Portabella Mushroom Sliders – Canadian Style

Portabella Mushroom Sliders

These Portabella Mushroom Sliders are going to be a contest entry. To honour Canada’s 150th birthday celebration, Mushrooms Canada is holding their annual Spotlight Appetizer Contest. And this year they are asking for submissions with a Canadian theme. The winning entry is going to be showcased this fall at the Food Bloggers of Canada conferenceRead more

General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms

General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms

General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms is my healthier take on a take out stand by. General Tso Chicken is a popular dish on Chinese restaurant buffets and take out menus. By the way General Tso chicken, is an American invention. They don’t eat this stuff in China. I found some great history about this dishRead more

Stuffed Mini Peppers – Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Black Bean Portobello Stuffed Mini Peppers

I was originally making burgers, not Black Bean Portobello Stuffed Mini Peppers. And the filling recipe for these peppers can still be a delicious veggie burger or pattie. But, I had these lovely little peppers on hand. I was planning a salad to go along with the veggie burgers. I was looking at these littleRead more

Chicken Lasagna – Lasagna with Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken Lasagna with Morel Mushrooms

For this Chicken Lasagna with mushrooms, I’m using morel mushrooms. Pickers forage for morels in the spring, where they flourish in areas where there was a forest fire the previous summer. The little honeycombed fungi are highly prized by chefs and very expensive.   Because they aren’t in season, hard to find, and expensive, I’m usingRead more

Quinoa Stuffed Squash – Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa & Veggies

Quinoa Stuffed Squash with Mushrooms and Veggies

First of all, This Quinoa Stuffed Squash is an easy, delicious, and nutritious way to make use of  those wonderful winter squash. First of all, winter squash are pretty awesome veggies. They thrive (and sometimes take over) all summer long in gardens everywhere. And then, as a bonus, they keep really well for a longRead more