Tag Archive: red pepper

roasted red pepper purée

roasted red pepper puree

Red pepper purée is a rich man’s ketchup, minus the price tag. It could not be easier to make and can be used in dressings, dips, sauces, stews, soups – anywhere you want a flavour boost.

wild rice salad with toasted nuts & grapes

wild rice salad

Wild rice in a salad is a great way to enjoy this pricey seed – cook up a cup or two , and have it on hand to toss into all sorts of dishes – soups, omelettes, frittatas, muffins, cookies, pancakes, crêpes – enjoy it in combination to extend your stash!

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.

tabbouleh

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Whole-grains make the best salads – they improve with time, could not be better for you and the possibilities are endless – and what joins & dresses the grains makes these salads something to get to know, and tabouli is the perfect place to start.

sushi home-style

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Sushi refers to the rice, it does not mean raw fish so on that note, making sushi at home is easy and versatile because most anything can end up un a sushi roll – tuna salad, hard-boiled eggs, lettuce, carrots, red peppers, avocado, cucumber, imitation crab – the list goes on and on and on.

roasted tomato, corn & black bean salsa

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Fresh salsa is a snap to put together – with a few simple ingredients, a little lime juice, olive oil and heat, homemade salsa will be the only salsa that will ever pass your lips!

green beans & peppers with crispy sage & garlic

green beans with peppers & crispy sage

Fresh, vibrant green beans are delicious, nutritious and quick to prepare – and the best part is they can take any seasonings you want to throw at them! They’re delicious hot or cold, fancied up or stripped down. The only green bean advice you’ll ever need is do not, do not, do not, overcook them! Amen

vegetable chowder with herbs

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Vegetable chowder is a fantastic way to get your 5-10 a day in the vegetable department. Use any combination of vegetables you like and start meeting your veggie quota!