Tag Archives: vegetarian

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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Cauliflower ‘n cheese bake

Just like mac ‘n cheese….only better! I would happily chug cheese sauce straight from a saucepan today, but that wasn’t always the case. My mom didn’t make it when I was a kid and the few times I tasted it … Continue reading

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Crispy sweet potato nests with eggs

An easy yet impressive meal for any time of day! I wish I was the kind of person who enjoyed going out for brunch. I love the idea of having someone else prepare something tasty and interesting for my first … Continue reading

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Warm beet and pear salad

An easy, elegant appetizer! I first tasted the combination of warm beet and pear in Tuscany decades ago and was instantly smitten. Nutritious, colourful and delicious, this salad remains a favourite to this day and makes a nice change from … Continue reading

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Candy-coated fresh fruit lollipops

Move over, candy apples – there’s a new treat in town! As a kid, I just couldn’t seem to lock in the lesson that candy apples can be quite the disappointment. I loved the look of their glossy, sugary coating … 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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Citrus salad with arugula and pomegranate

A blast of sunshine in the middle of winter! Oh, what a joy this salad is. Bursting with colour and flavour, you can’t help but smile just looking at this beautiful dish … and it’s not just pretty – its … Continue reading

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