Category Archives: Vegetables

Indonesian-inspired beef and vegetable bowls

Spiced-up flank steak with chili, coconut and more!  I’ve never been to Indonesia but this island archipelago is a land that has long fascinated me. Sambal Oelek is one of the ingredients I reach for very often in my kitchen; … Continue reading

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Crispy baked zucchini sticks      

No deep fryer needed for this delicious vegetable treat! Crispy zucchini sticks and dip are a big favourite in my house but I wanted to see if I could lighten up this pub-style treat. This fat-free, oven-baked version is full … Continue reading

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4 New Year’s Nutritional Boosters

Tasty tips to put healthy things on your plate and in your belly! I’m often asked for tips and tricks to make meals a little healthier. As an omnivore who adores her morning cup(s) of tea and will rarely say … Continue reading

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Raw zucchini noodles with spicy peanut sauce

Spiralized vegetable dishes are fast, fresh and fun! I really miss the fresh tastes of summer during our long Canadian winters. While I am a big fan of root vegetables and I love a hearty soup or stew, the bright, … Continue reading

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Seared Brussels sprouts with bacon, cranberries and pecans

A delicious, nutritious and versatile side dish Well, it’s finally happened. I have finally learned to say with honesty that I like Brussels sprouts. I have long wondered why I didn’t like them, given my extreme fondness for cabbage and … Continue reading

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Creamy macaroni and cheese with kale and bacon

A delicious twist on a comforting family favourite! My family has always loved homemade mac ‘n cheese and it’s no wonder. After all, isn’t it just like a warm, creamy, comforting, satisfying hug in a bowl? I tend to always … Continue reading

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Crispy halibut, roasted beets & brown butter lemon sauce

A fabulously tasty meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes! I love preparing and eating fish and am always thinking about new ways to serve it. A bounty of gorgeous, organic multi-coloured beets and carrots from Bryson Farms was the … Continue reading

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