Tag "Vegetables"

By Meal Type

Italian Roast Chicken with Bell Peppers and Olives

Is there anything better than a new cook book? All the possibilities they represent, all the changes to your usual cooking roster? I love it. I always spend quite a

Grains & Rice

Buckwheat Harvest Tart

How many cook books do you have? I probably have at least 30 and am always tempted to add to my library. And it feels like this year’s batch of

By Meal Type

Flatbread Pizza

Let me just start out by saying this is not a recipe. It’s really just an idea for a dinner when you don’t have a lot of time or the

Grains & Rice

Whole Grain Israeli CousCous Pilaf

A few posts ago we asked what recipes people were looking for lately and someone (was it Natalee?) asked for more sides. I couldn’t agree more that sides are tricky.

Legumes

White Bean Dip

You can tell that Laura and I had similar holidays by the recipe we came up with for this week – completely independent of each other! As much as my

Vegetables

Creamy Baked Leeks

During American Thanksgiving, my mother didn’t make the entire meal. It was the first time this ever happened. We made the woman swear up and down that she would make

Snacks & Desserts

Spring Rolls

I had a nanny once. It didn’t work out. We weren’t a great match and, therefore, it was born to fail.  Yet it goes without saying that the relationship between a

By Occasion

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

For some reason I have more distinct memories of Thanksgiving dinners than I do of any other holiday. Hilarious, huge meals prepared with our American friends Paul and Kira (who

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Cruciferous Vegetables

You know how kids LOVE vegetables? Especially the really healthy ones? And the greener the better, right? Kids just can’t get enough green veggies! What? No? Maybe that’s just my

By Meal Type

Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

For many of our readers, today is the end of an extra long weekend, with Toronto’s double whammy of a PD day on Friday and Family Day today. Among my