condiment · dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Sauce · Vegan · Vegeterian

Homemade Ketchup

So here is one of my pet peeves: ketchup!!!  I think that it’s really just a lot of sugar with a little tomato taste and kids really like to put that stuff on everything way too much.  I try to avoid it as much as I possibly can with two 5 year olds in the house,… Continue reading Homemade Ketchup

condiment · dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Vegan · vegetable · Vegeterian

Grilled Corn, Red Bell Pepper and Green Onion Salsa with Lime

This recipe is quite simple yet so versatile for the summer months, especially now that our fresh corn is out.  This condiment can be served on it’s own beside a grilled steak, serve over tacos, grilled fish, as a salad with feta cheese, either way you will be won over by the refreshing taste of… Continue reading Grilled Corn, Red Bell Pepper and Green Onion Salsa with Lime

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Vegan · Vegeterian

Cumin Chickpea and Tomato Stew

This stew is a family favorite.  On top of being so quick to do, being cheap, it is a great meal to bring a long on a camping trip as this is a complete pantry meal so you can easily save this one for the last meal on the trip.  You can also swap or… Continue reading Cumin Chickpea and Tomato Stew

egg-free · Gluten Free · vegetable · Vegeterian · whole grain

Black Rice Risotto With Honey Butter Carrots

In order to make up for my lack of posts lately, I’m giving you a two-in-one! Two easy recipes that will turn you into a superstar! This easy meal may take a little time but it is so worth it and the rice will be cooking by itself for the first half hour, so you… Continue reading Black Rice Risotto With Honey Butter Carrots

dairy free · egg-free · Fruit · Gluten Free · Vegan · Vegeterian

Strawberry Stems Quick Syrup

  Québec’s beautiful strawberries are out and soooo delicious! I hate wasting food in the kitchen and so I try to utilize every scrap I can from soups to this one: syrup! This is a simple recipe that enables you to stretch your dollar on those strawberries and have them due double duty.  Wash your… Continue reading Strawberry Stems Quick Syrup

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Salad · Vegan · vegetable · Vegeterian

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage and Zucchini

I know, I know, I have not posted anything recent lately but I was away in the woods with no electricity and so I could not update you on all these amazing recipes I have come up with in the last weeks.  The good news is that I wrote them all down! 🙂  So shall… Continue reading Quick Pickled Red Cabbage and Zucchini

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · lunch · Salad · Vegan · vegetable · Vegeterian

Beluga Lentils, Cauliflower and Chives Salad

A beautiful, simple and healthy salad that will make you feel good about eating lentils.  These beautiful beluga lentils look like little caviar pearls and cooked properly, have just a little bite to them and keep their shape beautifully.  I liked the contrast of the white cauliflower with the black lentils and the burst of… Continue reading Beluga Lentils, Cauliflower and Chives Salad