Bran Muffins – Bacon, Molasses & Date Bran Muffins

Bacon,Date, Molasses Bran Muffins

I think I’ve eaten, and baked as many terrible bran muffins as good ones. The good ones are hearty but tender and moist and not overly sweet. The bad ones are heavy, tough, and dry. In my experience, whenever I try too hard for a super healthy outcome with the bran muffin, I get the latter.Read more

Avocado Shrimp Salad

Avocado Shrimp Salad

This Avocado Shrimp Salad is much more than avocado and shrimp. Almonds, grapefruit sections, and the best part; roasted carrots, make this salad a party in your mouth. Roasting the carrots makes them sweet and a little caramelized, and gives a delicious flavour element to the plate. Avocado and grapefruit are beautiful together. The tartnessRead more

Sweet Potato Salmon Frittata – Easy Frittata Recipe

Sweet Potato Salmon Frittata

A Frittata is one of those all round versatile dishes. Not an omelette, or a quiche, but somewhere in between and much easier. Not only are the ingredient possibilities endless, but a frittata can be breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. It’s equally delicious hot or cold, and a perfect take along dish, either for aRead more

Strawberry Caprese Salad

Strawberry Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad is one of my favourite salads. Usually just fresh, ripe tomatoes, basil and fresh mozzarella drizzled with a good quality extra virgin olive oil. It’s a classic, and it’s a salad that’s meant to showcase the ingredients. Which means they have to be the best you can find. That’s why I usually onlyRead more

Fennel Cabbage Slaw – Fennel Coleslaw

Fennel Cabbage Slaw

Fennel Cabbage Slaw is a refreshing change from the same old coleslaw. The one that we all know. Light green and white. It’s tried and true. But maybe it’s time for a change up. Let’s talk about colour, for one thing. I am one who loves colourful food, and this slaw delivers. Not only areRead more

Cauliflower Casserole – Cauliflower Marranca

Mushroom Cauliflower Casserole

This Cauliflower Casserole, called Cauliflower Marranca, is from The Moosewood Cookbook. I first discovered this venerable cookbook by Mollie Katzen years ago when I was experimenting with vegetarianism.  Back then, the Moosewood Cookbook was a must have for every vegetarian. I may not have cooked the whole book, but I did cook a lot of recipes from it. ManyRead more