Tag Archive: scallions

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.

cornmeal cakes with bacon, scallions & corn

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What better way to enjoy your veggies than folded into a batter headed for a hot pan to become a nice crisp cake or fritter!

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!

avocado & white bean dip with scallions & lime

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Avocados are the unsung heroes of the garden! They’re loaded with nutrients, taste like butter straight from the dairy and can show up anywhere – in chunks to silky smooth, in sweet or savoury, anytime, anywhere! Here they’re paired with white beans to bring a delicious dip to life!

coleslaw with spiced greek yogurt

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Coleslaw is another method to master – it’s all about the shredded cabbage base and what you add from there is completely up to you!

celery, scallion & lemon salad

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So it’s time to start stalking celery – and if you do it with just a lemon, olive oil, sliced scallions and salt & pepper – you’ll have mastered a classic – truly. This is one of the best combinations out there – there’s no recipe, just throw it together.

borscht-inspired beet dip

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Beets are on the short-list of foods to be eating and what better way to get your fill than with this borscht-inspired dip.

rice with green vegetables & ponzu

Rice is totally underrated – and joins pasta and potatoes as a blank canvas all us cookers turn to – which makes one wonder how it could ever end up completely unadorned, in a naked pile on a plate. And, by the way, when it does – all I see, is a missed opportunity! It’s cheap, it’s versatile and it’s good for you – especially if it’s brown!

green beans asian-style

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A crisp, fresh, gorgeously green, green bean’s time has come thanks to soy sauce, garlic and blue agave – after a quick trip over high heat, douse your beans with these heavenly asian-inspired flavours and you’ll be more than happy to eat your beans, and everyone else’s too!