Category Archives: Vegetables

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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Mad about mushrooms

A peek at the magic that happens at a mushroom farm! If you’re like me, chances are mushrooms became an acquired taste. When I first tasted them as a child, they’d come out of a tin and the texture just … Continue reading

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Squash, Leek and Pear Soup

A hearty, flavourful way to warm yourself from the inside out! Autumn may be celebrated as ‘sweater weather’ by some, but for me it’s the return of ‘soup season’. I love opening my refrigerator and working with whatever ingredients I … Continue reading

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20 minute red curry vegetable soup

A twist on traditional vegetable soups – perfect for autumn! Ever since I made this fantastic shrimp curry a few weeks ago, I’ve been craving the gentle heat and fantastic flavour that red curry paste brings to any dish. After … Continue reading

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Grilled Mexican-Style Corn (Elotes Mexicanos)

The best way to enjoy farm-fresh corn! I’m prepared to take some heat for this admission. Many of you will be shocked to learn that I had never tasted the marvelous street food that is Mexican grilled corn on the … Continue reading

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Vietnamese -inspired pasta and vegetable salad

A flavourful vegan dish that’s also great with fish, chicken or beef! I love pasta salad, though definitely NOT with creamy dressings – I’m a vinaigrette girl all the way (unless, of course, I’m using pesto thinned with the hot … Continue reading

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