Happy Halloween! For the kids, the Poison-Green Skull Smoothie is a zesty powerhouse packed with spinach, green apple, kiwi, lime, and lemongrass. For you, add some tequila and triple sec and you’re looking at the Poison-Green Skull Margarita, aka mother’s little Halloween helper.
Halloween’s coming and I’ve got candy apples stuck in my head! This quick pie offers a lighter apple treat that doesn’t take a lot of prep time. Pomegranate reduction provides the sweet and gooey edge, while Panko crumbs make for a light crunch. This is delicious alone or served with yogurt, whipped cream (dairy or coconut), or ice cream/nice cream. PS – If you’re looking for something more ambitious for Halloween, check out my Charcoal Black Devil’s Food Cake with […]
Charcoal Blackened Black Devil’s Food Cake with Sour Cherry Hibiscus ‘Blood’ Sauce.
Why choose between trick or treat, when you can have both in this gothic-inspired Halloween cake. The vanilla-flavoured black icing and ‘bloody’ delicious Sour Cherry Hibiscus sauce provide a pitch-perfect sweet and tart counterpoint to the dense and decadent chocolate cake.
Finding yourself seduced by the golden beets that are all over the farmer’s markets and produce displays these days? Well, here’s another juice from my Drink Your Vegetables series that makes good use of these bold and beautiful vegetables.
You can whip this bright and punchy cilantro cashew pesto together in minutes with the help of a good blender. This would pair well with black bean pasta, or even regular pasta. Here, we pair it with spaghetti squash, which let’s face it, is the black sheep of the squash family.
I almost called this Turkey Sabbath but that would probably have misled everyone into thinking that this was a post about turkey Sunday dinner. This is more like Sabbath from Turkey as in “rest from” it. After Canadian Thanksgiving, and six consecutive days of turkey/stuffing/potatoes, I wanted something light and fresh and citrusy. And I wanted seafood – scallops more precisely, because cooking them takes 4 minutes flat and that’s a pretty good awesomeness to time ratio. Now, despite the […]
Hey you! Yeah, you! You the type always looking for an excuse to caramelize an onion? I know your kind. Well, why not use said onion as a edible bowl for a hearty main or side? This vegan, gluten-free dish takes the classic combo of olives, tomatoes, and garlic, and beefs it up, ahem – meatlessly of course – with red lentils. Shown here garnished with feta, those looking for a dairy-free alternative can sub with vegan feta, or even avocado. Ingredients […]