Nut-Crusted Goat Cheese, Pear and Arugula Salad

Nut-Crusted Goat Cheese, Pear and Arugula Salad

Nut crusted goat cheese, pear and arugula salad with a simple Dijon vinaigrette. These flavours work perfectly together – warm, crispy goat cheese medallions nestled on top of peppery arugula and accented by sweet pears. The goat cheese is the star of the salad – 

Simple Succotash

Simple Succotash

A perfect way to enjoy that sweet summer corn, or use frozen corn if fresh is unavailable. Succotash is a dish that was introduced to struggling early colonial settlers back in the 1700’s by indigeous Americans. Composed mainly of corn, beans and assorted vegetables –  

Shaved Fennel and Baby Spinach Salad

Shaved Fennel and Baby Spinach Salad

Shaved fennel and spinach salad with toasted pecans, torn mint leaves, lemon zest and parmesan, served with a simple vinaigrette. It’s an easy one! This salad is great accompaniment to anything you’re cooking on the grill and sure to impress your guests!

Roasted Vegetable Risotto with Pine Nuts

Roasted Vegetable Risotto with Pine Nuts

I hope you love this recipe. It’s comforting, packed with veggies, fun to make and delicious. It works well as a side dish or entrée; for the family or for a dinner party. Who doesn’t love risotto? Cooked in the traditional way, this risotto may take 

Low Carb Lemon and Asparagus Risotto

Low Carb Lemon and Asparagus Risotto

I’m all about the cauliflower rice. I always keep a few bags in my freezer to use in my favourite recipes as a substitute for regular rice. A recipe came across my feed recently for a vegan risotto using broccoli rice and it looked so 

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Brown Butter, Crispy Prosciutto and Sage

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Brown Butter, Crispy Prosciutto and Sage

A delicious dish that’s easy enough to prepare on a busy weeknight and elegant enough to serve to guests. Brown butter sauce is probably the easiest, most flavourful sauce you can make. Melted over medium low heat, the butter transforms into a rich and delicate 

Vegan Creamy Caesar Recipe

Vegan Creamy Caesar Recipe

I had lunch a few months ago with a friend at a popular vegetarian restaurant in Vancouver. I can’t even remember what I had for the main course, but the dressing that came with my salad was amazing – it was creamy, zingy and packed 

Buttery Savoy Cabbage and Kohlrabi

Buttery Savoy Cabbage and Kohlrabi

A delicious and simple to prepare side dish that goes well with roast chicken or beef. Savoy cabbage is packed with nutrients and supports gut health. Kohlrabi adds a delicately crisp texture to the dish.

Saffron Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Saffron Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Cauliflower rice is a staple in my house. I sometimes make my own with a hand grater – (I have yet to own a food processor!), but now that it’s readily available in grocery stores, I always keep a bag or two in my freezer.