Recipe Post: Vegetarian Chickpea “Tuna” Salad Sandwich

I’ve been a vegetarian for a very long time; in fact, almost as long as I’ve *not* been a vegetarian. Needless to say, it’s been a looong time since I’ve eaten a tuna salad sandwich, but I feel like it’s a pretty safe bet to state that this does not taste like tuna salad whatsoever….

Back to Basics: Pantry Staples – Lentils

Now we’ve been dealing with the Virus That Shall Not Be Named for several months now, I feel like I may be somewhat late to the table with this advice. However, I feel that in this new year there may be a few people still out there who have decided the drive-through and Uber Eats…

Recipe Post: Sneaky Veggie Baked Mac and Cheese

This baked pasta and cheese has no less than five vegetables in it (cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, spinach and onion), and if prepared in this way you will likely get away with explaining to your picky eaters that any “green” bits are merely parsley, mwaa haa haa… Another great way to encourage adoption of a new…

Recipe Post: Stuffed Bell Peppers

I have a long-ago memory of the first time I tried a stuffed bell pepper; a friend of my mother’s was Eastern European, and along with cabbage rolls and perogies, these bell peppers were one of her specialties. While I will never be able to fully replicate that flavour of that amazing, long-ago meal, it…

Recipe Post: Puff Pastry Cheese Straws

These are fancy enough for parties of any type (and they’re so quick to make you can still make them for NYE if you choose), but they’re also easy to make so they can be for every day. My apologies to anyone watching their waistlines after indulging a little too much this festive season πŸ˜‰…

Recipe Post: Classic Hummus

Great for snacking while awaiting the arrival of holiday dinner, this easy to make hummus can be whipped up in less than 10 minutes flat, though I always advocate for some chilling out time in the fridge so flavours can get to know each other properly. Serve with crisp fresh vegetables, crackers, and pita triangles….