Wild Rice Salad – Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Wild Rice Salad

I love a wild rice salad. They’re simple, nutritious and delicious. And, I  always like to use whatever is locally in season. So, when I found some beautiful, locally grown  beets from the farmers market this week, I roasted them up on the barbecue, being sure that I had leftovers to use in this greatRead more

Caprese Caesar Cocktail – Canada Day Caesar Drink

Caprese Caear Drink

Have you ever tried a Caesar Drink? If you’re Canadian, you probably have. If you aren’t Canadian, and haven’t tried one, you should. This year Canada, my home and native land, is celebrating it’s 150th birthday. Whether or not you are Canadian, let’s toast that birthday with the classic Canadian drink, the Caesar. Caprese CeasarRead more

Southwestern Veggie Burgers – Meatless Burger Recipe

Southwestern Veggie Burgers

Veggie Burgers can be tricky to get right. The ones you buy in the store are often dry and crumbly, or have odd tasting seasonings. And read the labels on the pre-packaged patties. A lot of them have huge ingredient lists with lots of artificial stuff that you can’t pronounce.  And  personally I’m not a fan of vegetarianRead more

Greek Meatballs – Keftedes

Greek Meatballs - Keftedes

Greek Meatballs, or Keftedes, are usually made with a combo of ground beef and, or lamb. We aren’t big fans of lamb in my house. And we also don’t eat beef very often. This is a recipe with much leaner ground turkey instead. Because I’m baking these meatballs, and not frying them, there’s no added fat.Read more

Jackfruit Curry – Vegetarian Curry Recipe

Jackfruit Curry

Jackfruit Curry is a new discovery for me. I first tasted Jackfruit on a trip to Maui, Hawaii. When we visit Maui, we shop at a favorite market for fresh produce, where we love discovering new local treats. The lovely family who operate the market are really helpful, explaining what things are and even cutting and offering us tastes, alongRead more