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

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

Lemon Pappardelle Pasta & Asparagus

Lemon & Asparagus Pappardelle Pasta

The flavours of lemon, dill, and asparagus are always perfect together, and bring a spring freshness to this Lemon Pappardelle Pasta & Asparagus. Lemon & Asparagus Pappardelle Pasta What’s Pappardelle? Pappardelle pasta is a thin, wide, ribbon-like pasta that’s especially satisfying to dig into. The silky, slippery long noodles are perfect for sauces and plus,Read 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

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