Recipes

Vegetable Fajitas

January 8, 2018 |

There’s nothing like a little bit of heat to warm up your innards on a cold day. This recipe uses the smoky spiciness of chipotle, adding its mild heat to roasted vegetables. This recipe can be enjoyed on its own as a side vegetable or wrapped in a tortilla for a delicious lunch treat. INGREDIENTS:…

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Chilly Weather Comfort Food

January 1, 2018 |

This easy recipe can be prepared about an hour before suppertime or placed in a slow-cooker to simmer all day, filling your home with its savoury aroma.   CURRY VEGETABLE STEW 2 tbsp mild red curry paste 1 tbsp yellow curry powder 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 sweet onion, chopped 4…

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Grilled Asparagus

December 25, 2017 |

How would you feel about a recipe that is healthy, delicious, colourful and quick and easy to prepare?  Sounds perfect, doesn’t it?  Here is one of our favourite vegetable side dishes.     Aspargus spears with tough ends removed 1 small zucchini, cut in rounds 1 small onion, cut in rings ½ small bell pepper,…

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Jamaican Jerk Black Beans

December 18, 2017 |

Jamaican jerk is a fragrant and delectable mixture of sweet and savoury with enough heat thrown in to satisfy your taste. Its history can be traced back to the middle of the 17th century when a group of slaves in Jamaica escaped their British captors and disappeared into the Jamaican mountains. They became known as…

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How To Stuff a “Turkey” Plant-Based Style

December 11, 2017 |

The holidays are rolling quickly towards us and with them come festivities with family and friends and the inevitable foods of celebration. Unhappily the traditional foods we prepare at this time of year are not usually at the top of the healthy check list. Whatever holiday you may be celebrating, the centerpiece of your meal…

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