Creamy Tomato Basil Soup whips up in minutes and uses a tomato paste base, along with milk, fresh basil, and fresh or
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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, […]
Everybody’s grilling romaine lately, and it’s delicious all on its own as a side, but this recipe takes it a step further. The grilled romaine is chopped and combined with roasted garlic and parmesan cheese. This mixture – along with a lusciously runny poached egg […]
Ever see that show on Spike TV a few years back – Deadliest Warrior – where they’d simulate a match up of historic fighters and their weapons of choice and see who’d out-violent whom? So it would be the Samurai versus the Mongols, or the Gurkhas […]
Sexed-Up Shredded Wheat was born after a midnight shopping excursion for cereal. Out of 100+ variations, only 2 were the sugar free kind I was looking for. I liked that Shredded Wheat had only 1 ingredient, but back at home in my bowl, it looked pretty sad and tasted equally so, sending me rummaging thru my kitchen for stuff to liven it up.