Category: Vegetarian

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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Nov 14

Show-stopping sides for any occasion

These savory stuffed squash are an easy accompaniment to a festive meal or casual weeknight dinner. The meaty mushrooms add beautiful texture to the stuffing, while the apples add a layer of tartness and bite. Mushroom, Apple, and Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash Servings: 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: • 4 small-medium …

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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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Oct 11

Saccottini stuffed with pesto and served with primavera sauce

Quick and easy gourmet Italian meals for Moms Between our families, careers and the endless demands of day-to-day life most people are too busy to put in the time for a traditional home cooked dinner. Easy quick recipes solve the problem of finding the time to make home cooked meals. There are now options available …

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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 27

Halloumi Kebabs

Halloumi Kebabs Recipe • 250g halloumi cheese • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded • 1 red onion • 8 large white or crimini mushrooms • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil • 2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh chopped coriander • juice of 1 lime • 1 clove of garlic, crushed • freshly ground black pepper 1. …

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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 21

Farm-Made Peach Frozen Yogurt

Take advantage of this summer’s organic bounty from the local farmers’ market. Try this simple and delicious recipe, courtesy of Deb Vice, an Organic Meadow farmer: Farm-Made Peach Frozen Yogurt Ingredients 375 ml (1 ½ cups) Organic Meadow 2% M.F. Plain Greek Yogurt 500 ml (2 cups) organic peaches (frozen) 5 ml (1 tsp.) organic …

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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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