I love lentils cooked any way – especially in soup. The other day was a particularly busy day and on my way home from town I had one more stop to make at our local health food store. Once in the door, something smelled heavenly (I was starving too as it was lunch time).
Our local [...]
Recently I had read an article on the health benefits of cashew nuts. When cashew nuts are soaked and pureed into a luscious smooth mixture it is a perfect addition to soups of all kinds. Then I found this recipe from Sarah, of Making Thyme For Health. Wow, this takes cream of mushroom soup to [...]
Thought I would post this early as beautiful fresh tomatoes in our neck of the woods are not too far away. With an abundance of heirloom tomatoes making stewed tomatoes is a great way to use them up. Although for weeks on end we just eat them fresh off the vine.
We do not do much [...]
As mentioned in previous posts, I have been cooking Vegetarian meals about twice sometimes three times a week. Recently, we found this at our local grocery store:
No paid advertisement here….just wanting to share something yummy – a lovely basmati rice/quiona blend vegetarian meal. Next to dried pasta, this is the only thing in my pantry [...]
Do you love beets? We have always loved beets in this household. Back in the day, I used to buy canned Harvard Beets – thinking they were divine. However, when you look at the ingredients and it says “modified cornstarch”, that is definitely a no go in any gluten free household. In Canada, fortunately all [...]
Oh how I miss oatmeal breakfast cereal. I was never really big on breakfast cereals, but I sure loved oatmeal. Even the gluten free oatmeal does not work for me…sigh. I was also never a big fan of gluten free creamy rice cereal – at least not on it’s own.
There used to be a good [...]
We have been trying to have more Vegetarian meals in this household – we do not always succeed but tonight we did. This curried mung bean stew was delicious. I took some inspiration for this dish from this site. The recipe also called for 1 can of full fat coconut milk to be added near [...]
Let me start by saying I love the title of this cook book: Seasonal Recipes for Delicious Homegrown Food THE ZERO-MILE DIET COOK BOOK by Carolyn Herriot. (please forgive my pictures…we do have a new camera which I have yet had the time to learn.)
Carolyn Herriot is a local author from our hometown of Victoria, [...]
This might be my new favorite salad….so good! We have a deli downtown that makes a very good Thai Broccoli Salad, which I will often have for lunch when I am at work. One day, I decided to ask them for the recipe…thinking they probably would not give it to me, however, it never hurts [...]
Wow…I was so impressed with this amazing recipe from Cassidy whose blog is Cooking Gluten and (Dairy) Free. If you are dairy free this is a recipe you will want to check out.
As I was making this recipe – I could hardly stop tasting it – it was that good.
Remember my steal of a deal [...]