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Weekly Meal Solutions

Thursday 20 November 2014 . (0)

Low Calorie Comfort Food

Comfort food doesn't have to be white flour, butter-dipped, calorie laden treats; it can be a warm bowl of nourishing butternut squash soup on a cold day. Butternut squash is a power-house of nutrients, packing a big punch of Vitamin A and carotene, needed for healthy skin and great eyesight. ...

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Become a Banh Mi Expert

Monday 17 November 2014 . (0)

TweetWhen you want to stretch the boundaries of your culinary genius, and your taste buds, look towards Banh Mi, a wonderful take on a sandwich and a current foodie favourite. Here is a piece on how to become a Banh Mi expert with a few simple tricks, which was originally published in Metro. Click here. Continue Reading…

Making Cioppino with Recipe

Thursday 13 November 2014 . (0)

TweetI had the pleasure of enjoying a delightful dish of Cioppino at Geraldine Bistro in Toronto. What a food-lovers delight this brothy, nourishing stew was and full of pieces of fish. Here, in this article for Metro News, I share tips for making your own Cioppino at home – the perfect comfort dish as the. Continue Reading…

Carrot Ginger Slaw

Sunday 4 March 2012 . (0)

TweetMost nights I am pressed for time,  trying to feed the family before we run off to activitites.  This is why I love coleslaw in a bag.  I can use it for so many things including stir frys, soups or plain old slaw,  and it goes well as a side dish to almost anything.  The cabbage. Continue Reading…

Chicken & Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Monday 23 January 2012 . (0)

TweetMexican food is a family favourite around our house, but I get tired of the old stand by taco kits, and I am not a fan of all the non-ingredients in the taco seasonings.  However, it is a meal that both my 9 year old and 12 year old can manage to pull together themselves.  In favour. Continue Reading…

Mediterranean Stuffed Sole

Monday 2 January 2012 . (0)

TweetWhile comfort foods are what we crave this time of year, we are also looking for something super healthy to get us back on track. Fortunately these two things can be achieved with this one outstanding dish.  Full of satisfying flavors, this recipe uses pantry items such as jarred roasted red peppers and artichokes that are easy to. Continue Reading…

‘Tis the Season to eat your Greens!

Monday 12 December 2011 . (2)

TweetKale is one of my favorite green vegetables and it should be one of yours!  Part of the cabbage family, kale contains more than just stellar amounts of vitamins and minerals like C, K, E, calcium and magnesium.  It is also a great source of antioxidants and chemical compounds that help regulate immunity, fight cancer cells and. Continue Reading…

Mushroom & Barley Soup with Miso

Sunday 27 November 2011 . (0)

TweetThis is a “stick to your ribs” kind of soup.  Full of nutrition boosting ingredients like mushrooms, ginger, garlic and miso, these bold flavours, make this vegetarian soup one that even meat lovers will adore.  The aromatic flavours of ginger and garlic pair perfectly with the earthy saltiness of Miso.  Miso is a bean paste that is made by. Continue Reading…

Cauliflower & Cheese Bake

Saturday 24 September 2011 . (0)

TweetCauliflower is an amazing hearty vegetable that lends itself to so many delicious dishes.  Fresh cauliflower is abundant this time of year and super tasty!  Along with being a delicious vegetable, cauliflower is a notable source of fibre, potassium and folic acid.  A good source of antioxidants, cauliflower contains indoles which are known for their role. Continue Reading…

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