Category Archives: cheese

eggs in pepper rings

eggs in pepper rings

Did you know that we all own a never-ending set of ring molds that take up absolutely no space in our gadgets-we-rarely-use drawer? I know, I know – I didn’t either – but we do! Meet Mr. Red Pepper, sliced into thick rounds, makes the perfect ring mold minus the fuss of oiling & washing…

quinoa-crusted quiche

Quiche is a method – bring a grain-based crust together, load it up with vegetables and protein, held together with eggs and milk, and you’ve got yourself a meal for anytime of day.

chili with smoke & cocoa

How to make a delectable chili is more about the ingredients and a little time than it is about skill and finesse! There’s a chili for all tastes – hearty beef chili, chicken chili, turkey chili, pork chili, vegetarian chili, seafood chili, spicy chili, smoky chili, sweet chili – so the next time you make chili, switch it up and add to your repertoire of chili recipes, there’s 1000’s to choose from!

french onion soup

Meet the most delicious soup anywhere, France or otherwise. Thanks to the likes of Julia Child, (who single-handedly ignited the world’s love affair with this humble creation), it has been visited upon by many – including moi! In an attempt to not be redundant, recreate the wheel or go where many have already gone, I’m…

tomato soup roasted italian-style

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Roasting tomatoes before they turn into soup is the only way to make tomato soup – along with a few cloves of garlic, an onion and a little olive oil – you will be enjoying an intense tomato flavour you never thought possible.

ricotta with herbs

Making ricotta at home from a pot full of heated milk with a little cream (or not), laced with a shot of vinegar, strained through cheesecloth and what’s left is homemade ricotta – instant cheese waiting for any flavour combo you can imagine!

spaghetti squash with garlic & parmesan

Spaghetti squash is Mother Nature’s answer to man-made carbs – use anywhere you’d usually serve pasta or rice!

creamy chickpea pasta sauce

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Pasta sauce that starts with, or should I say ends with one of the healthiest beans puréed to resemble full-fat cream, is a pasta sauce I’m happy to embrace. Richness can come in many forms, remember cream sauce made from cauliflower! Come to think of it, you could us that in place of the chickpeas…

fish in a tin

Fish in a tin? Really?! Really. Stay with me now – I promise, you won’t be dissappointed. If you’re already a fan than you know that canned fish is another absolute must-have in the pantry – if not for the convenience and ease on the bottom line, then for the over-the-top health benefits. There is…

wraps ~ pork, veggie, rice & cheddar

Embracing tortilla wraps will transform anything you want to bring together. And when it coomes to leftovers – a little bit of this and a little bit of that creates a whole new meal, thanks to the tortilla! Ever noticed how tortilla wraps are served alongside a variety of items intended to be rolled up inside.