby bocconcini)Whole cherry tomatoes and slices/wedges [...]

  • naan, bread, Caprese, tomatoes, basil, bocconcini, pizza

Caprese Naan Pizza

By |August 10th, 2022|1 Comment

This is one of my weekly go-to’s in the summer. We pick up fresh naan at the market and make it our weekend pizza, so simple! Do not skip salting your tomatoes, this helps some [...]

  • clumpy honey granola

Clumpy Honey Granola

By |September 16th, 2021|2 Comments

We have a lot of great honey in Alberta, particularly on the prairies — Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba account for almost 80 per cent of our national production, and bees provide vital pollination to [...]

  • ginger not beef recipe

Ginger Not-Beef

By |May 21st, 2021|2 Comments

Most food trends are fleeting, generally (these days) driven by social media; Instagram triggered the unicorn Frappuccino® — and a thousand swirly purple unicorn foods after it — and TikTok recently brought us a [...]

  • butter paneer

Butter Paneer

By |May 10th, 2021|2 Comments

Most food trends are fleeting, generally (these days) driven by social media; Instagram triggered the unicorn Frappuccino® — and a thousand swirly purple unicorn foods after it — and TikTok recently brought us a [...]