Tag: vegetarian

  • How to cook quinoa

    How to cook quinoa

    We’ve been cooking quinoa a lot the last 5 years and I still forget the recipe proportions sometimes so I am sharing them here! This is a basic recipe for boiled quinoa, similar to cooking rice. In fact I usually use my rice cooker, which I include an option for in the instructions. Quinoa is […]

  • Squash, sage & walnut pesto pie

    Squash, sage & walnut pesto pie

    A Savoury Vegetarian Pie My dear friend Kim sent me a recipe from Oh My Veggies called Savoury Pumpkin Galette and both of us made them for our respective family Christmas dinners this year. Mine were a big hit at Christmas and I just finished making a fresh batch. I made four and froze two, […]

  • Roasted Squash and Spinach Lasagne

    Roasted Squash and Spinach Lasagne

    A simple vegetarian lasagne Last night I made Roasted Squash, Sage and Walnut Pesto Galettes, and I purposely roasted extra squash to do something with for tonight’s dinner. Prepping ingredients for two recipes at one time is a time-saving thing I like to do. I also have some spinach on hand so searched for a […]

  • Leon’s easy, “no-knead” pizza dough

    Leon’s easy, “no-knead” pizza dough

    My brother Leon was over a while ago and quickly whipped up a pizza dough that he touted as a “no-knead” pizza dough. Less work – sounds great! It was delicious so I asked him to share the recipe. I have made it a number of times since and it always turns out great. If […]

  • Zucchini, tomato and feta bake

    Zucchini, tomato and feta bake

    My favourite food as a kid was Greek food. My mother regularly incorporated Mediterranean flavours into her cooking—and she still makes some of the best spanakopita I’ve ever had. I vividly remember requesting a Greek dinner for a birthday and stealing kalamata olives from the fridge throughout the day until it came time to make […]

  • Black Bean and Veggie Chili

    Black Bean and Veggie Chili

    This is a colourful, hearty, easy-to-make vegan chili recipe. The main ingredients are black beans, yam, bell peppers and kale. This delicious chili is closely based on a recipe from a woman named Maribeth, who is hosting a 30-day green smoothie challenge. Her recipe called for more yam, less bell pepper, and no kale. Not […]

  • Cooking with Kale: Kale Chips, Orange and Green Salad, Green Juice

    Cooking with Kale: Kale Chips, Orange and Green Salad, Green Juice

    Growing up I only remember seeing Kales as a decoration beside my hamburger and coleslaw at whitespot. But lately I have been hearing lots of chatter about the leafy green vegetable. Kale has numerous health benefits including high levels of iron, vitamin C, vitamin K, antioxidants and more. (Read more about the top 10 health […]

  • Basil fried rice

    Basil fried rice

    A flavourful and fragrant fried rice that is easy to make and comes with a meat and vegetarian option. Makes 4 servings. We have made this twice in the last two days. The first day we made it with chicken breast, the second day we made a vegetarian version. Both turned out delicious. Ingredients 4-5 […]