Category: Vegetarian

Rice Pilaf; make your own!

Rice Pilaf; make your own!

Tired of plain rice?  Looking for something a little healthier than those pre-packaged rice mixes?  Greek Rice Pilaf is a great option, and one that you can actually meal prep ahead and have on hand for those nights when you forgot to plan or make […]

Tzatziki Sauce; Homemade from scratch

Tzatziki Sauce; Homemade from scratch

Rich, thick Greek yogurt combined with fresh mint, garlic, grated cucumber and a hint of lime!  These fresh ingredients comes together to make an outstanding Tzatziki sauce, made from scratch in the time it takes to cook your Souvlaki. Grating and draining the cucumber ensures […]

Roasted Fall Harvest Soup

Roasted Fall Harvest Soup

Roasted Fall Harvest Soup brings together the richness of sweet butternut squash combined with the fresh and slightly tart flavour of apples. Slow roasted to caramelize the squash, and enhanced with traditional fall flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, you might wonder if you aren’t […]

Broccoli Slaw; a Keto friendly side dish

Broccoli Slaw; a Keto friendly side dish

I’m going to start by saying, I don’t eat Keto, not specifically anyways, but I do like food that tastes good, and is good for you.   This Broccoli Slaw fits into that category for me. Happily Broccoli Slaw also uses easy to find ingredients, and […]

One Skillet Tamale Bake

One Skillet Tamale Bake

One Skillet Tamale Bake, a hearty vegetarian side dish that can be served as a complete meal or a side dish.  Cooked in One Skillet from start to finish, it’s ease of preparation makes this a good option for a busy weeknight meal and the […]

Make Ahead Brown Sugar Glazed Onions

Make Ahead Brown Sugar Glazed Onions

Brown Sugar Glazed Onions, are a unique side dish for your holiday meals.  Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter all come to mind, but they would be excellent with any Beef or Chicken Roast.  Normally people think of creamed onions, but I like to make something a […]

Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn

Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn

Corn, I love it…. Fresh Corn on the Cob is the BOMB and my favourite way to eat it, picked fresh from locals farmers fields.  Of course, that’s only in August, and well, I want to eat it year round,   my kids however are all […]

Fresh & Fast Marinara Sauce in the Instant Pot

Fresh & Fast Marinara Sauce in the Instant Pot

It’s the end of summer and we’ve almost come to the end of the fresh tomato harvest, even my local farmers market is starting to run low on those huge bushels of glistening red juicy tomatoes that always call my name.   I’ve canned before, but […]

Sunday Soup: Thai Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

Sunday Soup: Thai Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

This is so much more than just another healthy vegan soup that you’ll cook and eat because it’s good for you.  This one actually tastes really good,  I promise.   While not a traditional Thai soup, it is a perfect balance of sweet and sour which […]

Summer Sides – Sweet & Spicy Coleslaw

Summer Sides – Sweet & Spicy Coleslaw

The term Lazy Days of Summer sure doesn’t apply at our house!  I actually think our schedules are even tougher as everyone is all over the place… Summer School, Camps, Vacations, Kids work schedules, and on and on and on….. Somehow I always get excited […]