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Posts Tagged ‘vegetarian’

Sunday 25 March 2012 . (1)

Pea Soup with Lemongrass &Chili!

Fresh green peas are indicitive of spring and early summer. While the classic pairing is mint, this flavour combination brings new life to the delicious sweet pea! Lemongrass is a tall tropical grass that exudes the floral aroma of lemon. The lower end is pounded, cut or finely chopped/grated ...

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Festive Fennel Salad!

Monday 19 December 2011 . (0)

Christmas is my favorite time of year, the gathering of friends and family, the recalling of years past… and the food!  It seems like there is an endless stream of  holiday buffets, filled with rich and lavish treats that only come around during this festive season.  What I love about the food over the holiday’s is that most people . Continue Reading…

‘Tis the Season to eat your Greens!

Monday 12 December 2011 . (0)

Kale 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)

This 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…

Deconstructed Sushi!

Sunday 6 November 2011 . (0)

Sushi is  one of the most popular “fast food” options for both adults and kids alike.  So popular that most major grocery stores have a sushi kiosk.  If you are buying the most popular variety, vegetable and calafornia style rolls – it can be a healthy meal on the run.  However,  it is important to note that it is easy to. Continue Reading…

Coco-Nutty Squares

Monday 24 October 2011 . (1)

This is a grab and go – get me out of the house, nutrition packed square.  I make them for myself and inevitably my kids grab them and go!!!  The great thing about this recipe is that you can change it up,  adding whatever nuts and seeds you have on hand.  Packed with essential fats,. Continue Reading…

Cauliflower & Cheese Bake

Saturday 24 September 2011 . (0)

Cauliflower 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…

Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Salad

Monday 19 September 2011 . (1)

I love all varieties of squash and as autumn pokes it’s colourful head around the corner, I look forward to eating this sweet, delicious root vegetable.  There are many ways to enjoy squash including my favourites, roasted and in soup.  Did you know you can actually eat it raw?  While it may seem like a stretch,. Continue Reading…

Savour the Taste of Summer

Monday 12 September 2011 . (0)

Well, we are well into September, back to school, back to routine, but really we have 2 weeks of summer left!  Although I feel the inklings of the fabulous fall flavours seeping back into my tastebuds, I figured why not savour the last few morsels of summer goodness.  Local tomatoes and cucumbers are still around. Continue Reading…

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