Category Archive: Sides

Jul 09

Recipe: Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potato and Spinach

This colorful take on a classic quinoa salad is the perfect dish for your next summer get together. It’s easy to make in the kitchen and is a healthy alternative to your usual barbecue sides. Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potato and Spinach Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: Salad: …

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Jul 08

Recipe: Gluten-Free Crispy Vegetable Fritters

Do you want to raise a foodie? If so, take note that a child’s palate is set around age three, making the food we feed them during this time the most influential for their future eating preferences. If you have a picky eater at home, odds are their eating preferences include sugary condiments and sauces …

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Jul 08

Recipe: Cornichon and Sweet Onion Relish

You might not typically equate cornichons with eating healthy, but the wee cucumbers pack a nutritional punch: low in calories, fat and sugar, cornichons carry an impressive amount of vitamin K, iron, folate, calcium, vitamin A and potassium. And it doesn’t end there; these little guys also help control blood pressure, increase digestion, support bone …

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Jun 01

Cauliettes Mushroom Gratin

Love carbs but hate what it does to your mid-section? Consider trying a trendy substitute to the typical comfort foods. Vegetables like zucchini, carrots, spaghetti squash and cauliflower are tasty ways to continue enjoying your favourite foods. This yummy recipe uses cauliflower to thicken the sauce for a lighter version gratin. Cauliettes Mushroom Gratin Prep …

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Jan 01

Vegetarian Mushroom Miso Soup

The secret to perfect homemade soup The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality …

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Dec 23

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato & Cranberry Stuffing

Spectacular stuffing for gluten-free diets If you or your guests are looking for gluten-free options, serve a hearty sweet potato and cranberry stuffing with your holiday feast to satisfy everyone’s appetite. This tasty stuffing will also help you stay on-budget as each serving comes in at less than two dollars. Gluten-Free Sweet Potato & Cranberry …

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Dec 22

Cauliflower Gratin

Treat guests to a decadent holiday side dish Bring cauliflower from white tablecloth restaurants to your decorated table this holiday season. This rich comfort dish is perfect for entertaining and you can find all the ingredients you’ll need to make it at your local Walmart Supercentre. Cauliflower Gratin Serves: 8 Ingredients: • 1 large cauliflower, cut …

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Nov 15

David Rocco’s Pasta Al Forno

Master entertainer and celebrity chef David Rocco has been a guest and host in homes all around the world. Here, he shares tips to ensure your holiday entertaining runs smoothly: Start things off right: Nothing says welcome like a festive beverage upon arrival accompanied by a make-ahead charcuterie platter of nibbles. Keep it simple: Create a crowd-pleasing, …

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Nov 14

David Rocco’s Pasta Al Burro Di Giovanni

With the daily pressures of work, home, school, and activities, putting a delicious and easy meal on the table can seem like a daunting task. As a father of three, celebrity chef and cookbook author David Rocco has mastered the family-friendly meal. When time is of the essence, he relies on tried-and-true pasta dishes that …

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Oct 20

Baked Cubano Rolls

On a roll to a lunchbox victory with these Cubano-inspired eats (NC) With ingredients your kid already knows and loves, this is one snack you’ll enjoy too. Inspired by the Cubano sandwich made popular in southern Florida, these crispy, cheesy rolls are easy to whip up on a busy school night. Baked Cubano Rolls Prep …

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