Tag Archives: kale

Entertain with ease with fresh, tasty side dishes

The perfect plates for vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike! One of the food-related questions I am asked most often is what to serve visiting vegetarians or vegans. It can be challenging today to satisfy a variety of tastes and appetites. … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods – Episode 3 recipes

Week three already! Where has the time gone? I’m excited to share with you the recipes for episode 3 of Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods (airing tonight at 7:30 pm on Rogers TV 22 in Ottawa) which is all about great make-ahead … Continue reading

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Salad of tender greens with pickled rhubarb

This salad is an excellent way to showcase and enjoy some of the first produce of spring, now available at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. The pickled rhubarb adds a huge flavour element to the salad, along with some great colour. … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Lasagna with mushrooms, leeks and kale

Apparently lasagna’s earliest origins can be found in the culinary cultures of both Ancient Greece and Rome. I grew up eating a spicy hybrid version made with tomato sauce and Polish sausage, switching to a bolognese variety when I started … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Apples and Cheddar

If you are a regular visitor to Constantly Cooking, you may have guessed that I am more than a little infatuated with kale. Not only is it a nutritional powerhouse, it adds great colour, texture and flavour to any meal. … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Grapefruit

Who says wintertime has to be a fresh food wasteland? While it is a lot harder to eat local during the cold months, there are numerous items which are in season at this time of year. Pomegranates and grapefruit are … Continue reading

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Warm Kale Salad with Figs

Who says salads have to be crisp and cold? Perfect for fall and winter, this warm salad has a subtle flavour, offering both sweet and sour along with barely wilted kale and sautéed vegetables. I like plating individual portions rather … Continue reading

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