Category Archives: vegetarian

Roasted cauliflower with spicy peanut sauce

A delicious, healthy meal or side dish! I will forever be disappointed in myself for all the time I wasted before I embraced cauliflower. It wasn’t that I didn’t like the taste; I just found it always looked so plain … Continue reading

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Colcannon (Irish potatoes and cabbage)

Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day…or any day! Maybe it’s because my dad grew up on a potato farm in Prince Edward Island, or maybe it’s because potatoes are just so delicious, versatile and filling, but I absolutely adore these tasty … Continue reading

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Roasted carrots with balsamic mascarpone and pistachios

An easy yet impressive vegetable dish! Have you ever noticed that vegetables served in good restaurants usually look stunning and taste fantastic? I think that is because many chefs wisely treat their vegetables not just as ‘side dishes’ but instead … Continue reading

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Sweet and spicy crispy cauliflower nuggets

One of the most delicious vegetable dishes ever! Not being a huge fan of cheese sauce, for years I avoided cauliflower because it just seemed to look so boring on a plate. Now that cauliflower’s had a bit of a … Continue reading

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A mostly make-ahead fancy vegetarian feast

Perfect for date night…or any night! Move over, meat and potatoes. When it comes to making a special dinner at home, why not try a new approach to menu planning? Vegetarian meals by their very nature are colourful and appealing; … Continue reading

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Mushroom and walnut ‘caviar’ on herbed crostini

An easy, elegant vegetarian appetizer! So many elegant hors d’oeuvres seem to involve meat or seafood that I decided it was time to come up with a vegetarian treat. I recall my mother eating mushrooms on toast which just looked … Continue reading

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Fast and flavourful enchilada dip

Five minutes to make a party-perfect yet nutritious dish! I love this dip because it takes just minutes to assemble and can even be prepared up to 48 hours ahead of time before baking. More importantly, it’s packed with flavour … Continue reading

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