Category: Vegan

Feb 06

Sensational Two-Potato Vegan Chana Masala

Baked potatoes night after night can suck the life out of any dinner creation. Step outside your comfort zone and use these spuds to make a dish inspired by the cuisine of India. This two-potato Chana Masala is a great option for anyone new to South-Asian flavours or South-Asians looking to take their household favourite …

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Jan 03

Recipe For Spiced Winter Citrus Apple-Pear Bread

Inspired by a seasonal smorgasbord of winter citrus, this recipe combines the bold zingy flavors of blood oranges with the mellow sweet flavors of canned Bartlett pear halves and peeled apples. The spices include cinnamon, spicy cayenne and even a topping on caramelized cinnamon sugar. This bread makes an excellent morning tea bread or after …

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Oct 18

Dig into Fall Flavours with Barilla Vegetable Penne

Embrace the earth’s natural rhythms and stock up on in-season vegetables. It’s a win-win – seasonal produce is supplied in high quantities, which lowers the market price and saves you money. Zucchini, bell peppers, carrots and sweet potatoes are just some of the delicious foods that are best in the fall. Slice them, dice them …

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Sep 01

Cauliflower Puree with Truffle Oil

It may take a bit of patience to master the growing of cauliflower in your garden, but the results are worth it. This versatile veggie grows best in the summer and fall, or if you prefer, you can find organic cauliflower at a local farmer’s market. Mash it with truffle oil, soy milk and white …

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Aug 26

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing Dressing: 1 cup red chili, finely chopped 250 mL 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 125 mL 3 tbsp *Niagara Ice Wine vinegar 45 mL 1 tbsp maple syrup 15 mL 1/4 cup freshly chopped mint 50 mL 2 tbsp chives, snipped 30 mL Sea salt to taste …

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Aug 22

Chef-approved summer salsa recipe

Fussy food isn’t right for dining al fresco. Instead, simple, easy and fresh is the mantra of patio entertaining this season. That’s why chefs and home cooks alike turn to everyday party favourites like tortilla chips as an easy solve for speedy and delicious summer-time dishes. Kevin Prendergast, the executive chef at the Toronto Hilton …

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Aug 18

Peanut Basil Vinaigrette

The peanut, basil and balsamic flavours of this versatile dressing will inspire your meal menus for weeks – and the monounsaturated fats in the peanut oil are a heart-healthy type of fat. The dressing is excellent with a vegetable salad, coleslaw or noodles, brushed over grilled veggies, or even as a marinade. Peanut Basil Vinaigrette Prep …

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Dec 01

Gluten Free Southwestern Quinoa Salad

If you’re building a gluten-free menu, it’s important to include whole grains, which provide many essential nutrients. To get started, try this delicious dish, Southwestern Quinoa Salad, which pairs both quinoa and corn with flavorful, fresh ingredients that everyone will love. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups vegetable broth 2 ears corn, roasted and cut off …

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