Category Archives: Recipes

Grilled baby bok choy

A summery side dish that’s full of flavour! I love the taste and texture of bok choy but also appreciate it because it’s a great source of potassium and other nutrients. While this versatile vegetable is a family favourite in … Continue reading

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Fully-loaded BLT pasta salad

A great twist on a classic sandwich! I’ve always adored bacon-lettuce-tomato (BLT) sandwiches and to this day, they’re one of my go-to choices when visiting a diner. I usually add cheese to my order and, if the kitchen is amenable, … Continue reading

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Mexican-inspired grilled corn salad

A fun way to enjoy a favourite summer vegetable! I love corn on the cob and it is one of the aspects of mid-summer that I most eagerly anticipate every year. Lately I’ve been trying to play around with different … Continue reading

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Pasta salad with grilled vegetables, pesto and bocconcini

Tasty summer fare the whole family will love!  I adore pasta, but the mere thought of eating it with piping hot sauce during the middle of summer is enough to make me feel faint. This vegetarian dish was devised to … Continue reading

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Plant-powered pasta sauce

A delicious option for vegans and omnivores alike! In my quest to wean my menfolk off their long-standing habit of eating meat every day, I’ve learned a few tricks that are proving quite effective. First and foremost is that I … Continue reading

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Cracked wheat salad with pomegranate and mint

As nutritious and flavourful as it is colourful and easy! I love grain salads, whether as side dishes, part of a brunch buffet or as a packable lunch option. At this time of year, adding fruit seems essential when we’re … Continue reading

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Vietnamese-inspired mango salad

A versatile sweet and sour side dish! I don’t know about you, but I’m craving a little heat and a lot of sunshine on my plates these days. A meal at Vancouver’s exceedingly popular Ahn & Chi restaurant was the … Continue reading

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