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

egg-free · vegetable · Vegeterian · whole grain

Barley and Pea Risotto

Spring is here and with summer right around the corner, here is a recipe that will take care of the colder days while still keeping it light and refreshing.  Barley risotto has the advantage of requiring a little less work then a regular Arborio rice risotto as you do not need to stir it as… Continue reading Barley and Pea Risotto

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

Crouton Tomato Salad with Steak Spices

  This is not really a recipe but more like an idea for a quick salad.  Tomatoes and steak spices is such a good combination that you cannot go wrong here.  All you have to think is summer!  Grab any fresh summer veggies you have on hand and put them together for a terrific lunch… Continue reading Crouton Tomato Salad with Steak Spices

Breakfast · Chocolate · dairy free · Dessert · egg-free · Gluten Free · Snack · Vegeterian · whole grain

No-Bake Lime and Coconut Breakfast Bars

  These breakfast bars or “just-the-perfect-kind-of-snack” bar as I like to call them, are not too sweet and with the perfect amount of crunch, they are terrific at any time of the day!  They are a bit fragile if they are not cold enough but since the only thing keeping them together is the nut… Continue reading No-Bake Lime and Coconut Breakfast Bars

Bread · Breakfast · Cheese · egg-free · Leftovers · lunch · Snack · Vegeterian · whole grain

Aged Cheddar Cheese and Beer Quick Bread

This quick bread is the perfect accompaniment to a soup and the leftovers are also terrific toasted and served with eggs the following morning.   I like to call these “quick breads”:  magic bread, for the simple reason that they are  completed in one bowl, assembled in 5 minutes and be cooked and eaten within… Continue reading Aged Cheddar Cheese and Beer Quick Bread